Before that she was embroiled in a succession war as Rainera Targaryen. HBO‘s dragon house, she was just Millie Alcock – an aspiring actress who dropped out of high school to pursue her dreams. Despite having some credit to his name, Alcock’s performance game of Thrones The prequel series is sure to cement him as the next breakthrough star.
Alcock was born in Sydney, Australia in April 2000, making her 22 years old. She made her television debut in a 2014 episode of wonderland, An Australian romantic comedy series, before appearing in other Australian shows such as A place to call homebattle season, and award winning series Honest – which was the major gig in which he lost his diploma.
“School has never been there for me. I have never been one that thrived in a school environment,” she said Sydney Morning Herald, “There’s a stigma to people who drop out of high school. But I couldn’t refuse Honest For a piece of paper. It sounded ridiculous and infuriating to me. ,
The 2019 drama series follows two misfits, Lucky (Tim Minchin) and Meg (Alcock), as they meet by chance in the desert and form a bond as they ride a precious upright piano from one end of the country to the other try to transfer.
However, despite the show’s success, sometime between the end of the show Honest and the beginning of dragon house, Alcock found himself working as a dishwasher in a restaurant and living in his mother’s attic. He recalls the moment he found out that he had got the share of Rainera. just JaredSaying that she was cooking at a friend’s house when she got the call.
“I never thought this would happen to me,” Alcock told the outlet. “I was washing dishes in a restaurant living in my mother’s attic. That doesn’t happen to people like me, so it was incredibly fast.”
in an interview with New York PostThe Australian actress said she had never seen game of Thrones Binged through all eight seasons in two weeks before landing the part, but once she was cast.
“It was intense, and I quickly became a fan and understood why everyone loved it,” she said.
dragon house takes place 200 years before the events game of Thrones. Alcock stars as a young Rainera Targaryen, the ancestor of Emilia Clarke’s Daenerys Targaryen. The show chronicles the Targaryen Civil War and the turmoil that comes with Alcock’s character, potentially being named heir to the throne, even though she is a woman.
dragon house Airs Sundays at 9/8c on HBO and HBO Max.