Born: Scarborough, Ontario
Place of Birth: May 25, 1963
Mike Myers' parents were from Great Britain and immigrated to his birth place, Canada.
His mother had been a student at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art and encouraged Mike to consider acting.
His father exposed Myers to the artistic comedy roles of British actors such as Peter Sellers.
At the age of eight, Mike Myers appeared in television commercials and later acted in a CBC show called "The King of Kensington".
Following high school, Myers immediately continued his performing career by signing up with Toronto’s Second City Comedy Troupe.
At the age of eight, Myers appeared in television commercials and later acted in a CBC show called "The King of Kensington".
In 1988, he joined the cast of a popular TV comedy show called "Saturday Night Live".
Mike Myers had long been a fan of the SNL show and felt truly blessed to be accepted as an actor on this program.
A film called "Wayne's World" turned Myers from a TV actor to a movie star in 1992.
By 1997, he had acted in several films and turned to writing his own script based around a character known as "Austin Powers".
The Austin Powers role and the other characters that Myers played impressed movie critics.
Mike Myers continues to be a major actor and comedian and a confessed fan of the Toronto Maple Leafs.
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