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Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey, to Diane (Hayden), an elementary school teacher, and John Carl Dinklage, an insurance salesman. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. He continues to work in the theatre with roles in "The Killing Act", "... See full bio »
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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 10 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 The Angry Birds Movie (filming)
Mighty Eagle (voice)
 2016 The Boss (completed)
  The Thicket (announced)
 2015 Pixels
 2015/I Taxi
 2014 Destiny (Video Game)
Ghost (2014-2015) (voice)
 2014 Low Down
 2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
- Simon Says (2013) ... Simon
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Peter Drunklage
- Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (2013) ... Peter Drunklage (uncredited)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
- Señor Macho Solo (2009) ... Stewart
 2007 Ascension Day
 2006 Penelope
 2005-2006 Threshold (TV Series)
Arthur Ramsey
- Alienville (2006) ... Arthur Ramsey
- Vigilante (2006) ... Arthur Ramsey
- Outbreak (2006) ... Arthur Ramsey
- Progeny (2005) ... Arthur Ramsey
 2006 The Limbo Room
Dusty Spitz
 2006 Ultra (TV Movie)
 2005 Fortunes
Mike Kirkwood
 2005 Lassie
 2005 Escape Artists
Mr. Duff
 2005 Testing Bob (TV Movie)
Robinson (Bob) Hart
 2005 The Baxter
Benson Hedges
 2005 Life As We Know It (TV Series)
Dr. Belber
- Breaking Away (2005) ... Dr. Belber
 2004 Jail Bait (Short)
 2004 89 Seconds at Alcázar (Short)
Mari Barbola
 2004 Surviving Eden
 2003 Elf
Miles Finch
 2003 Tiptoes
 2002 Just a Kiss
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- The Long Guns (2002) ... Drug Dealer
 2002 13 Moons
 2001 Human Nature
 2001 Never Again
Harry Appleton
 2001 Oz (TV Series)
Murder Victim
- Even the Score (2001) ... Murder Victim (uncredited)
 2001 The $treet (TV Series)
Little Person
- Junk Bonds (2001) ... Little Person
 1999 Pigeonholed
 1998 Safe Men
 1996 Bullet
Building Manager (uncredited)
 1995 Seinfeld (TV Series)
James' Telephone Voice
- The Wink (1995) ... James' Telephone Voice (voice, uncredited)
 1995 The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special (TV Movie)
The Devil (uncredited)
 1995 Living in Oblivion
 1991 Shadows and Fog
Circus Performer (unconfirmed, uncredited)
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Other Works:

: Plays Rex in "Evolution" play by Jonathan Marc Sherman (Bleecker Street Theatre, New York City, New York, USA). See more »

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3 Interviews | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


4' 5" (1.35 m)

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So I won't say I'm lucky. I'm fortunate enough to find or attract very talented people. For some reason I found them, and they found me. See more »


In his acceptance speech for the Golden Globe, Dinklage called attention to the plight of Martin Henderson, a dwarf who was crippled after being attacked by a rugby player outside a bar. See more »


Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones (2011). See more »

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