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Mike Myers, other stars react to Verne Troyer's death

Many stars and fans took to Twitter to remember Troyer, who died at 49.
Credit: Ethan Miller/Getty Images for Celebrity Fight Night
Actor Verne Troyer attends Muhammad Ali's Celebrity Fight Night XXI at the JW Marriott Phoenix Desert Ridge Resort & Spa on March 28, 2015 in Phoenix, Arizona.

Stars and fans mourned actor Verne Troyer who died Saturday at age 49.

In a statement, the actor was described as an "extremely caring individual" who wanted to make everybody "smile, be happy and laugh."

Reaction on social media and elsewhere echoed those sentiments.

Mike Myers, who starred with Troyer in the Austin Power films, remembered Troyer as a "beacon of positivity."

According to The Hollywood Reporter and EW, Myers' statement said:

“Verne was the consummate professional and a beacon of positivity for those of us who had the honor of working with him. It is a sad day, but I hope he is in a better place. He will be greatly missed.”

Dean Cain recalled the "big life" Troyer led.

Tony Hawk said he'd always be a fan.

Trailer Park Boys actor Mike Smith called him a "unique soul."

Marlee Matlin recalled Troyer's charitable side.

Comedy Central's main account thanked Troyer for "big laughs."

Ludacris said he and Troyer got to make history.

Slash said Troyer will be missed.

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