Peter Hayden Dinklage (born June 11, 1969) is an American actor. He is known for his roles in Elf (2003), Penelope (2006), 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. 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. He is a vegetarian and a supporter of animal rights.
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- "That's Entertainment". New Jersey Monthly. October 1, 2005. Archived from the original on October 14, 2005. Retrieved November 21, 2016.
- Greydanus, Steven D. (May 13, 2008). "The Defanging of Aslan". National Catholic Register. Archived from the original on April 14, 2012.
- "Peter Dinklage To Become Farm Sanctuary Spokesman". Huffington Post. Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
- Reddy, Joan. "Peter Dinklage Became a Vegetarian for Love of Animals and a Girl : Ecorazzi". Ecorazzi. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
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- Peter Dinklage on IMDb
- Peter Dinklage at Emmys.com
- Dan Kois (March 29, 2012). "Peter Dinklage Was Smart to Say No". The New York Times.
- Interview with Peter Dinklage about The Station Agent
- BBC Movies Interview about The Station Agent
- Interview with Peter Dinklage in Delbarton Today