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Michael John Myers OC (born May 25, 1963) is a Canadian-American actor, comedian, screenwriter, and film producer.[1] He is known for his run as a featured performer on Saturday Night Live from 1989 to 1995, and for playing the title roles in the Wayne's World, Austin Powers, and Shrek films. He made his directorial debut with the documentary Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon (2013) and had a small role in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds (2009).

Mike Myers
OC
Mike Myers David Shankbone 2010 NYC.jpg
Myers at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
Born Michael John Myers
(1963-05-25) May 25, 1963 (age 55)
Scarborough, Ontario, Canada
Nationality Canadian
American
Citizenship Canada
United Kingdom
United States
Occupation Actor, comedian, musician, writer, film producer, director
Years active 1975–present
Spouse(s) Robin Ruzan
(m. 1993; div. 2007)

Kelly Tisdale
(m. 2010)
Children 3
Relatives Paul Myers (brother)
Awards Order of Canada
Comedy career
Medium Stand-up, film, television, theatre, books
Genres Observational comedy, satire, black comedy, self-deprecation, cringe comedy, deadpan
Subject(s) American culture, American politics, current events, religion, Jewish culture, race relations, human sexuality

Contents

Early life

Myers was born on May 25, 1963[2] in Scarborough, a suburban district in the east side of Toronto, Ontario. He is the son of English-born parents Eric Myers (1922–1991), an insurance agent, and his wife, Alice E. (née Hind; born 1926), an office supervisor and a veteran of the Royal Air Force.[3]

Both his parents were from Liverpool, United Kingdom, and he has two older brothers, Paul, an indie rock singer-songwriter, broadcaster and author, and Peter, who worked for Sears Canada.[4]

The family is of English, Scottish and Irish ancestry. Myers was raised Protestant.[5] He reportedly holds Canadian, U.S. and British citizenship.[1]

Myers grew up in suburban Toronto districts, both North York and Scarborough,[6] where he attended Sir John A. Macdonald Collegiate Institute and then graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute in 1982.

Career

Early career

Myers began performing in commercials at the age of two. At the age of ten, he made a commercial for British Columbia Hydro, with Gilda Radner playing his mother.[3] At the age of 12, he made a guest appearance as Ari on the TV series King of Kensington.

After graduating from high school, Myers was accepted into the Second City Canadian touring company. He later moved to the United Kingdom, where in 1985 he was one of the founding members of The Comedy Store Players, an improvisational group based at The Comedy Store in London.

The next year, he starred in the British children's TV program Wide Awake Club, parodying the show's normal exuberance with his own "Sound Asleep Club", in partnership with Neil Mullarkey.

He returned to Toronto and Second City in 1986 as a cast member in the Second City's Toronto main stage show, Second City Theatre.[7] In 1988, he moved from Second City in Toronto to Chicago. In Chicago, he trained, performed, and taught at the Improv Olympic.

Myers made many appearances, including as Wayne Campbell, on Toronto's Citytv in the early 1980s, on the alternative video show City Limits hosted by Christopher Ward. Myers also appeared as Wayne Campbell in the music video for Ward's Canadian hit "Boys and Girls".

The Wayne Campbell character was featured extensively in the 1986 summer series It's Only Rock & Roll, produced by Toronto's Insight Production Company for CBC Television. Wayne appeared both in studio and in a series of location sketches directed and edited by Allan Novak. Myers wrote another sketch, "Kurt and Dieter", co-starring with Second City's Dana Andersen and also directed by Novak, which would later turn into the popular "Sprockets" sketch on Saturday Night Live.

Film

Myers made his film debut when he and Dana Carvey adapted their Wayne's World SNL sketches into the feature Wayne's World (1992). It was among the most successful movies of the year and was followed in 1993 by Wayne's World 2; Myers starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer the same year. He took a two year hiatus from performing after the end of his time as an SNL regular.

Myers returned to acting with the film Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), followed by the sequels Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002). Myers played the title role (Austin Powers) and the villain (Dr. Evil), as well as other characters, in all three films.

