Emmy Awards 2019: Peter Dinklage wins his fourth Emmy for Game of Thrones, sets new record

Actor Peter Dinklage won the award in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category.

author_img Heena K Published :  23rd September 2019 12:00 AM IANS   |   Published :   |  23rd September 2019 12:00 AM

Emmy Awards 2019: Peter Dinklage wins Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series award for his role of Tyrion Lannister in Game of Thrones

Actor Peter Dinklage got emotional when he got on the stage at 2019 Emmy Awards ceremony to accept final Emmy for his role of Tyrion Lannister in HBO's Game of Thrones. He won the award in Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series category.

While accepting the award, the actor said, "Thank you. I have no idea what I'm about to say, but here we go. I count myself so fortunate to be a member of a community that is all about tolerance and diversity, because no other place could I be standing on a stage like this. It's been about 10 years since the moment I met Dave and Dan until right now. I had no idea what I was getting myself into, but I knew that David and Dan were quite brilliant. Ten years of absolute sweat but 10 years of the most incredible, talented, funniest people I've ever been lucky enough to work with. We did nothing but sweat, we did nothing but laugh. Dave and Dan, we literally walked through fire and ice for you. Literally. And I would do it all over again in a heartbeat. Thank you."

Watch Peter Dinklage's Emmy acceptance speech: 

 

According to reports, Dinklage made Emmy Awards history after winning Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series for the fourth time. He previously took home the same award in 2011, 2015 and 2018. He had until now shared the three-win record with Art Carney, Don Knotts and Aaron Paul.

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