Peter Dinklage

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Dinklage in July 2013

Peter Hayden Dinklage (born June 11, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty (2006), Underdog (2007), Death at a Funeral (2010), and in Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). He has won a Golden Globe Award and an Emmy Award for his role as Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones.

Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey.[1] He was born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism. He studied at Bennington College. In 2005, he married Erica Schmidt. They have one daughter. He is a Catholic.[2] He is a vegetarian[3] and a supporter of animal rights.[4]

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  1. "That's Entertainment". New Jersey Monthly. October 1, 2005. Archived from the original on October 14, 2005. Retrieved November 21, 2016. 
  2. Greydanus, Steven D. (May 13, 2008). "The Defanging of Aslan". National Catholic Register. Archived from the original on April 14, 2012. 
  3. "Peter Dinklage To Become Farm Sanctuary Spokesman". Huffington Post. Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2014. 
  4. Reddy, Joan. "Peter Dinklage Became a Vegetarian for Love of Animals and a Girl : Ecorazzi". Ecorazzi. Retrieved 26 November 2016. 

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