Peter Dinklage

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Peter Dinklage (born June 11th 1969) Peter Dinklage is a TV and film actor best known for his role in 'Game Of Thrones'.

Net worth: Peter Dinklage has a net worth of $10 million according to Celebrity Net Worth (2015).

Acting career: Peter Dinklage's first film was 1995's 'Living in Oblivion' starring Steve Buscemi. In 2003, he appeared in the Christmas movie 'Elf' with Will Ferrell and later that year became widely recognised for his breakthrough role in the comedy drama 'The Station Agent'.

His first regular TV role was sci-fi drama 'Threshold'. He then appeared in 7 episodes of 'Nip/Tuck' and an episode of '30 Rock'.

He was in 2007 British comedy 'Death at a Funeral' as well as the 2010 American re-make, and appeared as Trumpkin in 2008's 'The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian'.

He began starring as Tyrion Lannister in 'Game of Thrones' based on George R. R. Martin's novel series in 2011, and has subsequently won both an Emmy and a Golden Globe.

He lent his voice to 2012's 'Ice Age: Continental Drift' and in 2014 appeared in the comedy horror 'Knights of Badassdom'. He also played Bolivar Trask in 'X-Men: Days of Future Past'.

Personal life: Peter Dinklage grew up in New Jersey with his insurance salesman father John and school teacher mother Diane.

He has a form of dwarfism called achondroplasia.

He went to Delbarton School and Bennington College.

He married Erica Schmidt in 2005 with whom he has a child.

Dinklage is an outspoken vegetarian.



Biography by Contactmusic.com

The Boss Review

Bad

Melissa McCarthy brings another of her improvisational alter-egos to the big screen with this energetic comedy. The first cause for pause comes because this is a reteaming with her filmmaker husband Ben Falcone, with whom she made the bizarrely unfunny Tammy, as opposed to the filmmaker Paul Feig who directed her to box office triumph with Spy and The Heat and an Oscar nomination in Bridesmaids. Yes, there's a significance difference.

This time she plays hugely popular financial guru Michelle Darnell, whose stardom ends abruptly when she is sent to prison for four months for insider trading. When she's released, everyone she stepped on as she rose to the top turns their back on her, and her nemesis/ex Renault (Peter Dinklage) is still determined to get revenge. The only person who will talk to her is former assistant Claire (Kristen Bell), so Michelle moves in with her family. Unable to restart her business, she also takes over the Dandelion Scout troup of Claire's daughter Rachel (Ella Anderson), pushing the girls to take aggressive measures to sell their cookies.

As always, McCarthy throws herself into the role, creating a vivid character who indulges in a lot of outrageously silly slapstick. As with Tammy, the humour centres more on abusive interaction and humiliation than actual wit. McCarthy and Falcone strain to get laughs from physical wackiness rather than anything based on the character, so the movie only ever feels mildly amusing thanks to its high energy. But there's nothing engaging about Michelle, and it's only in a few cute-warm scenes with the terrific Bell that the film springs to anything resembling life. Thankfully, her scenes with the likeable Tyler Labine (as a potential boyfriend) have a loose humour to them. And Dinklage is surprisingly amusing as the sputtering cartoonish villain, while Kathy Bates generates a few sparks as Michelle's sassy mentor.

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The Angry Birds Movie Review

Very Good

There's nothing particularly memorable about this frantic animated romp, which adapts the iconic phone-app game into a movie using a rather corny plot. But the film is so random that it can't help but get the audience laughing. Youngsters will be delighted by the brightly coloured wackiness, while adults will chuckle at the steady stream of grown-up visual and verbal gags, many of which are frankly surprising to find in a children's movie.

It's set on the isolated Bird Island, where the residents have never learned how to fly and believe they are the only life in the sea. In their tight-knit community, Red (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) is an outcast because of his too-independent thinking. He's ordered to take anger management classes with groovy guru Matilda (Maya Rudolph), where his fellow students are the hyperactive Chuck (Josh Gad), the hulking Terence (Sean Penn) and the explosive Bomb (Danny McBride). Then a pig named Leonard (Bill Hader) arrives on the island, introducing new technology like sling shots and trampolines and planning a big party. But of course he has a much more nefarious intention that only Red can see. In need of help, Red takes Chuck and Bomb in search of the mythical Mighty Eagle (Peter Dinklage), the only bird on the island who can fly.

