Emilia Clarke Once Dated This Famous Actor, and More Fun Facts About the Game of Thrones Star


Emilia Clarke got popularity from the famous American television series “Game of Thrones”. This English actress is the fifth highest paid American TV star. Emilia Clarke is playing the role of Daenerys Targaryen. No doubt she has been in the spotlight for the few years. Emilia Clarke dated with her co-star Kit Harington and others and revealed some secrets. Here are still few crumbs that you may not know about her.

1. She did the Funky-chicken dance in the Game of Thrones Audition:

Can you believe that Emilia did a funky-chicken dance in the Audition of Game of Thrones? Yes, it is true and she herself shared with Jimmy Fallon back in 2014. She was very nervous at that time as there were many people from HBO there. The creator of the show David Benioff suggested to do dance and she did the funky chicken dance.

2. She turned down the role of Anastasia Steel in Fifty Shades of Grey:

Emilia shared that she really wanted to do work with Sam Taylor- Johnson, the director of Fifty Shades of Grey. But she turned down the role of Anastasia because of a huge amount of nudity in the film. As she had done it already and did not want to get stuck in a pigeonhole. I just wanted to get out of it.

Emilia Clarke Game of Thrones

3. She dated Seth MacFarlane:

Emilia and Seth MacFarlane were together dating in 2012 and broke up in 2013. It happened in New York and they split because of long distance. She shared that guy started to give me advice and said, Can I get a selfie? And by the way . . . Unh-unh, bro.

4. Before her big break, she was a licensed real estate agent:

Emilia revealed that she worked in real estate for two summers while attending the New York University.

5. She backpacked through India when she was 16:

Emilia went to Delhi, India for her Delhi- born grandmother at age 16. At the age of eighteen, she flew South Asia, making stops in Thailand, Cambodia, Vietnam and then South Africa.

Emilia Clarke, Daenerys Targaryen

6. She has a bumblebee tattoo on her pinky finger:

She shared with Hip Hollywood in July 2015 that she got the design after finishing her film “Me Before You” in 2015. The bumblebee was the symbol of the story and she had a bumblebee tattoo on her pinky finger.


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