Verne Troyer Biography (1969-)

Born January 1, 1969, in Centreville (one source says Sturgis), MI; son of Reuben (a repairman) and Susan (a factory worker) Troyer; married Genevieve Gallen, January 22, 2004 (divorced). Addresses: Agent: Alena Bertnolli, 11218 Osborne St., Lakeview Terrace, CA 91342.; Manager: Elena Fundacaro, Fonolli Management Inc., 11218 Osborne St., Lakeview Terrace, CA 91342.

Nationality
American
Gender
Male
Occupation
Actor
Birth Details
January 1, 1969
Centreville, Michigan, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Pinocchio double, Pinocchio's Revenge, 1996
  • Alien son, Men in Black (also known as MIB), Columbia, 1997
  • Creature, Wishmaster (also known as Wes Craven's Wishmaster), 1997
  • (As Verne J. Troya) Wee waiter, Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas, 1998
  • Wrestler (uncredited), My Giant, 1998
  • Sundae, The Wacky Adventures of Ronald McDonald: Scared Silly (video) 1998
  • Baby Joe (uncredited), Mighty Joe Young (also known as Mighty Joe), 1998
  • Virgil, Here Lies Lonely, 1999
  • Gorilla performer, Instinct, 1999
  • Mini-Me, Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me, 1999
  • Bit Players, 2000
  • How the Grinch Stole Christmas (also known as Dr. Seuss's How the Grinch Stole Christmas), 2000
  • Ethan Runt, Mission: Imp (video), Warner Bros., 2000
  • Dr. Phreak, Bubble Boy, Buena Vista, 2001
  • Griphook the Goblin, Harry Potter and the Sorcerer's Stone (also known as Harry Potter and the Philosopher's Stone), Warner Bros., 2001
  • Attila, Run for the Money (also known as Hard Cash), Artisan, 2002
  • Mini-Me, Austin Powers in Goldmember (also known as Austin Powers: Goldmember), New Line Cinema, 2002
  • Pauly Shore Is Dead, Regent, 2003
  • Film Work
  • Stunts
  • Baby's Day Out, 1994
  • (As Verne J. Troyer) Dunston Checks In, 1996
  • Jingle All the Way, 1996
  • Volcano, 1997
  • Rocket Man (also known as RocketMan), 1997
  • My Giant, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Gorilla performer, Instinct, Buena Vista, 1999
  • Also worked on Mighty Joe Young.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Ferbus, Masked Rider (also known as Saban's Masked Rider),1995
  • Vern, Shasta McNasty, UPN, 1999
  • Emperor Napoleon Bonaparte, Jack of All Trades, 2000
  • The Surreal Life, VH1, 2005
  • Specials
  • Wes Craven Presents Wishmaster, 1997
  • The 1999 Teen Choice Awards, 1999
  • Mini Lorne Michaels, Saturday Night Live: 25th Anniversary, NBC, 1999
  • 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Interviewee, TRL Uncensored, 2000
  • The 2000 MTV Movie Awards, MTV, 2000
  • Judge, The 2000 Miss Teen USA Pageant, CBS, 2000
  • Inside the Playboy Mansion (documentary), Arts and Entertainment,2002
  • Nickelodeon Kids' Choice Awards `02, NICK, 2002
  • The Teen Choice Awards 2003, Fox, 2003
  • Presenter, The 2004 Teen Choice Awards, Fox, 2004
  • Also appeared in The Surreal Reunion: Season 4.
  • Episodic
  • Himself, Havoc, 1998
  • Baby Ruff, "A Serpent's Tooth," Young Hercules, 1998
  • "Quick and the Dead," V.I.P., syndicated, 1999
  • Wrestling referee, The Real World/Road Rules Challenge 2000, 2000
  • Electric Playground, G4TechTV, 2000
  • TFI Friday, Channel 4, 2000
  • Cassius, "Freezone," Freedom, UPN, 2000
  • Last Call with Carson Daly, NBC, 2002
  • Angus, "Witch Way Out," Sabrina, the Teenage Witch, The WB, 2002
  • Taylor Prentice, "Chapter Sixty-Two," Boston Public, Fox, 2003
  • Taylor Prentice, "Chapter Sixty-Three," Boston Public, Fox, 2003
  • Howard Stern, E! Entertainment, 2005
  • The View, ABC, 2005
  • Reggie, "The Big Throne in My Side Episode," Half & Half, UPN,2005
  • "Fight Night," The Girls Next Door, E! Entertainment, 2005
  • Movies
  • Attila, Run for the Money, USA Network, 2002
  • Spike, Karroll's Christmas, Arts and Entertainment, 2004
  • RECORDINGS
  • Videos
  • Behind the Scenes of "Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me", Alliance Atlantis, 1999

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Entertainment Weekly, June 25, 1999, pp. 96
    • TV Guide, July 24, 2005, pp. 31

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