Peter Dinklage ’91 Wins Emmy For Game of Thrones Role

Sep 19, 2011

For his role as Tyrion Lannister in the critically acclaimed HBO series Game of Thrones, Peter Dinklage '91 earned a 2011 Emmy Award for best supporting actor in a drama series.

Of the 13 nominations Game of Thrones received, Dinklage was the only winner from the show. He was up against a field of nominees that included John Slattery of Mad Men, Andre Braugher of Men of a Certain Age, Walton Goggins of Justified, and Josh Charles and Alan Cummings of The Good Wife.

To watch Dinklage accept his award, click here.

Casting director Julie Tucker '89, a five-time Emmy nominee and two-time winner, was nominated for two awards this year for her casting of Showtime's The Big C and Nurse Jackie.

For more on this year's Emmys, click here