Actor Who Played ‘Mini-Me’ in the Austin Powers Movie Dead at 49

Actor Verne Troyer who is best known for his role as ‘ Mini-me” in the Austin Powers movies, has died at the age of 49.

The actor passed away Saturday surrounded by his family according to a press release.

It was not said what his cause of death was, however, Troyer has struggled with alcoholism for a number of years and was taken to the hospital earlier this month and put on life support while being treated for possible alcohol poisoning after police received a call about the actor being acting in drunk and suicidal ways.

Troyer also appeared in movies such as “Men in Black” and “Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas” and television shows such as Celebrity Juice,” “Celebrity Wife Swap,” and “The Surreal Life.”

 

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