Emilia Clarke
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Emilia Clarke is a British actor and singer who is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, for which she earned four Emmy Award nominations.

After studying at the Drama Centre London, she appeared on a number of stage productions, making her TV debut on the British soap opera, Doctors. Clarke debuted on Broadway in 2013 as Holly Golightly in Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Other notable film roles include Terminator Genisys, Solo: A Star Wars Story, Me Before You, and Last Christmas.

  • Full name: Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke
  • Birthday: Oct. 23, 1986
  • Height: 5’2″
  • Hometown: Oxfordshire, England
  • Net worth: $20 million
  • Relationship status: Single
  • Kids: None
  • Fun facts: Arnold Schwarzenegger was her idol as a child; in the original pilot for Game of Thrones, Daenerys was played by Tamzin Merchant, who was then replaced by Clarke; she previously dated Seth MacFarlane.

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