Emilia Clarke

26 October 1986

Emilia Clarke(born 26 October 1986) is an English actress, best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO seriesGame of Thrones, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013.Clarke made her Broadway debut inBreakfast at Tiffany'sas Holly Golightly in March 2013.

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 Emilia Clarke's Early life

, on which her father was working at the time.She was educated at Rye St Antony School and at St Edward's School, Oxford .She then attended Drama Centre London , graduating in 2009.

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 Emilia Clarke's Career

Clarke at the premiere of Dom Hemingway , Toronto Film Festival 2013

One of her first on film roles was for a University of London students short film.Her first television roles were Saskia Mayer in a 2009 episode ofDoctorsand Savannah in Syfy 's 2010 filmTriassic Attack.Screen Internationalmagazine named her as one of the "UK Stars of Tomorrow".

The show débuted in April 2011 to positive reviews and was quickly picked up by the network for a second season.To date, she has appeared in all five broadcast seasons.Clarke won the 2011 EWwy Award forBest Supporting Actress in a Dramafor her role as Daenerys.In 2013, she was nominated for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series at the 65th Primetime Emmy Awards . She was voted the most desirable woman in the world byAskmenreaders in 2014.

Garden of Last Daysalongside James Franco ,but the movie was scrapped two weeks before production was due to begin. In December 2013, Clarke was cast as Sarah Connor in 2015'sTerminator Genisysopposite Arnold Schwarzenegger .She will also play the lead as Nurse Verena, in the up-coming movieVoice from the Stone(2015).

She is also attached to the filmsThe Guns of Augustopposite Helena Bonham Carter ,andMe Before You, in one of the lead roles as the character, Lou.

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 Emilia Clarke's Filmography

Film

YearTitleRoleNotes
2010 Triassic Attack Savannah Roundtree Television film
2012 Spike Island Sally Harris
2012 Shackled Malu Short film
2013 Dom Hemingway Evelyn
2015 Terminator Genisys Sarah Connor Post-production
2015 Voice from the Stone Verena Post-production

Television

YearTitleRoleNotes
2009 Doctors Saskia Mayer Episode: "Empty Nest"
2011–present Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Main role
2013 Futurama Episode: "Stench and Stenchibility"

Video Games

YearTitleRoleNotes
2015 Game of Thrones Daenerys Targaryen Voice and likeness

Theatre

YearTitleRoleVenue
2013 Breakfast at Tiffany's Holly Golightly Cort Theatre

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 Emilia Clarke's Awards and nominations

YearAwardCategoryWorkResult
2011Scream Awards Breakout Performance – FemaleGame of ThronesWon
Best EnsembleNominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series(shared with the cast)Nominated
2012 Gracie Awards Outstanding Female Rising Star in a Drama Series or SpecialWon
Monte-Carlo Television Festival Outstanding Actress in a Drama SeriesNominated
2013 Critics' Choice Television Award Best Drama Supporting ActressNominated
Online Film & Television Association Award Best Supporting Actress in a Drama SeriesWon
Primetime Emmy Award Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series
Satellite Award Best Supporting Actress – Series, Miniseries or Television FilmNominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series(shared with the cast)Nominated
SFX Awards Best ActressWon
2014 People's Choice Awards Favorite Sci-Fi/Fantasy TV ActressNominated
Screen Actors Guild Award Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series(shared with the cast)Nominated

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 Emilia Clarke's References

  1. Often wrongly reported as 1 May 1987, see "Emilia Clarke's Early 28th Birthday Celebration, Fans Congratulate Her:". toofab.com. 25 October 2014. 
  2. "Emmy Nominees Full List: Breaking Bad, Homeland, Downton Abbey Dominate 2013 Awards". The Huffington Post. 18 July 2013. Retrieved 10 July 2014. 
  3. "Actor Bio: Emilia Clarke". Game of Thrones: Cast and Crew. HBO. Retrieved 21 April 2011. 
  4. Nathanson, Hannah (1 April 2011). "Game of Thrones is good news for Brit stars". Evening Standard. ...says Emilia, 23. 
  5. "OSE to star in new HBO drama". St Edward's School. 14 February 2011. 
  6. "Spotlight: Emilia Clarke". Spotlight. Retrieved 27 September 2011. 
  7. Lisa's Story (YouTube). Samaritans. 16 November 2009. 
  8. sitmovie.com. "Video Of Emilia Clarke In Student Movie". 
  9. "UK STARS OF TOMORROW 2010". Screen Daily. Retrieved 26 April 2013. 
  10. "Emilia Clarke Was Not the First Choice to Play Daenerys Targaryen on 'Game of Thrones'". Yahoo. 30 March 2013. 
  11. Kevin, Patrick (2014-03-20). "Did the Funky Chicken land Emilia Clarke her 'Game of Thrones' role?". latimes.com. Retrieved 2014-05-05. 
  12. "HBO Re-commissions 'Game of Thrones'". IFTN. 19 April 2011. 
  13. "New pics of Game of Thrones set in ?ibenik, Daenerys and Daario photographed on set, and more". Watchers On The Wall. September 2014. Retrieved 12 October 2014. 
  14. "EWwy Awards 2011: Meet Your Winners!". Entertainment Weekly. EW.com. 19 September 2011. 
  15. "Emilia Clarke Voted Most Desirable Woman". Retrieved 2014-03-05. 
  16. "Lesley Manville and Emilia Clarke Travel to 'Spike Island' With The Stone Roses". Thefilmstage.com. 9 February 2012. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  17. "Spike Island (2012) ? Cast e personaggi". Movieplayer.it. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  18. "Breakfast at Tiffany's Coming to Broadway with Emilia Clarke". Broadway Tour. BroadwayTour.net. 13 October 2012. 
  19. Loading... (2 May 2013). "Games of Thrones Star Emilia Clarke Cast in New Film Garden of Last Days Alongside James Franco". Entertainmentwise. Retrieved 15 June 2013. 
  20. "'Game Of Thrones' Emilia Clarke Set For 'Terminator' In Sarah Connor Role". Deadline.com. 13 December 2013. Retrieved 2013-12-13. 
  21. "Voice From The Stone Film Official Facebook Page". 
  22. Variet.com. "Emilia Clarke set to lead in Voice From The Stone". 
  23. elle.com (16 May 2014). "Emilia Clarke Cast In Bonnie And Clyde Remake". 
  24. upandcomers.net (19 May 2014). "Emilia Clarke Joins WWI Drama 'The Guns of August' Opposite Helena Bonham Carter". 
  25. empireonline.com (2 September 2014). "Emilia Clarke To Star In Me Before You Movie Adaption". 
  26. 'Game of Thrones' star Emilia Clarke to guest on 'Futurama' ? EXCLUSIVE
  27. Countdown to Futurama: Marianne

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