Peter Dinklage

Peter Dinklage is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays. Since 2011, Dinklage has portrayed Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. For this he won an Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor - Series, Miniseries or Television Film in 2011. Peter Hayden Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey, to Diane (Hayden), an elementary school teacher, and John Carl Dinklage, an insurance salesman. He is of German, Irish, and English descent. In 1991, he received a degree in drama from Bennington College and began his career. His exquisite theatre work that expresses brilliantly the unique range of his acting qualities, includes remarkable performances full of profoundness, charisma, intelligence, sensation and insights in plays such as "The Killing Act", "Imperfect Love", Ivan Turgenev's "A Month in the Country" as well as the title roles in William Shakespeare's "Richard III" and in Anton Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya". Peter Dinklage received acclaim for his first film, Living in Oblivion (1995), where he played an actor frustrated with the limited and caricatured roles offered to actors who have dwarfism. In 2003, he starred in The Station Agent (2003), written and directed by Tom McCarthy. The movie received critical praise as well as Peter Dinklage's work including nominations such as for Outstanding Performance by ...

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Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012)

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Martino  •  Mike Thurmeier
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Ray Romano  •  Chris Wedge  •  Denis Leary

Manny, Diego, and Sid embark upon another adventure after their continent is set adrift. Using an iceberg as a ship, they encounter sea creatures and battle pirates as they explore a new world.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Martino  •  Mike Thurmeier
CAST:  John Leguizamo  •  Ray Romano  •  Chris Wedge  •  Denis Leary

Elf (2003)

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When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Daniel Tay  •  James Caan

When young Buddy falls into Santa's gift sack on Christmas Eve, he's transported back to the North Pole and raised as a toy-making elf by Santa's helpers. But as he grows into adulthood, he can't shake the nagging feeling that he doesn't belong. Buddy vows to visit ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jon Favreau
CAST:  Will Ferrell  •  Zooey Deschanel  •  Daniel Tay  •  James Caan

Find Me Guilty (2006)

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Alex Rocco  •  Frank Pietrangolare  •  Richard DeDomenico

Based on the true story of Jack DiNorscio, a mobster who defended himself in court for what would be the longest mafia trial in U.S. history.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Sidney Lumet
CAST:  Vin Diesel  •  Alex Rocco  •  Frank Pietrangolare  •  Richard DeDomenico

Living in Oblivion (1995)

Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Catherine Keener  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  James Le Gros

Nick is the director of a low-budget indie film. He tries to keep everything together as his production is plagued with an insecure actress, a megalomaniac star, a pretentious, beret-wearing director of photography and lousy catering. Divided in three acts, each ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom DiCillo
CAST:  Steve Buscemi  •  Catherine Keener  •  Dermot Mulroney  •  James Le Gros

Safe Men (1998)

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic interest is added ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hamburg
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Mark Ruffalo

Two untalented singers are mistaken for a pair of major league safe crackers in Providence, Rhode Island. The two are pressed into service by the local hoodlums and quickly find themselves in conflict with their professional colleagues. Romantic interest is added ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  John Hamburg
CAST:  Sam Rockwell  •  Steve Zahn  •  Paul Giamatti  •  Mark Ruffalo

The Baxter (2005)

A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who "wears sock garters" and "enjoys raking leaves." Loved by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Showalter
CAST:  Michael Showalter  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Michelle Williams  •  Justin Theroux

A man with a "doormat" personality tries standing up for himself for a change in this comedy. Mild mannered tax accountant Elliot Sherman is what he calls a "Baxter": the kind of calm, unexciting fellow who "wears sock garters" and "enjoys raking leaves." Loved by ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michael Showalter
CAST:  Michael Showalter  •  Elizabeth Banks  •  Michelle Williams  •  Justin Theroux

The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian (2008)

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One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson
CAST:  Ben Barnes  •  William Moseley  •  Anna Popplewell  •  Skandar Keynes

One year after their incredible adventures in the Lion, the Witch and the Wardrobe, Peter, Edmund, Lucy and Susan Pevensie return to Narnia to aid a young prince whose life has been threatened by the evil King Miraz. Now, with the help of a colorful cast of new ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Adamson
CAST:  Ben Barnes  •  William Moseley  •  Anna Popplewell  •  Skandar Keynes

The Station Agent (2003)

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When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McCarthy
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Michelle Williams

When his only friend dies, a man born with dwarfism moves to rural New Jersey to live a life of solitude, only to meet a chatty hot dog vendor and a woman dealing with her own personal loss.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tom McCarthy
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Patricia Clarkson  •  Bobby Cannavale  •  Michelle Williams

