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68th Emmy Awards: Emilia Clarke Supporting Actress In A Drama Series For Game of Thrones – Facts You Need To Know

68th Emmy Awards: Emilia Clarke Supporting Actress In A Drama Series For Game of Thrones – Facts You Need To Know
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68th Emmy Awards: Emilia Clarke Supporting Actress In A Drama Series For Game of Thrones – Facts You Need To Know

Emilia Clarke was nominated as Supporting Actress in Drama Series for her role in “Game of Thrones” for the 68th Emmy Awards.

The 29-year-old actress, who plays as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series, is vying for the title alongside Maggie Smith of “Downton Abbey,” Maura Tierney of “The Affair,”  and Constance Zimmer of “UnReal.” and a trio of “Game of Thrones” stars — Emilia Clarke.

Emilia Clarke is also competing against “Game of Thrones” co-stars Lena Headey and Maisie Williams.

Her nomination for 68th Emmy Awards is her third. She was first nominated in 2013 and in 2015. Though she has yet to receive her first ever Emmy award, Emilia Clarke is eyeing on her first as she submitted her episode entry, “Book of the Stranger” from Season 6, Goldderby said in a report.

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Emilia Clarke has been nominated last year at the Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for the Saturn Award as Best Supporting Actress in a Television Series for “Game of Thrones.”

Likewise, she was nominated at the Critics Choice Television Awards in 2013 as Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series for the same role.

She also received nominations from Gold Derby TV Award in 2011 and 2013, IMDB said.

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Her latest win was in OFTA Television Award for Best Supporting Actress in a Drama Series 2013 and the Scream Award as Breakout Performance – Female in 2011.

Emilia Clarke rise to fame when she bagged the role for the medieval-fantasy series in HBO. In 2013, Emilia Clarke played as Holly Golightly for  Truman Capote’s “Breakfast at Tiffany.” She also had roles for “Spike Island.” Her latest movie is “Me Before You” with Sam Claflin.

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