Game of Thrones may be awash in grizzly, barbaric death almost every episode, but its star Kit Harington — otherwise known as Jon Snow — doesn’t think it’s a problem. Speaking to the Radio Times, the British actor said that the manner in which it’s portrayed onscreen makes it acceptable. The 27-year-old, who has just finished shooting the fifth season of the hit HBO show , added that in showing the impact of the numerous deaths, it isn’t gratuitous.