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Tom 'Tiny' Lister Jr.

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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Jun 24, 1958 In Compton, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie Room and Board 2022
Known For
Poster of DOMINO: Battle of the Bones
Poster of Zootopia
Poster of The Fifth Element
Poster of Universal Soldier
Movie Room and Board Moses 2022
Movie Night Walk Kareem 2021-06-10
Movie DOMINO: Battle of the Bones Twelvespeed 2021-06-11
Movie Hell Hole Unknown 2020-01-01
Movie I Got the Hook Up 2 T-Lay 2019-07-12
Movie Fury of the Fist and the Golden Fleece Superfly 2018-05-25
Movie Hickey Henry 2017-01-10
Movie On the Court King Cain 2017-06-05
Movie Boone: The Bounty Hunter Man in TV Show (uncredited) 2017-05-09
Movie Zootopia Finnick (voice) 2016-02-11
Movie Hollywont Unknown 2016-07-01
Movie The Amazing Wizard of Paws Mr. Tiny 2015-03-03
Movie The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) Inmate 178 2015-05-22
Movie Silent No More Unknown 2015-01-02
Movie Diamond Cartel Louie 2015-03-06
Movie Death's Door Jomo 2015-09-29
Movie Tamales and Gumbo Uncle Mark 2015-08-21
Movie If I Tell You I Have to Kill You Gabriel 2015-10-20
Movie American Justice Justice 2015-06-16
Movie Beyond the Game Unknown 2014-12-31
Movie American Lowrider Crazy Loc 2013-09-17
Movie K-11 Detroit 2013-03-15
Movie Heaven's Door Ben Wilson 2012-11-27
Movie Hopelessly in June Pastor G 2011-06-06
Movie The Trap Door Jomo 2011-10-11
Movie Sunday Morning Rapture Himself 2011-06-15
Movie The Lazarus Papers Tiny Delaney 2010-01-01
Movie First Dog Big Mike 2010-10-22
Movie Super Capers Sarge 2009-03-20
Movie Holy Water SixPac Jordan 2009-07-01
Movie The Hustle Dog Thief 2008-04-05
Movie Monster Ark Sgt. Gentry 2008-01-01
Movie The Dark Knight Tattooed Prisoner 2008-07-14
Movie The Pink Conspiracy The Duke 2008-11-11
Movie Terra Nova Sewing Dude 2008-08-08
Movie The Rimshop Duncan 2008-12-02
Movie Block Party Madness Slim 2008-09-09
Movie Miss B's Hair Salon Mr. Biggs 2007-01-01
Movie The Grand German's Bodyguard 2007-06-07
Movie Bone Dry Mitch 2007-05-17
Movie Forbidden Fruits Jade 2006-07-25
Movie One Night with the King Hegai, the Royal Eunuch 2006-10-10
Movie Santa's Slay Gas Station Attendant 2005-10-25
Movie County General Big Murder 2005-05-31
Movie Dracula 3000 Humvee 2004-08-09
Movie Blast Smiley 2004-01-01
Movie My Baby's Daddy Drive-By 2004-01-09
Movie Never Die Alone Rockie 2004-03-26
Movie Slammed Bubba 2004-08-09
Movie Hair Show Agent Little 2004-10-17
Movie A Night In Compton Rainmaker 2004-09-06
Movie Keepin' It Real A-Train Tranton (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.) 2003-03-18
Movie Confidence Harlin 2003-04-25
Movie Super Spy: The Final Exit Officer Johnson 2003-01-01
Movie Hellborn Smithy 2003-09-26
Movie Love Chronicles Alfonso 2003-06-30
Movie Austin Powers in Goldmember Prisoner #2 2002-07-26
Movie Vegas, City of Dreams Llord's Security Chief 2001-04-01
Movie Soulkeeper Chad 2001-01-01
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Klaang 2001-09-26
Movie The Wash Bear 2001-11-16
Movie The Cheapest Movie Ever Made (as Tiny 'Zeus' Lister) 2000-01-01
Movie Next Friday Debo 2000-01-12
Movie Little Nicky Cassius 2000-11-10
Movie Circus Moose 2000-05-05
Movie Shark in a Bottle The Recruiter 2000-06-12
Movie Wishmaster 2: Evil Never Dies Tillaver 1999-03-12
Movie Supreme Sanction Lester 1999-04-09
Series L.A. Heat Unknown 1999-03-15
Movie The Players Club XL 1998-04-08
Movie I Got the Hook Up T-Lay 1998-05-27
Movie Judgment Day Brother Clarence 1998-12-30
Movie Butter House 1998-10-13
Movie The Fifth Element President Lindberg 1997-05-02
Movie Jackie Brown Winston 1997-04-10
Movie Below Utopia Tiny 1997-09-26
Movie A Thin Line Between Love and Hate Tyrone 1996-04-04
Movie WCW Uncensored 1996 Z-Gangsta 1996-03-24
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Movie Barb Wire Bouncer 1996-05-02
Movie Street Corner Justice Angel Aikens 1996-09-27
Series Malcolm & Eddie Unknown 1996-08-26
Movie White Cargo Zeno (as Tiny "Zeus" Lister) 1996-12-10
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series The Parent 'Hood Unknown 1995-01-18
Series In the House Unknown 1995-04-10
Movie Hologram Man Eightball 1995-06-27
Movie Friday Deebo 1995-04-26
Movie The Set Up Leon 1995-07-23
Movie Immortal Combat Yanagi 1994-05-06
Movie Men of War Blades 1994-09-04
Movie Against the Wall Prisoner 1994-01-01
Series ER Patient 1994-09-19
Movie Don Juan DeMarco Rocco Compton 1994-10-12
Series Walker, Texas Ranger Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie The Meteor Man Digit 1993-08-06
Movie Posse Obobo (as Tiny Lister) 1993-05-14
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie Universal Soldier GR55 1992-07-10
Movie Trespass Cletus 1992-12-25
Movie Driving Me Crazy Cubey 1991-05-16
Movie 9 1/2 Ninjas! Cutter 1991-01-24
Movie Talkin' Dirty After Dark Bigg 1991-08-16
Series Step by Step Unknown 1991-09-20
Movie Secret Agent 00 Soul Tiny Lister 1990-01-01
Series The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air Tiny 1990-09-10
Movie Midnight Security Guard 1989-07-01
Movie No Holds Barred Zeus 1989-06-02
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1989 Zeus 1989-08-28
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1989 Zeus 1989-11-23
Movie Homer and Eddie Man in Bar with Gun 1989-08-17
Movie The Night Before Bartender 1988-04-15
Movie Glory Years Unknown 1987-01-01
Movie Extreme Prejudice Monday 1987-04-24
Movie Beverly Hills Cop II Orvis 1987-05-18
Movie Prison Tiny 1987-12-08
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie 8 Million Ways to Die Nose Guard 1986-04-25
Movie Wired to Kill Sleet 1986-11-14
Movie Blue City Tiny 1986-05-02
Movie Armed and Dangerous Bruno 1986-08-15
Series Saturday Night's Main Event Unknown 1985-05-10
Movie Runaway Train Guard 1985-11-15
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16