Emilia Clarke: News

She was the Mother of Dragons. She was the Breaker of Chains. She was the Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea. She was Daenerys Stormborn of the House of Targaryen, a fictional character from one of the best TV series of the 21st century - 'Game of Thrones.' If there was ever someone more favorite to fans of the show than Daenerys, it was the bubbly actress who played her - Emilia Clarke. Born on October 23, 1986, in London, Clarke showed an interest in acting from an early age. She did her schooling at Rye St. Antony School and St. Edward’s School. She graduated in 2009 from Drama Centre London. In 2009, she appeared in a University of London short film ‘Drop the Dog.’ She made her first television appearance in an episode of ‘Doctors’ in the same year. Her first film was the 2010 TV film ‘Triassic Attack.’ In 2010, she was cast as Daenerys Targaryen in ‘Game of Thrones’ and played the role from 2011 till 2019. She rose to global fame on the back of her performance in the show. Clarke has since gone on to act in films such as ‘Terminator Genisys’ (2015), ‘Me Before You’ (2016), etc. She has been nominated for four Primetime Emmy Awards (2013, 2015, 2016, and 2019) and has won the Britannia Award for Best British Artist of the Year (2018).

20 Jan 2023

Film Festival

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05 Nov 2022

Hollywood

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27 Aug 2022

HBO

HBO's 'HotD' renewed for Season 2 after thunderous premiere

HBO's House of the Dragon is a hit!

13 Mar 2022

Marvel

5 things we know about Marvel's upcoming miniseries 'Secret Invasion'

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13 Jan 2022

Hollywood

Fans blame Emilia Clarke for Jason Momoa, Lisa Bonet split

After being with each other for 16 years, Hollywood's power couple Jason Momoa and Lisa Bonet have announced their separation.

26 Oct 2021

Entertainment

Emilia Clarke, Chiwetel Ejiofor to feature in 'The Pod Generation'

Game of Thrones fame Emilia Clarke and Oscar nominee Chiwetel Ejiofor are set to join hands for an upcoming sci-fi romantic comedy titled The Pod Generation.

10 Jun 2021

Books

Single-mother with menstrual superpowers to lead Emilia Clarke's debut comic-book

Our Khaleesi now wants to spread her dragon wings!

Emilia Clarke, Olivia Colman to join Marvel Studios' 'Secret Invasion'

Acclaimed British actresses Emilia Clarke and Olivia Colman may soon join the Marvel Cinematic Universe.

30 Oct 2020

Game of Thrones

Emilia Clarke disliked how Daenerys was treated in 'GoT' Season-8

It's common knowledge that Game of Thrones (GoT) fans didn't like how Emilia Clarke's role of Daenerys Targaryen turned out to be in the final season.

05 Aug 2020

Hulu

'GoT' is the most-pirated TV show during lockdown: Parrot Analytics

Game of Thrones (GoT) has hit a new high by claiming the piracy throne (as well).

19 Mar 2020

London

Another 'GoT' star, Indira Varma, contracts coronavirus

Another Game of Thrones alumnus has fallen prey to the novel coronavirus.

31 Aug 2019

Uttarakhand

'GoT's Khaleesi, Ygritte vacationing in India, were robbed by monkeys

Rishikesh has been a 'been-there-done-that' tourist destination for an eternity but if you happen to be in the holy town, you might just run into the Mother of Dragons.

30 May 2019

HBO

'GoT' star Kit Harington in rehab for stress, alcoholism

We all might still be coping with that controversial series finale of HBO fantasy drama Game of Thrones, but apparently, actor Kit Harington took it the worst.

29 May 2019

Hollywood

Emilia Clarke almost made Marvel debut in 'Iron Man 3'

Days after Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke talked about turning down a role in the 2015 erotic romance drama 50 Shades of Grey, it seems she was supposed to be a part of yet another popular project, but it didn't work out.

27 May 2019

Hollywood

GoT's Emilia Clarke rejected '50 Shades of Grey'. Here's why

Game of Thrones star Emilia Clarke shot to global stardom after the show's premiere in 2011.

