Verne Jay Troyer (January 1, 1969 – April 21, 2018) was an American actor, director, stuntman, voice artist, and comedian. He was 2 ft 8 in (0.81 m) tall. He was best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies. Troyer also guest-hosted WWE Raw on November 30, 2009.
Vernon Jay Troyer
January 1, 1969
|Died||April 21, 2018 (aged 49)|
|Cause of death||Suicide|
|Education||Centerville High School|
|Alma mater||Kellogg Community College|
|Occupation||Actor, director, stunt performer, Internet personality, voice artist, comedian|
|Years active||1994 – 2016|
|Height||81 cm (2 ft 8 in)|
(m. 2004; annulled 2004)
|Partner(s)||Brittney Powell (2007 – 2018)|
|Parent(s)||Reuben Troyer (father)|
Susan Troyer (mother)
On April 21, 2018, Troyer died in Los Angeles, California while being hospitalized with alcoholism complications and a failed suicide attempt. His manner of death was ruled as suicide. His cause of death was alcohol poisoning.
- Verne Troyer Biography (1969-2018) from FilmReference.com
- Verne Troyer Dead at 49 at TMZ
- "Verne Troyer's Death 'Possible Suicide': 'Very High Level of Alcohol in His System,' Says Coroner". People. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
- "Verne Troyer's death may be the latest suicide for Hollywood's community of little people". Fox News. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.