Born on 1st May 1987, Emilia is 26-years-old. © HBO
Emilia was born in London and brought up in Berkshire.
Her mother is a businesswoman and her father is a sound engineer
A musical called ‘Show Boat’ catalyzed Emilia’s interest in acting.
She graduated college with a degree in drama from Drama Centre London in 2009.
Her break-in television roles were of Saskia Mayer in an episode of Doctors and Savannah in 2010 film ‘Triassic Attack’.
Clarke catapulted to fame after she scored the role of Daenerys Targaryen on HBO’s mega hit series ‘Game of Thrones’
She was named as “UK’s Star of Tomorrow” by Screen International magazine.
She replaced actress Tamzin Merchant for the role of Daenerys Targaryen.
She won the EWwy Award 2011 for the role of best supporting actress.