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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).


Dear Diary: World's First Pranks Phil Betterman (voice) 2021-02-09
I Care a Lot Roman Lunyov 2021-02-19
Cyrano Cyrano 2021-12-24
The Croods: A New Age Phil Betterman (voice) 2020-11-25
Between Two Ferns: The Movie Peter Dinklage 2019-09-20
The Angry Birds Movie 2 Mighty Eagle (voice) 2019-08-02
Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Himself 2019-05-26
Avengers: Infinity War Eitri the Dwarf 2018-04-25
My Dinner with Hervé Hervé Villechaize 2018-10-20
The Origins of Ebbing Himself/''James'' 2018-06-25
I Think We're Alone Now Del 2018-09-14
Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri James 2017-12-01
La vida nuestra Chad Johnson 2017-06-12
The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice) 2017-10-28
Three Christs Joseph 2017-09-23
Rememory Sam Bloom 2017-09-08
The Boss Renault 2016-04-07
The Angry Birds Movie Mighty Eagle (voice) 2016-05-11
X-Men: Unguarded Self 2015-07-14
Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Tyrion Lannister 2015-01-29
Pixels Eddie Plant 2015-07-16
Taxi Marc 2015-08-20
Low Down Alain 2014-01-19
The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Aaron Altmann 2014-05-23
X-Men: Days of Future Past Bolivar Trask 2014-05-15
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
Death at a Funeral Frank 2010-04-15
The Last Rites of Ransom Pride dwarf 2010-06-17
Saint John of Las Vegas Mr. Townsend 2010-01-29
I Love You Too Charlie 2010-05-06
Pete Smalls Is Dead K.C. 2010-09-17
Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX Himself 2008-10-07
The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Trumpkin 2008-05-15
Death at a Funeral Peter 2007-08-17
Underdog Dr. Simon Barsinister 2007-08-03
Ascension Day 2007-02-02
Ultra The Scientist 2006-09-01
Find Me Guilty Ben Klandis 2006-03-16
Little Fugitive Sam Norton 2006-05-27
Penelope Lemon 2006-03-01
The Baxter Benson Hedges 2005-04-24
Lassie Rowlie 2005-12-16
Nobody Wants Your Film 2005-05-06
Surviving Eden Sterno 2004-03-01
Elf Miles Finch 2003-10-09
The Station Agent Finbar McBride 2003-01-26
Tiptoes Maurice 2003-09-08
13 Moons Binky 2002-08-30
Just a Kiss Dink 2002-06-15
Never Again Harry Appleton 2001-03-11
Human Nature Frank 2001-09-12
Pigeonholed 1999-09-28
Safe Men Leflore 1998-08-17
Bullet Building Manager 1996-03-01
Living in Oblivion Tito 1995-07-21
The Thicket Shorty
The Toxic Avenger Toxie
Hitpig Hitpig (voice)
Good Bad & Undead Van Helsing
The Dwarf