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Peter Dinklage


Peter Hayden 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. His exquisite theatre work that expresses brilliantly the unique ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 13 wins & 43 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister
(2011-2017)
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Days of Future Past Dr. Bolivar Trask
(2014)
The Station Agent
The Station Agent Finbar McBride
(2003)
Ice Age: Continental Drift
(2012)

Filmography

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 2018 Three Christs (completed)
Joseph
 2017 La vida nuestra (Short)
Chad Johnson
 2017 Rememory
Sam Bloom
 2016 Angry Birds
Mighty Eagle (voice)
 2016 The Boss
Renault
 2015/I Taxi
Marc
 2015 Pixels
Eddie
 2014 Destiny (Video Game)
The Ghost (voice)
 2014 Low Down
Alain
 2013 Sesame Street (TV Series)
Simon
- Simon Says (2013) ... Simon
 2013 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Peter Drunklage
- Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix (2013) ... Peter Drunklage (uncredited)
 2009 30 Rock (TV Series)
Stewart
- Señor Macho Solo (2009) ... Stewart
 2007 Ascension Day
Brantly
 2006 Penelope
Lemon
 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
Rowlie
 2005 Escape Artists
Mr. Duff
 2005 Entourage (TV Series)
Peter Dinklage
- The Sundance Kids (2005) ... Peter Dinklage
 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
 2005 Ice Age Columbus: Who Were the First Americans? (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 2004 Jail Bait (Short)
Lindo
 2004 89 Seconds at Alcázar (Short)
Mari Barbola
 2004 Surviving Eden
Sterno
 2004 The 8th Annual Golden Satellite Awards (TV Movie)
Special Achievement Award
 2003 Elf
Miles Finch
 2003 Tiptoes
Maurice
 2002 Just a Kiss
Dink
 2002 Third Watch (TV Series)
Drug Dealer
- The Long Guns (2002) ... Drug Dealer
 2002 13 Moons
Binky
 2001 Human Nature
Frank
 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
Roy
 1998 Safe Men
Leflore
 1996 Bullet
Building Manager (uncredited)
 1995 The State's 43rd Annual All-Star Halloween Special (TV Movie)
The Devil (uncredited)
 1995 Living in Oblivion
Tito
 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 »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

4' 5" (1.35 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

Any swagger is just defense. When you're reminded so much of who you are by people - not a fame thing, but with my size, constantly, growing up--you just either curl up in a corner in the dark or you wear it proudly, like armor or something. You can turn it on its head and use it yourself before anybody else gets a chance. See more »

Trivia:

Even as a struggling actor, he turned down many roles in fantasy films out of fear of being typecast as a dwarf or little person for the rest of his career. Living in expensive New York, he admitted that he would often be so short on money that a dinner consisted of a bag of crisps. See more »

Trademark:

Short stature See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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