One of Myers' rare non-comedic roles came in the film 54 (1998), in which he portrayed Steve Rubell, proprietor of New York City's famous 1970s discotheque Studio 54. The film was not critically or commercially successful, though Myers received some positive notice.[8][9] He later parodied the club as "Studio 69" in Goldmember.

In June 2000, Myers was sued by Universal Pictures for US$3.8 million for backing out of a contract to play Dieter, the SNL character, in a feature film. Myers said he refused to honor the US$20 million contract because he did not want to cheat moviegoers with an unacceptable script—one that he himself had written. Myers countersued, and a settlement was reached after several months where Myers agreed to make another film with Universal. That film was The Cat in the Hat, which was released in November 2003 and starred Myers as the title character.[10][11][12]

In 2001, Myers provided the voice of Shrek in the DreamWorks animated film of the same name, having taken over the role after original planned voice actor Chris Farley died in December 1997. He reprised this role in Shrek 4-D (a theme park ride) in 2003, Shrek 2 (2004), Shrek the Third (2007) and the Christmas special Shrek The Halls (2007).

Myers received the MTV Generation Award in June 2007, making him the second Canadian to win the award (following Jim Carrey in 2006).[13]

In 2008, Myers co-wrote, co-produced and starred in The Love Guru. In 2009, he played the part of British general Ed Fenech, in Quentin Tarantino's Inglourious Basterds. In 2010 Myers returned for the latest film in the Shrek series, Shrek Forever After.

Myers returned to onscreen film acting with supporting roles in Terminal (2018)[14] and Bohemian Rhapsody (2018).[15]

Other work

Myers made a cameo appearance in Britney Spears' music video Boys as Austin Powers.[16]

In a 2005 poll to find The Comedian's Comedian, he was voted among the top 50 comedy acts ever by fellow comedians and comedy insiders.[17]

Myers is a member of the band Ming Tea along with The Bangles' guitarist and vocalist Susanna Hoffs and musician Matthew Sweet. They performed the songs "BBC" and "Daddy Wasn't There" from the Austin Powers movies.[18]

In 2011 Myers returned to The Comedy Store in London to perform a one-time reprisal of his role with The Comedy Store Players. The UK comedy website Chortle praised his performance.[19]

Myers's 2013 directorial debut, Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon, was selected to be screened in the Gala Presentation section at the 2013 Toronto International Film Festival.[20]

Personal life

Myers began dating actress and comedy writer Robin Ruzan in the late 1980s after meeting at a hockey game in Chicago, during which Myers caught a puck and used the incident as an icebreaker to strike up a conversation with Ruzan. The couple married on 22 May 1993, and Myers later referred to Ruzan as "his muse".[21][22] The couple filed for divorce in December 2005.[23]

In 2006, café owner Kelly Tisdale confirmed reports that she and Myers were dating. Myers and Tisdale wed in New York in a secret ceremony in the fall of 2010.[24] They have three children: son Spike Alan (b. 2011) and daughters, Sunday Molly (b. 2014) and Paulina Kathleen (b. 2015).[25][26][27]

During a CBS interview in 2007, he noted that he normally takes three years between films. He spends one year "living his life" and then writes various screenplays, develops characters, practices them in front of live audiences, and then selects one of the screenplays to film.[citation needed]

Myers is a Dungeons & Dragons player[28] and was one of several celebrities to have participated in the Worldwide Dungeons & Dragons Game Day in 2006.[29]

He supports the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League.[30] He named two characters in the first Austin Powers movie Commander Gilmour and General Borschevsky, for then-Maple Leafs players Doug Gilmour and Nikolai Borschevsky.

