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Peter Dinklage

Biography / Wiki

Peter Dinklage is an American actor who is widely known for playing Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones(2011-19), for which he won two Emmy awards and a Golden Globe. He was born on June 11, 1969, in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S.

Height / Weight / Age

Date Of Birth 11 June 1969
Age 54 Years
Height In Centimeters – 135 cm

In Feet and Inches – 4’ 5”

Weight In Kilograms – 50 kg

In Pounds – 110 lbs

Eye Color Green
Hair Color Light Brown
Shoe Size 5 (US)

Net Worth

As of 2019, Peter Dinklage has an estimated net worth of $15 million.

Education / Family

Peter joined Delbarton School, and later, attended Bennington College to study acting from where he graduated in 1991. His mother Diane Dinklage was an elementary school teacher, while his father John Carl Dinklage was an insurance salesman.


Peter Dinklage

Nick Name Predictable
Birth Place Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Profession Actor
Sexual Orientation Straight
School Delbarton School
College Bennington College
Religion Lapsed Catholic
Nationality American
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Debut Film Debut – Living in Oblivion (1995)
Fathers Name John Carl Dinklage
Mothers Name Diane Dinklage
Brothers Jonathan Dinklage


Peter Dinklage with his brother
Peter Dinklage with his brother

Sister None

Career / Fashion And Style

Peter Dinklage was mainly cast for the roles of dwarfs in television series and movies. He gained his fame with the comedy-drama The Station Agent and has since acted 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).

He made a television debut with the minor role in an episode of television comedy series, Seinfeld in 1995. His first lead role was with Fox’s drama series The $treet, in 2001, in which he played the role of Little Person in the episode, Junk Bonds.

Girlfriends, Affairs, Wife and More

Affairs/Girlfriends Erica Schmidt
Marital Status Married (April 16, 2005)
Wife/Spouse Erica Schmidt (A theater director)


Peter Dinklage and his wife Erica Schmidt
Peter Dinklage and his wife Erica Schmidt

Children Daughter– Zelig (born in 2011)


Peter Dinklage with his daughter Zelig
Peter Dinklage with his daughter Zelig

Favorite Things

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Favorite Actor Gary Oldman
Favorite Superhero Batman
Favorite Food Sandwich, cereal
Favorite Clothes Hooded sweatshirt

Peter Dinklage

Some Interesting Facts About Peter Dinklage

  • Peter Dinklage was born with a common form of dwarfism named “Achondroplasia”.
  • He admits that when he lived in Brooklyn after college his bathroom smells like an abandoned summer camp
  • He has a great sense of humor.
  • Before pursuing a career as a full-time actor, He used to work at a data processing company for six years.
  • Peter won two Emmy awards for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2011 and 2015 and a Golden Globe for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Television Film.
  • When he was a kid, He used to live next to Bruce Springsteen. Bruce used to come continuously and play guitar.
  • When he was 16 years old he turned into a vegetarian.
  • He used to be a member of a “punk-funk-rap band” called Whizzy and got a scar also from his neck to his face on stage.
Peter Dinklage Scar
Peter Dinklage Scar
  • He did a funny song with Coldplay summing up Game of Thrones’ story.
  • Peter has a dog named Kevin.
  • He gave his voice in the Ghost in the 2014 video game Destiny.
  • Peter Dinklage is a descendant from English, German, and Irish genes, and is related to the Westphalian noble German family “Von Dincklage.”
  • HBO didn’t even audition him before offering the role as George R.R. always was so sure of casting Peter Dinklage for the role of Tyrion Lannister.
  • Dinklage suggested Lena Headey’s name for the role as he knew her before Game of Thrones.
Lena Headey
Lena Headey
  • He is an active activist against experimentation on animals.
  • He once said “You can say no, you can not be the object of ridicule” that’s why he rejected number of ridiculous roles that would just be making his height the center of all the jokes or funny scenes.
  • His daughter’s name is not Zelig and he actually doesn’t bother to change it on Wikipedia.
  • Dinklage voiceover for the role of Tyrion in Game of Thrones: A Telltale Games Series, a video game based on the show.
  • He is the only American actor on Game of Thrones cast.
  • He has a Wax statue in the Madame Tussauds’ museum.
Peter Dinklage Wax Twin
Peter Dinklage Wax Twin

Social Media Profile(s)

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  2. Twitter – Not Known
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