Happy birthday, Peter Dinklage! The New Jersey native, who was born in Morristown and grew up in Mendham, turned 47 today. He’s best known for his role as Tyrion Lannister on Game of Thrones, which earned him Emmy Awards in 2011 and 2015 for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series.
Good news for Dinklage fans: he’s got five films coming up, including the 2017 crime drama Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, also starring Sam Rockwell, Woody Harrelson and Abbie Cornish.
The actor is married to Erica Schmidt and has a daughter, Zelig. He’s also a proud pet papa to dog Kevin.