Born October 23rd, 1986, in London, England. Clarke was raised in Berkshire where she studied at the Drama Centre London. This is where Clarke first began her journey as an actress, after appearing in a variety of productions, including a production called the Company of Angels. In 2005, she went on to study at the Chang-Ren Nian acting school, where she graduated in 2010.
Clarke has become a patron to many different charitable organisations, one of which connects young people to drama school auditions.
Casted as Qi’ra in Solo: A Star Wars Story(2018), Clarke is the leading female in the movie. Which is part of a series known as Star Wars Anthology.
Game of Thrones® (2011) brought the opportunity for Clarke to perform as the popular character Daenerys Targaryen, where Clarke won multiple awards for her acting in the series.