Emilia Clarke's brain aneurysms mean she 'shouldn't be able to talk'

The actress has revealed there are parts of her brain missing after she suffered two aneurysms in her twenties. The actress rose to fame in 2011 after being cast as Daenerys Targaryen in HBO epic Game of Thrones, but that same year her first aneurysm ruptured causing a stroke. Then, in 2013, she had a second aneurysm surgically treated. Emilia spoke about her experience during an appearance on BBC show Sunday Morning over the weekend. "You gain a lot of perspective. The amount of my brain that is no longer usable – it’s remarkable that I am able to speak,..."

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