Real-Life Peter Pan Lands Role On 'Game Of Thrones'

 

A real-life Peter Pan, who is trapped in the body of a child because of a bizarre health condition, has found fame on the hit HBO series, “Game of Thrones.”

23-year-old IT worker and part-time actor, Tomislav Jurcec, is from Croatia and looks at least a decade younger than his actual age.

He has a condition that affects his pituitary gland, and keeps him short and looking like a boy. But the actor says that the condition has helped him land roles.

Jurcec has been a stand-in for Peter Dinklage, who plays the dwarf Tyrion Lannister, and also played the uncredited role of 'Hero Corpse Child' in the show.

He says he started acting about a decade ago, and appeared in plays and a Finnish movie before landing the “Game of Thrones” gig.

 

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