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
Body discovered Hospital
Resting place Cremated
Residence Hollywood, California, U.S.
Other names Vernon Troyer
Vernon Jay Troyer
Verne Jay Troyer
Vernon J. Troyer
Verne J. Troyer
Verne Troya
Vernon Troya
Vernon Jay Troya
Vernon J. Troya
Verne J. Troya
Mini-V
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)
Weight 35 lb (16 kg)
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 cause of death is being seen as suspected suicide by alcohol poisoning.[3][4]

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