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Kit Harington feels like 'a dying dog'

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Kit Harington feels like 'a dying dog'

Kit Harington feels like a "dying dog" in front of photographers.

The 28-year-old 'Game of Thrones' actor - who stars as Jon Snow in the HBO fantasy TV series - has revealed how much he dislikes the promotional side of his job.

He told the Observer newspaper: "This is the work. The selling of it. People taking pictures of you in the street as if you were a rare bird of prey.

"I understand when you're in a big show and you look like you do, people want to show their mate on Instagram or whatever. But sometimes it feels like I'm a beautiful sunrise ... or a dying dog."

Kit recently revealed that the demand to keep his hair long and dark for his 'Game of Thrones' role has made it tough to find work even when the show isn't filming.

He explained: "You can get your haircut at the beginning of the year and it's gonna grow back. But it's tricky to do a project nearer the time of 'Thrones'."

Kit also confessed that work on the show has been all-consuming and he is looking forward to taking on more movie roles when 'Game of Thrones' concludes.

He said: "Thrones has been my life these past few years. Hopefully after it finishes I'll have the freedom to do as much as I'd like.

"My [initial] remit for myself was just to do everything, but now I don't want to do anything that isn't testing me."