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Mike Myers pays tribute to Austin Powers co-star Verne Troyer

on April 21, 2018, 7:23pm

Mike Myers has paid tribute to his former Austin Powers cast mate Verne Troyer, who died Saturday at the age of 49.

“Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him,” Myers said in a statement. “It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed.”

Troyer famously portrayed Mini-Me in Austin Powers of which Myers starred as both the titular character and Dr. Evil. The two appeared together in two Austin Powers movies: 1999’s Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me and 2002’s Austin Powers in Goldmember.