There's a slightly nagging sense that Donald Trump wrote this script (it's about a guy who's ignored as he obnoxiously shouts about the dangers of letting strangers into the community, then is proved right). But the film is so utterly ridiculous that it's impossible to take this rather dodgy theme seriously. What's even more odd is how much of the humour is aimed at grown-ups, including innuendo, puns, gross-out gags and unexpected violence, most of which will go over young viewers' heads. But it's so unfocussed that the only response is to laugh in disbelief that someone thought a joke so near-the-knuckle was appropriate for a kids' movie.

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Angry Birds Trailer


Angry Birds Movie is a screen adaptation from the popular game in which we follow the journey of its main protagonist Red's (voiced by Jason Sudeikis) life from him being bullied at school to his feelings of exclusion in later life. The film is set on an island that is populated with flightless birds whom are mostly happy with their life on the island except Red who suffers with keeping his temper under control.

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'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 Sneak Peek: The TV Event Of The Year Is Almost Here


Game Of Thrones Sophie Turner Emilia Clarke Lena Headey Peter Dinklage

The weekend is nearly upon us and for 'Game Of Thrones' fans that means the day they've all been waiting for; the premiere of season 6. Speculation about the fate of the main characters have been plaguing the internet since the cliffhanger of season 5, but we can now relax in the knowledge that all will soon be revealed.

Sophie Turner and Alfie Allen in Game Of ThronesSansa Stark and Theon Greyjoy must survive as fugitives

Is Jon Snow really dead? Is Arya really blind? What does Bran Stark's return mean for the story? So many questions, but we'll soon know the answers. More teaser images from the new series have been unveiled ahead of the first episode, 'The Red Woman', on Sunday, giving us a glimpse of some duos back in action.

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A New Trailer Brings More Clues For 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6


Game Of Thrones Kit Harington Emilia Clarke Peter Dinklage

Waiting for 'Game Of Thrones' season 6 to arrive is emotional turmoil for fans. First they had to go through the grief of Jon Snow's death, then speculation that he's actually still alive (or, at least, coming back to life), then Kit Harington and his co-stars' insistences that he's very much dead, and now this; a string of mysterious moments in a new trailer that could spell that it isn't the end for Snow after all.

Isaac Hempstead Wright and Max von Sydow in Game of ThronesBran Stark is having visions

What new clues have added to the possibility that Jon Snow (Kit Harington) will be returning to life? First off, we see Davos (Liam Cunningham) wielding Snow's sword as he prepares to defend his corpse alongside the Night's Watch against Alliser Thorne (Owen Teale), whose cronies are battering down the door. It's possible that Davos and co. are trying to stop Thorne and his men burning Snow's body (which they might do to ensure he doesn't become a White Walker), but why would they need to do that if he was really dead? Of course, it could be a dignity thing.

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Peter Dinklage , Erica Schmidt - Los Angeles premiere for season 6 of HBO's 'Game of Thrones' - Arrivals at Hollywood - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

Peter Dinklage and Erica Schmidt
Peter Dinklage and Erica Schmidt

Peter Dinklage - Los Angeles Premiere for season 6 of HBO's "GAME OF THRONES" at TCL Chinese Theater - Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

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Peter Dinklage - Premiere of 'Game of Thrones' Season 6 - Arrivals - Los Angeles, California, United States - Sunday 10th April 2016

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Get A Glimpse Of 'Game Of Thrones' Season 6 - Pictures


Game Of Thrones Kit Harington Isaac Hempstead-Wright Peter Dinklage Emilia Clarke Lena Headey

It's an exciting day for 'Game Of Thrones' fans because HBO have just unveiled some new images from the upcoming season 6 which have already got the cogs in our minds working. They don't really confirm an awful lot about what to expect from the next season, but it certainly teases a few ideas.

Isaac Hempsted-Wright and Max von Sydow in Game Of ThronesBran Stark is back and accompanied by the Three-Eyed Raven

First of all it has to be said that there are no new images of Jon Snow (Kit Harington) since that ambiguous blood-stained face picture, but there are more of his younger brother Bran Stark (Isaac Hempstead Wright) who we haven't seen for a whole season, not since the Season 4 finale 'The Children'. He looks like his standing up too, contrary to what he was told by the Three-Eyed Raven that he wouldn't be able to walk again and that he'd only be able to fly. He's actually accompanied by the Three-Eyed Raven too, played by new actor Max von Sydow.

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Angry Birds Trailer


Red lives on a sun-kissed tropical island full of plenty of other vibrant flightless birds. And while all of his friends and neighbours seem to be enjoying life, he is having a far less enjoyable time. He's just extremely quick to anger, very slow to forgive and struggles to be friendly to just about anyone. Thus, he is forced to undergo anger management therapy to control his emotions before his hostility really gets out of hand. On attending his first group session, he meets the fast-talking faster-moving Chuck and the shy but quick to explode Bomb and together they attempt to conquer their stress. But upon the arrival of some suspicious looking pigs led by Leonard, Red and his new friends are the only ones who seem to be suspicious of their unlikely visitors.

