Verne Troyer best known for his portrayal of “Mini Me” in the “Austin Powers” movie franchise, has passed away at 49. A statement posted on the actor’s social media page today (Apr. 21) suggests that the actor committed suicide. “It is with great sadness and incredibly heavy hearts to write that Verne passed away today,” the statement said. “Depression and suicide are very serious issues. You never know what kind of battle someone is going through inside. Be kind to one another. And always know, it’s never too late to reach out to someone for help,” the statement continued.