Myers has played for Hollywood United F.C., a celebrity soccer team.[31] He played in the 2010 Soccer Aid for UNICEF UK football match, England vs. R.O.W (Rest of the World) and scored his penalty during a sudden death shootout after the game ended 2–2 (June 6, 2010). The Rest of the World team beat England for the first time since the tournament started. Myers is a fan of Liverpool F.C.[32]

In 2014, Myers starred in a commercial with his brother Peter for Sears Canada, using "humorous banter to spread the message that, despite rumours, Sears wasn't shutting down". Peter at the time was senior director of planning at Sears head office in Toronto, and he was laid off in 2017 without severance despite 36 years of service after Sears Canada filed for bankruptcy protection.[4]

In 2016 Myers published a book, Canada, about the country's history and popular culture.[7]

As of 2016, Myers resides in New York City.[6]

In 2017, Myers began hosting a reprised version of The Gong Show as a character knows as Tommy Maitland.[33]

Awards/Honours

 
Myers' star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame

In 2003, he was inducted into Canada's Walk of Fame.[34]

For contributions to the motion picture industry, Mike Myers was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 7042 Hollywood Boulevard.[35]

In 2015, his face was put on a stamp by Canada Post.[36]

On June 30, 2017, he was named an Officer of the Order of Canada by Governor General David Johnston for "his extensive and acclaimed body of comedic work as an actor, writer and producer."[37]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
1992 Wayne’s World Wayne Campbell film debut

Also writer

1993 So I Married an Axe Murderer Charlie McKenzie / Stuart McKenzie
Wayne's World 2 Wayne Campbell Also writer
1997 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Austin Powers / Dr. Evil Also writer and producer
1998 54 Steve Rubell
Thin Pink Line, TheThe Thin Pink Line Tim Broderick
Pete's Meteor Pete
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Austin Powers / Dr. Evil /
Fat Bastard
Also writer and producer
Mystery, Alaska Donnie Shulzhoffer
2001 Shrek Shrek voice role
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember Austin Powers / Dr. Evil /
Fat Bastard / Goldmember
Also writer and producer
2003 Nobody Knows Anything! 'Eye' Witness
Cat in the Hat, TheThe Cat in the Hat The Cat in the Hat
Shrek 4-D Shrek voice role
View from the Top John Witney
2004 Shrek 2 Shrek voice
2006 Home Himself Documentary
2007 Shrek the Third Shrek Voice
Favorite Voice For an Animated Movie
2008 Love Guru, TheThe Love Guru Guru Maurice Pitka / Himself Also writer and producer
2009 Inglourious Basterds Gen. Ed Fenech
2010 Shrek Forever After Shrek voice role
2012 Oscar Etiquette Sir Cecil Worthington Short film
2013 Being Canadian, Sometimes Himself Documentary
Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Himself Documentary; also director
2015 I Am Chris Farley Himself Documentary
2018 Terminal Clinton / Mr. Franklyn
Bohemian Rhapsody Post-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
1975 King of Kensington Ari Episode: "Scout's Honour"
1977 Range Ryder and the Calgary Kid Himself
1979 The Littlest Hobo Tommy Episode: "Boy on Wheels"
1980 Bizarre Various
1985 John and Yoko: A Love Story Delivery Boy Uncredited
Television film
1987 Meet Julie (voice) Television film
It's Only Rock & Roll Various 13 episodes
1989 Elvis Stories Cockney Man Television short
1989–1995 Saturday Night Live Various 121 episodes; also writer
1997 Saturday Night Live Himself (host) Episode: "Mike Myers/Aerosmith"
2008 2008 MTV Movie Awards Himself (host) Television special
2011 Saturday Night Live Wayne Campbell Episode: "Dana Carvey/Linkin Park"
2014 Monty Python Live (Mostly) Himself Television special
Saturday Night Live Dr. Evil Episode: "Amy Adams/One Direction"
2015 Saturday Night Live 40th Anniversary Special[38] Wayne Campbell Television special
2017–present The Gong Show[39] Tommy Maitland Game show

Host

2018 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Dr. Evil[40]

