Tommy 'Tiny' Lister

Tommy 'Tiny' 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.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2017

Diamond Cartel

Khazar2017-03-31
2017

Hickey

Henry2017-01-06
2016

Zootopia

Finnick (voice)2016-02-11
2015
Death's Door
Jomo2015-09-29
2015
American Justice
Justice2015-06-16
2015

The Human Centipede 3 (Final Sequence)

Inmate 1782015-05-22
2015

The Amazing Wizard of Paws

Mr. Tiny2015-03-03
2014

Beyond the Game

2014-12-31
2013
American Lowrider
Crazy Loc2013-09-17
2013
K-11
2013-03-15
2013
The Whole World at Our Feet
2013-01-01
2012
Heaven's Door
Ben2012-11-26
2011
The Trap Door
Jomo2011-10-11
2011
Sunday Morning Rapture
Himself2011-06-15
2011
Hopelessly in June
Pastor G2011-06-06
2010
First Dog
Big Mike2010-10-22
2009
The Lazarus Papers
Tiny Delaney2009-12-31
2009
Holy Water
SixPac Jordan2009-07-01
2009
Super Capers
Sarge2009-01-01
2008
The Pink Conspiracy
The Duke2008-11-11
2008
Terra Nova
Sewing Dude2008-08-08
2008
The Dark Knight
Tattooed Prisoner2008-07-16
2008
Monster Ark
Sgt. Gentry2008-01-01
2007
Bone Dry
Mitch2007-05-17
2006
One Night with the King
Hegai, the Royal Eunuch2006-10-13
2006
Forbidden Fruits
Jade2006-07-25
2004
A Night In Compton
Rainmaker2004-09-06
2004
Slammed
Bubba2004-08-09
2004
Dracula 3000
Humvee2004-08-09
2004
Never Die Alone
Rockie2004-03-26
2004
Blast
Smiley2004-01-01
2003
Keepin' It Real
A-Train Tranton (as 'Tiny' Lister Jr.)2003-03-18
2002
Austin Powers in Goldmember
Prisoner #22002-07-26
2001
The Wash
Bear2001-11-16
2001
Soulkeeper
Chad2001-01-01
2000
Little Nicky
Cassius2000-11-10
2000
Shark in a Bottle
The Recruiter2000-06-12
2000
Circus
Moose2000-05-05
2000
Next Friday
Debo2000-01-12
2000
The Cheapest Movie Ever Made
(as Tiny 'Zeus' Lister)2000-01-01
1999
Supreme Sanction
Lester1999-04-09
1998
Judgment Day
Brother Clarence1998-12-30
1998
Butter
House1998-10-13
1998
I Got the Hook Up
T-Lay1998-05-27
1997
Jackie Brown
Winston1997-12-24
1997
Below Utopia
Tiny1997-09-26
1997
The Fifth Element
President Lindberg1997-05-07
1996
WCW Uncensored 1996
Z-Gangsta1996-03-24
1995
The Set Up
Leon1995-07-23
1995
Hologram Man
Eightball1995-06-27
1995
Friday
Deebo1995-04-26
1994
Immortal Combat
Yanagi1994-05-06
1993
Posse
Obobo (as Tiny Lister)1993-05-14
1992
Trespass
Cletus1992-12-25
1992
Street Corner Justice
Angel Aikens1992-09-29
1992
Universal Soldier
GR551992-07-10
1991
Driving Me Crazy
Cubey1991-05-16
1990
Secret Agent 00 Soul
Tiny Lister1990-01-01
1989
WWE Survivor Series 1989
Zeus1989-11-23
1989
WWE SummerSlam 1989
Zeus1989-08-28
1989
No Holds Barred
Zeus1989-06-02
1988
Prison
Tiny1988-03-04
1987
Beverly Hills Cop II
Orvis1987-05-18
1987
Extreme Prejudice
Monday1987-04-24
1986
Wired To Kill
1986-11-14
1986
Armed and Dangerous
Bruno1986-08-15
1985
Runaway Train
Guard1985-11-15