LOS ANGELES (CBSLA.com/AP) — Actor Verne Troyer says he is receiving treatment for alcohol addiction and is thanking fans for their support.

The 48-year-old actor is best known for playing Mini-Me in two “Austin Powers” films. A post on his Facebook page Thursday stated the actor been undergoing unspecified treatment for the past week and will voluntarily transfer to another facility soon.

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“As you know, I’ve battled alcohol addiction in the past and while it’s not always been an easy fight, I’m willing to continue my fight day by day,” the post said.

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He thanked fans for their support and asked for privacy.

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