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Verne Troyer

Verne J. Troyer (born January 1, 1969) is an American actor and stunt performer. Troyer 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. 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 Centreville High School in 1987. 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. The video, which had been made during the Easter Weekend of 2008 at Raffles L’Ermitage hotel, was leaked to the public by Shrider to TMZ. Kevin Blatt, the man responsible for brokering the

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Verne Troyer -- Crushes 'Hotline Bling' (HILARIOUS VIDEO)!!!

Verne Troyer
Crushes 'Hotline Bling' HILARIOUS VIDEO!!!

Everyone can go home now, Verne Troyer has won "Hotline Bling."  Verne uploaded this epic video to his Facebook ... every frame is a GIF-able moment. Your move, Drake. On second… READ MORE >

Verne Troyer -- Mini Fall on Stage ... Hits Head on Speaker

Verne Troyer
Has Mini Fall on Stage Hits Head on Speaker

Scary moment last night ... when Verne Troyer fell hard while dancing on the DJ booth at a nightclub and smacked his head on a speaker -- but fortunately, we're told HE'S OKAY!!! 46-year-old… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago
Verne Troyer -- Farts on NFL Legend's Wife ... In Protest

Verne Troyer
Farts on NFL Legend's Wife ... In Protest

Verne Troyer let his ass do the talking for him during an argument with Hines Ward's wife -- ripping a fart on the NFL star's spouse in protest ... and it was all caught on video.  It all… READ MORE >

- 257 days ago
Verne Troyer -- Shoots Taser Incident at LAX

Verne Troyer
Shoots Taser Incident at LAX

Verne Troyer turned vigilante at LAX -- chasing down a man who burst through a TSA checkpoint until police captured and tased him ... and Verne recorded the whole thing. Verne was on his way to… READ MORE >

- 265 days ago
Verne Troyer--Suffers Seizure...Rushed to Hospital

Verne Troyer
Suffers Seizure Rushed to Hospital

Verne Troyer was taken to the hospital after suffering a seizure during a fan meet and greet in Texas...TMZ has learned. Verne was at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco on Saturday when the… READ MORE >

- 325 days ago
Verne Troyer -- One Helluva Butterball (PHOTO)

Verne Troyer
One Helluva Butterball

Thanksgiving shopping can be difficult when the food you're shopping for weighs almost as much as you do ... a lesson Verne Troyer learned the hard way.Despite having his trusty scooter to aid… READ MORE >

- 441 days ago
Verne Troyer -- Takes Shark Week a Little Too Seriously

Verne Troyer
Takes Shark Week a Little Too Seriously

Seems Shark Week's biggest fan ... is also its smallest. "Austin Powers" star Verne Troyer celebrated the annual Discovery Channel tradition in costume, posting a photo to Twitter with the… READ MORE >

- 545 days ago
Verne Troyer -- TSA Cracks Up at LAX

Verne Troyer
TSA Cracks Up At LAX

When you roll through TSA on a scooter, you've got to expect TSA to take notice ... such was the case this weekend for Verne Troyer.The "Austin Powers" star posted this photo with the caption,… READ MORE >

- 603 days ago
Verne Troyer Gets on His High Horse

Verne Troyer
Gets on His High Horse

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 >

- 1131 days ago
Verne Troyer -- That's How I Roll!!!

Verne Troyer
That's How I Roll!!!

Verne Troyer showed off his bowling skills in Belfast, Northern Ireland yesterday ... at an event for a local youth charity. The 42-year-old actually bowled a strike in this pic and proved he's in… READ MORE >

- 1518 days ago

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