Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.

Born in June 24th, 1958

From Compton, California, USA

Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr. Biography

Tommy "Tiny" Lister (born Thomas Lister, Jr.; June 24, 1958, died December 10, 2020) was a character actor and former wrestler best known for his role as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the Friday series of movies. He also had a short-lived professional wrestling career, wrestling Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) after appearing as "Zeus" in Hogan's movie No Holds Barred.

Lister was blind in his right eye. Lister had numerous guest appearances in TV series, including playing Klaang (the first Klingon ever to make contact with humans, not counting Worf in Star Trek: First Contact) in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. He also co-starred in an episode of the courtroom series Matlock as Mr. Matlock's in-prison bodyguard.

Lister also appeared as Sancho in the music video for Sublime's song "Santeria". He was also in the video for Michael Jackson's song "Remember the Time". He also made a guest appearance in Austin Powers in Goldmember, as a prisoner in the Hard Knock Life spoof.

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Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr. Filmography

Renegades Poster
December 6, 2022
Zootopia Poster
March 4, 2016
The Dark Knight Poster
July 18, 2008
Santa's Slay Poster
December 20, 2005
Dracula 3000 Poster
August 9, 2004
Never Die Alone Poster
March 26, 2004
Confidence Poster
April 25, 2003