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Peter Dinklage Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Peter Dinklage Quick Info
Height 4 ft 5 in
Weight 50 kg
Date of Birth June 11, 1969
Zodiac Sign Gemini
Eye Color Green

Peter Dinklage is an American actor and producer who is best known for portraying roles such as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, Eitri in Avengers: Infinity War, and Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past. He has also appeared in a variety of other TV shows and films such as Human Nature, Just a Kiss, The Station Agent, Elf, Jail Bait, Find Me Guilty, Death at a Funeral, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, I Love You Too, A Little Bit of Heaven, The Boss, Three Christs, I Care a Lot, Oz, Life As We Know It, Entourage, Sesame Street, My Dinner with Hervé, and many more. His theatre credits include plays like Richard III, A Month in the Country, and Things We Want. For his acting skills, Peter has been honored with numerous awards such as the Critics’ Choice Award, Golden Globe Award, Primetime Emmy Award, Screen Actors Guild Award, and Satellite Award.

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, voiceover 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 –

  1. 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. Erica gave birth to their 2nd child in 2017.
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.
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

Brand Endorsements

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

Religion

Lapsed Catholicism

He was raised as a Catholic, who used to go to 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 – Gawker.com, IMDb.com

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 the 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 learned to live with it.
  7. In September 2021, during an interview, Peter revealed that he almost didn’t take the role of Tyrion in Game of Thrones because he thought that it would be a very stereotypical role for him.
  8. In November 2021, Peter was honored with the “Performers Tribute” award at the 2021 Gotham Awards for his work in the movie, Cyrano.
  9. Peter has done voiceover work in video games for characters such as Captain Gutt in Ice Age: Continental Drift – Arctic Games, Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones, and Ghost in Destiny.
  10. He was in a “punk-funk-rap” band called Whizzy in the past. In the early 1990s, Peter’s face was injured after he was accidentally kneed in the face during a performance by the band. The injury had left a scar from his neck to his eyebrow.

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