Peter Dinklage

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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).

MOVIE CREDITS:
2003: Finbar McBride - The Station Agent
2007: Peter - Death at a Funeral
2008: Trumpkin - The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian
2003: Miles Finch - Elf
2007: Dr. Simon Barsinister - Underdog
2006: Lemon - Penelope
1995: Tito - Living in Oblivion
2006: Ben Klandis - Find Me Guilty
2010: Frank - Death at a Funeral
2005: Rowlie - Lassie
2002: Dink - Just a Kiss
2008: Fantastic Flesh: The Art of Make-Up EFX
1998: Leflore - Safe Men
2011: Vinnie - A Little Bit of Heaven
2010: dwarf - The Last Rites of Ransom Pride
2010: Charlie - I Love You Too
2011: K.C. - Pete Smalls Is Dead
2006: Sam Norton - Little Fugitive
2014: Hung - Knights of Badassdom
2012: Captain Gutt (voice) - Ice Age: Continental Drift
2014: Bolivar Trask - X-Men: Days of Future Past
2014: Alain - Low Down
2013: Gerard - A Case of You
2014: Aaron Altmann - The Angriest Man in Brooklyn
2015: Eddie Plant - Pixels
2001: Frank - Human Nature
2016: Mighty Eagle (voice) - The Angry Birds Movie
2002: Harry Appleton - Never Again
2004: Maurice - Tiptoes
2015: Tyrion Lannister - Game of Thrones The IMAX Experience
2005: Nobody Wants Your Film
1996: Building Manager - Bullet
2015: Marc - Taxi
2016: Renault - The Boss
2017: Sam Bloom - Rememory
Shorty - The Thicket
2017: James - Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri
2002: Binky - 13 Moons
2007: Ascension Day
2017: Three Christs
2015: Himself - Mutant vs. Machine
2015: Himself - X-Men: Unguarded
2011: Captain Gutt (voice) - Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2
2018: Del - I Think We're Alone Now
2017: Chad Johnson - La vida nuestra
2018: Hervé Villechaize - My Dinner with Hervé
2006: The Scientist - Ultra
2017: Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice) - The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special
1999: Pigeonholed
2009: Mr. Townsend - Saint John of Las Vegas
2018: Eitri the Dwarf - Avengers: Infinity War
2019: Mighty Eagle (voice) - The Angry Birds Movie 2
The Dwarf
2020: Phil Betterman (voice) - The Croods 2
2019: Himself - Game of Thrones: The Last Watch
(rumored) - The Wild Bunch
2018: Himself/''James'' - The Origins of Ebbing
Brothers
I Care a Lot

TV CREDITS:
2005: Arthur Ramsey - Threshold
1996: The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
2006: 30 Rock
1999: Third Watch
2000: The $treet
2004: Entourage
2003: Nip/Tuck
2003: I'm with Her
2011: Tyrion Lannister - Game of Thrones
2004: Dr. Belber - Life As We Know It
1975: Himself - Host - Saturday Night Live
2015: Himself - The Late Show with Stephen Colbert