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The death of actor Verne Troyer has been ruled a suicide by a coroner in Los Angeles.

The Austin Powers actor, best known for playing Mini-Me in the series, died in April at the age of 49.

Verne Troyer, who was 2ft 8in tall, also played Griphook in the first Harry Potter movie.

Following an autopsy and further tests, the Los Angeles County Coroner said the actor died from the effects of alcohol, and ruled his death was a suicide.

Verne Troyer Dies Aged 49

Verne Troyer hospitalized after suffering seizure at Heart of Texas Comic Con

Verne Troyer had been open about his alcoholism and was treated for alcohol addiction in 2017.

The actor wrote a post to fans on Facebook that said “while it’s not always been an easy fight, I’m willing to continue my fight day by day”.

Verne Troyer appeared on Celebrity Big Brother in the UK in 2009 and in a number of reality TV shows.

He also made regular appearances on Celebrity Juice and starred in Keith Lemon’s feature-length movie, Keith Lemon: The Film.


Verne Troyer has been hospitalized on Saturday, March 21, after suffering a seizure at a Texas event.

He was at the Heart of Texas Comic Con in Waco, Texas when the incident occurred during a meet and greet with fans.Verne Troyer hospitalized after suffering seizure at Heart of Texas Comic Con

According to TMZ, Verne Troyer appeared to have trouble breathing before the seizure struck. The diminutive star was then rushed to the hospital.

A Verne Troyer’s rep said the actor underwent testing at the medical facility, and is doing okay now. It’s unclear if he remains in the hospital.