Peter Dinklage Net Worth
Peter Dinklage Net Worth and salary: Peter Dinklage is an American actor who has a net worth of $16 million. Peter Dinklage was born July 11, 1969 in Morristown, New Jersey. His breakout role was in The Station Agent (2003). He has since appeared in films such as Elf (2003), Find Me Guilty, Underdog, the British film Death at a Funeral and its American remake of the same name, The Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian, A Little Bit of Heaven, Ice Age: Continental Drift, Knights of Badassdom and as Bolivar Trask in X-Men: Days of Future Past. Since 2011, he has played Tyrion Lannister in the HBO series Game of Thrones, which earned him international attention and acclaim as well as both the Emmy and the Golden Globe Award for Supporting Actor in 2011, as well as nominations in the Emmy category in 2012, 2013 and 2014. Dinklage was born with achondroplasia, a common form of dwarfism. He grew up in Mendham Township, New Jersey, and is of German, English and Irish descent. His German ancestors were related to the Westphalian noble family "von Dincklage". Dinklage graduated from Delbarton School in 1987, and Bennington College in 1991. He got his first taste of theatrical success in a fifth grade production of The Velveteen Rabbit, in which he played the lead role. While he had only a small part, Dinklage made an impressive debut in the 1995 parody of the independent film world Living in Oblivion, playing a dwarf hired for a dream sequence who goes off on the film's director (Steve Buscemi). The following year, Dinklage landed a role in an off-Broadway play, The Killing Act; he played an over-the-top Tom Thumb in the show. Next was his breakout role in The Station Agent. Dinklage also voiced the Ghost in the 2014 video game Destiny. Dinklage and writer-director Sacha Gervasi spent several years writing and producing a film based on the final days of actor Hervé Villechaize, who committed suicide shortly after his 1993 interview with Gervasi.