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The modern man of Game of Thrones’s ancient world, the solitary railroad enthusiast of The Station Agent, the non-elf of Elf. Peter Dinklage is one of a kind. A leading man with strength, vulnerability, and a cartoonishly thick head of hair, he has delivered a slew of memorable roles marked by a sardonic sense of humor. He also managed to survive an eight-season bloodbath in Westeros, and is celebrating his 50th birthday on June 11, 2019. To celebrate the New Jersey native's big day, here are some things you might not know about the award-winning actor. 1. His first taste of acting came in fifth grade. Like more than a few of his colleagues, Peter Dinklage caught the acting bug as an adolescent, appearing in a lead role in a performance of The Velveteen Rabbit in fifth grade. “When you get your first solo bow, that feels pretty good, ” Dinklage told People. .


Despite its lack of rabbits, he also credited watching Sam Shepard’s True West in 1984 as a major inspiration to pursue acting as a profession. 2. He refused to play stereotypical roles—even when money was tight. [embedded content] When Dinklage was surviving the salad days in a New York City apartment filled with rats, he had offers to play elves and leprechauns, but he turned down those paychecks out of principle. It created a short-term setback (at least when it came to paying rent), but his tenacity eventually paid off with roles like the one in Elf that challenged clichés. He was even careful when Game of Thrones came calling, recognizing the way dwarves normally look in fantasy projects. “[Tyrion Lannister’s] somebody who turned that on its head, ” he told The New York Times. .

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