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Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage

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    • June 11th, 1969
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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Filmography

Acting (49 Credits)

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2021Cyrano as Cyrano
2021How to Become a Tyrant as Narrator
2020I Care a Lot as Roman Lunyov
2020The Croods: A New Age as Phil Betterman (voice)
2019Between Two Ferns: The Movie as Peter Dinklage
2019The Angry Birds Movie 2 as Mighty Eagle (voice)
2018I Think We're Alone Now as Del
2018My Dinner with Hervé as Hervé Villechaize
2018Avengers: Infinity War as Eitri the Dwarf
2017Rememory as Sam Bloom
2017Three Christs as Joseph
2017The David S. Pumpkins Halloween Special as Narrator/Adult Kevin (voice)
2017Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri as James
2016The Boss as Renault
2016The Angry Birds Movie as Mighty Eagle (voice)
2015Pixels as Eddie Plant
2014The Angriest Man in Brooklyn as Aaron Altmann
2014Low Down as Alain
2014X-Men: Days of Future Past as Bolivar Trask
2014X-Men: Days of Future Past as Bolivar Trask
2013Knights of Badassdom as Hung
2013A Case of You as Gerard
2012Ice Age: Continental Drift as Captain Gutt (voice)
2011Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 as Captain Gutt (voice)
2011A Little Bit of Heaven as Vinnie
2011Game of Thrones as Tyrion Lannister
2010Pete Smalls Is Dead as K.C.
2010I Love You Too as Charlie
2010The Last Rites of Ransom Pride as dwarf
2010Death at a Funeral as Frank
2009Saint John of Las Vegas as Mr. Townsend
2008The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian as Trumpkin
2007Underdog as Dr. Simon Barsinister
2007Death at a Funeral as Peter
2006Find Me Guilty as Ben Klandis
2006Penelope as Lemon
2005Lassie as Rowlie
2005The Baxter as Benson Hedges
2005Threshold as Arthur Ramsey
2003The Station Agent as Finbar McBride
2003Tiptoes as Maurice
2003Elf as Miles Finch
200213 Moons as Binky
2002Just a Kiss as Dink
2001Human Nature as Frank
2001Never Again as Harry Appleton
1998Safe Men as Leflore
1996Bullet as Building Manager
1995Living in Oblivion as Tito

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