Emilia Clarke is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones, for which she received an Emmy Award nomination for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013. Clarke made her Broadway debut in Breakfast at Tiffany’s as Holly Golightly in March 2013.
This month’s pop babe actually has quite a bit of surprises up her sleeve and we found out about them while doing some dedicated research about this English beauty.
Emilia Clarke, the Musician
Emilia Clarke is actually quite the musician, as well. Her musical talents include singing and playing the flute, piano, and the guitar.
Emilia Clarke’s Eyebrows
In a recent interview she said, “My mum had rules when I was growing up: Don’t do drugs, don’t have sex, and don’t touch your eyebrows. So I got bullied as a kid for having ridiculous eyebrows. She said, ‘You’ll be thankful when you’re older,’ and I am.”
She Used to Work as a Licensed Real Estate Agent.
While she was a student at New York University, Clarke worked as a licensed real estate agent for two summers as one of her six jobs she was worked to pay the rent
Emilia Clarke Turned Down ‘Fifty Shades of Grey.’
Emilia Clarke was offered the role of Anastasia Steele in last year’s Fifty Shades of Grey movie adaptation, but turned it down. Why would she turn down such a major movie role? The nudity! Clarke rejected the movie because it required nudity, which is something she had already done in Game of Thrones and in her Broadway debut.
In July 2013, Clarke had her name placed on both the Victoria’s Secret What is Sexy list and the Maxim Hot 100 List.
Catch Emilia Clarke as Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys, opens in cinemas 25 June 2015
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