Verne Troyer (January 1, 1969 - April 21, 2018) was an American actor and comedian. He is notable for his height of 2 ft 8 in (0.81 m), the result of cartilage–hair hypoplasia dwarfism making him one of the shortest men in the world. He is best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers series of comedy films.
Since 2014, Troyer has appeared as 'The Boss' in adverts for gambling site Bgo.com
In early April 2018, Troyer was admitted to a hospital after an incident in his home. He had previously been admitted to rehab to undergo treatment for alcoholism.
It was announced on April 21, 2018, that Troyer had died at the age of 49. No cause of death was immediately released.
- Verne Troyer on Wikipedia