Peter Dinklage

Birth Day June 11th, 1969
Birth Place Morristown, New Jersey
Age 53 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Gemini

Peter Dinklage Biography

The Emmy-winning actor, Peter Dinklage is an American actor and producer who step into the Hollywood entertainment industry in 1995. He is best recognized by his lead role in the film ‘The Station Agent’ and his portrayal of the character of Tyrion Lannister in the popular television series ‘Game of Thrones.’ During his initial days, He struggled greatly as he refused to do work where his dwarfism was treated as a joke or caused him to be the object of fun or spectacle and offered to actors with his condition, such as "elves or leprechauns". However, he has managed to achieve success both in his personal life as well as his career. He debut in the low-budget independent comedy-drama Living in Oblivion in 1995. The film has been well received by critics. After that, he appeared in different movies and TV shows which are listed below. Also, he was honored with several renown awards like Golden Globe, Primetime Emmy, Critics' Choice, and many others which are also listed below. To know more about him and his successful career, you should scroll below the page.

Early Life & Parents of Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage was born in 1969 to his parents and his parents named him Peter Hayden Dinklage. He experienced his childhood in New Jersey, the U.S with his older brother, Jonathan Dinklage. He is the only member of his family with achondroplasia. His parents are John Carl Dinklage and Diane Dinklage. His father was an insurance salesman while his mother was .an elementary-school music teacher. Similarly, he holds American nationality and belongs to the White ethnicity. Further, his birth sign is Gemini and he has deep faith in Catholicism. 

For education, he went to Delbarton School, where he developed his acting. He then enrolled at Bennington College, where he studied for a drama degree and graduated in 1991. During his college days, appeared in numerous productions as well. He then worked at a data-processing company for 6 years before pursuing a career as a full-time actor.

Peter Dinklage Wife and Children

Peter Dinklage is a married man. He was married to Erica Schmidt, who is a theatre director by profession. The couple probably met in the theater and started dating each other. Finally, the couple exchanged their wedding vows in 2005. Together, the couple blessed two children but they're extremely private about their family. They are not even disclosed their child's gender or name. Currently, the couple lives blissful life.

Peter Dinklage Net Worth

Peter Dinklage was involved in the entertainment industry since 1995. During his career, he has appeared in various films, TV series, and theatre shows. Thus, he should earn the sum of a good amount of money and fame throughout his career to date. Based on some online sites, his current estimated net worth is said to be $25 million and he charged $2.2 million per episode. However, his other financial details are yet to be disclosed.

Peter Dinklage Height

Peter Dinklage has an average body build with a height of 4 feet 5 inches. He weighs around 50 Kg. His eyes are green and he used to dye his hair color in different colors as he desired. Further, his other body information is yet to be disclosed.

