Emilia Clarke

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Emilia Clarke (born 26.10.86) is a British Emmy Award-nominated actress best known for her work on the HBO series 'Game of Thrones'.

Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth, Emilia Clarke has a net worth of 3 million USD.

Childhood: Emilia Clarke was born in London to a businesswoman and a theatre sound engineer. Clarke grew up in Berkshire with her younger brother, where she developed a love of acting at the age of three, when she saw the play 'Show Boat' which her father was working on at the time. Clarke studied at Rye St Antony School and St Edward's School in Oxford, before moving on to study at Drama Centre London, and graduating in 2009.

Career: While studying in London, Emilia Clarke landed a series of small film, television and stage roles, and a television commercial for the Samaritans charity. In 2009, she appeared in an episode of 'Doctors', before appearing in the SyFy television film 'Triassic Attack'. In that same year, she was cast in the role of Daenerys Targaryen in 'Game of Thrones' - the HBO television adaptation of George R. R. Martin's 'A Song of Ice and Fire' series of novels - after actress Tamzin Merchant left the project for undisclosed reasons. 

Following the 2011 airing of 'Game of Thrones', the series became one of the most successful series of all time. In 2013, Clarke was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for her work on 'Game of Thrones' and the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards. In April of the same year, Clark made her debut Broadway appearance in a production of 'Breakfast at Tiffany's', and in December she was cast as Sarah Connor in 'Terminator Genisys' with Arnold Schwarzenegger.  



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Emilia Clarke Hits Back At Critics Of Nudity And Sex In 'Game Of Thrones'


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Following an incredible run of seven dramatic, action-packed episodes in its penultimate season, 'Game of Thrones' has once again this year worked its way into the hearts of everybody watching. With just six episodes of the entire series to go before it concludes for good, storylines are going to have to be tied up, with one of the biggest being that of Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) and Jon Snow (Kit Harington) discovering that they're related (aunt and nephew), right after they slept together for the first time.

Emilia Clarke has played Daenerys Targaryen for seven seasons to-dateEmilia Clarke has played Daenerys Targaryen for seven seasons to-date

Whilst the scene of their first sexual encounter was one many had looked forward to for some time, seeing the pair make love whilst narration proved they were actually related was one of the strangest moments 'Game of Thrones' has ever had. Still, that's not the problem a vocal minority have with the series.

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'Game Of Thrones' Director Hints At Jon Snow And Daenerys Targaryen Romance


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It looks like the sexual tension we all felt between Jon Snow and Daenerys Targaryen in the most recent episode of 'Game of Thrones' wasn't something we were willing to happen rather than it actually being there, as one of the show's directors has spoken out about the romance that could blossom between the two.

We've not yet seen Jon bend the knee to DaenerysWe've not yet seen Jon bend the knee to Daenerys

Whilst everybody at home knows the pair are related by blood, after it was revealed in season 6 that Jon Snow is actually from a Targaryen AND Stark background, the fact Daenerys is Jon's aunt doesn't seem to be slowing down the brewing relationship. In fact, this is a world where incest is frowned upon, but still seems to boil under the surface for many involved.

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'Game Of Thrones': Emilia Clarke And Kit Harington Discuss "Weird" Jon And Daenerys Meeting


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HBO may be going through quite the disastrous week, with leaks on a variety of different shows including hit fantasy series 'Game Of Thrones', but that hasn't stopped fans from getting super excited about the amazing meeting that took place in last week's episode between Jon Snow (Kit Harington) and Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke). Whilst the relationship between the pair didn't get off to the best start, the cold freeze between them soon began to thaw, as Daenerys agreed to let Jon and his men mine the dragonglass that lay in the stocks at Dragonstone.

Daenerys Targaryen is making her bid for the Seven KingdomsDaenerys Targaryen is making her bid for the Seven Kingdoms

The meeting between the two was something that fans have been waiting for for quite some time now, especially so after last year's revelation that Jon does indeed have Targaryen blood. As the nephew to Daenerys, but with neither aware of their family connection, there's now rumours that romance could blossom between the two.

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Emilia Clarke Says She Gets "A Lot Of Cr**" For 'GoT' Nude Scenes


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Ahead of the imminent return of ‘Game Of Thrones’ for its seventh season, Emilia Clarke has spoken about stripping off on-screen, saying she gets “a lot of cr**” for it.

The 30 year old British star, who has played Daenerys Targaryen since the HBO series began in 2011, has been working hard promoting the seventh series ahead of its return this weekend. In a new interview for the US August edition of Elle magazine, she opened up about what it is like to bare all on screen, and reveals that she gets a lot of unfair criticism for it.

