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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: My Former GF Tells Tall Tales

Verne Troyer: My Former GF Tells Tall Tales

Verne Troyer claims his ex-girlfriend -- who recently obtained a restraining order against him -- is just a lying gold-digger who had a bone to pick.In a response filed in L.A. County Superior… READ MORE >

Mini-Me -- Tax Cheat of the Week?

Mini-Me -- Tax Cheat of the Week?

The Accused: Verne TroyerThe Debt: $10,869.36The Story: According to the State of California, Mini-Me fell behind on his taxes both in 2005 and 2008 ... putting him a total of $10,869.36 in the… READ MORE >

- 1849 days ago
Former GF Claims Mini-Me Full of Big Threats

Former GF Claims Mini-Me Full of Big Threats

One of Verne Troyer's ex girlfriends claims the man who made Mini-Me famous is a threat to her life ... and she fears someone in Verne's posse could do her in with a gun.Yvette Monet filed a… READ MORE >

- 1850 days ago
Verne Troyer -- A Little Tipsy...

Verne Troyer -- A Little Tipsy...

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- 1852 days ago
Verne Troyer Is in This Photo ... Somewhere

Verne Troyer Is in This Photo ... Somewhere

Where's a red carpet when you need one? See Also Mini-Me's Chick Wants to Bare All ... Alone Verne Troyer: Bottoms Up!  READ MORE >

- 2016 days ago
Mini-Me's Chick Wants to Bare All ... Alone

Mini-Me's Chick Wants to Bare All ... Alone

Have you ever wanted to see Mini-Me's sex tape co-star, Ranae Shrider, naked ... without a little person on top of her? Well, you just might get your chance!Shrider has shot a series of… READ MORE >

- 2122 days ago
Verne Troyer: Bottoms Up!

Verne Troyer: Bottoms Up!

The perfect cocktail mix -- Mini-me on the rocks with a splash of three bikini babes.Verne Troyer's Tour of European Women made its latest stop at a London club last night. See Also Mini-Me --… READ MORE >

- 2130 days ago
Mini-Me -- Heavy Duty Playa

Mini-Me -- Heavy Duty Playa

Verne Troyer put some major moves on this babe at a London club this weekend.Perhaps they'll make beautiful movies together. See Also Mini-Me -- I Can Put You in Movies  READ MORE >

- 2133 days ago
What Do Ya Do With a Drunken Sailor...?

What Do Ya Do With a Drunken Sailor...?

...ya throw him on your back and take him home!Ever the responsible partygoer, Verne Troyer, who was also celebrating his New Year's 40th b-day, hitched a piggyback ride from a pal. Drinking and… READ MORE >

- 2157 days ago
Verne Troyer Uses Head and Shoulders

Verne Troyer Uses Head and Shoulders

When you're only 2'8" -- it's best to get some help when crossing the street late at night. READ MORE >

- 2166 days ago

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