- Born with achondroplasia, a form of dwarfism.
- Made his big-screen debut in the 1995 indie comedy Living in Oblivion.
- Breakthrough role of Finbar McBride in The Station Agent (2003) was written specifically for him by Tom McCarthy, who had directed Dinklage as Tom Thumb on stage.
Screen Actors Guild Awards
Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television
Independent Spirit Awards
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