Specifically referring to her up-close-and-personal encounter with Daario Naharis (played by Michael Huisman) in season four, she said: “It’s brilliant. I actually went up to [showrunners David Benioff and Dan Weiss] and thanked them. I was like, ‘That’s a scene I’ve been waiting for!’ Because I get a lot of c**p for having done nude scenes and sex scenes.”

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Emilia Clarke Has No Plans To Return For Extended 'Game Of Thrones' Universe


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With 'Game Of Thrones' set to end as a series after season eight, Emilia Clarke has revealed that she will be hanging up her Daenerys Targaryen wig for good even if she gets invited back later for a spin-off. She's actually surprised she got this far!

Emilia Clarke at the Primetime Emmy AwardsEmilia Clarke at the Primetime Emmy Awards

The 30-year-old star may be one of the key characters in the show, but she's looking forward to wrapping up that chapter of her career. Not that she hasn't enjoyed the ride over the past seven years, but now it's time to shake up her identity as an actress.

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Emilia Clarke Compares Sexism In Hollywood To "Dealing With Racism"


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Emilia Clarke has compared the levels of sexism in Hollywood and the wider entertainment industry as “like dealing with racism” in a new interview.

The British star, a long-time cast member of ‘Game of Thrones’ and with a part in the upcoming Han Solo Star Wars spin-off movie, spoke to Rolling Stone magazine about how accustomed she has become to being treated differently, in both film and television, because she’s a woman.

“I feel so naive for saying it, but it's like dealing with racism,” she explained. “You're aware of it, but one day, you go, 'Oh, my God, it's everywhere!’”

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'Game Of Thones' Cast Singing 'I Will Survive' Is The Most Ironic Thing Ever


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'Game Of Thrones' fans have gotten to experience a wonderful taste of irony with a viral video featuring the cast 'singing' along to Gloria Gaynor's 1978 hit 'I Will Survive'. It must've have taken some 'GoT' lover a long time to put together but it's so worth it.

The cast of 'Game of Thrones' at the Emmy AwardsThe cast of 'Game of Thrones' at the Emmy Awards

So far the gritty fantasy show in its 6 seasons has killed off more than 100 characters, so it seems fabulously appropriate to have the cast's lines dubbed to the tune of the number one diva classic. The video merges together various clips and soundbites from the show so that it appears they are speaking the lyrics to 'I Will Survive'.

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HBO Discussing 'Game Of Thrones' Prequel With George R.R. Martin


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HBO programming president Casey Bloys has confirmed that the network is still in talks with ‘Game of Thrones’ author George R.R. Martin about ideas for a follow-up or prequel once the popular series ends.

‘Game of Thrones’ is expected to end after its eighth season airs on HBO, but according to Bloys, there’s still the possibility of a spin-off or prequel series.

Jon Snow Game of Thrones‘Game of Thrones’ could continue once series eight ends, with a prequel or spin-off

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Emilia Clarke seen on the red carpet at the 68th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Microsoft Theater Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 18th September 2016

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Cersei Lannister Brings A Brutal End To 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 (Spoilers)


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'Game Of Thrones' season 6 has been quite the rollercoaster, leaving fans a little disturbed, frequently relieved and, finally, purely stunned. In fact, finale episode 'The Winds of Winter', which aired on Sunday (June 26th 2016), has already been lauded as one of the greatest television episodes of all time and for a very good reason.

Emilia Clarke in Game Of ThronesDaenerys reunites with Tyrion

Throughout the ten episodes we've seen Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke) free herself from the clutches of the Dothraki and return home on Drogon, Jon Snow (Kit Harington) resurrected and executing his killers before raising an army with Sansa Stark (Sophie Turner) to defeat the Boltons, Arya Stark (Maisie Williams) killing the Waif and finally becomes the badass she was always going to be, and Cersei Lannister (Lena Headey)... well, she exacts some pretty brutal revenge. Be warned: spoilers ahead.

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Emilia Clarke's 'Me Before You' Angers Disabled Rights Groups


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Me Before You, the romantic drama starring ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Emilia Clarke has been criticised by disability rights groups who say the film is sending out a negative message about the lives of people with disabilities.

The story below contains spoilers about the film’s plot.

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke stars in Me Before You.

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Emilia Clarke - The Annenberg Space For Photography Presents 'Refugee' - Arrivals at Annenberg Space For Photography - Century City, California, United States - Thursday 21st April 2016

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Emilia Clarke - EE British Academy Film Awards (BAFTA) 2016 at the Royal Opera House - Arrivals at British Academy Film Awards - London, United Kingdom - Sunday 14th February 2016

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Emilia Clarke - 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at The Beverly Hilton Hotel - Red Carpet Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 12th January 2014

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Emilia Clarke

Date of birth

26th October, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.57


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