Mike Myers

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Michael Myers
  • Birth Place: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 05/25/1963, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; comedian; writer; producer
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Mike Myers 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.
  • Mike Myers Relationships:
  • Sunday Molly Myers - Daughter
  • Eric Myers - Father
  • Peter Myers - Brother
  • Paul Myers - Brother
  • Robin Ruzan - Ex-wife
  • Alice Myers - Mother
  • Spike Myers - Son
  • Kelly Tisdale - Wife
  • Mike Myers Awards:
  • 1994 Emmy: Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1990 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Nominee
  • 1989 Emmy: Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program - Winner
  • 2009 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Winner

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