Emilia Clarke, also known as The Mother of Dragons, Daenerys Stormborn, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea and Breaker of Chains turns 32 today. We wish her a happy birthday!
Clarke, an English actress brought life into the iconic character Daeneryes Targaryen with a powerful personage grabbed the leading role of Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys that starring the legendary Arnold Schwarzenegger.
We have with us few interesting facts about Emilia Clarke for you:
Emilia Clarke was crowned Sexiest Woman Alive
Emilia was crowned sexiest woman alive in 2015 for her cover shoot with Esquire magazine. Emilia joined the list of beauties on Esquire’s “Sexiest Woman List” including: Penelope Cruz (2014), Scarlett Johansson (2013), Mila Kunis (2012), Rihanna (2011) and Minka Kelly (2010).
“Doing those sex scenes on camera is one thing; but doing it as yourself, I need alcohol.” the 29-year-old Game of Thrones star shared on The Ellen DeGeneres Show.
She did a suicide prevention Commercial
Emilia Clarke before getting famous played a victim of domestic abuse. It was her very first on-screen role for Samaritans, a charity that aims to help people at risk of suicide throughout the United Kingdom.
Clarke doesn’t say anything in the ad, but she is seen as someone in distress who calls the Samaritans hotline. It was aired in 2009, with title Lisa’s Story.
Emilia Clarke barely prepared for the Game of Thrones audition.
Clarke had just 24 hours to get ready for her “Game of Thrones” audition. She called out of her catering job, did some research on the books, and (clearly) nailed the audition. Clarke revealed that during the audition she asked if she could do anything else and she was told dance. She did a funky chicken and robot dance.
The Stallon heart she ate was a giant gummy bear
Season 1, Episode 6 you saw Khaleesi eating a stallon heart in a heart-eating ceremony. According to the actress Emiliea Clarke, the prop was made of gummy bear-like material, which actually tasted awful, so the difficulty with which she seems to be choking it down is actually a genuine physical reaction. she was only miming the act of eating a prop without actually consuming pieces of it.
Emilia Clarke was voted the most desirable woman in the world by Askmen readers, 2014.
Clarke earned the No. 1 spot on AskMen’s list of the 99 Most Desirable Women of 2014. Top 99 poll called on readers to elect women who most closely match their ideals, voting on more than just sex appeal and taking into account other criteria such as character, talent and potential for 2014.
Clarke knocked the previous year’s reigning hottie Jennifer Lawrence down to a fourth-place finish. Over one Million people voted internationally.
She is multi-talented.
Not only is she a superb actress but can sing, play piano, flute, and guitar. She is also skilled at ballads, blues and jazz singing. Also, she once said if not an actress, she would’ve been an architect, a singer, or a graphic designer. With that in mind, a Daenerys Targaryen solo-musical would be perfect. Apart from that, she has worked as a bartender and once she did six jobs to pay the rent.
Emilia Clarke is pretty unique and not like all other actors. She’s special.
It is difficult to be recognized Emilia Clarke in public.
If you only know Emilia Clarke from “Game of Thrones,” you should know she doesn’t have those natural long platinum blonde hair. That’s just a wig. Her natural color is much darker, and as a result, she isn’t recognized much in the outside world.
she is hardly recognized while walking on the streets.
Emilia Clarke is part Indian
An English actress who plays the role of Daenerys Targarean in “Game of Thrones” and Qi’ra in “Solo: A Star Wars love story revealed that she is one-eighth Indian in an interview. Her grandmother was colonial Indian, “She would wear makeup to make her skin look white.” said Clarke.
After her grandmother passed away, Clarke went to India with her boyfriend to scatter her ashes. she said. “I love that part of me” I’m like one-eighth Indian.”
She turned down the role of Anastasia Steele in Fifty Shades of Grey because she didn’t want to get naked again
Dakota Johanson was not the first choice for Fifty Shades movie. Emilia Clarke was offered the role in the first place but feared she would be typecast for the same type of roles if she accepted it in Fifty Shades of Grey because of her nude scenes in Game of Thrones. “I might get stuck in a pigeonhole that I would have struggled to get out of. said Emilia Clarke.
Fifty Shades franchise, which is based on EL James’ best selling erotic novel series.
She Can speak multiple Languages
She is multilingual too. Emilia Clarke has not only mastered various accents and dialects of British English and US English, she can also speak three other languages: French, German and Indian. She managed to master the Dothraki language. Learning languages is never easy. It may come more naturally to some and not for others, but it is still hard work and requires a lot of determination and patience which Clarke definitely has.