Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose Clarke[1] (born 23 October 1986[2]) is an English actress. She is best known for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series Game of Thrones, for which she received three Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Drama Series in 2013, 2015 and 2016. Clarke made her Broadway debut in a production of Breakfast at Tiffany’s as Holly Golightly in March 2013. In 2015, she starred as Sarah Connor in Terminator Genisys and in 2016 she starred as the female lead in the romance film Me Before You, which grossed over $150 million worldwide.�!n 2015, she was named Esquire’s Sexiest Woman Alive.[3]