Actor Verne Troyer was admitted to a hospital after an incident at his home Monday night. Citing privacy concerns, the nature of the medical emergency was not specified. Sources suggest that it was alchohol telated.
Troyer has been frank about his fight with alchohol addiction. This admittance to the hospital comes almost a year after he told fans he was about to voluntarily check into a rehab clinic.
Troyer is best known for his role as “Mini-me” in the Austin Powers series. “Mini-me” was Dr. Evil’s smaller and more concentrated pure evil protégé.
Born in Sturgis, Michigan, January 1, 1969, Troyer got his first break into showbiz as a stunt double for a 9-month-old baby on a film called Baby’s Day Out (1994). Over the next few years, Verne made several film and television appearances, often portraying animals or small children.
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