Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films. He is best known for playing Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones. He won two Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for his role.
Peter Dinklage was born on June 11, 1969 in New Jersey. He was born with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. He grew up in Mendham Township, New Jersey.
Peter Dinklage’s breakout role was in the 2003 film The Station Agent. He appeared in the 2007 British comedy film Death at a Funeral. He also reprised the role in the 2010 American remake. He has appeared in numerous other films. He has appeared as Trumpkin in Narnia: Voyage of Prince Caspian. He portrayed Bolivar Traskin the superhero film X-Men: Days of Future Past. He won multiple wards for his role in the fantasy drama Game of Thrones. He plays a cunning character in Tyrion Lannister.
In 2005, Peter Dinklage married Erica Schmidt, a theatre director. They have a daughter together. The couple live in Manhattan. He is a vegetarian.