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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 12 wins & 40 nominations. See more awards »

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Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister
X-Men: Days of Future Past
X-Men: Days of Future Past Dr. Bolivar Trask
The Station Agent
The Station Agent Finbar McBride
Ice Age: Continental Drift


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 2016 Rememory (post-production)
Sam Bloom
  The Thicket (announced)
 2016 The Boss
 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
 2005 Ice Age Columbus: Who Were the First Americans? (TV Movie documentary)
Narrator (voice)
 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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Possible background character in Willow 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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I don't socialize. I'm kind of a hermit. The life of an actor can be very lonely. See more »


Has achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism in which the body is perfectly formed but the bones initially modelled in cartilage, the long bones of the arms and legs, do not grow long enough. Velázquez painted a fine portrait of a man with this condition which hangs in the Prado in Madrid. See more »


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