Mike Myers

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Mike Myers

Born

5/25/1963, Toronto (Scarborough),Ontario, Canada

Birth Name

Michael John Myers

Gender

Male

Also Known As

Michael Meyers
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Mike Myers (born May 25, 1963) is an actor, comedian, writer, and producer from Scarborough, Ontario. Myers is best known as a member of the cast of NBC's Saturday Night Live television program from 1989 to 1995, where he performed characters like "Dieter", "Linda Richman" and "Wayne Cambell",…more

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    • Mike Myers: I have very happy memories of fairy tales. My mother used to take me to the library in Toronto to check out the fairy tales. And she was an actress, so she used to act out for me the different characters in all these fairy tales.

    • Mike Myers: My theory is that all of Scottish cuisine is based on a dare.

    • Mike Myers: People ask me to record their answering machines all the time. I love it. It`s a miracle to me that people want to hear back those characters.

    • Mike Myers: In my next life, I would like to be Antonio Banderas. He is so incredibly beautiful. I'm man enough to admit I have a man crush.

    • Mike Myers: I'm basically a sexless geek. Look at me, I have pasty-white skin, I have acne scars and I'm five-foot-nothing. Does that sound like a real sexual dynamo to you?

    • Mike Myers: Silly is you in a natural state, and serious is something you have to do until you can get silly again.

    • Mike Myers: I still believe that at any time the no-talent police will come and arrest me!

    • Mike Myers: I think that Scottish people, like Canadians, are often misunderstood and what I like about my Scottish friends and relatives is how quickly it can go from love to anger. It's a great dynamic.

    • Mike Myers: Canada is the essence of not being. Not English, not American, it is the mathematic of not being. And a subtle flavor - we're more like celery as a flavor.

    • Mike Myers: Austin Powers was born out of trying to celebrate my father's life. My father's favorites were mine - Peter Sellers, Monty Python, Peter Cook and Dudley Moore...My dad was a guy who loved to be silly; he had a highly prized sense of humor. When I would bring friends home to play table hockey in the basement, if my dad didn't think they were funny, he wouldn't let them in the house. 'They can't come around,' he'd say. 'They're not bloody funny!

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