“I’m quite a resilient human being”

Emilia Clarke is a British actress known for her infamous leading role as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO original series, Game of Thrones. Emilia Isobel Euphemia Rose Clarke is an English actress. She studied at the Drama Centre London, appearing in a number of stage productions. Her television debut was a guest appearance in the BBC One medical soap opera Doctors in 2009.

Nationality: British

Industry: Entertainment

Question: Why I don’t want people to see me as sick?

Answer: “I’m quite a resilient human being, so a parent dying and brain haemorrhages coinciding with success and people following you in the street and getting stalkers – you’re just, like, ‘Well let’s try and make something sensible of it.’” [interview with The Guardian]