Actor pictured looking gaunt in final appearance.
He will be greatly missed. Verne had been in the showbiz industry for 20 years and was best known for playing Mini-Me alongside Mike Myers in Austin Powers: The actor was known for playing Mini-Me in Austin Powers. Verne Troyer death: As a baby he was diagnosed with cartilage-hair hypoplasia dwarfism, a rare form of dwarfism which made him one of the shortest people in the world.
Coroner spokesperson Ed Winter told People: In April last year, Verne spent nearly two weeks in hospital being treated for alcohol abuse. I had to do everything my brother and sister had to do, including raising our animal menagerie that included cows and chickens. For confidential support call the Samaritans in the UK on 116 123 or visit a local Samaritans branch.
His ashes will be sent to his hometown of Michigan, according to documents obtained by TMZ. He is survived by partner Brittney Powell, parents and siblings.
The star died aged 49 last month. My parents taught me to be optimistic and independent Verne Troyer. Mike Myers leads emotional tributes to actor Verne Troyer death: His appearance on the show came a year after the collapse of his two-month marriage to 6ft 2in model Genevieve Gallen.
Before his death, Verne was admitted to hospital after friends alerted emergency services saying the actor was "extremely upset, drunk and suicidal".
Troyer was latterly seen on his own YouTube channel, which had half a million subscribers.
His death certificate has now stated his family chose to have him cremated. Celebrity Deaths. He continued to appear in films on and off over the next decade but audiences were more likely to see him in reality TV shows including Celebrity Big Brother and Celebrity Wife Swap.