Verne Troyer, Mini-Me from ‘Austin Powers’ films, has died at age 49

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  • The actor Verne Troyer, who played “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” films, has died at age 49.
  • Troyer’s representatives announced his death on Saturday, but did not give a cause.
  • In a statement, they described Troyer as a “fighter” who was unable to overcome a recent bout of adversity. The statement also discussed depression and suicide.

LOS ANGELES (AP) – Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil’s small, silent sidekick “Mini-Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has died. He was 49.

A statement provided by Troyer’s representatives that was also posted to his Instagram and Facebook accounts said the actor died Saturday.

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