Emilia Clarke: Bio of the British Actress
Emilia Clarke is most well known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's hit fantasy series Game of Thrones, as well as for her role in the movie Terminator Genisys. Here are some details about her life which you probably did not know: Emilia Clarke's full name is Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke. She was born on October 23, 1986, in London, United Kingdom and raised in Berkshire. Emilia Clarke's father, who recently passed away in July of 2016, was a theater sound engineer from Wolverhampton, West Midlands in England. His involvement in theater helped ignite her interest in acting at an early age. Emilia's mother is Jennifer Clarke, the director of the charity The Anima Foundation. Emilia has an older brother as well. Emilia Clarke became interested in acting at the age of three after seeing the musical Show Boat, on which her father was working. Emilia earned her education first at Rye St Antony School and later at St Edward's School in Oxford, graduating in 2005. After this, she attended the Drama Centre London, graduating in 2009. Emilia Clarke had a brief six-month relationship with comedian and film producer Seth MacFarlane. Although the couple ultimately split, they remain good friends. Emilia Clarke currently resides in Hampstead, London. She also has a house in Venice Beach, California, which she purchased in 2016. Emilia Clarke was voted the most desirable woman in the world by AskMen readers in 2014. She was also named Esquire's Sexiest Woman Alive in 2015. She has also recently had a cover feature for Rolling Stone this past summer in July. Emilia Clarke is a feminist and published a well-received op-ed on HuffPost UK on the topics of modern feminism and gender equality on International Women's Day 2017. Emilia Clarke is not just a talented actress, but also plays several musical instruments, including the flute, piano, and the guitar. She sings well too and is skilled in several genres, including cabaret singing, blues, and jazz. Emilia Clarke was offered the role of Anastasia Steele in the screen adaptation of Fifty Shades of Grey but turned down the role because of the explicit nudity. Before her breakout role on Game of Thrones, Emilia had to work up to six jobs just to pay rent.
Emilia Clarke is actually a brunette in real life, but wishes she was blonde like her character Daenerys! She is gorgeous either way, especially in this red lacy top with its low neckline.
Emilia Clarke: Acting Career
When Emilia Clarke studied at the Drama Centre London, she appeared in a number of stage productions. Her television debut was a guest appearance in an episode of the British soap opera Doctors. Emilia's rise to prominence came in 2011, thanks to her breakout role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones. Her performance has earned her critical acclaim, and she has been nominated for three Emmy Awards, among other accolades. In 2013, Emilia Clarke made her Broadway debut as Holly Golightly in a production of Breakfast at Tiffany's. She has had some leading roles aside from Game of Thrones since 2015 as well. She played the lead role of Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys in 2015. In 2016, she played Louis Clark in the romance film Me Before You. This past year, in 2017, she played the role of Verena in the movie Voice From the Stone. Voice From The Stone is the story of a nurse drawn to the aid of a young boy who has fallen silent since the sudden passing of his mother. Upcoming releases include Solo: A Star Wars Story, in which Emilia plays the character of Kira. Solo: A Star Wars Story is set to be released May 25, 2018.
Even all dirty and ragged as Daenerys Targaryen on HBO's Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke is still stunning. Her face screams beauty and defiance in the shot from the show above.
Emilia Clarke: Instagram & Hot Pics To See
Here are the hottest pics of Emilia Clarke that you absolutely must see.
This pic was posted by Emilia Clarke on her Instagram and shows her on the cover of Elle magazine. Emilia states in the caption "One happy dragon mamma defying gravity with my rogue dress strap ⚡️ (..if you look carefully I'm whispering "dracaras")".
Above, another pic from Emilia's Instagram. She looks just dreamy in her flowy pink top looking off into the distance.
Wow! Look at those dark lips. No matter what look she is going for, Emilia looks super hot.
Emilia's eyes really pop in this photo. She looks absolutely timeless.
Looking like an angel in a low cut white dress.
Absolutely adorable in a captain's hat!
Pretty in pink.
Emilia Clarke: In Conclusion
Emilia Clarke is hot, hot, hot! We can't wait to see what more she has in store for us as Daenerys and in other roles. Keep up the great work Emilia!
Emilia Clarke in front of a poster for her film Me Before You, in which she starred alongside Sam Claflin.