Verne Troyer, best known as Mini-Me in "Austin Powers," has died

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Verne Troyer, best known as Mini-Me in "Austin Powers," has died. (John Salangsang/Invision/AP)

Verne Troyer, best known for playing the character of Mini-Me in the "Austin Powers" movie series, has died, according to a statement.

"It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today," a post stated on his official Instagram account.
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