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Emilia Clarke        

English Actress Known for Playing Daenerys on "Game of Thrones"

Emilia Clarke is an English actress known for having played Daenarys Targaryen on HBO’s award-winning and hugely popular “Game of Thrones” series, which aired from 2011 to 2019. Her performances as Daenarys earned her three nominations for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series and one nomination for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series.

Clarke has an impressive film resume in addition to her Game of Thrones fame. She played Sarah Connor in 2015’s Terminator Genisys, Louisa Clark in 2016’s Me Before You and Qi’ra in 2018’s Solo: A Star Wars Story. Clarke has also appeared on Broadway, having played the role of Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s in 2013.

In 2018, Time magazine named Clarke as one of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Clarke attended St. Edward's School of Oxford from 2000 to 2005, where she appeared in two school plays. She went on to study at the prestigious Drama Centre London, where she took part in 10 plays. During this time, Emilia first appeared on television with a guest role in the BBC's "Doctors" (2000).

Clarke first became interested in acting at age three when she went to see "Show Boat," a musical her father, a theater sound engineer, was working on.

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