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Tommy Lister

Tommy "Tiny" Lister (born Thomas Lister, Jr.; June 24, 1958) is 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 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, 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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Born:
Jun 24, 1958 In Compton, California, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
68
First Appeared:
In the series The Bill 1984-10-16
Latest Project:
Movie Zootrópolis 2016-02-11
Known For
Poster of El caballero oscuro
Poster of Never Die Alone
Poster of WWE Survivor Series 1989
Poster of WWE SummerSlam 1989
Filmography
Movie Zootrópolis Finnick (voice) 2016-02-11
Movie The Human Centipede III (Final Sequence) Inmate 178 2015-05-22
Movie The Amazing Wizard of Paws Mr. Tiny 2015-03-03
Movie American Justice Justice 2015-06-16
Movie K-11 2013-03-15
Movie American Lowrider Crazy Loc 2013-09-17
Movie La puerta del cielo Ben 2012-11-26
Movie Hopelessly in June Pastor G 2011-06-06
Movie Sunday Morning Rapture Himself 2011-06-15
Movie Siempre a tu Lado 2 Big Mike 2010-10-22
Movie Holy Water SixPac Jordan 2009-07-01
Movie Super Capers Sarge 2009-01-01
Movie The Lazarus Papers Tiny Delaney 2009-12-31
Movie El monstruo del arca Sgt. Gentry 2008-01-01
Movie El caballero oscuro Tattooed Prisoner 2008-07-16
Movie Bone Dry Mitch 2007-05-17
Movie Una noche con el rey Hegai, the Royal Eunuch 2006-10-13
Movie A Night In Compton Rainmaker 2004-09-06
Movie Blast Smiley (as Tiny Lister) 2004-01-01
Movie Never Die Alone Rockie 2004-03-26
Movie Drácula 3000 Humvee 2004-08-09
Movie Slammed Bubba 2004-08-09
Movie Keepin' It Real A-Train Tranton (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.) 2003-03-18
Movie Austin Powers en Miembro de Oro Prisoner #2 2002-07-26
Series Star Trek: Enterprise Unknown 2001-09-26
Movie The Wash Bear 2001-11-16
Movie Little Nicky Cassius 2000-11-10
Movie Shark in a Bottle The Recruiter 2000-06-12
Movie Next friday Debo 2000-01-12
Movie Circus Moose 2000-08-31
Series L.A. Heat Unknown 1999-03-15
Movie Supreme Sanction Lester (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.) 1999-04-09
Movie I Got the Hook Up T-Lay 1998-05-27
Movie Butter House 1998-10-13
Movie Judgment Day Brother Clarence 1998-12-30
Movie El quinto elemento President Lindberg 1997-05-07
Movie Below Utopia Tiny 1997-09-26
Movie Jackie Brown Winston 1997-12-24
Series Moesha Unknown 1996-01-23
Movie WCW Uncensored 1996 Z-Gangsta 1996-03-24
Series The Jamie Foxx Show Unknown 1996-08-28
Series Malcolm & Eddie Unknown 1996-08-26
Series The Parent 'Hood Unknown 1995-01-18
Movie Todo en un viernes Deebo 1995-04-26
Movie The Set Up Leon 1995-07-23
Movie Hologram Man Eightball 1995-06-27
Movie Immortal Combat Yanagi 1994-05-06
Series Urgencias Unknown 1994-09-19
Series Walker, Ranger de Texas Unknown 1993-04-21
Movie Posse Obobo (as Tiny Lister) 1993-05-14
Movie Soldado universal GR55 1992-07-10
Series Martin Unknown 1992-08-27
Movie El tiempo de los intrusos Cletus (as Tiny Lister) 1992-12-25
Movie Street Corner Justice Angel Aikens 1992-09-29
Series Step by Step Unknown 1991-09-20
Movie Secret Agent 00 Soul Tiny Lister 1990-01-01
Series El Príncipe de Bel-Air Unknown 1990-09-10
Movie Lucha sin límite Zeus 1989-06-02
Movie WWE Survivor Series 1989 Zeus 1989-11-23
Movie WWE SummerSlam 1989 Zeus 1989-08-28
Movie Prison Tiny 1988-03-04
Movie Traición sin límites Monday 1987-04-24
Movie Armados y peligrosos Bruno 1986-08-15
Series Matlock Unknown 1986-03-03
Movie Wired To Kill 1986-11-14
Series Saturday Night's Main Event 1985-05-10
Movie El tren del infierno Guard 1985-12-06
Series The Bill Unknown 1984-10-16