Verne Troyer’s Cause of Death Revealed

Angelo Anderson
October 11, 2018

The 2-foot-8 MI native had amassed a loyal following after skyrocketing to worldwide fame for his starring role in the "Austin Powers" film franchise, playing Mike Myers's tiny clone sidekick, Mini-Me, in 1999 and 2002.

Verne, who was 49 when he passed away in April, had an outstanding history with alcohol addiction. The cause of death listed in the official report was a "sequelae of alcohol intoxication", otherwise known as lethal alcohol abuse.

In the full coroner's report obtained exclusively obtained by Radar, the medical examiner claimed the star suffered from "suicidal ideations", "depression" and "chronic alcohol use" before taking his own life.

He also played banker-goblin Griphook in Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone and appeared in dozens of TV shows, videos and other films in a career spanning more than 20 years.

"Verne was also a fighter when it came to his own battles".


His death came a year after he announced on Facebook that he was being treated for alcohol addiction, which he had battled in the past, according to CNN.

On hearing of his death, Mike Myers said: "Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honour of working with him".

The statement added: "Depression and Suicide are very serious issues. Over the years he's struggled and won, struggled and won, struggled and fought some more, but unfortunately, this time was too much", the statement read. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. "And always know, it's never too late to reach out to someone for help". In May, Myers teared up remembering his friend during an appearance on Jimmy Kimmel Live.

'Verne was an extremely caring individual. In case of an emergency, please call 911 for immediate help.

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