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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 - Verne Troyer, who played Dr. Evil's small, silent sidekick "Mini-Me" in the "Austin Powers" movie franchise, has died. He was 49.
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Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers,' has died at 49

Verne Troyer, who played Mini-Me in 'Austin Powers,' has died at 49

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Verne Troyer , the actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Power films and one of the shortest men in the world, has died. He was 49.
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