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Peter Dinklage

1969-06-11 Morristown, New Jersey, USA

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Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2011. 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 range of his acting qualities, includes remarkable performances full of profoundness, charisma, intelligence, sensation and insights in plays such as "The Killing Act", "Imperfect Love", Ivan Turgenev's "A Month in the Country" as well as the title roles in William Shakespeare's "Richard III" and in Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Peter Dinklage received acclaim for his first film, Living in Oblivion (1995), where he played an actor frustrated with the limited and caricatured roles offered to actors who have dwarfism. In 2003, he starred in The Station Agent (2003), written and directed by Tom McCarthy. The movie received critical praise as well as Peter Dinklage's work including nominations such as for Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role at the "Screen Actors Guild" and Best Male Lead at the "Film Independent Spirit Awards". One of his next roles has been the one of Miles Finch, an acclaimed children's book author, in Elf (2003). Sob Suspeita (2006), the original English Death at a Funeral (2007), its American remake Death at a Funeral (2010), Penelope (2006), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) and X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) are also included in his brilliant work concerning feature films. His fine work in television also includes shows such as Entourage (2004), Life as We Know It (2004), Threshold (2005) and Nip/Tuck (2003). In 2011, the primary role of Tyrion Lannister, a man of sharp wit and bright spirit, in Game of Thrones (2011), was incarnated with unique greatness in Dinklage's unparalleled performance. The series is an adaptation of author George R.R. Martin's A Song of Ice and Fire series, and his work has received widespread praise, highlighted by his receiving the Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series at The 63rd Primetime Emmy Awards (2011), The 67th Primetime Emmy Awards (2015) and The 70th Primetime Emmy Awards (2018), as well as The 69th Annual Golden Globe Awards (2012) for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film. In 2012, Dinklage voiced Captain Gutt in Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). In 2014, he starred in the comedy horror film Knights of Badassdom (2013) and portrayed Bolivar Trask in the superhero film X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014). In 2016, Dinklage provided the voice of The Mighty Eagle in The Angry Birds Movie (2016).


Brothers Jady 2024-10-01
The Thicket Reginald Jones 2024-09-05
Predator or Prey: Making The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes Self (Dean Casca Highbottom) 2024-02-13
Unfrosted Harry Friendly 2024-04-30
Defying Gravity: The Curtain Rises on Wicked Self 2024-11-25
Wicked Dr. Dillamond (voice) 2024-11-21
The Toxic Avenger Winston Gooze / The Toxic Avenger 2023-09-21
She Came to Me Steven Lauddem 2023-10-06
The Hunger Games: The Ballad of Songbirds & Snakes Dean Casca Highbottom 2023-11-15
Transformers: Rise of the Beasts Scourge (voice) 2023-06-06
American Dreamer Phil Loder 2022-11-04
I Care a Lot Roman Lunyov 2021-02-19
Cyrano Cyrano de Bergerac 2021-12-17
Dear Diary: World's First Pranks Phil Betterman (voice) 2021-02-09
The Croods: A New Age Phil Betterman (voice) 2020-11-25
The Angry Birds Movie 2 Mighty Eagle (voice) 2019-08-02
Between Two Ferns: The Movie Peter Dinklage 2019-09-20
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Self 2019-05-26
My Dinner with Hervé Hervé Villechaize 2018-10-20
I Think We're Alone Now Del 2018-09-14
Avengers: Infinity War Eitri 2018-04-25
The Origins of Ebbing Self 2018-06-25
Rememory Sam Bloom 2017-09-08
The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice) 2017-10-28
Three Christs Joseph 2017-09-23
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri James 2017-12-01
The Boss Renault 2016-04-07
The Angry Birds Movie Mighty Eagle (voice) 2016-05-11
Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Tyrion Lannister 2015-01-29
Pixels Eddie 2015-07-16
Taxi Marc 2015-08-20
X-Men: Days of Future Past Bolivar Trask 2014-05-15
Low Down Alain 2014-01-19
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Aaron Altmann 2014-05-23
Knights of Badassdom Hung 2013-01-21
A Case of You Gerard 2013-11-06
Ice Age: Continental Drift Captain Gutt (voice) 2012-06-27
Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 Captain Gutt (voice) 2011-11-16
A Little Bit of Heaven Vinnie 2011-02-03
Pete Smalls Is Dead K.C. 2010-09-17
I Love You Too Charlie 2010-05-06
Death at a Funeral Frank 2010-04-15
Saint John of Las Vegas Mr. Townsend 2010-01-29
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride dwarf 2010-06-17
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Trumpkin 2008-05-15
Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX Self 2008-10-07
Ascension Day 2007-02-02
Death at a Funeral Peter 2007-08-17
Underdog Dr. Simon Barsinister 2007-08-03
Find Me Guilty Ben Klandis 2006-03-16
The Limbo Room Dusty Spitz 2006-01-23
Little Fugitive Sam Norton 2006-05-27
Penelope Lemon 2006-03-01
Ultra The Scientist 2006-09-01
Lassie Rowlie 2005-12-16
The Baxter Benson Hedges 2005-08-26
Ice Age Columbus: Who Were the First Americans? Narrator 2005-01-01
Nobody Wants Your Film Self 2005-05-06
Surviving Eden Sterno 2004-03-01
Tiptoes Maurice 2003-09-08
The Station Agent Finbar McBride 2003-12-05
Elf Miles Finch 2003-10-09
Just a Kiss Dink 2002-06-15
13 Moons Binky 2002-08-30
Never Again Harry Appleton 2001-03-11
Human Nature Frank 2001-09-12
Pigeonholed 1999-09-28
Safe Men Leflore 1998-08-07
Bullet Building Manager 1996-03-01
Living in Oblivion Tito 1995-07-21
The Dwarf
Good Bad & Undead Van Helsing