Actress Emilia Clarke became famous for her role as Khaleesi: Stormborn Daenerys, from the house of the Targaryens, from the blood of an old Valyria, mother of dragons, queen of the Andals, Rhoynar and first people, Khaleesi of the great Dothraki sea. The name is long but memorable, especially since this role gave Emilia a chance to prove herself in cinema. Detailed facts about this actress.
Biography of Emilia Clarke
Emilia Clarke was born on October 23, 1986, in London. But she spent her childhood away from the big city in the town of Berkshire.
His father worked as a sound engineer, and his mother was in business. Emily has a younger brother.
She studied at Rye St Antony School and St Edward's School in Oxford. She graduated from Drama Center London in 2009.
4. Prestigious title
In 2012, readers of AskMen magazine voted her the most desirable woman of the year.
5. Before fame
Before her role as Daenerys Targaryen, she had to work multiple jobs. At one time, she worked as a bartender, a call center operator, and a waitress.
6. Memorable eyebrows
Her peers attacked her as a child because of her thick eyebrows. Then her mother told her, "Don't have sex, don't do drugs, and don't touch your eyebrows." The advice turned out to be highly successful; now, lush eyebrows and expressive facial expressions are one of the actress's main advantages.
According to the assurances of the actress herself, if not for her acting career, she would have become a singer, architect, or designer.
Since childhood, Emilia Clarke has been fond of music. He can play flute, guitar, and piano. She loves to sing, shown in several popular YouTube videos and a Broadway production.
Likes sport. He rides a horse, skates, and also goes in for rowing.
10. Hair color
Fans of "Game of Thrones" know Emilia as a blonde, but this is an unnatural hair color for her. She has dark hair, which is less likely to be recognized on the streets. The actress admitted that she likes the image of a blonde more than her natural hair color.
11. Where does she live?
Since October 2015 lived in Hampstead, London. In 2016, she purchased a house in Venice Beach, Los Angeles.
12. Social networks
Emilia Clarke's photoblog has 8,000,000 subscribers.
13. The most beautiful actress
Took first place in the 100 most beautiful people of 2012.
Emilia Clarke career
14. Love for acting
She began to show interest in acting at age three after her father took her to the musical "Show Boat," where he worked as a sound engineer.
15. School plays
Emilia Clarke's early work as an actress: one production at school, ten productions at Drama Center London. The first appearance in the film is a role in a short film for Drama Center London. Their first television appearance is the role of Saskia Mayer in the TV series "Doctors."
16. Work in the theater
The theatrical debut took place only in March 2013, but what a starring role in the Broadway production of Breakfast at Tiffany's. After the performance, she tries to communicate with fans and sign as many autographs as possible.
17. Emmy nomination
She received an Emmy nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013.
She starred in the movie "Terminator: Genisys" in the role of Sarah Connor.
19. She could have played 50 Shades of Grey.
I was a candidate for the role of Anastasia Steele in the acclaimed film "50 Shades of Grey" but turned down the role. One of the main reasons was the large number of nude scenes in the movie.
20. Parallel work
Between filming Game of Thrones, she starred in films such as the drama Spike Island (2012) and the comedy Dom Hemingway (2013).
21. Fresh movies
In 2016, two new films with her participation were released: "Voice from the Stone" and "Me Before You." She also played the role of Qi'ra in the movie Han Solo. Star Wars: Stories.
Game of Thrones
22. Main role
Real fame came to Emilia Clarke with the bright role of Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series "Game of Thrones" based on the cycle of novels by George Martin, "A Song of Ice and Fire."
Emilia did not have time to prepare for the role of Daenerys. One day, she studied her character and won the producers' hearts with the samples. But now she remembers more that because of the producer's joke, she danced the dance of ducklings and a robot in front of them.
In 2012 alone, amid the popularity of Game of Thrones and Emilia, more than 160 newborn girls were named Khaleesi. At the same time, in the series, "Khalisi" is not a name but the title of the queen among the Dothraki.
25. In the animal world
A new animal species have also been named after the character. The white sea slug is now called Tritonia Khaleesi.
26. Favorite role
Emilia Clarke loves the role of Daenerys Targaryen. Khaleesi is both a strong personality and a woman, while she proves her femininity to everyone with the help of inner strength.
27. Dragon tattoo
In honor of the TV series Game of Thrones, the actress got a small dragon tattoo on her arm.
Another tattoo in the form of a bumblebee flaunts on the girl's little finger. This drawing was made in honor of the movie Me Before You, in which her character has the same tattoo.
28. Immodest outfit
At the 70th Anniversary TV Emmy Awards in Los Angeles, the actress appeared in a black Dior dress with a very transparent top. Many quickly accused the girl of a very vulgar choice of clothing that did not match her image. But experts noted that instead of the body, everyone sees only a duplicate skin-colored tissue, and everything else is imagination.
Another actress from the series uses even more immodest outfits - Natalie Dormer, but we have a separate article about her.
Emilia Clarke's personal life
29. Serious relationship
In 2012, she dated producer and actor Seth MacFarlane, but the couple broke up six months later.
30. The growth of Emilia Clarke is 157 centimeters.
31. Weight 52 kg.
32. She has a dog, Roxy.