Mike Myers

Canadian actor, comedian and filmmaker

Michael John "Mike" Myers, OC (born 25 May 1963) is a Canadian actor, comedian, director, producer and screenwriter.[1] He was a comedian on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995. He has acted in movies including: Wayne's World, Austin Powers, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, Austin Powers in Goldmember, Shrek and The Love Guru.

Mike Myers
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Myers in 2017
Birth nameMichael John Myers
Born (1963-05-25) 25 May 1963 (age 59)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
MediumBooks, film, stand-up, television, theatre
  • Canadian[1]
  • American[2]
  • British
GenresBlack comedy, cringe comedy, deadpan, observational comedy, satire, self-deprecation
  • Robin Ruzan
    (m. 1993; div. 2006)
  • Kelly Tisdale
    (m. 2010)
Relative(s)Paul Myers (brother)

Myers was born to English parents and raised in Scarborough, Ontario, Canada. He holds three citizenships: Canadian, British and American.[1]


Myers stated comedians like John Cleese, Dan Aykroyd, Chevy Chase, Monty Python, John Belushi, Peter Sellers, Robin Williams, Jane Curtin and Alberto y Lost Trios Paranoias as influences.


Year Title Role Notes
1992 Wayne's World Wayne Campbell Also writer
1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer Charlie McKenzie / Stuart McKenzie
Wayne's World 2 Wayne Campbell Also writer
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Austin Powers /
Dr. Evil
Also writer and producer
1998 54 Steve Rubell
The Thin Pink Line Tim Broderick
Pete's Meteor Pete
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers /
Dr. Evil /
Fat Bastard
Also writer and producer
Inspector Gadget John Brown /
Inspector Gadget /
Also writer
Mystery, Alaska Donnie Shulzhoffer
2001 Shrek Shrek
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Austin Powers /
Dr. Evil /
Fat Bastard / Goldmember
Also writer and producer
2003 Nobody Knows Anything! 'Eye' Witness
The Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat
View from the Top John Witney
2004 Shrek 2 Shrek
2006 Home Himself Documentary
2007 Shrek the Third Shrek
2008 The Love Guru Guru Maurice Pitka / Himself Also writer and producer
2009 Inglourious Basterds Gen. Ed Fenech
2010 Shrek Forever After Shrek
2012 Oscar Etiquette Sir Cecil Worthington Short film
2013 Being Canadian, Sometimes Himself Documentary
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Himself Documentary; also director
2015 I Am Chris Farley Himself Documentary
2018 Terminal Clinton /
Mr. Franklyn
Bohemian Rhapsody Ray Foster


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Paul Harrison (2005). Mike Myers. Heinemann-Raintree Library. p. 7. ISBN 978-1-4109-1088-2.
  2. "Mike Myers Perfectly Expresses the Beauty of the American Dream". 13 August 2020.

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