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Peter Dinklage - HBO's Official 2015 Emmy After Party at Pacific Design Center - West Hollywood, California, United States - Sunday 20th September 2015

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Peter Dinklage and Erica Schmidt

Peter Dinklage - The 67th Emmy Awards Pressroom at Emmy Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Monday 21st September 2015

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'Game Of Thrones' And Viola Davis Make History At 67th Primetime Emmy Awards


Viola Davis Jon Hamm Peter Dinklage Julia Louis-Dreyfus Jeffrey Tambor Emmy Awards Frances McDormand Joan Cusack Jon Stewart

Last night’s Primetime Emmy Awards saw history being made as HBO drama ‘Game Of Thrones’ took home an unprecedented 12 awards and ‘How To Get Away With Murder's' Viola Davis became the first black actress to win the outstanding lead actress in a drama series award.

Viola DaivsViola Davis was named outstanding lead actress in a drama series.

‘Game of Throne’s’ 12 gongs is more than any other series has won in a single year at the awards show. Among the trophies picked up by the fantasy series were, outstanding supporting actor in a drama series for Peter Dinklage and outstanding directing for a drama series going to David Nutter. The show also beat ‘Mad Men’ to scoop the outstanding drama series award.

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'Game Of Thrones' Star Peter Dinklage Replace In 'Destiny' Video Game Due To "Boring" Voiceover


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‘Game of Throne’ actor Peter Dinklage has been replaced as the voice Ghost in shooter game Destiny, after fans described the actor’s performance as ‘boring’. Dinklage, who has won an Emmy and a Golden Globe for his role as Tyrion Lannister in ‘Game of Thrones’ will now be erased from the game with his lines re-recorded by another actor.

Peter DinklagePeter Dinklage has been replaced as the voice of Ghost in Destiny.

Players of the game had criticised Dinklage for his delivery on an ‘alpha’ version of the game and his dialogue was later adjusted for the ‘beta’ version. He was also absent from two downloadable content packs released in December and May.

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Is It Game Over Already For 'Pixels'?


Adam Sandler Paul Rudd Peter Dinklage Amy Schumer Jake Gyllenhaal Kevin James

Audiences chose Ant-Man over Pac-Man this weekend, as Adam Sandler's Pixels narrowly missed out on the number-one spot with a disappointing showing.

Pixels stillIt's all gone Pete Kong for Pixels

Paul Rudd's Ant-Man took $24.8million in its second weekend, an expected drop of 57%, giving the Disney/Marvel superhero adventure a decent total of $106m so far.

Continue reading: Is It Game Over Already For 'Pixels'?

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Peter Dinklage

Date of birth

11th June, 1969

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Male

Height

1.35


Peter Dinklage Movies

The Boss Movie Review

The Boss Movie Review

Melissa McCarthy brings another of her improvisational alter-egos to the big screen with this energetic...

The Angry Birds Movie Movie Review

The Angry Birds Movie Movie Review

There's nothing particularly memorable about this frantic animated romp, which adapts the iconic phone-app game...

Angry Birds Trailer

Angry Birds Trailer

Angry Birds Movie is a screen adaptation from the popular game in which we follow...

The Boss Trailer

The Boss Trailer

Michelle Darnell is one of the most successful businesswomen of her age. She's loud, boisterous...

Angry Birds Trailer

Angry Birds Trailer

Red lives on a sun-kissed tropical island full of plenty of other vibrant flightless birds....

Pixels Chris Columbus - Featurette Trailer

Pixels Chris Columbus - Featurette Trailer

Ahead of the release of comedy adventure 'Pixels' later this summer, the cast of the...

Pixels - Extended Trailer

Pixels - Extended Trailer

Back in the eighties, NASA sent a time capsule up into space to connect with...

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Pixels Trailer

Pixels Trailer

In 1982, Earth created a time capsule of popular culture from the era, and sent...

X-men: Days of Future Past Movie Review

X-men: Days of Future Past Movie Review

Continuing to be the most original and resonant of the Marvel superhero franchises, the X-men...

X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

X-Men: Days of Future Past Trailer

The world is verging on an apocalyptic disaster as the mutants continue to engage in...

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Trailer

X-Men: Days Of Future Past Trailer

The mutants of the world are quickly dwindling in their numbers, tearing each other apart...

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