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Emilia Clarke: I want to be the first female James Bond

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Emilia Clarke: I want to be the first female James Bond

Emilia Clarke wants to be the first female James Bond.

The 29-year-old actress has revealed that one of her biggest professional ambitions is to break new ground by becoming the first woman to star as the iconic secret agent.

She told the Daily Star newspaper: "I have a lot of unrealised dreams.

"I would love to play Jane Bond. My ultimate leading man would be Leonardo DiCaprio. No doubt about it."

Meanwhile, the stunning actress recently confessed she needed "vodka and some flattering lighting" to film nude scenes on 'Game of Thrones'.

Emilia, who stars as Daenerys Targaryen in the HBO series, said she needed a little help before she agreed to strip off for the hit TV series.

She shared: "All I needed was vodka and some flattering lighting and I was ready."

The London-born star said she found one particular nude scene to be "empowering", when Daenerys walked through an inferno to emerge naked.

Emilia said: "It was just a wonderful, strong moment I wanted to own, a real empowering, girl-power wow scene.

"I was so thrilled with it. It's not a sexy scene, she's not naked for no reason, it's not gratuitous. She's naked because she's just destroyed her enemies in this almighty blaze after they underestimated her.

"She played her trump card - how could I say no?"

Emilia also revealed she declined the chance to have a body double take her place and insisted she is proud of her figure.

She explained: "This is all me, all proud, all strong. That ain't no body double. I'm just feeling genuinely happy I said yes."