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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:
73
First Appeared:
In the movie The Wild Bunch
Latest Project:
Movie Thor: Love and Thunder 2022-07-06
Known For
Poster of Find Me Guilty
Poster of The $treet
Poster of Safe Men
Poster of Bullet
Filmography
Movie The Thicket Shorty 2023
Movie The Dwarf 2023
Movie Brothers Jady 2023
Movie The Wild Bunch 2023
Movie Thor: Love and Thunder Eitri 2022-07-06
Movie I Care a Lot Roman Lunyov 2021-02-19
Movie The Croods: A New Age Phil Betterman (voice) 2020-11-25
Movie The Angry Birds Movie 2 Mighty Eagle (voice) 2019-08-02
Movie Between Two Ferns: The Movie Peter Dinklage 2019-09-20
Movie Game of Thrones: The Last Watch Himself 2019-05-26
Movie My Dinner with Hervé HervĂ© Villechaize 2018-10-20
Movie I Think We're Alone Now Del 2018-09-14
Movie The Origins of Ebbing Himself/''James'' 2018-06-25
Movie Avengers: Infinity War Eitri the Dwarf 2018-04-25
Movie Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri James 2017-12-01
Movie Three Christs Joseph 2017-09-23
Movie The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice) 2017-10-28
Movie Rememory Sam Bloom 2017-09-08
Movie Our Life Chad Johnson 2017-06-12
Movie The Boss Renault 2016-04-07
Movie The Angry Birds Movie Mighty Eagle (voice) 2016-05-11
Movie Pixels Eddie Plant 2015-07-16
Movie Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience Tyrion Lannister 2015-01-29
Series The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Himself 2015-09-08
Movie Taxi Marc 2015-08-20
Movie X-Men: Unguarded Self 2015-07-14
Movie X-Men: Days of Future Past Bolivar Trask 2014-05-15
Movie The Angriest Man in Brooklyn Aaron Altmann 2014-05-23
Movie Low Down Alain 2014-01-19
Movie Knights of Badassdom Hung 2013-01-21
Movie A Case of You Gerard 2013-11-06
Movie Ice Age: Continental Drift Captain Gutt (voice) 2012-06-27
Movie A Little Bit of Heaven Vinnie 2011-02-03
Series Game of Thrones Tyrion Lannister 2011-04-17
Movie Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 Captain Gutt (voice) 2011-11-16
Movie Pete Smalls Is Dead K.C. 2010-09-17
Movie The Last Rites of Ransom Pride dwarf 2010-06-17
Movie Death at a Funeral Frank 2010-04-15
Movie Saint John of Las Vegas Mr. Townsend 2010-01-29
Movie I Love You Too Charlie 2010-05-06
Movie Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX Himself 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 2007-08-17
Movie Ascension Day 2007-02-02
Series 30 Rock Unknown 2006-10-11
Movie Penelope Lemon 2006-03-01
Movie Ultra The Scientist 2006-09-01
Movie Little Fugitive Sam Norton 2006-05-27
Movie Find Me Guilty Ben Klandis 2006-03-16
Movie The Baxter Benson Hedges 2005-08-26
Movie Lassie Rowlie 2005-12-16
Series Threshold Arthur Ramsey 2005-09-16
Movie Nobody Wants Your Film 2005-05-06
Series Life As We Know It Dr. Belber 2004-10-07
Series Entourage Unknown 2004-07-18
Movie The Station Agent Finbar McBride 2003-01-26
Movie Elf Miles Finch 2003-10-09
Movie Tiptoes Maurice 2003-09-08
Series Nip/Tuck Unknown 2003-07-22
Series I'm with Her Unknown 2003-09-23
Movie 13 Moons Binky 2002-08-30
Movie Just a Kiss Dink 2002-06-15
Movie Never Again Harry Appleton 2001-03-11
Movie Human Nature Frank 2001-09-12
Series The $treet Little Person 2000-11-01
Movie Pigeonholed 1999-09-28
Series Third Watch Unknown 1999-09-23
Movie Safe Men Leflore 1998-08-17
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Bullet Building Manager 1996-03-01
Movie Living in Oblivion Tito 1995-07-21
Series Saturday Night Live Himself - Host 1975-10-11