The consummate professional. Colleagues Troyer mourn for the departed comedian

© AP Photo / Eric CharbonneauАктер Verne TroyerThe consummate professional. Colleagues Troyer mourn for the departed comedian© AP Photo / Eric Charbonneau

Verne Troyer was a consummate professional and a source of positivity for all who had the honor to work with him. This was stated by colleagues of the actor on film about Austin Powers, according to The Hollywood Reporter.

«It’s a sad day, but I hope he’s in a better place. We’ll miss you,» said actor Mike Myers.

Director of the film about the Austin Powers Jay roach called Troyer an amazing person and a true master of Comedy.

«He turned Mini-me into an unforgettable, iconic characters, which is recognized worldwide. I’m happy I knew him and worked with him,» said roach.

Actor, stand-up comedian and stuntman Verne Troyer died at the age of 49 years. The cause of death was not reported, however it is known that he suffered from depression and abused alcohol. A month ago, he was in the hospital.

The troyer mostly appeared in small roles. He starred in the films «Men in black», «Fear and loathing in Las Vegas», «the Imaginarium of doctor Parnassus», «Harry Potter and the philosopher’s stone». However, the world he came to prominence playing Mini-me in the films about Austin Powers.

The consummate professional. Colleagues Troyer mourn for the departed comedian

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