Emilia Clarke, played the role of the Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones, is one of the popular actresses. The beauty went from a relative unknown to a household name seemingly overnight.
Before becoming a household name for her work on the big screens, Emilia made her Broadway debut in 2013 as Holly Golightly in “Breakfast at Tiffany’s.” Unfortunately, the production suffered low ticket sales and closed after just a month.
Emilia was approached for Anastasia Steele’s role in the Fifty Shades Of Grey movies. However, she turned down the role and admitted that she was afraid of being typecast due to the racy role.
When speaking with The New Yorker, Clarke revealed that shortly after filming season one of “Game of Thrones,” she experienced multiple brain aneurysms. She was just 24 years old when the first one hit during a workout session with her trainer.
Emilia has done her share of voice work in recent years. In truth, she can be heard on some very popular animated series.