The Amazing Career of Peter Dinklage, An Actor Who Refused to Be Typecast Because of His Size

In episode 14 of his series for IMDb, host Brandon Hardesty of No Small Parts takes a look at the career of actor Peter Dinklage and his admirable refusal to be typecast into specific roles solely because of his size.

Peter’s path to success had a lot to do with his perseverance and avoiding stereotypical roles that were offered to dwarf actors. According to an interview he did for the New York Times he was offered commercial work in his early days, which he turned down. He didn’t want to play elves or leprechauns.