Emilia Clarke: 15 Things You Didn’t Know (Part 1)


If you know Emilia Clarke for any reason, it’s probably for her role as Daenerys Targaryen in Game of Thrones. However, how much do you really know about her? Despite the fact that Clarke has spent a considerable amount of time in the spotlight and under the scrutiny of the public eye, there are still some things that many people don’t know. With that in mind, here we present our list of 15 things you probably didn’t know about Emilia Clarke. Check out part one below, and stay tuned for part two, coming soon!

Number Fifteen: She Once Got Stuck in a Toilet on the Set of Game of ThronesIn an interview with Jimmy Kimmel, Clarke revealed that she got stuck to the toilet thanks to the fake blood covering her body. The fake blood is extremely sticky, and so once she sat on the toilet, she couldn’t get off.

Number Fourteen: She Loves Her Blonde Wig. In fact, Clarke admitted that she tried to take her wig off of the set with her, but the producers wouldn’t allow her. She said she’s disappointed at the end of the day when she has to take the wig off.

Number Thirteen: She Loves the Show GirlsIt’s true! Clarke revealed that she would “give my right arm” to be featured on the hit television show that stars Lena Dunham. She also said she’d love to be a meth head on Breaking Bad.

Number Twelve: She Respects Geeks. Clarke thinks that being called a geek is a term of endearment, not a criticism. She respects how into the plot the fans get, and she aspired to be a Game of Thrones geek herself.

Number Eleven: She Loved Acting From a Very Young Age. When she was just three years old, Clarke fell in love with acting. She saw the musical Show Boat and instantly knew that acting was the role for her.

Number Ten: She Was Bullied Because of Her Eyebrows. Despite the fact that big bushy eyebrows are now all the rage, Clarke was bullied in school because of her own. However, her mom insisted that she not get her eyebrows waxed, so thankfully, they stayed intact.

Number Nine: She Was in a Samaritans Advertisement. It’s true! Clarke was featured in an advertisement for the charity, and in fact, it was her very first on-screen appearance. Stay tuned for part two of our list of 15 things you didn’t know about Emilia Clarke, coming soon!