Actor Verne Troyer Who Played Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers' Movies Has Died

April 22, 2018

Actor Verne Troyer has died. He's best known for playing Mini-Me in the 'Austin Powers' movie franchise. A statement posted to Troyer's Instagram account said he died Saturday. While a cause of death was not given, it read in part, "Depression and Suicide are very serious issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another."'s Mara Montalbano ( has more.