Movies

  • Living in Oblivion (1995) - Tito - Tom DiCillo
  • Bullet (1996) - Building Manager - Julien Temple - Uncredited
  • Safe Men (1998) - Leflore - John Hamburg
  • Pigeonholed (1999) - Roy - Michael Swanhaus
  • Never Again (2001) - Harry Appleton - Eric Schaeffer
  • Human Nature (2001) - Frank - Michel Gondry
  • 13 Moons (2002) - Binky - Alexandre Rockwell
  • Just a Kiss (2002) - Dink - Fisher Stevens
  • The Station Agent (2003) - Finbar McBride - Tom McCarthy
  • Tiptoes (2003) - Maurice - Matthew Bright
  • Elf (2003) - Miles Finch - Jon Favreau
  • 89 Seconds at Alcázar (2004) - Mari Babola - Eve Sussman - Short film
  • Jail Bait (2004) - Lindo - Ben Sainsbury
  • Surviving Eden (2004) - Sterno - Greg Pritikin
  • The Baxter (2005) - Benson Hedges - Michael Showalter
  • Escape Artists (2005) - Mr. Duff - Michael Laurence
  • Lassie (2005) - Rowlie - Charles Sturridge
  • Fortunes (2005) - Mike Kirkwood - Parker Cross
  • The Limbo Room (2006) - Dusty Spitz - Debra Eisenstadt
  • Find Me Guilty (2006) - Ben Klandis - Sidney Lumet
  • Little Fugitive (2006) - Sam Norton - Joanna Lipper
  • Penelope (2006) - Lemon - Mark Palansky
  • Ascension Day (2007) - Brantly - Akosua Busia
  • Death at a Funeral (2007) - Peter - Frank Oz
  • Underdog (2007) - Simon Bar Sinister - Frederik Du Chau
  • The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008) - Trumpkin - Andrew Adamson
  • Saint John of Las Vegas (2009) - Mr. Townsend - Hue Rhodes
  • Death at a Funeral (2010) - Frank - Neil LaBute
  • I Love You Too (2010) - Charlie - Daina Reid
  • The Last Rites of Ransom Pride (2010) - Dwarf - Tiller Russell
  • Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010) - K.C. Munk - Alexandre Rockwell - Also producer
  • A Little Bit of Heaven (2011) - Vinnie - Nicole Kassell
  • Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012) - Captain Gutt (voice) - Steve Martino Mike Thurmeier
  • A Case of You (2013) - Gerard - Kat Coiro
  • Knights of Badassdom (2013) - Hung - Joe Lynch - Also executive producer
  • Low Down (2014) - Alain - Jeff Preiss
  • X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014) - Bolivar Trask - Bryan Singer
  • The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014) - Aaron Altmann - Phil Alden Robinson
  • Taxi (2015) - Marc - Kerstin Ahlrichs
  • Pixels (2015) - Eddy Plant - Chris Columbus
  • The Boss (2016) - Renault - Ben Falcone
  • The Angry Birds Movie (2016) - Mighty Eagle (voice) - Clay Kaytis Fergal Reilly
  • Rememory (2017) - Sam Bloom - Mark Palansky
  • La Vida Nuestra (2017) - Chad Johnson - Raúl Arévalo - Short film
  • Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017) - James - Martin McDonagh
  • Three Christs (2017) - Joseph - Jon Avnet
  • I Think We're Alone Now (2018) - Del - Reed Morano - Also producer
  • Avengers: Infinity War (2018) - Eitri - Anthony and Joe Russo
  • The Angry Birds Movie 2 (2019) - Mighty Eagle (voice) - Thurop Van Orman
  • Between Two Ferns: The Movie (2019) - Himself - Scott Aukerman - Cameo
  • I Care a Lot (2020) - Roman Lynov - J Blakeson
  • The Croods: A New Age (2020) - Phil Betterman (voice) - Joel Crawford
  • Cyrano (2021) - Cyrano de Bergerac - Joe Wright
  • Hitpig (TBA) - Hitpig (voice)
  • American Dreamer (TBA) - Dr. Phil Loder - Paul Dektor - Post-production
  • The Toxic Avenger (TBA) - Macon Blair - Post-production
  • Brothers (TBA) - Max Barbakow - Filming

TV Shows

  • Oz (2001) - Murder Victim - Episode: "Even the Score" (Uncredited)
  • The $treet (2001) - Little Person - Episode: "Junk Bonds"
  • Third Watch (2002) - Drug Dealer - Episode: "The Long Guns"
  • I'm with Her (2004) - Elliot Rosen - 3 episodes
  • P.O.V. (2004) - Narrator (voice) - TV series documentary
  • Episode: "Freedom Machines"
  • Life As We Know It (2005) - Dr. Belber - 2 episodes
  • Entourage (2005) - Himself - Episode: "The Sundance Kids"
  • Testing Bob (2005) - Robinson "Bob" Hart - Pilot
  • Celebrity Poker Showdown (2005) - Himself - Sixth tournament
  • Threshold (2005-06) - Arthur Ramsey - 13 episodes
  • Ultra (2006) - Pilot
  • P.O.V. (2006) - Himself - Episode: "No Bigger than a Minute"
  • Nip/Tuck (2006) - Marlowe Sawyer - 7 episodes
  • 30 Rock (2009) - Stewart - Episode: "Señor Macho Solo"
  • Game of Thrones (2011-19) - Tyrion Lannister - 67 episodes
  • Saturday Night Live (2013) - Peter Drunklage - Episode: "Melissa McCarthy/Phoenix"
  • Sesame Street (2013) - Simon - Episode: "Simon Says"
  • Mini Monsters (2014) - Narrator - Television special
  • Saturday Night Live (2016) - Himself (host) - Episode: "Peter Dinklage/Gwen Stefani"
  • The David S. Pumpkins Animated Halloween Special (2017) - Narrator / Adult Kevin (voice) - Television special
  • My Dinner with Hervé (2018) - Hervé Villechaize - Television film; also executive producer
  • How to Become a Tyrant (2021) - Narrator (voice) - Docu-series