20 May 2019

London

What your favorite 'Game of Thrones' stars are doing next

While Game of Thrones might have ended with a tad bit disappointing finale, the future for the cast of this fantasy drama looks far from bleak.

20 May 2019

Game of Thrones

'Game of Thrones' S08E06 review: Subverted expectations are over now

Game of Thrones has finally ended. It was one of the best shows ever created and for the most part, lived up to its name.

08 May 2019

Game of Thrones

'GoT' theory: Sansa's claim to the throne seems quite legit

Game of Thrones has a knack for surprising its viewers with unexpected twists. This unpredictability is a large part of what makes the show such a cultural phenomenon.

25 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones

Will Daenerys become 'Mad Queen'? Here's what fan theories say

The last Game of Thrones episode had two crucial scenes featuring Daenerys. One was with Sansa Stark and the other with Jon Snow.

24 Apr 2019

HBO

Here's how much the 'Game of Thrones' stars get paid

Game of Thrones is undoubtedly the greatest TV series of our time.

18 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones

Sansa Stark: Know the unpredictable badass who went through hell

"I am a huge Sansa Stark fan!" is something not many people say.

12 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones

GoT special: Intriguing facts about the fiercest Stark daughter, Arya

Arya Stark, who later becomes 'no one' is the fiercest daughter of Eddard Stark.

06 Apr 2019

Game of Thrones

Know the theory about Daenerys that just might change everything

Some Game of Thrones characters are simply loved by everyone and Daenerys is definitely one of them.

01 Mar 2019

HBO

'GoT' new posters show Night King, others sitting on throne

The final season of Game of Thrones will arrive in 45 days and fans can't stop speculating on who will sit on the throne.

01 Mar 2019

HBO

George RR Martin refused 'Game of Thrones' Season 8 cameo

Game of Thrones, the popular HBO show will air its eighth and final season on April 14.

24 Feb 2019

Hollywood

Your guide to Oscars 2019, all details you should know

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22 Jan 2019

HBO

Have you checked out these 'Game of Thrones' sex toys?

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18 Jan 2019

HBO

#GameOfThrones: Why does the cast make fun of Kit Harington?

Game of Thrones is going to air its eighth and final season on April 14.

29 Oct 2018

HBO

Revealed: How Emilia Clarke got her 'Game of Thrones' role

Emilia Clarke plays the mother of dragons, Daenerys Targaryen, on popular HBO show 'Game of Thrones'.

24 Sep 2018

Deepika Padukone

#TodayInWaitWhat: Sunny Leone refused a role in 'Game of Thrones'

'Game of Thrones' is the biggest television show on earth right now.

22 Sep 2018

HBO

#MotherOfDragons: Emilia Clarke's dragons will stay with her forever

Emilia Clarke, best known as Daenerys Targaryen on the popular HBO show 'Game of Thrones', recently got a tattoo to commemorate her role on the show.

01 Jul 2018

HBO

Many people will die in 'GOT' finale, says Sansa Stark

Sophie Turner aka Sansa Stark has promised "more deaths and emotional torture" in the eighth and the final season of 'Game Of Thrones'.

18 Jun 2018

HBO

Emilia 'Khaleesi' Clarke bids goodbye to 'Game Of Thrones'

'The Khaleesi has cast her last challenge' as actress Emilia Clarke has finished shoot for her role of HBO's highest rated fantasy drama 'Game Of Thrones'.

17 May 2018

HBO

'GOT' season 8: Emilia Clarke hints at unexpected ending

In what will increase the restlessness of 'Game Of Thrones' fans, actress Emilia Clarke has said that the highly-anticipated finale of the fantasy series will take everyone by surprise.

02 Jan 2018

Twitter

Time's Up: New Hollywood initiative to fight harassment at workplace

Women in Hollywood have hit back at sexual harassment and pay disparity once more. This time, however, they stand fiercer, more united.

19 Nov 2016

HBO

Emilia Clarke joins Star Wars Han Solo spin-off film

British actress Emilia Clarke, famous for her role of Daenerys Targaryen in HBO's TV series Game of Thrones, was announced as the female lead of the as yet untitled Star Wars Han Solo spin-off film, set for release in 2018.