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OTRC: 'Game of Thrones' star Peter Dinklage and wife expecting first child

Peter Dinklage, star of HBO's "Game of Thrones," is expecting his first child with wife Erica Schmidt.

The actor's spokesperson confirmed the news to Us Weekly.

The 41-year-old actor is known for his film role in "The Station Agent," as well as television roles in "30 Rock" and "Nip/Tuck." He plays Tyrion Lannister on "Game of Thrones," which is an adaptation of author George R. R. Martin book series "A Song of Ice and Fire."

Dinklage, 41, eloped with Schmidt, a theater director, in 2005.

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