20 Facts You Didn’t Know About Peter Dinklage

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#11. Peter flubbed a line in a scene with Bronn. He was supposed to say ‘I want to die at the age of 80 with wine in my belly and a girl’s mouth around my c**k’. Instead he said ‘at the age of 80 with wine in my belly, and a girl’s cock around my mouth’. The two reportedly laughed so hard they had to stop filming for a day.

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#10. He loves playing Tyrion Lannister, but he doesn’t love the fight scenes he has to film.

“The fight scenes are all a big lie. The whole time, you’re trying not to get hit in the eye with a sword, and you wish you had on a welding helmet.”

#9. Peter and Lena Headey (who plays Cersei Lannister) were friends before being cast on Game of Thrones. It’s been suggested that he brought her name up for the part, and if so, we all owe him a big ‘thank you’!

#8. Peter and Lena once crashed a Canadian gay bar together (I mean, who hasn’t?), and reportedly drank and hula-hooped the night away.

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#7. The New York Times Magazine featured him (among others) in a cover story titled Eight Actors Who Turn Television into Art.

#6. He’s the only American cast member on Game of Thrones.