11 Amusing Facts About Mike Myers

1. Both his parents were from Liverpool and he has two older brothers, Paul, an indie rock singer-songwriter, broadcaster and author, and Peter, a Sears Canada employee.

2. He attended Sir John A. MacDonald Collegiate Institute in Scarborough and then graduated from Stephen Leacock Collegiate Institute, also in Scarborough.

3. At the age of ten, he made a commercial for British Columbia Hydro, with Gilda Radner playing his mother. being on some stupid show on Saturday”.

4. Myers swore that one day he would also be on the same show, the then-fledgling Saturday Night Live.

5. At the age of 12, he made a guest appearance as Ari on the TV series King of Kensington.

6. Myers graduated from high school in 1982 and was immediately accepted into the Second City Canadian Touring Company, after which he 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.

7. In Chicago, he trained, performed, and taught at the Improv Olympic.

8. Wayne appeared both in studio and in a series of location sketches directed and edited by Allan Novak.

9. The UK comedy website Chortle was full of glowing praise for Myers, claiming “Myers himself excelled

10. That year Myers also starred in So I Married an Axe Murderer, which garnered a cult following.

11. The characters in the movie were based on people Myers knew growing up in the Bridlewood section of Scarborough.

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