Dinklage, Peter 1969–

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DINKLAGE, Peter 1969–


Born June 11, 1969, in Morristown, NJ; father, an insurance salesman; mother, a music teacher. Education: Bennington College, B.A. (Libby Zion Award for Dramatic Excellence), drama, 1991; studied at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts, London, and Welsh School of Music and Drama, Cardiff, Wales.


Manager—Turnpike Entertainment, 422 Smithwood Dr., Suite B, Beverly Hills, CA 90212. Agent—SMS Talent Inc., 8730 W. Sunset Blvd., Suite 440, West Hollywood, CA 90069.


Actor and writer.

Awards, Honors:

Best Actor Award, Ourense Independent Film Festival, Online Film Critics Society Award nomination, best breakthrough performance, 2003, Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, Chlotrudis Award nomination, best actor, Screen Actors Guild Award nominations, outstanding performance by a cast (with others) and outstanding performance by a male actor in a leading role, 2004, for The Station Agent; Special Achievement Award, outstanding talent, Golden Satellite Awards, 2004.


Film Appearances:

Tito, Living in Oblivion, Columbia TriStar, 1995.

(Uncredited) Building manager, Bullet, New Line Cinema, 1996.

Leflore, Safe Men, October, 1998.

Roy, Pigeonholed, Worldwide Entertainment, 1999.

Harry Appleton, Never Again, Dream Entertainment, 2001.

Frank, Human Nature, Fine Line, 2001.

Binky, 13 Moons, Lot 47 Films, 2002.

Dink, Just a Kiss, Paramount Classics, 2002.

Mike Kirkwood, Fortunes, Golden Fried, 2002.

Finbar McBride, The Station Agent, Miramax, 2003.

Maurice, Tiptoes (also known as Tiny Tiptoes), Reality Check, 2003.

Miles Finch, Elf, New Line Cinema, 2003.

Lindo, Jail Bait, Red Mountain, 2004.

Sterno, Surviving Eden, Cineville Inc., 2004.

Benson, The Baxter, IFC Films, 2005.

Sam Norton, Little Fugitive, Ruby Slipper, 2005.

Ben Klandis, Find Me Guilty, Crossroads, 2005.

Television Appearances; Specials:

Presenter, The 9th Annual Critics' Choice Awards, E! Entertainment Television, 2004.

Presenter, The 56th Annual Writers Guild Awards, Starz!, 2004.

Presenter, The 10th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards, TNT, 2004.

The 2004 IFP/West Independent Spirit Awards, 2004.

Television Appearances; Episodic:

Little person, "Junk Bonds," The $treet, Fox, 2000.

Drug dealer, "The Long Guns," Third Watch, NBC, 2002.

The Tonight Show with Jay Leno, NBC, 2003.

Elliot Rosen, "Not in My Dress You Won't," I'm with Her, ABC, 2004.

Elliot Rosen, "Winner & Losers & Whiners & Boozers: Part 1," I'm with Her, ABC, 2004.

Elliot Rosen, "Drama Queen," I'm with Her, ABC, 2004.

Dinner for Five, Independent Film Channel, 2004.

Dr. Belber, "A Little Problem," Life As We Know It, ABC, 2005.

Dr. Belber, "Breaking Away," Life As We Know It, ABC, 2005.

Television Appearances; Pilots:

Threshold, CBS, 2005.

Bob Hart, Testing Bob, ABC, 2005.

Stage Appearances:

Poona the Fuckdog and Other Stories for Children, Ohio Theater, New York City, 1999.

I Wanna Be Adored, Red Line Theatre, New York City, 2000.

Imperfect Love, Red Line Theatre, 2000.

Rex, Evolution, Bleecker Street Theatre, New York City, 2002.

Title role, Richard III, Joseph Papp Public Theater/Martinson Hall, New York City, 2004.

Theater of the New Ear, Royal Festival Hall, London, 2005.

Also appeared in Heartpiece, The Author's Voice, Landscape of the Body, and Video Priests, all Bennington College, VT; as Tom Thumb, The Killing Act, off–Broadway production; in Marking and A Doll's House, both New York City productions; in Hollywood, A Misty Christmas, and Saint Stanislaus Outside the House, all off–Broadway productions.



Frog, produced 1990.



Entertainment Weekly, August 22, 2003, p. 61; December 12, 2003, p. 34.

The Washington Post, October 18, 2003.