Tommy 'Tiny' Lister


Born: Compton, California, USA


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 Hogans 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. Matlocks in-prison bodyguard. Lister also appeared as Sancho in the music video for Sublimes song Santeria. He was also in the video for Michael Jacksons 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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