Human Nature (2001)

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

A philosophical burlesque, Human Nature follows the ups and downs of an obsessive scientist, a female naturalist, and the man they discover, born and raised in the wild. As scientist Nathan trains the wild man, Puff, in the ways of the world - starting with table ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Michel Gondry
CAST:  Patricia Arquette  •  Tim Robbins  •  Miranda Otto  •  Hilary Duff

13 Moons (2002)

Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Rose Rollins  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Elizabeth Bracco  •  Steve Buscemi

Can you solve the mystery of the 13 moons?  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Rose Rollins  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Elizabeth Bracco  •  Steve Buscemi

Penelope (2006)

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Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Palansky
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  James McAvoy  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Peter Dinklage

Forlorn heiress Penelope Wilhern is cursed, and the only way out is to fall in love with someone of suitable stock. But how can she find her soul mate when she's sequestered inside her family's estate with only her parents to keep her company. This untraditional ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Palansky
CAST:  Christina Ricci  •  James McAvoy  •  Catherine O'Hara  •  Peter Dinklage

Pete Smalls Is Dead (2010)

Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Mark Boone Junior  •  Tim Roth  •  Rosie Perez

Two old pals attend an old friends funeral and find there is more to his death than him being dead.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Alexandre Rockwell
CAST:  Peter Dinklage  •  Mark Boone Junior  •  Tim Roth  •  Rosie Perez

I Love You Too (2010)

Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to befriend a talented ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daina Reid
CAST:  Brendan Cowell  •  Peter Helliar  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Travis McMahon

Written by comedian Peter Helliar, I LOVE YOU TOO stars Brendan Cowell as Jim, a 30-something emotionally stunted man whose inability to declare his love to his girlfriend, Alice, threatens to cost him the best thing he ever had but leads him to befriend a talented ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Daina Reid
CAST:  Brendan Cowell  •  Peter Helliar  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Travis McMahon

Never Again (2001)

A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Schaeffer
CAST:  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Caroline Aaron  •  Bill Duke

A man and a woman who have pledged never to fall in love again meet in a gay bar.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Eric Schaeffer
CAST:  Jeffrey Tambor  •  Jill Clayburgh  •  Caroline Aaron  •  Bill Duke

X-Men: Days of Future Past (2014)

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The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Ian McKellen

The ultimate X-Men ensemble fights a war for the survival of the species across two time periods as they join forces with their younger selves in an epic battle that must change the past – to save our future.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Bryan Singer
CAST:  Patrick Stewart  •  James McAvoy  •  Michael Fassbender  •  Ian McKellen

Low Down (2014)

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

The daughter of jazz pianist Joe Albany witnesses her beloved father's struggle -- and failure -- to kick his heroin habit.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jeff Preiss
CAST:  John Hawkes  •  Elle Fanning  •  Glenn Close  •  Peter Dinklage

Scrat's Continental Crack-Up: Part 2 (2011)

This short film continues the adventures of the title character as he tries to retrieve his elusive acorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Martino  •  Mike Thurmeier
CAST:  Chris Wedge  •  Peter Dinklage  •  John Leguizamo  •  Ray Romano

This short film continues the adventures of the title character as he tries to retrieve his elusive acorn.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Steve Martino  •  Mike Thurmeier
CAST:  Chris Wedge  •  Peter Dinklage  •  John Leguizamo  •  Ray Romano

The Angriest Man in Brooklyn (2014)

After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Robin Williams  •  Melissa Leo

After learning that a brain aneurysm will kill him in about 90 minutes, a perpetually unhappy man struggles to come to terms with his fate and make amends with everyone he has ever hurt.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Phil Alden Robinson
CAST:  Mila Kunis  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Robin Williams  •  Melissa Leo

A Case of You (2013)

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Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kat Coiro
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Sam Rockwell

Young writer Sam has a crush on Birdie, the cute and quirky barista at his local coffee shop. When his conventional attempts to woo her crash and burn, he takes his efforts online, creating an Internet profile embellished with all of the details that would make him ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Kat Coiro
CAST:  Justin Long  •  Evan Rachel Wood  •  Peter Dinklage  •  Sam Rockwell

Ascension Day (2007)

A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akosua Busia
CAST:  John Amos  •  Michael Bear  •  Paul Benjamin  •  Rylee Fansler

A drama focused on Nat Turner and the 1831 slave rebellion in Virginia.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Akosua Busia
CAST:  John Amos  •  Michael Bear  •  Paul Benjamin  •  Rylee Fansler
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