Actor Nathalie Emmanuel shot to fame with her function as Missandei in HBO’s Game of Thrones. She performed Queen Daenerys’ handmaiden, translator and best good friend on the present. And it seems to be like she and Emilia Clarke additionally struck a real friendship in actual life as properly.
In an interview with British Vogue, Nathalie said she and Emilia hit it off immediately. “Emilia and I got on like a house on fire from the beginning. When I joined the cast, she had already been shooting Game of Thrones for a few years, and she was definitely ready to have some female energy around her.
She recalled how Emilia once defended her against a sexist comment on the show’s sets. “She and I always looked out for each other. If you’re the only girls on a male-dominated set, it bonds you in a certain way. For example, in my first season, my costume was pretty revealing, and there was an incident with an extra who made a comment about it on set – I mean, typical – and Emilia straightaway had my back. It got handled.”
Earlier in 2019, Natalie had spoken to People journal about Emilia. “Emilia, as a friend and colleague, is just such a joy,” she had said. “I really have thoroughly loved working with her. I loved learning from her. And we just check in with each other every so often.” She added, “She’s such a beast. As a woman, she really picks herself up and keeps going. … She’s really inspiring, I’m so proud of her.”
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Neither Missandei nor Daenerys make it out alive of Game of Thrones. While Missandei was publicly executed by Cersei Lannister, Daenerys was stabbed by her lover/nephew, Jon Snow.
Nathalie was seen within the seventh and eighth Fast & Furious movies, Mindy Kaling’s Four Weddings and a Funeral and shall be seen on Quibi’s Die Hart.