Thomas "Tiny" Lister Jr.


Thomas “Tiny” Lister Jr., who played “Deebo” the neighborhood bully in Ice Cube’s Friday films, has died at age 62.

Thomas "Tiny" Lister Jr.

TMZ reports the actor was found unresponsive at his Marina Del Ray apartment at 3 p.m. West Coast time. His cause of death is unknown.

His film and T.V. credits include The Fifth Element, Beverly Hills Cop II, Zootopia, Matlock, Jackie Brown, Walker Texas Ranger, and The Dark Knight

His first credited role was on the TV sitcom Webster in 1984.

Thomas "Tiny" Lister Jr.

In addition to his acting career, Lister enjoyed two short stints as the wrestler Zeus in the WWF (now the WWE)

Lister is survived by his wife Felecia Forbes and a daughter named Faith Grace Lister.