Peter Dinklage is an American actor who gained visibility in showbiz with the comedy-drama The Station Agent and has since appeared in various genre movies like Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017). His is widely known for playing Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, for which he won two Emmy awards and a Golden Globe.
Peter Hayden Dinklage
Actor, Film Producer
Birthday / Date of Birth
Peter Dinklage was born on 11 June 1969, in Morristown, New Jersey, United States.
He’s currently 49 years old.
He is of English, Irish and German descent.
Peter attended Delbarton School, and later, enrolled at the Bennington College to study acting from where he graduated in 1991.
- Father – John Carl Dinklage
- Mother – Diane Dinklage
- Siblings – John Dinklage (Older Brother)
Peter Dinklage married a theater director, Erica Schmidt, on April 16, 2005. They both have a daughter together named Zelig Dinklage, born in 2011. As of March 2, 2017, Dinklage and Schmidt are expecting a second child.
- In feet – 4 feet 5 inches
- In centimeters – 135 cm
- In meters – 1.35 m
- In Kilograms – 50 kg
- In Pounds – 110 lbs
His body statistics like chest, biceps and waist are currently unavailable.
Peter Dinklage first appeared in the comedy-drama film Living in Oblivion in 1995. He has since appeared in movies including Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008), X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014), and Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017).
He first landed a minor role in an episode of television comedy series, Seinfeld in 1995. His first main role was with the Fox’s drama series The $treet, in 2001, in which he played the role of Little Person in the episode, Junk Bonds.
Portraying Tyrion Lannister in HBO fantasy drama TV series, Game of Thrones. Also known for his role as Peter in Death at a Funeral (2007) and Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).
Peter Dinklage Favorites
- Favorite Food – Sandwich, cereal
- Favorite Clothes – Hooded sweatshirt
- Favorite Superhero – Batman
- Favorite Actor – Gary Oldman
Peter Dinklage Net worth
Peter Dinklage has a net worth of $16 million US dollars as of 2017 with earnings of $1.1 million per episode as salaries for his role in Game of Thrones.
Social Media Profile
He’s not on social media, however, you can follow his fan accounts on different social media platforms like Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.
Peter Dinklage Facts
Peter Dinklage was born with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism.
He worked at a data processing company for six years before pursuing a career as a full-time actor.
He turned vegetarian when he was 16 years old.
Peter has a dog named Kevin.
He is a smoker.
He voiced the Ghost in the 2014 video game Destiny.
In 2015, Dinklage lent his voice for the role of Tyrion in Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series, a video game based on the show.
Peter Dinklage has been nominated for six Primetime Emmy Awards and 11 Screen Actor Guild Awards, winning two Primetime Emmy Awards and a Golden Globe Award.