Emilia Clarke shared details about her near-fatal brain aneurysms during a BBC interview. She said she is no longer concerned about her extensive brain damage since she can now speak and live her life completely normal with no repercussions. She said her new role as Nina is a product of her love of theater.
Emilia Clarke of Game of Thrones disclosed some personal information about her near-fatal battle with two aneurysms. She expressed her thanks for her recovery since the ordeal caused her to lose a section of her brain. Its amazing that I am able to speak and live my life completely normally with absolutely no repercussions, she said during an appearance on BBC's Sunday Morning program.
Emilia Clarke suffered two life-threatening brain aneurysms while working on Game of Thrones. The first occurred in 2011 while the second occurred in 2013. Both medical emergencies demanded lengthy recovery periods, and the actress admitted in a 2019 essay forThe New Yorker that she is completely healthy. During the BBC interview, the Broadway star said she realized how painful it was to have Game of Thrones.
Theactress, who is currently staring in a production of Anton Chekhov'sThe Seagullin London's West End, said she continues to exercise theater because she has always been interested in her acting craft. It's the brain you have, so there's no point in racking your brain as to what might not be there, because what you have is great, and you can work with that.
Emilia Clarke's full interview can be seen here:
Emilia Clarke founded a charity for brain injury and stroke victims calledSameYou, which aims to enhance young people's access to neurorehabilitation after a brain injury or stroke. In 2019, fans organized a fundraiser, which raised more than $25,000 in two days.
Emilia Clarke talked about her role in The Seagull, which opened on July 6 at the Harold Pinter Theater. It's a strange experience, she said, to take such a well-known play and put it in a modern, stripped-down, unblemished format. It's why theater is so exciting.
Emilia Clarke will reprise her role as Nick Fury in the Disney+ series. He will be joined by Captain Marvels Ben Mendelsohn who returns as Maria Hill, the former high-ranking S.H.I.E.L.D. agent who works closely with Fury.