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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'Game Of Thrones' Spoofs The GOP With The GOT Party


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‘Game of Thrones’ have launched a mock election campaign in the run up to this year’s Emmy Awards and the release of season six on DVD. The mock campaign sees the show rivalling the GOP with it’s GOT Party and list of candidates for fans to chose from.

HBO Confirms 'Game Of Thrones' Will End After Season Eight


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The end really is sight for ‘Game of Thrones’ fans. The epic fantasy drama will be coming to an end after its eight season, HBO programming president Casey Bloys has confirmed. But while the news may sound bad for fans of the show, there's still hope for a potential spin off.

Game of Thrones‘Game of Thrones’ will be coming to an end after its eighth season.

Speaking on Saturday (July 30) at the Television Critics Association's summer press tour, Bloys confirmed that season eight would be the show’s last. "Yes, I think [the showrunners, D.B. Weiss and David Benioff] have a very specific plan about the number of seasons they want to do," he said.

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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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There's An App That Will Text 'Game Of Thrones' Spoilers To Your Worst Enemy


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The last thing anyone wants to read is ‘Game Of Thrones’ spoilers, but now plot reveals might be even harder for some viewers to avoid. A new app called ‘Spoiled’ allows users to get revenge on their enemies in the worst way possible, by anonymously texting them ‘Game of Thrones’ spoilers.

Jon Snow Game of ThronesIs texting ‘Game of Thrones’ spoilers the ultimate evil deed?

After paying a one-off fee of $0.99 (roughly £0.67) all you need to do is type in your ‘victim’s’ phone number and sit back and watch them have the entire season spoiled episode by episode. The app promises to ‘anonymously and ruthlessly text spoilers to your unsuspecting friends after each new episode airs.’

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Emilia Clarke - Guests attend Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition Preview Party 2016 - London, United Kingdom - Tuesday 7th June 2016

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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 Loved Smiling For Change In Me Before You


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She admits that this character is much more like her than the Mother of Dragons, and not just because she lives in London. She first read Jojo Moyes bestselling novel Me Before You while she was shooting Terminator Genisys. "I was crying into my grenade launcher," she laughs. And knowing that Moyes was working on a screenplay, she adds, "I was three pages in before I was screaming yes!"

Emilia Clarke at the Me Before You premiere

Despite the story's emotional kick, the film has a romantic-comedy tone to it. So spending time on set was a lot of fun. "It was so joyful and funny," Clarke says enthusiastically. "I got to do all the things I always wanted to do. The director was like, 'Do it! More! More!' I'm like, 'Yes! I get to really crack people up!' Everything I'm known for on-screen is so different from who I am. But with this I could just be myself. So it was not very much acting really. The other stuff's acting."

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Me Before You Review

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With a story that links together every cliche from the weepy chick-flick library, this movie uses its doomed romance premise to reduce every woman in the audience into floods of tears. Adapted by author Jojo Moyes from her bestselling novel, the movie will work its trickery on its target audience, and it will just about keep others interested, thanks to engaging central performances by Emilia Clarke and Sam Claflin.

It's set in a picture-perfect British village located next to the ruins of a picturesque castle, where the quirky Louisa (Clarke) has just lost her job as a waitress in a tearoom. But her parents (Brendan Coyle and Samantha Spiro) need her income to make ends meet, so she takes a job with the village's most prominent couple (Janet McTeer and Charles Dance), caring for their son Will (Claflin), who was a high-flying banker until he was hit by a motorbike and paralysed. Working alongside Will's nurse Nathan (Stephen Peacocke), Louisa struggles to connect with the relentlessly surly Will, who believes that there's no point with going on with his life. But Louisa is determined to help him find some hope.

Everything that happens on the way to the unnerving conclusion is deeply predictable, because we've seen it all in movies from Bridget Jones to The Fault in Our Stars. Even the gently wacky romance feels oddly by-the-book, shifting from interested sideways glances to another smiley montage sequence to contrived comedy and gloomy drama. Thankfully, Clarke and Claflin breathe life into these characters, adding personality details and a spark of chemistry that helps the audience feel the connection developing between Louisa and Will. Of the supporting cast, only Peacocke manages to give his character a sense that he has a life off the screen. And it's nice to see Downton Abbey's Coyle against type.

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Emilia Clarke Says Women In Hollywood Are Still Treated Differently


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‘Game of Thrones’ star Emilia Clarke has hit out at Hollywood’s sexism asking: “why are they treating me differently because I've got a pair of tits?” The 29-year-old currently stars in romantic drama Me Before You which, unusually for a Hollywood film, has a female director, female writer and three female producers.

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke has said women are still treated differently in Hollywood.

Speaking to Harper's Bazaar, in an interview conducted by the film’s writer Jojo Moyes, Clarke said: 'I'm normally surrounded by dudes. Doing Me Before You meant I didn't have to be continually proving myself in a man's world, having to try and force people to listen to me.”

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Emilia Clarke Says She'd Like To Play Bond With Leonardo DiCaprio As Her 'Bond Boy'


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Emilia Clarke is currently thrilling fans in the sixth season of ‘Game of Thrones’, but the 29-year-old actress also has her sights set on another franchise. Speaking to the Daily Star, Clarke revealed she’d like to be the first female James Bond.

Emilia ClarkeEmilia Clarke would like to be ‘Jane Bond’.

“I have a lot of unrealised dreams,” Clarke told the newspaper. “I would love to play Jane Bond. My ultimate leading man would be Leonardo Dicaprio. No doubt about it.” There’s no doubt that Clarke has the adventurous streak needed to play 007, as anyone who saw Sunday’s ‘GOT’ could attest to.

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Emilia Clarke - UK premiere of 'Me Before You' held at Curzon Mayfair - Arrivals - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th May 2016

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Emilia Clarke Details Escalating Prank Warfare With Sam Claflin On Set Of 'Me Before You'


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Emilia Clarke has revealed the details of a prank war with her Me Before You co-star Sam Claflin while they filming last year.

The 29 year old ‘Game of Thrones’ star is currently promoting the new movie, in which she is the co-star alongside fellow British actor Claflin (The Huntsman and The Hunger Games). Apparently, despite the sombre nature of the movie, the set also became the battleground of an escalating prank war.

Emilia Clarke Sam ClaflinSam Claflin and Emilia Clarke at the 'Me Before You' premiere

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Emilia Clarke , Joanna Lumley - The UK Premiere of 'Me Before You' held at the Curzon Mayfair - Arrivals at Curzon Mayfair - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th May 2016

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Emilia Clarke - The UK Premiere of 'Me Before You' held at the Curzon Mayfair - Arrivals at Curzon Mayfair - London, United Kingdom - Wednesday 25th May 2016

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Emilia Clarke

Date of birth

26th October, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.57


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Me Before You Movie Review

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