Emilia Clarke is an English actress. She studied at the Drama Centre London, where she appeared in a number of stage productions, and starred in a theatre production by the Company of Angels. After making her screen debut in a short film, her television debut came with a guest appearance in an episode of the British soap opera ‘Doctors’ in 2009. The following year, she was named as one of the UK Stars of Tomorrow by Screen International magazine for her role in the Syfy film ‘Triassic Attack’ in 2010.
She rose to international prominence in 2011 for her breakthrough role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO fantasy television series ‘Game of Thrones’. The role has garnered her critical acclaim and several accolades, including three nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series, and six nominations for the Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series. She has received widespread praise for her performance. Her portrayal of Daenerys, tracing an arc from frightened girl to empowered woman, has been praised highly. Matthew Gilbert of The Boston Globe called her scenes “mesmerizing”, adding that “Clarke doesn’t have a lot of emotional variety to work with as Daenerys, aside from fierce determination, and yet she is riveting.” Todd VanDerWerff for The A.V. Club commented on the difficulty of adapting such an evolution from page to screen, but concluded that “Clarke […] more than seal[s] the deal here. In 2017, she reportedly became one of the highest paid actors on television, earning £2 million per episode of Game of Thrones.
She made her Broadway debut as Holly Golightly in a production of ‘Breakfast at Tiffany’s’ in 2013. She played Sarah Connor in ‘Terminator Genisys’ in 2015, opposite Arnold Schwarzenegger, Jai Courtney, and Jason Clarke. The film grossed over $400 million worldwide, but received generally unfavorable reviews from critics, despite this she did receive nominations for awards like the Teen Choice Award for Choice Summer Movie Star – Female and Germany’s Jupiter Award for Best International Actress.
In 2016, she starred as the female lead, opposite Sam Claflin, in the movie adaption of the best selling book (of the same name), ‘Me Before You’, released on 3 June 2016. The film was a commercial success, grossing over $200 million worldwide and is her highest-rated film on the review aggregator Rotten Tomatoes. For her role as Louisa Clark, she shared nominations with Sam Claflin for the Teen Choice Award for Choice Movie Liplock and the MTV Television Tearjerker Award. She played the lead as Nurse Verena, in the film ‘Voice from the Stone’ which was released on April 2017 in limited release, video on demand and digital HD.
In November 2016, she was cast as the female lead in ‘Solo: A Star Wars Story’, released worldwide on 25 May 2018. She is also known for her philanthropic efforts, and for her work promoting proper pay and benefits for nurses in the UK. At this point, you might be wondering what is Emilia Clarke’s next film. Well, we have the full information about her new film. Recently, details were revealed about the upcoming Emilia Clarke films. Here they are.
1. Above Suspicion (2018)