Theater

  • The Killing Act (1995) - Tom Thumb - Access Theatre
  • Imperfect Love (2000) - The Beppo - New York Performance Works
  • Evolution (2002) - Rex - Bleecker Street Theatre
  • Richard III (2003) - Richard III - The Public Theater
  • Hope Leaves the Theatre (2005) - Various roles - St. Ann's Warehouse
  • Things We Want (2007) - Sty - Acorn Theater
  • A Month in the Country (2015) - Rakitin - Classic Stage Company
  • Cyrano (2018) - Cyrano - Terris Theatre
  • Cyrano (2019) - Cyrano - Daryl Roth Theater

Video Games

  • Ice Age: Continental Drift - Arctic Games (2012) - Captain Gutt
  • Destiny (2014) - Ghost
  • Game of Thrones (2014) - Tyrion Lannister

Awards and Nominations

Chicago Film Critics Association Awards

  • 2004: The Station Agent - Most Promising Performer - Nominated

Critics' Choice Awards

  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2016: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2017: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor in a Television Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Acting by an Ensemble in a Movie - Won
  • 2022: Cyrano - Best Actor - Pending

Detroit Film Critics Society

  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Ensemble - Nominated
  • 2022: Cyrano - Best Actor - Won

Empire Awards

  • 2015: Game of Thrones - Empire Hero Award (shared with the cast) - Won

Georgia Film Critics Association

  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Ensemble - Won

Golden Globe Awards

  • 2012: Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television for Game of Thrones - Won
  • 2022: Best Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for Cyrano (film) - Nominated

Independent Spirit Awards

  • 2003: The Station Agent - Best Male Lead - Nominated

IGN Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Best TV Actor - Nominated

IGN People's Choice Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Best TV Actor - Nominated

Monte-Carlo Television Festival

  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated

MTV Movie & TV Awards

  • 2015: X-Men: Days of Future Past - Best Villain - Nominated

Online Film Critics Society

  • 2004: The Station Agent - Best Breakthrough Performance - Nominated
  • 2018: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Ensemble - Won

Portal Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor - Nominated
  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Best Actor - Nominated

Primetime Emmy Award

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Won
  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2013: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2014: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2015: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Won
  • 2016: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2018: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Won
  • 2019: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Won
  • 2019: My Dinner with Hervé - Outstanding Television Movie - Nominated

Television Critics Association Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Individual Achievement in Drama - Nominated
  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Individual Achievement in Drama - Nominated

Seattle Film Critics Society

  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Ensemble - Nominated

Satellite Awards

  • 2004: Peter Dinklage - Special Achievement Award For Outstanding Talent - Won
  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film - Won
  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film - Nominated
  • 2014: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film - Nominated
  • 2015: Game of Thrones - Best Supporting Actor – Series, Miniseries or Television Film - Nominated
  • 2022: Cyrano - Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Pending

San Diego Film Critics Society

  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Performance by an Ensemble - Nominated

Scream Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Scream Award for Best Supporting Actor - Won
  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Scream Award for Best Ensemble (shared with the cast) - Nominated

Screen Actors Guild Awards

  • 2004: The Station Agent - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Leading Role - Nominated
  • 2004: The Station Agent - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2013: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2013: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2014: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2014: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2015: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2015: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2016: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Nominated
  • 2016: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2017: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
  • 2017: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series (shared with the cast) - Nominated
  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (shared with the cast) - Won
  • 2020: Game of Thrones - Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Drama Series - Won

SFX Awards

  • 2011: Game of Thrones - Best Actor - Nominated
  • 2012: Game of Thrones - Best Actor - Nominated
  • 2014: Game of Thrones - Best Actor - Nominated

Washington D.C. Area Film Critics Association

  • 2017: Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri - Best Acting Ensemble - Won

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