‘Mini-Me’ actor Verne Troyer dead at 49: Instagram account

Los Angeles (AFP) – Verne Troyer, best known for his role as Mini-Me in the “Austin Powers” movies, has died, according to a post on his official Instagram account Saturday. He was 49.

“It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today,” the post read.

“Depression and Suicide are very serious issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another. And always know, it’s never too late to reach out to someone for help.”

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