Will Sophie Turner Be The First Non-Peter Dinklage ‘Game Of Thrones’ Star To Bring Home An Emmy? – Showbiz Cheat Sheet

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Sophie Turner was just 13 years old when she began starring on Game of Thrones. And now, ten years later, the actress says that she has no regrets or bitterness about her time on the HBO drama, especially now that she has been nominated for Best Actress in a Supporting Role at the 2019 Emmys. Season 8 found Turner’s Sansa Stark coming into her own as the leader of Winterfell, but will her role in the premiere episode be enough to make her the only non-Peter Dinklage Game of Thrones star to win an acting Emmy? ‘Game of Thrones’ star Sophie Turner | Photo by Helen Sloan/HBO Turner’s performance in ‘Winterfell‘ After an insanely long break between seasons 7 and 8 of Game of Thrones, the premiere episode – “Winterfell” – found Kit Harington’s Jon Snow returning to his childhood home with Daenerys Targaryen (Emilia Clarke), her army and her dragons by his side. The first time they meet, Sansa senses the chemistry between Jon and Daenerys and is immediately distrustful of the Dragon Queen. Also, as the leader of Winterfell, she voices her concern about having to feed such a large army and her three dragons. Sansa ....

It is a delight to see the new self-confident Sansa go toe-to-toe with Daenerys and to show her distrust of the Dragon Queen with just a subtle glance. This is Turner’s first Emmy nomination and many Game of Thrones fans felt like she got robbed for her performances in season 5 when she was tortured by Ramsey Bolton (Iwan Rheon) and in season 6 when she exacted revenge on him and won back Winterfell. So, Emmy voters could hand her the trophy she has long deserved. Emmy episode analysis: Sophie Turner (‘Game of Thrones’) is displeased with her brother’s new girlfriend in ‘Winterfell’ https://t.co/UAyCTbU1s3 — TV's Other Worlds (@tvsotherworlds) September 9, 2019 Turner has some stiff competition – and that is just from her own show. Her Game of Thrones co-stars Lena Headey, Gwendoline Christie, and her bestie Maisie Williams have all been nominated, as well as Killing Eve’s Fiona Shaw and Julia Garner from Ozark. Right now, Turner’s odds are 7/1 to take home the Emmy. Turner made less than Kit Harington Prior to the premiere of season 8, Turner dismissed uproar over how much she got paid. Even though Harington made more money than her, ....

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