We all know Emilia Clarke as Daenerys Targaryen from Game of Thrones. The name and character have almost become synonymous with the actress. She is, of course, also known as, Daenerys Targaryen, the First of Her Name, Queen of Meereen, Queen of the Andals and the Rhoynar and the First Men, Lord of the Seven Kingdoms, Protector of the Realm, Khaleesi of the Great Grass Sea, called Daenerys Stormborn, the Unburnt, Mother of Dragons. 

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Can you ever imagine an episode without the Mother of Dragons as Emilia Clarke?

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Well, it turns out that Game Of Thrones had two pilot episodes and Emilia wasn't in the first one. And in the episode that did not take off, the part of Daenerys Targaryean was played by:

Tamzin Merchant!

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You might remember her as Anne Hale from the TV show,Salem.

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She also acted in Pride & Prejudice.

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Famous for killing their characters, looks like the makers ofGame of Thrones did away with Tamzin even before the show took off.

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But who's complaining? We can't think of anyone except Emilia who'd be perfect for this role.

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