game of thrones fame
By: Swapnil Dhurve
Peter Dinklage is an American actor and producer, best known for his performance as Tyrion Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones.
Peter was born on June 11, 1969, in either the Jersey Shore region of New Jersey or Morristown, New Jersey.
Peter is a person of German and Irish descent.
He has achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism, and is 4 ft 5 in (1.35 m) tall.
He was raised in Brookside, a historic section of Mendham Township, NJ, with his parents and elder brother, Jonathan.
As a child, Dinklage and his brother used to perform puppet musicals in their neighborhood.
He studied acting at Bennington College and performed in several amateur stage productions
He made his film debut in the black comedy Living in Oblivion (1995)
He received both a Golden Globe Award in 2011 and a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2020 for his performance.
Peter married Erica Schmidt in 2005. They have two children.
Dinklage's net worth is estimated to be around $25 million