Verne Troyer’s death has been ruled a suicide by the Los Angeles County coroner, it has been confirmed.

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The actor, who was best known for portraying Mini-Me in the Austin Powers movies, died on April 21, 2018. He was 49 years old.

The coroner’s report stated Troyer died from “sequelae of alcohol intoxication”. The manner of his death was certified as a suicide, according to The Hollywood Reporter. The star was hospitalized on April 3 for reported alcohol intoxication and had struggled with alcohol abuse and depression in his past.


As well as the Austin Powers movies, Troyer also appeared in Harry Potter And The Philosopher’s Stone, Gnome Alone, music videos by Madonna and Moby, and more.