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
Myers in 2017
Birth nameMichael John Myers
Born (1963-05-25) 25 May 1963 (age 61)
Montréal, Quebec, Canada
MediumBooks, film, stand-up, television, theatre
Nationality
  • Canadian[1]
  • American[2]
  • British
GenresBlack comedy, cringe comedy, deadpan, observational comedy, satire, self-deprecation
Spouse
  • Robin Ruzan
    (m. 1993; div. 2006)
  • Kelly Tisdale
    (m. 2010)
Children3
Relative(s)Paul Myers (brother)

Myers was born to English parents (from Old Swan, Liverpool) and raised in Montréal, Quebec, Canada. He holds three citizenships: Canadian, British and American.[1]

Influences

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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.

Filmography

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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
Mystery, Alaska Donnie Shulzhoffer
2001 Shrek Shrek
(voice)
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
(voice)
2006 Home Himself Documentary
2007 Shrek the Third Shrek
(voice)
2008 The Love Guru Guru Maurice Pitka / Himself Also writer and producer
2009 Inglourious Basterds Gen. Ed Fenech
2010 Shrek Forever After Shrek
(voice)
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
TBA Zootopia 2 Tadashi Gorki
(voice)

Television

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Year Title Role Notes
1975 King of Kensington Ari Episode: "Scout's Honour"
1977 Range Ryder and the Calgary Kid Himself
1979 The Littlest Hobo Tommy Episode: "Boy on Wheels"
1980 Bizarre Various
1985 John and Yoko: A Love Story Delivery Boy Uncredited
Television film
1986–1987 Wide Awake Club Sound Asleep Club 2 episodes
1987 Meet Julie Ship Captain
(voice)
Television film
It's Only Rock & Roll Various 13 episodes
110 Lombard Street Mike Television pilot
1989 Elvis Stories Cockney Man Television short
1989–2015 Saturday Night Live Various 121 episodes; also writer
1991 Saturday Night Live: Halloween Special Wayne Campbell Television special
1992 Saturday Night Live: All the Best for Mother's Day Himself
1997 1997 MTV Movie Awards Himself (host)
2007 Shrek the Halls Shrek Voice
Television special
2008 2008 MTV Movie Awards Himself (host) Television special
Saturday Night Live: The Best of Mike Myers Himself
2010 Scared Shrekless Shrek Voice
Television special
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself Television special
2015 Last Week Tonight with John Oliver Himself Episode: "Canada"
Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special Wayne Campbell Television special
2017–2018 The Gong Show Tommy Maitland (host) 20 episodes; also executive producer
2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Dr. Evil 2 episodes
2022 The Pentaverate Various roles Also creator, writer, voice actor and executive producer; 6 episodes

References

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  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.

Other websites

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