SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – It’s not often one gets a waxed figure made of themselves. For Emmy Award-winning actor, Peter Dinklage, that happened on Tuesday. Madame Tussauds San Francisco unveiled a waxed figure of the “Game of Thrones” actor.
“I didn’t believe this was real, and now I do believe it’s real,” Dinklage said. “I haven’t told anyone but my wife because maybe I’m going to just invite them to San Francisco and freak them out.”READ MORE: California Tax Revenues Soar as Rich Get Richer Despite Pandemic
General Manager of Madame Tussauds of San Francisco, Chris Connors said “With the upcoming ‘Game of Thrones’ season premiere, we felt it was the perfect time to reveal Peter Dinklage’s wax figure. We are excited to share his figure with the show’s legions of fans.”READ MORE: Trailers, RVs, Shed Burned at Industrial Yard in Oakland
The skilled and talented artists/sculptors of Madame Tussauds created the likeness of Dinklage by studying, measuring and capturing everything they can of the actor. It took 20 artists that spent four months developing the wax “Tyrion Lannister” actor. Now the final piece, worth approximately $350,000 will be a permanent fixture at the San Francisco Fisherman’s Wharf location.
“Game of Thrones” begins their sixth season on Sunday, April 24th.
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