Peter Dinklage Sets Emmys Record With His Fourth ‘Game Of Thrones’ Win

Peter Dinklage is making history at the 2019 Emmy Awards.

The “Game Of Thrones” actor took home his fourth trophy in the Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category, setting a new awards record. Dinklage previously won in the category in 2011, 2015 and 2018 for his role as Tyrion Lannister on the HBO fan-favourite series.

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“I count myself so fortunate to be a member of a community that is nothing but all about tolerance and diversity, because no other place I’d be standing on a stage like this,” he said during his acceptance speech.

Dinklage, 50, was up against his “Game Of Thrones” co-stars Alfie Allen and Nikolaj Coster-Waldau, as well as Jonathan Banks and Giancarlo Esposito for “Better Call Saul”, Michael Kelly for “House Of Cards” and Chris Sullivan for “This Is Us”.

“Game Of Thrones” was nominated for a total of 14 Emmys on Sunday. The series picked up an additional 10 technical awards at the Creative Arts Emmys, held last weekend.

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