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Tom Lister, Jr.

Tiny Lister, Los Angeles, CA on May 22, 2010
Personal information
Birth nameTom. Lister Jr.
Birth dateJune 24, 1958(age 58)
Place of birthPine Bluff, Arkansas, U.S.
OccupationActor and wrestler
SpouseFelicia Forbes Lister (26 January 2003-Present)
Children1 Child

Tom Lister, Jr.

Personal information
NameTommy "Tiny" Lister
Ring nameZeus
Ze Gangsta
Height1.95 m (6 ft 5 in)
Weight300 lb (136.1 kg)
Billed height1.98 m (6 ft 6 in)
Billed weight300 lb (136.1 kg)
Birth dateJune 24, 1958(age 58)
Birth placePine Bluff, Arkansas
DebutApril 25, 1989

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Tommy "Tiny" Lister (born Thomas Lister, Jr.; June 24, 1958) is a character actor and former wrestler known for his role as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the Friday trilogy 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 is blind in his right eye.

Lister has had numerous guest appearances in TV series, including playing Klaang (the first Klingon ever to make contact with humans) in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. He also co-starred in a two-part episode of the courtroom series Matlock as Mr. Matlock's in-prison bodyguard.

Lister performed a cameo as a prisoner in The Dark Knight as well as Austin Powers in Goldmember in the Hard Knock Life spoof. He also appeared as "Sancho" in the music video for Sublime's song "Santeria", and in the video for Michael Jackson's song "Remember the Time".

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