Verne Troyer

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Verne Troyer
Verne Troyer Chiller Theatre Expo 2017-10-28.jpg
Troyer at the Chiller Theatre Expo in October 2017
Born Vernon Jay Troyer
(1969-01-01)January 1, 1969
Sturgis, Michigan, U.S.
Died April 21, 2018(2018-04-21) (aged 49)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Cause of death Alcohol poisoning
Resting place Cremated
Residence Hollywood, California, U.S.
Education Centerville High School
Alma mater Kellogg Community College
Occupation Actor, director, stunt performer, Internet personality, voice artist, comedian
Years active 1994–2016
Home town Sturgis, Michigan, U.S.
Height 2 ft 8 in (81 cm)
Spouse(s)
Genevieve Gallen
(m. 2004; annulled 2004)
Partner(s) Brittney Powell (2007–2018)
Parent(s) Reuben Troyer (father)
Susan Troyer (mother)

Verne Jay Troyer (January 1, 1969[1] – 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.

On April 21, 2018, Troyer died in Los Angeles, California while being hospitalized with alcoholism complications and a failed suicide attempt.[2] His manner of death was ruled as suicide. His cause of death was alcohol poisoning.[3][4]

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  1. Verne Troyer Biography (1969-2018) from FilmReference.com
  2. Verne Troyer Dead at 49 at TMZ
  3. "Verne Troyer's Death 'Possible Suicide': 'Very High Level of Alcohol in His System,' Says Coroner". People. April 23, 2018. Retrieved April 23, 2018.
  4. "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.

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