Tyrion Lannister is one of the most popular character in Game of Thrones. Peter Dinklage is his real name in real life. In Game of Thrones, he is the youngest son of ‘Tywin Lanniester’ and ‘Joanna Lannister’. He is a dwarf in character as well as in real life. In the series, Lord Tywin Lannister is the head of “House Lanniester” and he is the richest man in the Lord Paramount of the Westerland and 7 Kingdom. Tyrion Laniester has a sister named ‘Cersei Lanniester’ and brother, ‘Jaime Lanniester’. These two siblings are much popular for their hidden relationship.
Tyrion’s Lanniester’s mother (Joanna Lanniester) died while giving birth to him. Because of this, he is even blamed for her death. As Tyrion is a dwarf, he is popular in Game of Thrones by other names like “The Halfman” and “The Imp”. Had Tyrion been born in normal family, he would have been left out in woods to die; he is alive just because he was born in noble and powerful family.
Despite the fact that he is dwarf, he is of very intellectual character in the series. He can study minds of other people and can make the right decision as per the circumstances. He is kind character, loves other people and respect everyone.
1. Tyrion Lanniester Was born In New Jersey
Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lanniester), who is a well known Hollywood Actor, was born on 11th June 1969 at Morristown, New Jersey, US. He was born with dwarfism, Achondroplasia in particular.
2. Married With Erica Schmidt
Tyrion married Erica Schmidt in 2005 in his real life. He has also a beautiful daughter named Zelig Dinklage.
3. Pure Vegeterian in Real Life
Tyrion Lanniester is pure vegeterian in his real life. He is of the view that “I like all the animals surviving in this world and would never hurt a chicken, a cow, dog or a cat for my needs”. He has been contributing in many animal right causes. All the scenes, where he is eating non-veg is just Tofu. Similarly, he has been supporting “Cruelty Free International”, which is an internationally well known organization, working to end cosmetic tests on animals.
4. Good Writer In Real Life
Tyrion Lanniester is a good writer in his real life. He has been writing fantasy scripts like ‘Sacha Gervasi’. The script focuses on the last day of actor called ‘Herve Villechaize’. This script has been named as Dinner with Herve.
5. Tyrion Turned Television to Art
New York Times, during the year 2011, declared Tyrion Lanniester as one among those 8 actors, who has turned Television into an art,. This is, off course, one of the biggest honor for him.
6. Tyrion Appears in 2 Characters in ‘Death At a Funeral’
Death At a Funeral is a British Comedy Film, shown in year 2007. Tyrion played the role of ‘Peter’ and ‘Frank’ at the same time.
7. Got Scar while performing at CBGB, NY
He went through an accident while performing with his old band “Whizzy” at CBGB, New York. This is when he got a scar from his neck to eyebrows.
8. Dwarfism Did Troubled him
He used to be extremely bothered and irritated about his height in his adolescence. However, he has come over it now and says – “When I was young, being a dwarf troubled me a lot. During my adolescence, I was bitter & angry. But the older you become, you begin to realize that all you need is a good sense of humor. You start realizing that it isn’t your problem. It’s theirs”.
9. Tyrion Suggested Lina Headey for the Role of “Cersei”
Peter and Lina are the best friends even in real life, even before the starting of Game of Thrones. In fact, Cersei Lanniester was suggested by Peter to producers for Game of Thrones.