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Get to Know House of the Dragon Star Emma D’Arcy

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If you’ve ever wondered who was behind the internet’s sudden obsession with a prosecco-splashed Negroni Sbagliato, look no further than House of the Dragon star Emma D’Arcy.

While they may be best known for their viral interview moment, the 31-year-old has quickly become one of Hollywood’s new favourite stars thanks to their incredible performances and effortlessly cool red carpet style.

Despite their sudden rise to fame, Emma is no newcomer to the world of film and television – starring in some of this year’s most critically acclaimed productions.

As fans continue to binge-watch their entire filmography, we round up everything you need to know about Emma D’Arcy.

Emma D'Arcy wearing a two-tone suit at the House of the Dragon premiere.
Get to know the House of the Dragon star. (Credit: Getty)

Who is Emma D’Arcy dating?

While they have not revealed the identity of their partner, Emma D’Arcy has confirmed they are in a relationship.

Since confirming their relationship status in 2022, Emma has not since commented on their romance, however, fans have since linked the House of the Dragon star to director Thomas May Bailey.

Despite not making any official red-carpet appearances together as a couple, Emma and Thomas have featured regularly on one another’s social media since early 2022.

Working alongside one another, Emma has also starred in Thomas’ 2024 short film The Talent.

Emma D'Arcy and Thomas May Bailey.
Emma has been linked to Tom since 2022. (Credit: Instagram)

What movies and TV shows has Emma D’Arcy appeared in?

Prior to starring as Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon, Emma D’Arcy made their professional debut in the world of acting on stage in the 2014 production of Martin McDonagh’s The Pillowman.

With multiple theatre credits under their belt, Emma transitioned from stage to screen in 2015, starring as Sniper in the short film United Strong Alone.

In 2018, Emma made their television debut as Naomi Richards in the BBC drama Wanderlust – later securing a lead role in the supernatural comedy series Truth Seekers.

Most recently, Emma has risen to worldwide fame as the fearless Queen Rhaenyra Targaryen in the Game of Thrones spin-off series, House of the Dragon.

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