Career awards and nominations

Accolades

Year Title Accolade Results
1989 Saturday Night LIVE! Primetime Emmy award, Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Won
1990 Saturday Night LIVE! Primetime Emmy award, Outstanding Writing in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1992 Wayne's World MTV Movie + TV award, Best Comedic Performance Nominated
1992 Wayne's World MTV Movie + TV award, Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Dana Carvey) Won
1993 Wayne's World American Comedy award, Funniest Lead Actor in a Motion Picture Nominated
1994 Wayne's World 2 MTV Movie + TV award, Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Dana Carvey) Nominated
1994 Saturday Night LIVE! Primetime Emmy award, Outstanding Individual Performance in a Variety or Music Program Nominated
1998 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery Blockbuster Entertainment award, Favorite Actor - Comedy Nominated
1998 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery MTV Movie + TV award, Best Comedic Performance Nominated
1998 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery MTV Movie + TV award, Best Villain Won
1998 Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery MTV Movie + TV award, Best Dance Sequence Won
1999 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Teen Choice award, Choice Movie: Sleazbag Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me American Comedy award, Funniest Lead Actor in a Motion Picture Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Blockbuster Entertainment award, Favorite Actor - Comedy Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Blockbuster Entertainment award, Favorite Villain Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Canadian Comedy award, Film - Performance - Male Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Canadian Comedy award - Film - Writing - Original Won
2000 54 Csapnivalo award, Best Male Performance Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me MTV Movie + TV award, Best Comedic Performance Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me MTV Movie + TV award, Best Villain Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me MTV Movie + TV award, Best On-Screen Duo (shared with Verne Troyer) Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me MTV Movie + TV award, Best Fight (shared with Verne Troyer) Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me MTV Movie + TV award, Best Musical Performance (shared with Verne Troyer) Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Movie Couple (shared with Heather Graham) Nominated
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged Me Teen Choice award, Choice Movie: Sleazbag Won
2000 Austin Powers: The Spy Who Shagged me Teen Choice award, Choice Movie: Chemistry (shared with Mindy Sterling) Nominated
2002 Shrek MTV Movie + TV award, Best Comedic Performance Nominated
2002 Shrek MTV Movie + TV award, Best On-Screen Team (shared with Cameron Diaz & Eddie Murphy) Nominated
2002 Shrek Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Nominated
2002 N/A Walk of Fame, Star on the Walk of Fame - Motion Picture 7046, Hollywood Blvd. Won
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Canadian Comedy award - Film - Pretty Funny Male Performance Won
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Canadian Comedy award - Film - Pretty Funny Writing Won
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Empire award, Best Actor Nominated
2003 The True Meaning of Christmas Specials Gemini award, Best Performance or Host in a Variety Program or Series (shared with Jann Arden, Dick Dale, Joe Flaherty, Dave Foley, Tom Green, Crissy Guerroro, Lisa Hockly, Paul Irving, Robert 'El Vez' Lopez, Kevin McDonald, Jason Priestley, Andy Richter, Elvis Stojko) Nominated
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember MTV Movie + TV award, Best Comedic Performance Won
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember MTV Movie + TV award, Best Villain Nominated
2003 N/A MTV TRL award, Walk This Way award (shared with Beyonce) Nominated
2003 N/A MTV TRL award, Wet Your Pants award Nominated
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Fart in a Movie Nominated
2003 Austin Powers in Goldmember Teen Choice award, Choice Movie Actor: Comedy Nominated
2003 N/A Teen Choice award, Choice Comedian Nominated
2003 The Cat in the Hat The Stinkers Bad Movie award, Worst Lead Actor Nominated
2003 The Cat in the Hat The Stinkers Bad Movie award, Worst Fake Accent - Male Nominated
2003 The Cat in the Hat The Stinkers Bad Movie award, Worst Song "Fun, Fun, Fun" Nominated
2003 N/A US Comedy Arts Festival award, AFI Star award Won
2004 The Cat in the Hat Golden Raspberry award, Worst Lead Actor Nominated
2004 The Cat in the Hat Golden Raspberry award, Worst Screen Couple (shared with Thing One or Thing Two) Nominated
2004 The Cat in the Hat Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Movie Actor Nominated
2004 Shrek 2 Nickelodeon Kid's Choice award, Favorite Voice from an Animated Movie Nominated
2004 N/A Teen Choice award, Ultimate Choice award Won
2007 N/A MTV Movie + TV award, MTV Generation award Won
2008 The Love Guru National Movie award, Best Male Performance Nominated
2008 Saturday Night LIVE! TV Land award, Legacy of Laughter award Won
2009 Inglorious Basterds Award Circuit Community award, Best Cast Ensemble (shared with Daniel Bruhl, Gedeon Burkhard, Michael Fassbender, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, B.J. Novak, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Christoph Waltz) Won
2009 The Love Guru Golden Raspberry award, Worst Lead Actor Won
2009 The Love Guru Golden Raspberry award, Worst Screenplay (shared with Graham Gordy) Won
2009 Inglorious Basterds Phoenix Film Critics Society award, Best Acting Ensemble (shared with Daniel Bruhl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke) Won
2009 Inglorious Basterds San Diego Film Critics Society award, Best Ensemble Performance (shared with Daniel Bruhl August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke) Won
2010 Inglorious Basterds Central Ohio Film Critics Association award, Best Ensemble (shared with Daniel Bruhl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke) Won
2010 Inglorious Basterds Gold Derby award, Best Ensemble Cast (shared with Daniel Bruhl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jacky Ido, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, B.J. Novak, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke) Won
2010 The Cat in the Hat

