Who knew ... Mini-Me has a little cowboy in him too.While filming a segment for some Austrian TV show in L.A. this week, "Austin Powers" star Verne Troyer rode off into the sunset astride his… READ MORE >
Verne J. Troyer (born January 1, 1969), also known as Mini-V, is an American actor, stunt performer, writer, and comedian, best known for playing Mini-Me in the Austin Powers film series. Troyer is also 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. Troyer was born Verne J. Troyer in Sturgis, Michigan on January 1, 1969. Troyer was born in Sturgis, Michigan, the son of Susan, a factory worker, and Reuben Troyer, a repair technician. He has two siblings, Davon and Deborah. He grew up in Centreville, Michigan and graduated from high school in 1987. He now resides in Hollywood, California. Troyer reportedly married model Genevieve Gallen on February 22, 2004 but filed for an annulment the next day. Though the couple's engagement was widely reported, Troyer and his attorney deny that the two ever had any formal wedding plans, saying that Gallen had fabricated the story for her own financial gain. On June 25, 2008, a private home videotape was released which showed Troyer and his former live-in girlfriend Ranae Shrider having sex.
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Jessie Lunderby -- the Arkansas jailer who was recently punished at work for posing for Playboy -- let it all hang out at a party recently with Verne Troyer ... and he was definitely not… READ MORE >