Fact: Game Of Thrones star Peter Dinklage has been added as a jury member at the Sundance Film Festival in Utah. The actor will join Mozart In The Jungle's Gael Garcia Bernal and comedian Larry Wilmore on the panel to help pick the winners for the U.S. Dramatic and Documentary, World Cinema and Documentary, and Short Film categories at this year's (17) event. The awards will be handed out during a ceremony in Park City on 28 January (17), on the eve of the final day of the festival.
Quote: "Let's get this out the way, I don't know if Jon Snow is really dead. I even have the new scripts but if I'm not in the scene, Petey no read-y." Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage addresses the controversy surrounding the death of Kit Harington's character during his monologue on U.S. comedy show Saturday Night Live.
Quote: "A woman the other day said to me... 'I hope you don't die!' And I didn't put it together because I was tired and I'm a wreck before my coffee. It was so weird and it took me a second. And it was so terrifying... I was walking on the New York City streets... I was like, 'Do you know something I don't?'" Peter Dinklage was caught out by a Game of Thrones fan's comment on the streets of New York City recently.
Quote: "It's where they painted the Titanic and now they've just opened up a Titanic museum right next to our studio. It's a bad omen." Peter Dinklage on filming Game of Thrones in Belfast, Northern Ireland, where the doomed cruise ship was painted.
Quote: "I never read any contracts I sign... I'm sure it's hidden deep inside page 'amendment five'." Peter Dinklage admits he isn't sure what the Game of Thrones producers' secrecy clause is as they strive to keep cast members from giving away plot points and character details.
Quote: "The camera phones are very popular on set and in Croatia we have this enormous guy (and) that's his job - to just (stop cast and crew from taking pictures). He will yell at them in Croatian and it's terrifying. He will just take your phone and throw it, and it's so refreshing... I wish I had the nerve to do that." Actor Peter Dinklage reveals secretive Game of Thrones producers have hired on-set tough guys to make sure no one is sneaking cellphone snaps during filming.
Fact: Game Of Thrones star Peter Dinklage welcomed American sports fans to the Sochi Olympics in Russia on Friday night (07Feb14) - the British actor was asked to narrate the Tv introduction to the Winter Games and introduce viewers to the top American athletes.
Fact: Game Of Thrones stars Peter Dinklage and Lena Headey have put aside their onscreen rivalry to play nice with the puppets of Sesame Street. Dinklage showed off his singing skills in a musical game of Simon Says, while Headey helped teach the art of relaxing with manic muppet Murray. The co-stars' Sesame Street episode will air later this year (13).
Quote: "Game of Thrones fans are the nicest people, but a thousand nice people coming at me gives me claustrophobia. And I can't wear a pair of sunglasses and pull my hat down and just disappear. I'm four and a half feet tall, so I sort of stand out." Actor Peter Dinklage on his past experiences at the Comic-Con convention in San Diego, California.
Quote: "His manager lived next door to us. Bruce used to come over to his house and hang out and play guitar... My mum and dad went to a wedding... and Bruce was in the wedding band. He was about 17 years old at the time. My mum didn't think he was that great. She told me he was too loud." Peter Dinklage's parents lived next door to Bruce Springsteen's manager in Bay Head, New Jersey when the actor was a baby.
Quote: "I take it with a grain of salt. They'll say, 'Oh, he's sexy,' but women still go for guys who are six-foot-two." Game Of Thrones star Peter Dinklage refuses to take his sex symbol status too seriously.
Quote: "We shoot in a studio in Ireland where the Titanic was built. Not the movie but the ship that sank. That can't be a good omen, can it?" Peter Dinklage is superstitious about where Game of Thrones is filmed.
Quote: "I dress and eat like a fifth-grader, basically. I like sandwiches and cereal and hooded sweatshirts." Actor Peter Dinklage feels he's like a little boy inside a little man.
Fact: Movie star Peter Dinklage has scored a rare movie feat - he appears in two versions of the same film. The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian star is among the cast for the remake of British comedy Death At A Funeral after being part of the 2007 original. The 2010 revamp also features Chris Rock and Martin Lawrence.