Why Famous: Clarke studied drama in her native London before scoring her first gigs in Doctors (2009) and the film Triassic Attack (2010). She reached international prominence for her starring role as Daenerys Targaryen in the widely popular HBO television series Game of Thrones (2010-2019).
She has won accolades and acclaim for her role as Daenerys, including received three Emmy nominations. In addition to Game of Thrones she has starred in Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018) and Terminator Genysis (2016). She was named one of the 100 Most Influential People in the WOrld in 2019 by TIME Magazine.
- 2019-03-21 Emilia Clarke reveals she suffered two brain aneurysms while filming "Games of Thrones" in an article for "The New Yorker"