Happy Birthday To Former Pound Ridge Resident Mike Myers

POUND RIDGE, N.Y. — Happy birthday to actor, comedian and former Pound Ridge resident Mike Myers.

<p>Actor Mike Myers.</p>

Actor Mike Myers.

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The Canadian actor turns 54 on Wednesday and was born May 25, 1963.

Myers rose to prominence on the comedy show "Saturday Night Live," which prompted his first feature film role, "Wayne's World," based on a sketch with fellow SNL cast member Dana Carvey.

His celebrity reached another strata with the film "Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery," which spawned two sequels, the first of which generated a reported $312 million at the box office.

Myers also is well known for his voice work in the cartoon film "Shrek," in which he plays the title role.

He's married to Kelly Tisdale, owner of the New York cafe Teany Café and is the father of three young children he shares with Tisdale.

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