Emma Zia D'Arcy (born 1992) is an English actor who will be playing Rhaenyra Targaryen in Season 1 of House of the Dragon.[1]

D'Arcy identifies as non-binary and uses they/them pronouns.[2]


D'Arcy, born in Greater London in 1992, studied at the Ruskin School of Art. They are currently the Joint Artistic Director of the Forward Arena Theatre Company.

They have appeared in the TV series Wanderlust, Wild Bill, Hannah, and Truth Seekers.

On December 11, 2020, it was announced that D'Arcy would be playing Rhaenyra Targaryen in House of the Dragon.

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