Emilia Clarke has much more to offer in the HBO series Game of Thrones than her dark and unyielding character “Daenerys Targaryen”. The acting has always been a childhood dream for the actress and like many of her colleagues, she lives her dream really and happily. Who would have thought that Emilia Clarke, who started with stage plays, would end up being one of Hollywood’s A-list actresses? Here are more facts you need to know about her.
Emilia Clarke Bio, Age
She was born on 23 October 1986 in London. Emilia Clarke was raised by her father, a theatre sound engineer, and her mother, who works in Berkshire. Emilia’s passion for the show began at the age of 3 after her mother took her into the theatre production of “Show Boat”, on which her father worked. Thanks to her parents who helped her realize her dreams, Emilia began to play small plays during her time at the St. Edward School of Oxford. After high school, she enrolled in the Drama Centre London, where her skills were further developed as she was seen in many plays.
It was time to concentrate fully on her field of interest and Emilia looked for small roles. Finally, she got a role in the movie Triassic Attack 2010. It was only the beginning for Emilia, whose big breakthrough came the following year when she was cast in the epic success series “Game of Thrones” as Mother of the Dragons, “Daenerys Targaryen”. She was cast to replace Tamzin Merchant, who left the show after the unventilated pilot’s shooting.
Her impressive interpretation of the role in the film brought Clarke into the prestigious squad of leading Hollywood actresses. Moreso, her role in the film also won her many awards, including the Emmy Award 2011 for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama. She has also received several nominations from the Screen Actors Guild. Emilia Clarke became well known after Game of Thrones and began to get more and more important roles. The actress, who appeared on Broadway, played Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s” in 2013. She also played an important role in Terminator Genisys (2015) alongside Arnold Schwarzenegger as Sarah Conor. Clarke was featured in the Star Wars movie Solo: A Star Wars Story 2018.
Emilia Clarke came from a very small family of four – herself, her parents and her brother. She is a big sister to her younger brother, whose name is unknown. Her brother studied politics and some sources have reported that he practices his specialty, although it has not been determined whether he is a popular figure in international politics.
Dating, Boyfriend, Husband
Some sources had reported that the actress was a married woman. This was because she is not only reserved in her movies, but also in real life. But Clarke is not married to anyone at the moment and has no children.
Emilia Clarke has a rather interesting private life, which is hardly personal for her in view of her slippery scenes in the successful series Game of Thrones. From the link with first love Jason Momoa on-screen to second love Kit Harrington (Jon Snow), Clarke was on the hot list of celebrity couples constantly produced by the curious media. But here are the real facts. The talented actress was in a relationship with Seth MacFarlane, a comedian.
The couple, who started dating in 2012, only lasted one year romantically but is still a good friend. Their relationship was short-lived as Clark 2011 was massively highlighted, drawing overwhelming attention to their relationship. There were rumors that she was involved with James Franco. There are also rumors that Clarke also dated Jai Courtney, her co-star in Terminator Genisys.
Body Measurements – Height, Weight
Emilia Clarke seems to have been specially formed for her profession. Not only does she have the right body, but she also wears it with so much serenity and charisma. The landing of the role of the Mother of Dragons in the throne brought her own challenges, including maintaining good form and stamina. Over the years, Clarke worked so hard to create a crackling, hot and stable look for her demanding role. Achieving this look is not child’s play, Clarke has had to train with her coach over the years, who tirelessly helps her keep her in good shape and perseverance.
Emilia, who stands 5ft 2 inches tall, has a slim and portable body that weighs 58kg. She has the perfect green eyes on her fluffy face that give her radiant smile a unique shine.
Other Facts You Need to Know
For most of her nude and sex scenes in Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke confessed that it was just her and not a body double. Emilia, who got naked for her sex scenes, can’t be more defensive than her nudity. She doesn’t apologize for the scenes and is instead proud of her strength and ability to win in a society full of toxicity. This is quite ironic, as she is reported to have once rejected the role of Anastasia Steel in 50 Shades of Grey for nudity.
She worked up to five different odd jobs before getting her lead role. Clarke, who had received 24-hour advance notice, had to call in sick at her catering job to prepare for her “GOT” rehearsals.
She is very good at jazz singing and also loves cabaret singing. She also has other sporting interests such as running, riding and skating.