The Love Guru

Golden Raspberry award, Worst Actor of the Decade Nominated
2010 Inglorious Basterds Screen Actors Guild award, Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture (shared with Daniel Bruhl, August Diehl, Julie Dreyfus, Michael Fassbender, Sylvester Groth, Jack Ido, Diane Kruger, Melanie Laurent, Denis Menochet, Brad Pitt, Eli Roth, Til Schweiger, Rod Taylor, Christoph Waltz, Martin Wuttke) Won
2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Hollywood Film Festival award, Documentary of the Year Won
2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Miami Film Festival award, Knight Documentary Competition - Grand Jury Prize award Nominated
2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Sarasota Film Festival award, Best Documentary - Feature Nominated
2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Sarasota Film Festival award, Best Documentary Won
2014 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon SXSW Film Festival award, Documentary Spotight Nominated
2015 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon Golden Raspberry award, Razzie Redeemer award Nominated
2015 Supermensch: The Legend of Shep Gordon New & Documentary Emmy award, Outstanding Arts and Cultural Programming (shared with Robert DeBitetto, David McKillop, Molly Thompson, Beth Aala, John Houlihan, Alice Henty, Caroline Waterlow) Nominated

Notable Saturday Night Live characters

  • Dieter – host of Sprockets
  • Linda Richman – hostess of Coffee Talk
  • Japanese Game Show Host
  • "Handsome Actor" Lank Thompson
  • Simon – a little boy who does drawings in the bath and complains about having "prune hands" (the theme song for this segment was a slightly modified version of the theme song from Simon in the Land of Chalk Drawings by Edward MacLachlan)
  • Wayne Campbell (SNL, the Wayne's World films)
  • Pat Arnold (SNL, Bill Swerski's Superfans)
  • Stuart Rankin – proprietor of "All Things Scottish"
  • Lothar (Of the Hill People)
  • Ed Miles (Middle-Aged Man) – An older man who helps young people with their problems
  • Phillip – A child of the age of six who is hypoglycemic and hyperactive (quote: "I'm a hyper hypo"). Phillip appears in at least two sketches, one with Nicole Kidman and the other with Kim Basinger. The sketch centers on him at a playground while wearing a helmet and a harness tied to the monkey bars.
  • Kenneth Reese-Evans – host of "Theatre Stories"
  • In December 2014, Myers appeared in a cameo during the cold open as his character Dr. Evil, a super villain known for his appearances in the Austin Powers film series where he called out North Korea and Sony, in particular the logic of Kim Jong-un, and the 2014 Sony hack. as well as making comparisons between the Guardians of Peace and Grand Old Party.[41][42]

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