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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 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)

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 2018 Avengers: Infinity War (filming)
Pip the Troll (rumored)
 2017 Rememory (post-production)
Sam Bloom
  The Thicket (announced)
Shorty
 2016 Angry Birds
Mighty Eagle (voice)
 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:

October, 2004: Appearing in the title role in William Shakespeare's "Richard the Third" at the Public Theatre in New York City. 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:

(2007, on The Station Agent (2003)) It was written and directed by one of my good friends, Tom McCarthy. We'd been trying to get that movie made for a while. Which was really nice. Tom sort of wrote it for the three leads: Bobby Cannavale, Patricia Clarkson, and myself. So whenever we were available, we'd get together in somebody's living room and just read through the latest draft. Eventually it... See more »

Trivia:

Dinklage is considered such a genuinely pleasant and amiable person by his costars on "Game of Thrones", many of them find it quite difficult to act out scenes with him in which they're mistreating his character. He and Lena Headey are such good friends, in fact, they share an apartment whenever they're filming scenes and drive together to the set each day, even though their characters have a ... See more »

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Driven, intense portrayals See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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