Austin Powers (character)

Sir Austin Danger Powers KBE[1] is a fictional character from the Austin Powers series of films, and is created and portrayed by Mike Myers. He is the protagonist of Austin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997), The Spy Who Shagged Me (1999) and Austin Powers in Goldmember (2002).[2]

Austin Powers
Austin Powers character
First appearanceAustin Powers: International Man of Mystery (1997)
Last appearanceAustin Powers in Goldmember (2002)
Created byMike Myers
Based onJames Bond
Portrayed byMike Myers
Aaron Himelstein (young)
In-universe information
Full nameAustin Danger Powers
AliasRichie Cunningham
OccupationSpy for the Ministry of Defence
FamilyNigel Powers (father)
Douglas Powers (twin-brother)
SpouseVanessa Kensington (deceased)
Significant othersFelicity Shagwell
Foxxy Cleopatra
RelativesMini-Me (nephew)
Scott Evil (nephew)
Frau Farbissina (sister-in-law)
Helga Powers (grandmother)
Kyle (great-nephew)
NationalityBritish

He is a womanizing, hard partying British spy embodying the Swinging London psyche and hippie culture of the 1960s who, with his nemesis Dr. Evil, was frozen in a cryonics experiment. The series' humor follows his attempts to adjust to the modern world as he continues to try to save it from terrorism.


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