Thanks to his award-winning portrayal of Tyrion Lannister on HBO’s Game of Thrones, Peter Dinklage has become one of the most in-demand actors on the scene today. But just in case his acting career ever fizzles out, he has another talent to fall back on: punk rock front man.
Dinklage moved to New York City in the early ’90s to pursue acting, where he also picked up a side gig as the frontman of a “punk-funk-rap” band called Whizzy. Dinklage sang and played cornet in the band. It’s also where picked up a nasty scar.
While playing a show at legendary NYC venue CBGB, Dinklage was accidentally kneed in the face and bled all over the stage. The incident left him a scar that runs from his neck to his eyebrow.
Check out some photos of Dinklage’s Whizzy days below, via Imgur, and pray that someone out there has some audio or video of the band in action.