Peter Dinklage

American actor (born 1969)

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.[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]

Dinklage in 2013


  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. Archived from the original on 26 November 2016. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

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