A wedding is coming: Game Of Thrones actors announce engagement

Kit Harington and Rose Leslie at the Olivier Awards in London in 2016.
Kit Harington and Rose Leslie at the Olivier Awards in London in 2016.PHOTO: REUTERS

LONDON (REUTERS) - Game Of Thrones actors Kit Harington and Rose Leslie, who enjoyed an on-screen romance in the HBO television hit series, announced their engagement in Britain's Times newspaper on Wednesday (Sept 27).

Harington, who plays Jon Snow in the fantasy drama, met Leslie, who played Ygritte, in 2011 while filming the second season of the Emmy-winning show in Iceland.

"If you're already attracted to someone, and then they play your love interest in the show, it becomes very easy to fall in love," Harington told Vogue magazine in an interview last year.

The British duo, both 30, had only a brief on-screen romance before Leslie's character, Ygritte, died in the arms of Snow in season four.

Her final words, "You know nothing, Jon Snow," have became one of the show's most famous lines.