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Rising Star Of Hollywood, Emilia Clarke

Updated on December 2, 2016

Emilia Clarke


Emilia Clarke's Early Life

Emilia was born on 23 October 1986 in London. Her father is a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. She has one younger brother. They both grew up in Berkshire, England. Emilia attended St. Edward's School of Oxford from 2000 to 2005. Later she went to study at Drama Centre London and graduated from there in 2009. Her first television appearance was on BBc's Doctors (2000) as a guest role.

Emilia with her Mother


Emilia's Career

Before her first role on television as Saskia Mayer on Doctors in 2009, Emilia worked in two plays at St. Edwards, ten plays at Drama Centre London and in two commercials for Samaritans.In 2010 she played a role named Savannah in Triassic Attack.

In 2010, Emilia replace a british actress Tamzin Merchant and was casted as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's series Game of Thrones. She has appeared in all the six seasons of Game of Thrones and is now working in the seventh season as well. Emilia won the Best Supporting Actress at The EWwys Awards in 2011 for her role as Daenerys.

In 2012, Emilia was starred in Spiked Island. In 2013, from March to April she played a role in Broadway Production of Breakfast at Tiffany's. In the same year, she also starred in Dom Hemingway.

In 2014,Emilia was offered the role of Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey, but she turned down the offer. This year she was voted the most desired women in the world by Askmen readers.

In 2015, she played a role of Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys. And was named Sexiest Women alive by Esquire.

In 2016, she played a lead role in Me Before You, which was the movie adaptation of the best selling novel. Her upcoming movie will be Voice from the stone.

Emilia Clarke named the Sexiest Women Alive by Esquire in 2015

Love Life of Emilia Clarke

Emilia dated Seth MacFarlane in 2012 but they broke up after six months.

Emilia Clarke with Seth MacFarlane


More About Emilia Clarke

  • Emilia would have been a singer or an architect or a graphic designer, if she wouldn't have been an actress.
  • She has a pet dog named Roxy.
  • She can play piano, flute and guitar.
  • She is skilled at alto, ballads, blues, cabaret singing and jazz singing.
  • One of her favourite movies is Clueless(1995).
  • Her Favourite T.V show is Girl's.
  • She has a tattoo of bumblebee on her pinky finger.
  • She's good at horseback riding, ice skating, rowing, running, sailing, skiing, swimming and tennis.
  • She likes burgers.
  • Her all time favourite designer is Simone Rocha, Chanel.
  • Emilia's favourite actor is Richard Shepard.
  • She is 5 ft 2 inch and weighs 52 kg.
  • During her audition she did funky chicken and robot dance.
  • Emilia was bullied at her school because of her eyebrows.
  • She has worked as a bartender.
  • She was ranked #1 on the Independent Critics List of the 100 most Beautiful Faces of 2012.

Emilia Clarke on The Ellen Show

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From Photoshoot For Esquire

Apart from being elegant and graceful, she can pull off a sexy look as well.
Apart from being elegant and graceful, she can pull off a sexy look as well. | Source

Movies Starring Emilia Clarke

Released Year
Spiked Island
Sally Harris
Dom Hemingway
Evelyn Heminway
Terminator Genisys
Sarah Connor
Me Before You
Lousia Clarke
Voice From The Stone
Above Suspicion
Susan Smith

Emilia's Work For Television

Saskia Mayer
Triassic Attack
Savannah Roundtree
Game of Thrones
Daenerys Targaryen
Marianne (Voice)
Robot Chicken
Bridget (Voice)

Emilia as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones

Awards Won By Emilia

EWwy Awards
Best Supporting Actress, Drama
Game of Thrones
Scream Awards
Breakout Performance - Female
Game of Thrones
Gracies Awards
Outstanding Female Rising Star In a Drama Series or Special
Game of Thrones
SFX Awards
Best Actress
Game of Thrones
Online Film & Television Association Awards
Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Game of Thrones
Empire Awards
Empire Hero Award (shared with cast)
Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke at 65th Emmy Awards Red Carpet

Emilia Clarke: Women Of the Year 2015

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