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Tommy "Tiny" Lister

Tommy _Tiny_ Lister

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Tommy "Tiny" Debo Lister (born Thomas Duane Lister Jr.; June 24, 1958 – December 10, 2020) was an American character actor and occasional professional wrestler known for his roles as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the 1995 film Friday and its 2000 sequel and as President Lindberg in The Fifth Element.

He had two short professional wrestling stints, with Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) after appearing as Zeus in the 1989 movie No Holds Barred, and resuming the feud as Z-Gangsta in 1996 for World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He was blind in his right eye which droops, and the look in movies is a product created by film crews.He played in both comedies and dramas, usually cast as 'the heavy. He also had a distinguished track and field experience while in college.

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