Emilia Clarke is an English actress. She is best known for portraying Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. She also played Sarah Connor in the 2015 Terminator Genisys.
Emilia Clarke was born on 26 October 1986 in London, England. Her interest in acting began at the age of three after seeing the musical Show Boat. She was educated at Rye St Antony School and at St Edward’s School, Oxford. She then attended Drama Centre London, graduating in 2009.
Emilia Clarke was cast as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO medieval fantasy series Game of Thrones in 2010. She has been nominated for multiple awards for that role. She plays a dethroned princess who struggles to get the throne back. She was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers in 2014. She starred in Terminator Genisys, opposite to Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney, and Jason Clarke. She was named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive in 2015.