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Fast Facts

  • Appeared in commercials as a child; played Gilda Radner's son in a British Columbia Hydroelectric ad at age 10.
  • In the eighth grade, wrote an essay about Saturday Night Live producer Lorne Michaels.
  • Joined the Second City comedy troupe right after high school.
  • Named and modeled his Saturday Night Live "Coffee Talk" character Linda Richman after his then mother-in-law.
  • Was inspired to create Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery after hearing Burt Bacharach's "The Look of Love" on the radio. Wrote the script in three weeks.
  • Originally voiced Shrek with a Canadian accent before trying a Scottish brogue that "just felt right."
  • Awarded a star on the Canadian Walk of Fame; and has a street named after him (Mike Myers Drive) in Scarborough, Ontario.

Awards

  • 1994, Emmy — Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 1989, Emmy — Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Winner
  • 1990, Emmy — Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program: Nominee
  • 2009, Screen Actors Guild Awards — Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: Winner

Relationships

  • Kelly Tisdale — Wife
  • Spike Myers — Son
  • Sunday Molly Myers — Daughter
  • Alice Myers — Mother
  • Paul Myers — Brother
  • Eric Myers — Father
  • Peter Myers — Brother
  • Robin Ruzan — Ex-wife

Details

  • Birth Name: Michael Myers
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Birthday: May 25, 1963, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor, Comedian, Writer, Producer
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