Peter Dinklage

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Peter Dinklage
Peter Dinklage at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Dinklage at the 2013 San Diego Comic-Con
Peter Hayden Dinklage

(1969-06-11) June 11, 1969 (age 54)
Alma materBennington College
  • Actor
  • producer
Years active1993–present
WorksFull list
Height135 cm (4 ft 5 in)[2][3]
Erica Schmidt (m. 2005)
AwardsFull list

Peter Hayden Dinklage (born June 11, 1969) is an American actor who starred in the Home Box Office television series Game of Thrones. He also starred in other movies, including Elf (2003), Penelope (2006), Death at a Funeral (2010), and Ice Age: Continental Drift (2012). Dinklage was born in Morristown, New Jersey.[4] 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.[5] He is a vegetarian[6] and a supporter of animal rights.[7]

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  1. Maron, Marc (January 24, 2022). "Episode 1299 - Peter Dinklage". WTF with Marc Maron Podcast. Retrieved January 25, 2022. Time stamp 18:31: 'I was born at the [ Jersey Shore ] and the school system in the 60s wasn't very good back then. My mom moved us north.'
  2. Guthmann, Edward (October 12, 2003). "'Station' actor draws big attention / Peter Dinklage a Sundance hit in first-ever lead role for a dwarf". SF Gate. Archived from the original on August 13, 2014. Retrieved April 26, 2018.
  3. Dawson, Tom (October 28, 2014). "BBC - Films - Peter Dinklage". BBC. Retrieved January 19, 2019.
  4. "That's Entertainment". New Jersey Monthly. October 1, 2005. Archived from the original on October 14, 2005. Retrieved November 21, 2016. {{cite news}}: |archive-date= / |archive-url= timestamp mismatch; December 14, 2005 suggested (help)
  5. Greydanus, Steven D. (May 13, 2008). "The Defanging of Aslan". National Catholic Register. Archived from the original on April 14, 2012.
  6. "Peter Dinklage To Become Farm Sanctuary Spokesman". Huffington Post. Archived from the original on June 1, 2012. Retrieved May 23, 2014.
  7. Reddy, Joan. "Peter Dinklage Became a Vegetarian for Love of Animals and a Girl : Ecorazzi". Ecorazzi. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

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