Peter Dinklage Birthday Special: From Battle of Black Water to Trial by Combat, ranking the 5 best scenes of the actor as Tyrion Lannister from Game of Thrones

Peter Dinklage, what an actor. That’s all you need to say about its capabilities. As one of the best and most talented stars out there, Dinklage has had an impressive career. Charming, smart and serious when he needs to be, Dinklage has become one of those actors to watch out for. With his amazing range he has breathed life into many roles but the most notable to date is his role as Tyrion Lannister Game of Thrones. Game of Thrones star Peter Dinklage is open about the attention he gets because of his size.

Playing the role of Tyrion Lannister in the TV adaptation of A song of ice and fire Dinklage conquered the hearts of the fans. He played the black sheep of the Lannister family and made the role his own, and his character growth throughout the show has made fans fall in love with him. Smart, charming and sometimes funny, Dinklage played that role. In celebration of Peter Dinklage’s 53rd birthday, let’s take a look at five of his best scenes as Tyrion Lannister.

Tyrion beats Joffrey

Joffrey Lannister was one of the most annoying characters in television history. So it was only satisfying to see Tyrion land his five fingers on Joffrey’s face. Talking to his uncle, Tyrion didn’t put up with any of his nephew’s tantrums and what follows is a meme-worthy scene where Joffrey just about gets a slap in the face.

Tyrion kills Shae

One of the most heartbreaking scenes with Tyrion. Just as he is about to leave King’s Landing, he makes a quick stop to check on his father, only to learn that he slept with Shae. Heartbroken, Tyrion ends up killing her in a guilt-ridden scene. Tyrion really loved her and Shae’s betrayal was just too much for him.

Tyrion kills Tywin

After killing Shae, Tyrion goes after Tywin, who seems quite busy in the restroom. After some back and forth, Tyrion finally lets go of the arrows on the crossbow and kills his father. Tyrion is now finally free from his father’s grip and years of disdain and unacceptance are finally at an end.

The Battle of Blackwater

Seeing combat for the first time in his life, Tyrion had devised a plan that could take out Stannis’ army in the same way. Only he wouldn’t know if it would be successful or not. But the moment the fire arrow landed on the Wildfire, it was a visual spectacle that perfectly showcased Tyrion’s intelligence.

Trial by combat speech

When Tyrion was tried for Joffrey’s murder, he finally let go after years of abuse. He would call everyone in Kings Landing ungrateful and deliver a monologue that would send shivers down your spine. If ever there was an acting master class Game of Thrones, then it would be this scene. House of the Dragon: Peter Dinklage discusses the upcoming Game of Thrones prequel series.

Dinklage comes in as Tyrion game of Thrones was really great. With that we end the list and wish him a happy birthday.

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