Starting with the sixth episode of House of the Dragonthe acclaimed prequel de Game of thronesthe Australian actress Milly Alcock will give way to Emma D’Arcywho will play the role of Rhaenyra Targaryen as an adult.
Not everyone knows that the actress is known to the general public for other roles as well, including those in some TV series.
In this article we will find out together who is Emma D’Arcy: not only her biography and the roles that made her famous, but also some curiosities about her private life.
Emma D’Arcy, who is the interpreter of adult Rhaenyra Targaryen
British actress Emma D’Arcy was born in London on June 27, 1992. Her full name is Emma Aunt D’Arcy.
As for his upbringing, as a young man attended an art school belonging to the University of Oxford, the Ruskin School of Art. Here, in addition to having the opportunity to take part in some theatrical performances as an actress, D’Arcy studied Fine Arts.
His first experiences in acting take place in the theater: Emma in fact he took part in various staging and theatrical performancesamong which Romeo and Juliet, A Girl In School Uniform and Mrs. Dalloway.
The young British actress who plays Rhaenyra Targaryen comes from a family that has nothing to do with show business. His parentsSally Elizabeth and Richard John D’Arcy, they are openly Christian.
Emma is not an only child: she has an older brother, Loe.
The actress it has repeatedly declared itself non-binary: Emma D’Arcy it uses the non-binary pronouns they / them to refer to itself. In an interview with Entertainment Weeklyhe openly declared that he does not find himself in either the male or the female identity.
Private life: is Emma D’Arcy engaged?
If she has exposed herself openly about her gender identity, the same cannot be said about her private life. Emma D’Arcy, in fact, does not like to talk about it and she is very private about.
At the moment, there are not many certainties about her romantic relationship: we do not know, that is, if she is engaged, if she is currently dating someone or if, on the contrary, she is single.
Likewise, the actress’s past relationships are also shrouded in mystery. In fact, nothing is known about any exes and relationships. Impossible to speculate even by analyzing the actress’s social profiles, on which Emma is still very active.
D’Arcy boasts a verified Instagram profile, where they follow herat least for now, 91 thousand fans. However, this number will probably rise in the next few days, since the actress has just taken over the role of Rhaenyra Targaryen who, as many know is one of the main protagonists of House of the Dragon.
In fact, Emma is rapidly accumulating many followers: a few weeks ago, her profile counted “only” 20 thousand fans. A number that has grown dramatically in recent weeks.
On Instagram, Emma D’Arcy mainly shares photos of her on the set, as well as some shots of everyday life. However, nothing reveals about any romantic relationships.
In a recent interview with Entertainment Weekly, seems to have hinted that she is currently in a relationship.
Although the name of the alleged partner has remained secret, some fans of the actress have speculated that the young woman is currently dating director Thomas May Bailey, known for Persuasion (2022). It is a film adaptation, recently wanted by Netflix, of the famous novel by Jane Austen.
Emma D’Arcy filmography: movies and TV series where to see her act
Although Emma D’Arcy’s popularity has increased in recent months thanks to her leading role in House of Dragon, lA career in the acting world began for the actress in 2015.
His first appearance, dated precisely to 2015, is in United Strong Alonethe short film that kicked off his appearances in several British TV series.
Among these we remember:
- Wanderlust (2018);
- Hanna (2020);
- Truth Seekers (2020);
- Baptiste (2021);
- Foresight (2021).
In addition to the roles in the aforementioned TV series, Emma also owes her success to her participation in some films, including Competition (2020) and Secret Love (2021).
Emma D’Arcy in House of the Dragon: the character of Rhaenyra Targaryen
But the role that has consecrated Emma D’Arcy inserting his name among those of the actors who, at the moment, arouse the greatest interest from the public is that of Rhaenyra Targaryen which, as already mentioned, is one of the leading protagonists of the prequel de Game of thrones.
In the first season of House of the Dragon, Emma D’Arcy will take the place of Milly Alcock, who instead had the task of playing Princess Rhaenyra at a young age.
In the sixth episode of House of the Dragon we will have a fairly important time jump: in addition to Milly Alcock, also actress Emily Careyinterpreter of Alicent Hightower, will leave the cast in favor of a more adult version of his character. An interpreted version by actress Olivia Cooke.
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