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Clarke said she was anxious, but she managed to get through all of the scenes they asked her to perform for the audition. At the end, she asked the assembled writers and executives if there was anything else she could do for them.
"David Benioff suggested I do a dance," Clarke recalled. So she did. The Funky Chicken, melding into the Robot. Two dances that don't exist in the Seven Kingdoms (or even distant Essos) in any form.
"I heard laughter going on and I thought, 'Comedy gold!'" Clarke said.
Her dance skills may be middle-school level, but it sure didn't hurt her chances. She landed the part and received her first Emmy nomination last year.
Now we're just waiting to hear about the time