Peter Dinklage

Biography
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).

Birthday
June 11, 1969

Place of Birth
Morristown, New Jersey, USA

Popularity

Known Credits
65

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Acting

2003 The Station Agent as Finbar McBride
2010 Pete Smalls Is Dead as K.C.
2013 Knights of Badassdom as Hung
2017 Rememory as Sam Bloom
2015 Taxi as Marc
------ The Thicket as Shorty
2017 Three Christs as Joseph
2011 Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 as Captain Gutt (voice)
2017 Our Life as Chad Johnson
2018 My Dinner with Hervé as Hervé Villechaize
------ The Dwarf
2021 I Care a Lot as Roman Lunyov
------ Good Bad & Undead as Van Helsing
------ Cyrano as Cyrano
------ Keith
------ Hitpig as Hitpig (voice)
------ The Toxic Avenger as Toxie
2014 The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Aaron Altmann
2015 Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience as Tyrion Lannister
2016 The Boss as Renault
2015 X-Men: Unguarded as Self
2017 The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special as Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice)
------ Brothers
2010 Death at a Funeral as Frank
2005 Lassie as Rowlie
2010 I Love You Too as Charlie
2006 Little Fugitive as Sam Norton
2012 Ice Age: Continental Drift as Captain Gutt (voice)
2014 Low Down as Alain
2015 Pixels as Eddie Plant
2002 13 Moons as Binky
2010 Saint John of Las Vegas as Mr. Townsend
2020 The Croods: A New Age as Phil Betterman (voice)
------ The Wild Bunch as (rumored)
2007 Underdog as Dr. Simon Barsinister
2006 Penelope as Lemon
2002 Just a Kiss as Dink
2003 Tiptoes as Maurice
2018 The Origins of Ebbing as Himself/''James''
2019 Between Two Ferns: The Movie as Peter Dinklage
2001 Human Nature as Frank
2016 The Angry Birds Movie as Mighty Eagle (voice)
2006 Ultra as The Scientist
1995 Living in Oblivion as Tito
2011 A Little Bit of Heaven as Vinnie
2013 A Case of You as Gerard
2014 X-Men: Days of Future Past as Bolivar Trask
2001 Never Again as Harry Appleton
2003 Elf as Miles Finch
2005 The Baxter as Benson Hedges
2019 The Angry Birds Movie 2 as Mighty Eagle (voice)
2006 Find Me Guilty as Ben Klandis
2007 Death at a Funeral as Peter
1998 Safe Men as Leflore
1996 Bullet as Building Manager
2018 Avengers: Infinity War as Eitri the Dwarf