Emilia Clarke Then and Now: Fom the Great “Dragon Mother” to the Queen of Rom-Com

Emilia Clarke then and now has been famous for the TV series “Game of Thrones“, which attracted a record viewership ever. At the moment, the British beauty is being considered as a bright name for romantic comedy movies on the big screen.

The background of Emilia Clarke

Emilia Clarke was born in 1986 in London. Her father was a sound engineer at a theater, while her mother was an entrepreneur. Her talent for acting exposed when she saw the musical Show Boat at the age of three. When growing up, she attended the London Theater Center.

Emilia Clarke Then and Now: Fom the Great "Dragon Mother" to the Queen of Rom-Com

Despite her childhood passion, Emilia Clarke started her career quite late compared to many of her peers. In 2009, at the age of 23, she had her first role in the British TV series Doctors.

However, just two years later, the name Emilia Clarke began to reach beyond the UK to travel around the world when the first episode of Game of Thrones aired.

Sexy, Majestic, and Powerful Mother of Dragon

So far, Daenerys Targaryen has become the “legendary” role of Emilia Clarke on the small screen. She has had a fan base of millions of people around the world.

In 2010, HBO produced a film series adapted from the book A Song of Ice & Fire by writer George R.R. Martin. In this work of countless complex character glands, the character Dragon Mother Daenerys Targaryen was one of the most important factors.

Emilia Clarke Then and Now: Fom the Great "Dragon Mother" to the Queen of Rom-Com

But Emilia Clarke was not the winner of the role. Initially, the role of the Dragon Mother was given to actress Tamzin Merchant. For some reason, Tamzin was replaced, and Emilia Clarke had the opportunity that thousands of actresses dreamed of.

In April 2011, the first season of Game of Thrones aired and achieved great success. Emilia Clarke became the name of attention with the luxurious and pretty appearance of mythical beauty.

After every season, Game of Thrones was more and more successful than the previous season. Finally, this series lasted up to seven seasons. Emilia Clarke gradually became an A-list actress, winning four prestigious Primetime Emmy nominations for the role of Mother of Dragon.

Emilia Clarke Then and Now: Fom the Great "Dragon Mother" to the Queen of Rom-Com

Having a very modest height (1.57 meters) but Emilia Clarke possesses a seducing body. She also allowed to show off her beautiful body on the small screen.

Game of Thrones brought fame but also seriously affected Emilia Clarke’s health. Several weeks after the end of the first season, when Emilia’s bodybuilder asked her to practice the plank posture, she felt a rubber band tightening her brain.

The actress almost crawled to the changing room, kneeling down because the pain was getting worse. She was taken to the hospital and diagnosed with cerebral hemorrhage. After two brain surgeries, Emilia Clarke’s health had gradually recovered.

An influential star

Thanks to only the role of Dragon Mother in Game of Thrones, Emilia Clarke became the name that millions of people interested in and sought. In 2014, she ranked first in the list of the 100 most desirable women voted by AskMen magazine readers.

A year later, Esquire selected Emilia Clarke as the sexiest contemporary woman in the world. In 2019, the 33-year-old British actress continued being listed by Time magazine on the list of the 100 most influential people in the world.

Taking advantage of her opportunities, Emilia Clarke has also worked hard for charity. She uses her brand image to call on the public to support social activities.

Especially after two brain surgeries, Emilia also became a separate fund called SameYou to support young people who are as unlucky as her. She was also often present in events calling for women’s rights in modern society.

The queen of the new generation Rom-Com

Besides the television segment, Emilia Clarke also invaded the cinema with her first role in the romantic comedy Spike Island in 2012. However, despite being hot on the small screen,  Emilia Clarke was so discreetly dressed on the big screen.

Her first major movie was the blockbuster Terminator Genisys in 2015. In this work, Emilia played the role of Sarah Connor. This character was associated with senior actress Linda Hamilton in the 80s. However, Emilia’s solid but soft appearance had brought a new color to this character.

Possessing a luxurious face and a bright easy-going smile, this actress has become the face sought by romantic comedy directors.

In 2016, she starred with actor Sam Claflin in the romantic movie that took away the tears of so many viewers – Me Before You. With just US $ 20 million in production, the film grossed over 200 million USD. In fact, it was one of the most successful Rom-Com movies that year.

In Christmas 2019, Emilia Clarke continued to return to the romantic movie Last Christmas. She was a pair with handsome actor Henry Golding. The movie was a sweet love story between Kate, a beautiful but tiring girl with her deadlock life, and Tom, a guy who seemed to be perfect with a warm heart.

Last Christmas turned Emilia Clarke into the next generation “Queen Rom-Com”, replacing Sandra Bullock, Cameron Diaz or Julia Roberts in previous decades.

Related: Sophie Turner Then and Now: Being Famous Thanks to Game of Thrones

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