Emilia Clarke


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British actress Emilia Clarke was born in London and grew up in Oxfordshire, England. Her father was a theatre sound engineer and her mother is a businesswoman. Her father was working on a theatre production of "Show Boat" and her mother took her along to the performance. This is when, at the age of 3, her passion for acting began. From 2000 to ... See full bio »

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Emilia Clarke rose to fame as Daenerys in "Game of Thrones," but she still had to compete for roles on her way to stardom. Let's look at the parts she nearly landed.

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Nominated for 4 Primetime Emmys. Another 8 wins & 44 nominations. See more awards »

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Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen
(2011-2019)
Terminator Genisys Sarah Connor
(2015)
Me Before You Lou Clark
(2016)

Filmography

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  McCarthy (pre-production)
Jean Kerr
 2023 The Pod Generation (filming)
Rachel
 2022 Secret Invasion (TV Mini Series) (post-production)
- Episode #1.1 (2022) ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.5 ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.4 ... (rumored)
- Episode #1.3 ... (rumored)
 2022 The Amazing Maurice (completed)
Malicia (voice)
 2019 Last Christmas
Kate
 2019 Above Suspicion
Susan Smith
 2011-2019 Game of Thrones (TV Series)
Daenerys Targaryen
- The Iron Throne (2019) ... Daenerys Targaryen
- The Bells (2019) ... Daenerys Targaryen
- The Last of the Starks (2019) ... Daenerys Targaryen
- The Long Night (2019) ... Daenerys Targaryen
- A Knight of the Seven Kingdoms (2019) ... Daenerys Targaryen
 2018 Leading Lady Parts (TV Short)
Emilia Clarke
 2017 Thunderbirds Are Go (TV Series)
Doyle
- Rigged for Disaster (2017) ... Doyle (voice)
 2017 The One (Short)
Passer-by
 2017 Voice from the Stone
Verena
 2017 Animals. (TV Series)
Lumpy
- Rats (2017) ... Lumpy (voice)
 2016 Me Before You
Lou Clark
 2016 Robot Chicken (TV Series short)
Bridget
- Joel Hurwitz Returns (2016) ... Bridget (voice)
 2015 Terminator Genisys
Sarah Connor
 2014 Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series (Video Game)
Daenerys Targaryen (voice)
 2013 Dom Hemingway
Evelyn
 2013 Futurama (TV Series)
Marianne
- Stench and Stenchibility (2013) ... Marianne (voice)
 2012 Shackled (Short)
Malu
 2012 Spike Island
Sally
 2010 Triassic Attack (TV Movie)
Savannah
 2009 Drop the Dog (Short)
Julie
 2009 Doctors (TV Series)
Saskia Mayer
- Empty Nest (2009) ... Saskia Mayer
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Other Works:

(3/13) Stage: Appeared (as "Holly Golightly" in "Breakfast at Tiffany's" on Broadway, directed by Sean Mathias. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 4 Articles | 3 Pictorials | 89 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)

Children:

None

Parents:

Clarke, Jenny | Clarke, Rick
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Personal Quote:

Not to sound too much like an obnoxious actor, but the character never really leaves me. I've read all the "Game of Thrones" books many times over, so I sometimes find it easier being on set, because it can be hard to get out of character. See more »

Trivia:

Studied acting at the prestigious Drama Centre London. This acting school's alumni include Pierce Brosnan, Colin Firth, Paul Bettany, Tom Hardy, Michael Fassbender and Gwendoline Christie. See more »

Trademark:

Happy-go-lucky personality. See more »

Nickname:

Milly

Star Sign:

Scorpio

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