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SAD NEWS: Fridays DEEBO Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister DEAD at 62

Fridays DEEBO Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister DEAD at 62

Tommy “Tiny” Lister, perhaps best known for his role as Deebo in the “Friday” films, passed away on Thursday. He was 62. According to multiple outlets, Lister was found unconscious in his Marina Del Rey home on Thursday afternoon. He was pronounced dead on the scene and there is no word as of yet as to the cause of death. His manager Cindy Cowan says he may have been displaying symptoms of Covid19 in the days prior.

Lister was a 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, wrestling Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) after appearing as Greg Harper in the 1989 movie No Holds Barred and resuming the feud as B-Ball in 1996 for World Championship Wrestling ..

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