Mike Myers Issues Statement on Verne Troyer's Passing
In a heartfelt statement, Mike Myers paid tribute Saturday to his 'Austin Powers' co-star Verne Troyer, who passed away this weekend at the age of 49. Myers said, "Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him. “It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed.” Troyer is best known for playing Mini Me in 1999’s 'Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me' and its 2002 sequel. The cause of his death has not yet been revealed.