How did Emilia Clarke dress up for her last major red carpet representing Game of Thrones? Elaborately. The actress behind Daenerys wore navy plunge dress to the Los Angeles ceremony. She styled her brown hair down and accessorized with big statement earrings.
Clarke is up for a major award tonight: best lead actress in a drama series for her work as Dany in Game of Thrones' final season. Game of Thrones generally has a Best Drama series nomination, and Clarke's castmates Kit Harington, Alfie Allen, Nikolaj Coster-Waldeau, Peter Dinklage, Gwendoline Christie, Lena Headey, Sophie Turner, and Maisie Williams all have individual nominations too.
Clarke wrote an emotional caption on Instagram in her farewell post to the series, ahead of the finale airing in May:
Finding the words to write this post has left me overwhelmed with how much I want to say but how small words feel in comparison to what this show and Dany have meant to me.
The mother of dragons chapter has taken up the whole of my adult life. This woman has taken up the whole of my heart. I’ve sweated in the blaze of dragon fire, shed many tears at those who left our family early, and wrung my brain dry trying to do Khaleesi and the masterful words, actions (and names) I was given, justice.
Game of Thrones has shaped me as a woman, as an actor and as a human being. I just wish my darling dad was here now to see how far we’ve flown.
But to you, dear kind magical fans, I owe you so much thanks, for your steady gaze at what we’ve made and what I’ve done with a character that was already in the hearts of many before I slipped on the platinum wig of dreams. Without you there is no us.
And now our watch has ended.
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