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Peter Dinklage

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).


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Born:
Jun 11, 1969 In Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
53
First Appeared:
In the movie Between Two Ferns: The Movie
Latest Project:
Movie The Croods 2 2020-10-14
Known For
Filmography
Movie The Croods 2 Phil Betterman (voice) 2020-10-14
Movie Between Two Ferns: The Movie Himself 2020
Movie Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Himself 2019-05-26
Movie The Angry Birds Movie 2 Mighty Eagle (voice) 2019-08-02
Movie I Think We're Alone Now Del 2018-09-14
Movie My Dinner with Hervé HervĂ© Villechaize 2018-10-20
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Eitri the Dwarf 2018-04-25
Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri James 2017-11-10
Movie The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice) 2017-10-28
Movie Three Christs 2017-09-12
Movie Rememory Sam Bloom 2017-09-08
Movie The Angry Birds Movie Mighty Eagle (voice) 2016-05-11
Movie The Boss Renault 2016-04-07
Movie Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Tyrion Lannister 2015-01-29
Movie Pixels Eddie Plant 2015-07-16
Movie Taxi Marc 2015-08-20
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Bolivar Trask 2014-05-15
Movie Low Down Alain 2014-01-19
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Aaron Altmann 2014-05-23
Movie A Case of You Gerard 2013-11-06
Movie Knights of Badassdom Hung 2013-01-21
Movie CroatianFiles Tyrion Lannister / Himself 2013-01-13
Movie Ice Age: Continental Drift Captain Gutt (voice) 2012-06-26
Movie Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 Captain Gutt (voice) 2011-11-16
Series Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister 2011-04-17
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven Vinnie 2011-02-03
Movie Death at a Funeral Frank 2010-04-15
Movie I Love You Too Charlie 2010-05-06
Movie Pete Smalls Is Dead K.C. 2010-09-17
Movie The Last Rites of Ransom Pride dwarf 2010-06-17
Movie Saint John of Las Vegas Mr. Townsend 2009-06-10
Movie Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX 2008-10-07
Movie The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian Trumpkin 2008-05-15
Movie Underdog Dr. Simon Barsinister 2007-08-03
Movie Death at a Funeral Peter 2007-02-09
Movie Ascension Day 2007-02-02
Movie Ultra The Scientist 2006-09-01
Movie Little Fugitive Sam Norton 2006-05-27
Movie Find Me Guilty Ben Klandis 2006-03-17
Movie Penelope Lemon 2006-03-01
Movie Nobody Wants Your Film 2005-05-06
Movie Lassie Rowlie 2005-12-16
Series Threshold Arthur Ramsey 2005-09-16
Movie Elf Miles Finch 2003-10-09
Movie Tiptoes Maurice 2003-09-08
Movie The Station Agent Finbar McBride 2003-01-26
Movie 13 Moons Binky 2002-08-30
Movie Never Again Harry Appleton 2002-07-12
Movie Just a Kiss Dink 2002-06-15
Movie Human Nature Frank 2001-05-18
Movie Safe Men Leflore 1998-08-17
Movie Bullet Building Manager 1996-03-01
Movie Living in Oblivion Tito 1995-07-21