Peter Dinklage (Tyrion Lannister)
Date of birth – June 11, 1969 (age 47)
Place of birth – Morristown, NJ, USA
Growth – 1.35 m
Personal life – Eric Schmidt … one child
The first film – Living in oblivion (1995)
Peter Dinklage was born in June 11, 1969 in Morristown, New Jersey, USA. His mother was a music teacher at school and his father was an insurance agent and always without work. After finishing school in his native town, Peter moved to Bennington, where he entered local art school. His growth was affected by a congenital disease because both of his parents and brother are of average height.
Debut in the movie took place in the art-house film with a very small budget – “Living in oblivion”. In 2003 he made a breakthrough becoming one of the best actors of the acclaimed film “the Station agent” and was nominated for the prestigious award by Guild of screen actors in the United States. After that he participated in several films, including films with well-known actors of Hollywood.
In 2008 he got the role of red dwarf Trumpkin in “the Chronicles of Narnia: Prince Caspian”, where he was personally invited by the director of the project.
Since 2009 a new phase of his career has began, he received one of the main roles in large-scale television series of HBO’s “Game of thrones”, in which he continues to be starred.
Peter Dinklage married Erica Schmidt since 2005, she works as a theater director, they have a daughter that was born in 2011.
Lena Headey (Cersei Lannister)
Date of birth – 3 October 1973 (43 years)
Place of birth – Bermuda, UK
Growth – 1.66 m
Personal life – Peter Paul Loughran (divorced) — one child
The first film – Screen Two (TV series, 1985 – 2002)
Lena Headey was born on 3 October 1973 in Bermuda, UK. Her father was an officer in the Police Academy in the Yorkshire and not long before the birth of his daughter he moved to Bermuda with his wife, where he was assigned. There the future actress lived up till five years, and then her family returned to Yorkshire. Lena hadn’t been interested in acting career and she had never been on stage till seventeen years , she had been dreaming of becoming a famous hairdresser.
At the age of 17 Headey by chance was noticed by the auditions agent. He took a good photo of the girl and invited to one of the auditions. In the end Lena received a role in the film by Stephen Gyllenhaal “Waterland”. This film instantly made her a famous actress. Specifically for this role Lena took riding lessons and did boxing.
During the filming in different projects Headey visited many countries. So playing in “The Jungle Book” she visited India, thanks to “Onegin” she visited St. Petersburg, then were Norway, Romania, Mexico and other countries. While working on the film ” The Brothers Grimm”, Lena had been living in Prague for four months, where there also were Heath Ledger and Matt Damon.
The whole 2006 year the actress spent in Canada shooting in the film “Shooter” , and then she moved to Germany for the filming in the “Der Rote Baron “.
When the actress gets free time she likes to do boxing in London, also after living in India, she was addicted to yoga and became a vegetarian.
In 1994, acting in the movie ” The Jungle Book ” the actress got to know Jason Fleming, with whom she lived nearly nine years together and she even got a tattoo in his honor.
After a lengthy love affair the actress married Peter Paul Loughran on 19 May 2007. The couple has a son Wylie Loughran, that was born on 31 March 2010. But on 26 December 2013 they divorced. On 10 July 2015, she gave birth to her second child, a daughter. The father of the girl is unknown.