Born in 1969, actor Peter Dinklage grew up in Morristown, New Jersey. He moved to New York City in 1991 to work in theater. In 1995, Dinklage made his film debut in Living in Oblivion. His next major career breakthrough came with 2003's The Station Agent. Dinklage has continued to win over critics with his performance in the television series Game of Thrones, winning Emmys for the role in both 2011 and 2015. Dinklage is married to theater director Erica Schmidt. The couple has a daughter together.