Tommy Lister

Biography

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.

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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Gender -

Known Credits 78

Birthday 1958-06-24

Place of Birth Compton, California, USA

Adult Actor False

Official Site -

Also Known As

  • Tiny Lister
  • Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Known For

Acting TV ShowsMovies

2016 Zootopia as Finnick (voice)
2015 Death's Door as Jomo
2015 American Justice as Justice
2015 The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence) as Inmate 178
2015 The Amazing Wizard of Paws as Mr. Tiny
2014 Beyond the Game
2013 American Lowrider as Crazy Loc
2013 K-11
2013 The Whole World at Our Feet
2012 Heaven's Door as Ben
2011 The Trap Door as Jomo
2011 Sunday Morning Rapture as Himself
2011 Hopelessly in June as Pastor G
2010 First Dog as Big Mike
2009 The Lazarus Papers as Tiny Delaney
2009 Holy Water as SixPac Jordan
2009 Super Capers as Sarge
2008 Terra Nova as Sewing Dude
2008 The Dark Knight as Tattooed Prisoner
2008 Monster Ark as Sgt. Gentry
2007 Bone Dry as Mitch
2006 One Night with the King as Hegai, the Royal Eunuch
2006 Forbidden Fruits as Jade
2004 A Night In Compton as Rainmaker
2004 Dracula 3000 as Humvee
2004 Slammed as Bubba
2004 Never Die Alone as Rockie
2004 Blast as Smiley (as Tiny Lister)
2003 Keepin' It Real as A-Train Tranton (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
2002 Austin Powers in Goldmember as Prisoner #2
2001 The Wash as Bear
2001 Star Trek: Enterprise(1 episode)
2001 Soulkeeper as Chad
2000 Little Nicky as Cassius
2000 Shark in a Bottle as The Recruiter
2000 Circus as Moose
2000 Next Friday as Debo
2000 The Cheapest Movie Ever Made as (as Tiny 'Zeus' Lister)
1999 Supreme Sanction as Lester (as Tommy 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)
1999 L.A. Heat(1 episode)
1998 Judgment Day as Brother Clarence
1998 Butter as House
1998 I Got the Hook Up as T-Lay
1997 Jackie Brown as Winston
1997 Below Utopia as Tiny
1997 The Fifth Element as President Lindberg
1996 The Jamie Foxx Show(1 episode)
1996 Malcolm & Eddie(1 episode)
1996 WCW Uncensored 1996 as Z-Gangsta
1996 Moesha(1 episode)
1995 The Set Up as Leon
1995 Hologram Man as Eightball
1995 Friday as Deebo
1995 In the House(1 episode)
1995 The Parent 'Hood(2 episodes)
1994 ER(1 episode)
1994 Immortal Combat as Yanagi
1993 Posse as Obobo (as Tiny Lister)
1993 Walker, Texas Ranger(1 episode)
1992 Trespass as Cletus (as Tiny Lister)
1992 Street Corner Justice as Angel Aikens
1992 Martin(1 episode)
1992 Universal Soldier as GR55
1991 Step by Step(1 episode)
1990 The Fresh Prince of Bel-Air(1 episode) as Tiny
1990 Secret Agent 00 Soul as Tiny Lister
1989 WWE Survivor Series 1989 as Zeus
1989 WWE SummerSlam 1989 as Zeus
1989 No Holds Barred as Zeus
1988 Prison as Tiny
1987 Beverly Hills Cop II as Orvis
1987 Extreme Prejudice as Monday
1986 Wired To Kill
1986 Armed and Dangerous as Bruno
1986 Matlock(3 episodes)
1985 Runaway Train as Guard
1985 Saturday Night's Main Event(41 episodes)
1984 The Bill(1 episode)

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