Verne Troyer, the diminutive actor best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers films, has died.
- Verne Troyer is dead at age 49
- Cause of death not revealed
- Troyer was one of the shortest people in the world
Troyer's death was announced Saturday in a statement on the actor's verified Facebook page.
A cause of death was not revealed, but the statement mentioned that Troyer had been dealing with a, “recent time of adversity."
Troyer was one of the shortest people in the world, standing just 2 feet, 6 inches tall. He achieved success as an actor, appearing in more than two dozen films ncluding playing Griphook the Goblin in the first Harry Potter film.
Verne Troyer was 49 years old.