Peter Dinklage Biography
Quick Facts Peter Dinklage
- NamePeter Dinklage
- Birth NamePeter Hayden Dinklage
- FatherJohn Carl Dinklage
- MotherDiane Dinklage
- Net Worth$16 million
- Salary$1.5 million
- Eye ColorGreen
- Hair ColorLight-Brown
- Weight in KG50 kg
- Married toErica Schmidt
- EducationBennington College
- AwardsPrimetime Emmy Award
Peter Dinklage is an Emmy Awards winning actor and producer. He is widely known for playing as Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series “Game of Thrones.” Having active in this entertainment industry since 1991, he has established himself as one of the highest paid actors on television.
He is a happily married man and father of one child. The couple began to date each other in 2004 and engaged in the same year. His wife, Erica is an actress.
Peter Dinklage Early Life & Education
Born as Peter Hayden Dinklage on born 11th June 1969, in Morristown, New Jersey, U.S. He is the son of John Carl Dinklage, an insurance salesman, and Diane Dinklage, a music teacher at an elementary school.
Born to average-sized parents, Dinklage discovered early on that he had achondroplasia. While he has come to admit his condition, Dinklage found it daring sometimes while growing up.
Dinklage got his first theatrical success in a fifth-grade production of The Velveteen Rabbit. He was liked by the audience’s applause to the show. At the Delbarton School, a Catholic prep school for boys, Dinklage proceeded to seek out acclaim as a member of the drama club. As a student at Bennington College, Dinklage performed in numerous productions.
Peter Dinklage Acting Career
After his graduation, he went to New York City to start his acting career. He along with his friend started a theater group in Brooklyn’s Williamsburg neighborhood.
Dinklage made his acting debut in the independent film “Living in Oblivion” in 1995, where he played a dwarf hired for a dream sequence which goes off on the film’s director (Steve Buscemi).
In 2003, Dinklage and McCarthy reunited for the hit independent drama “The Station Agent.” In the movie, he appeared a lonely, train-obsessed man who receives a rundown train depot.
Dinklage performed one of his dream roles “Shakespeare’s Richard III” at the Public Theater in 2004. That time, he already made some memorable television appearances. His recurring role on the teenage dramatic comedy “Life As We Know It” and on the drama “Nip/Tuck” as a male nanny and love interest for Joely Richardson’s character.
Peter Dinklage in Game of Thrones
His most significant television work came in 2011 with the premiere of “Game of Thrones.” In the series is based on George R. R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire fantasy novels, he plays Tyrion Lannister, a dwarf of noble birth. He works along with Kit Harington, Natalie Dormer, Lena Headey, Eoin Macken, Finn Jones, Nathalie Emmanuel, Aidan Gillen, Hannah Murray.
His personality must remain by his gags, not his brawn, in a land torn apart by opposing dynasties seeking power over the kingdoms of Westeros. Martin’s novels describe inspiration from medieval England’s disgraceful War of the Roses.
— Peter Dinklage (@Peter_Dinklage) June 21, 2017
For his role a good, bad guy, Dinklage got Emmy Awards in 2011 and 2015 and a Golden Globe in 2012.
Peter Dinklage Up Coming Project
As of 2017, Dinklage will play a role in “My Dinner with Herve.” He will also appear in “Three Christs .” In early 2017, Dinklage was cast in the 2018 Marvel Studios film “Avengers: Infinity War” in a role he will repeat in the 2019 untitled Avengers film. Dinklage has shot ” I Think We’re Alone Now,” and is set for a 2018 release.
Peter Dinklage Married, Wife, Dating, Children, Affairs
He is a happily married man. He and his wife Erica Schmidt has been married since 2005. The couple began to date each other in 2004, and soon they engaged in the same year. His wife, Erica is an actress.
After one year later they decided to ring the wedding bell and their wedding date set in New York in a small ceremony, where only their relatives and close friends attended the ceremony. In 2011, his wife gave birth to their first child a daughter named Zelig Dinklage.
In March 2017, People Magazine confirmed that Peter Dinklage is going to be a dad again. He and his wife Erica Schmidt were expecting their second child.
The couple attended the opening night of The New Group’s new play, All the Fine Boys, which Schmidt wrote and directed in New York City, and she cradled her baby bump as they posed for pics.
Dinklage currently resides with his family in upstate New York.
Peter Dinklage Net Worth, Income, Income, Earning
Peter Dinklage is one of the renowned actor and producer. Being a one of the highest, paid actors on television, he has earned the Emmy Awards, Emmy nominations as well as Golden Globe awards.
Dinklage is also considered one of the richest actor, who has $10 Million net worth. His most of profit source greets from his acting and producing career. To know more about him, you can catch him on social sites like Facebook Twitter and Instagram.