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Mike Myers has paid tribute to Verne Troyer following his death

The iconic duo played Austin Powers and Mini-Me in the 90s comedy movies.

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Mike Myer has spoken out following the death of his Austin Powers co-star Verne Troyer.

The actors saw huge success acting alongside each other in the 1990s comedy movies and his tribute to his co-star has been tweeted.

Ryan Parker, a senior reporter at The Hollywood Reporter shared his statement as well as one from the director of the Austin Powers movies, after the 49-year-old ‘Mini-Me’ actor passed away following stint in hospital.

‘Austin Powers’ director Jay Roach on the death of Verne Troyer: pic.twitter.com/5F3kgXxNeE

Myers said, “Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him. It is a sad day, but I hope he’s in a better place. He will be greatly missed.”

While Austin Powers director Jay Roach said, “Verne was an amazing guy, a joyful collaborator, and a true master of comedic acting, a directors dream.”

Police recently got report a month ago that the actor was suicidal and drunk.

Troyer had battled alcoholism for many years and went to rehab on many ocassions.

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