Peter Hayden Dinklage, born June 11, 1969, is an American actor. Since his breakout role in The Station Agent (2003), he has appeared in numerous films and theatre plays.
Since 2011, Dinklage has played Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones. He won an Emmy and a Golden Globe Award for Supporting Actor in 2011, as well as consecutive Emmy nominations for the role from 2012 to 2014, going on to win a second Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series in 2015.
Dinklage identifies himself as a dwarf.