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Peter Dinklage

Actor Peter Dinklage
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Profession: Actor

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Born with a common form of achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism, Dinklage is known for his roles in Game of Thrones (2010-2019) as Tyrion Lannister, as well as the films Death at a Funeral (2007), Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri (2017), Avengers: Infinity War (2018) and My Dinner with Hervé (2018).

For his role on Game of Thrones, Dinklage has won three Primetime Emmys and has received seven nominations, and won a Screen Actors Guild Award for Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri.

Born: June 11, 1969
Birthplace: Morristown, New Jersey, USA
Age: 51 years old

Generation: Generation X
Chinese Zodiac: Rooster
Star Sign: Gemini

Events in the Life of Peter Dinklage

  • 2011-04-17 "Game of Thrones", based on the fantasy novels by George R. R. Martin premieres on HBO
  • 2013-06-10 3rd Critics' Choice Television Awards: The Big Bang Theory wins Best Comedy Series, Breaking Bad & Game of Thrones win Best Drama Series (tie)
  • 2015-09-21 67th Emmy Awards: hosted by Andy Samberg, "Game of Thrones", Viola Davis, John Hamm win
  • 2016-09-19 68th Emmy Awards: hosted by Jimmy Kimmel, "Game of Thrones", Julia Dreyfus, Rami Malek win
  • 2019-04-28 TV series "Game of Thrones: The Long Night" episode debuts with the longest battle ever screened (nearly 80 mins), surpassing "Lord of the Rings" Battle of Helm's Deep (44 mins)
  • 2019-09-22 71st Emmy Awards: "Fleabag", "Game Of Thrones", "Chernobyl", Phoebe Waller-Bridge, Jharrel Jerome win

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