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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. He continues to work in the theatre with roles in "The Killing ... See full bio »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 11 wins & 40 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)

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  Rememory (post-production)
Sam Bloom
 2016 The Boss
Renault
 2015 Pixels
Eddie
 2015/I Taxi
Marc
 2014 Low Down
Alain
 2007 Ascension Day
Brantly
 2006 Penelope
Lemon
 2006 The Limbo Room
Dusty Spitz
 2005 Fortunes
Mike Kirkwood
 2005 Lassie
Rowlie
 2005 Escape Artists
Mr. Duff
 2005 The Baxter
Benson Hedges
 2004 Surviving Eden
Sterno
 2003 Elf
Miles Finch
 2003 Tiptoes
Maurice
 2002 Just a Kiss
Dink
 2002 13 Moons
Binky
 2001 Human Nature
Frank
 2001 Never Again
Harry Appleton
 1999 Pigeonholed
Roy
 1998 Safe Men
Leflore
 1996 Bullet
Building Manager (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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Personal Quote:

I was fortunate enough to have an upbringing that made me more accepting of who I am. See more »

Trivia:

November 2004 - engaged to theater director Erica Schmidt. See more »

Trademark:

Often plays highly intelligent and moralistic but flawed characters See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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