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Tom Lister Jr. Biography, Age, Death, Height, Wife, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : December 12, 2020

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Short Biography

Tom Lister Jr. was born as Thomas Duane Lister Jr. on 24-06-1958 in Compton in the state of California, United States. He was an American Film Actor, Wrestler, Television Actor & Voice Artist.

Other Name: Tommy 'Tiny' Lister , Thomas Lister Jr., Tiny Lister, Zeus, Z-Gangsta, Tiny, Thomas Duane Lister Jr., The Human Wrecking Machine
Other Professions: Wrestler Television Actor Voice Artist
Appearance: Hollywood WWE WCW

Tom Lister Jr. Complete Bio & Career

 Tom Lister Jr. was an actor, and he was also retired from professional wrestling. When he was born, he was blind from his right eye. He went to Palomar Junior College and then transferred to a City College in Long Beach in the state of California. After that, he attended California State University which is situated in the city of Los Angeles. There, he even won the National title for shot put and his mark6 was over 61 feet. The athletic department was host a track meet early in his name. He tried out for the Unite States Football League in the New Orleans team. Then, he went on to pursue acting as a career after he was cut.
This actor was mainly recognized for his role in the movie Friday in which he played Deebo. The character was a bully in the movie. Then, he acted in the sequel to the movie Next Friday. Lister Jr. had also made several television show appearances. He was in the first episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. He acted as an in-prison bodyguard in the Matlock show. He acted as Marvin Montgomery in renegade, as Apollo in Martin, as Major Aikens in the show Comedy Bang! Bang!, and himself in Nick Cannon Presents Wild n’ Out.
He had also been in music videos. These include videos of Michael Jackson, Sublime, 50 Cent, Akon, and other singers. In the movie No Holds Barred, he played the role of Zeus who was a harsh monster heel. The film was financed by the World Wrestling Federation.
He was an evangelical Christian and even appeared on a television program on a broadcasting network called Trinity Broadcasting Network. He gave testimonials on the program.

Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

He was suffering from complications of COVID-19. He died at the age of 62 on 10-12-2020 at his home in Marina Del Rey in the state of California, United States due to COVID-19.

DEATHDAY 10 December,2020 (Tuesday)
DEATH PLACE Marina del Rey, California

Tom Lister Jr. Family, Relatives and Other Relations

He was born to Tommy Lister & Mildred Faye Lister. On 26-01-2003, he married Felicia Forbes. Together the couple had a daughter named Thomas Duane Lister III.

Life's Important Dates Of Tom Lister Jr.

Body Measurements

Skin Colour Wheatish
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Bald

Personal Info

Home Town Compton, California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christianity
Address Marina Del Rey, California, United States
School N/A
College Palomar Junior College, San Marcos
Long Beach City College, Long Beach
California State University, Los Angeles
Qualification Graduate
Hobbies Playing Football
Marital Status Married
Debut Hollywood Film - Runaway Train (1985)
TV - 1st & Ten (1984)
Music Video - Happy: mover (1989) by The Boys
WWF - 1989
Best Movies Beverly Hills Cop II (1987), Friday (1995), The Dark Knight (2008) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color Black
Favorite Player Diego Maradona , Zinedine Zidane , David Beckham
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Actress Meryl Streep , Angelina Jolie , Julia Roberts
Favorite Actor Al Pacino , Will Smith , Leonardo DiCaprio , Tom Hanks
Favorite Singer Beyonce , Elvis Presley , Michael Jackson
Favorite Place Los Angeles
Favorite Dress Suits, Jeans with Shirt or T-shirt

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Tom Lister Jr.

  • Tom Lister is well known for his character ''Deebo'' in the film Friday.
  • He was also a professional wrestler of WWF and ranked 500 among the top players of the world.
  • He was a national player of shot put. and played for New Orleans Breakers.
  • In his honor, an annual track meet is organized by the athletic department with his name.
  • In 2012, he was charged as fraudulent in a home equity loan case.

Tom Lister Jr. Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Tom Lister Jr. was 62 years 5 months & 16 days old age.