Peter Dinklage Height Weight Body Statistics

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Born Name

Peter Hayden Dinklage

Nick Name

Peter

Peter Dinklage attends "Hamilton" Broadway Opening Night at Richard Rodgers Theatre on August 6, 2015 in New York City
Peter Dinklage attends “Hamilton” Broadway Opening Night at Richard Rodgers Theatre on August 6, 2015 in New York City

Sun Sign

Gemini

Born Place

Morristown, New Jersey, United States

Residence

Manhattan, New York City, United States

Nationality

American

Education

Peter Dinklage completed his high school graduation from Delbarton School in 1987. He was a part of the school’s drama club, which gave him the opportunity to polish his acting skills. Post that, Peter enrolled himself at Bennington College from where he graduated in 1991. He also appeared in several productions there.

Occupation

Actor, producer, writer, voice-over actor

Family

  • Father – John Carl Dinklage (Retired Insurance Salesman)
  • Mother Diane Dinklage (Elementary School Music Teacher)
  • Siblings – John Dinklage (Older Brother) (Violinist)

Manager

Peter is signed to Insight Entertainment.

Build

Slim

Height

4 ft 5 in or 135 cm

Weight

50 kg or 110 pounds

Girlfriend / Spouse

Peter Dinklage dated –

  • Erica Schmidt (2004 – Present) – Peter started dating Erica Schmidt, a theater director, in 2004. Later in November 2004, the two got engaged. And, on April 16, 2005, Peter married her. The couple has a daughter named Zelig Dinklage, born in 2011.
Peter Dinklage with wife Erica Schmidt and daughter Zelig
Peter Dinklage with wife Erica Schmidt and daughter Zelig

Race / Ethnicity

White

Dinklage is of English, Irish, and German descent.

Hair Color

Light Brown

Eye Color

Green

Sexual Orientation

Straight

Distinctive Features

  • Peter has a rich and profound voice
  • He has achondroplasia which is a form of dwarfism.

Measurements

Peter’s body specifications like chest, waist and arms / biceps measurements are not known.

Peter Dinklage with Josh Gad (Left) and Adam Sandler (Right) attend the "Pixels" New York Premiere at Regal E-Walk on July 18, 2015 in New York City
Peter Dinklage with Josh Gad (Left) and Adam Sandler (Right) attend the “Pixels” New York Premiere at Regal E-Walk on July 18, 2015 in New York City

Shoe Size

Unknown

Brand Endorsements

Peter Dinklage has voiced the 2015 version of Chrysler 300 commercial.

Religion

Lapsed Catholic

He was raised as Catholic, who used to go Church every Sunday. But, he hasn’t gone there in a long time.

Best Known For

Peter achieved global critical acclaim for his outstanding performance as Tyrion Lannister in the TV series, Game of Thrones hosted on HBO. The performance also won him a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award in the supporting actor category in 2012 and 2011 respectively. Besides that, he was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award consecutively from 2012 to 2015 for Game of Thrones.

In addition, he is also best known for his role as Peter in Death at a Funeral (2007) and Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014).

First Film

Peter Dinklage made his first film appearance as Tito in the low-budget independent comedy-drama film Living in Oblivion (1995).

First TV Show

Peter got his first TV show performance in the comedy series, Seinfeld in 1995. The role he played, though uncredited, was of James’s telephonic voice in the episode “The Wink.”

His first credited role was in the Fox’s drama series The $treet in 2001 where he played the role of Little Person in the episode, Junk Bonds.

Personal Trainer

Peter does not have a personal trainer that is known of. However, he does workout at the gym.

Peter Dinklage Favorite Things

  • Spread – Hummus
  • Food – Sandwich, cereal
  • Clothes – Hooded sweatshirt
  • Superhero – Batman
  • Actor – Gary Oldman (One of his favorites)
Source – GawkerIMDb
Peter Dinklage plays Tyrion Lannister in the popular "Game of Thrones" series.
Peter Dinklage plays Tyrion Lannister in the popular “Game of Thrones” series.

Peter Dinklage Facts

  1. Peter Dinklage is a vegetarian. He became one, when he was 16 years old.
  2. Even George R.R. Martin had chosen Peter to be the most preferred choice for playing the role of “Tyrion Lannister” in Game of Thrones series.
  3. Peter was named to be one of the “Eight Actors who have turned Television into Art” (2011). This was published in the New York Times Magazine in 2011.
  4. Peter Dinklage owns a dog which is named Kevin.
  5. Dinklage is a smoker.
  6. Peter suffers from achondroplasia which is a form of dwarfism. The illness did make him feel an angry kid when he was young but as he grew, he learnt to live with it.
  7. He doesn’t have verified social media accounts. But, you may want to follow him on his fan TwitterFacebook, and Instagram accounts.

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