• How Emilia Clarke went from unknown actress to Mother of Dragons on 'Game of Thrones'

    27 days ago - By Business Insider

    Just a few short years ago, actress Emilia Clarke had just two filming credits on her résumé: walk-on roles on a soap opera and a made-for-TV movie. Now the Mother of Dragons earns a reported $500,000 per episode on "Game of Thrones," the most-watched show in HBO history.
    Let's take a look back at how Clarke rose to fame.
    Melia Robinson contributed to a previous version of this post. Born in the fall of 1986, Emilia Clarke grew up in the picturesque county of Buckinghamshire, in the south of England.
    She was born October 23, 1986, and given the full name Emilia Isabelle Euphemia Rose...
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