Freelance film critic Yasmin Kleinbart stated that "Dinklage deserves better than this film" and John De Fore in The Hollywood Reporter said that he "delivers a soulful lead performance that will attract fans' attention." Also in 2017, Dinklage had a supporting role in the drama-dark comedy film Three Billboards Outside Ebbing, Missouri, from director Martin Mc Donagh, and the drama Three Christs, both of which played at the Toronto International Film Festival.Dinklage and writer-director Sacha Gervasi spent several years writing and producing a film based on the final days of actor Hervé Villechaize, who committed suicide shortly after his 1993 interview with Gervasi.In 2003, he said that when he was younger he was often angry and bitter about his condition, but as he got older, he realized that he "just ha[s] to have a sense of humor," to know "that it's not your problem.
Dinklage's role was that of a frustrated actor with dwarfism who complains about his clichéd roles.Dinklage has described his brother, who is a violinist, as being the "real performer of the family," saying that his brother's passion for the violin was the only thing that kept him from pursuing acting.He made his credited film debut in the low-budget independent comedy-drama Living in Oblivion (1995) where he performed alongside Steve Buscemi.flaws." Speaking on the Oldman controversy, Dinklage said, "There was some flak: Why would you put Gary Oldman on his knees? And I have my own opinions about political correctness, but I was just like, It's Gary Oldman.He can do whatever he wants, and I'm so happy to be here." In 2006, Dinklage co-starred with Vin Diesel in Find Me Guilty, a courtroom drama directed by Sidney Lumet.Dinklage's face was injured in the early 1990s, when he was in a "punk-funk-rap" band called Whizzy.