Net Worth: $100 Thousand
- Source of Wealth Film, Television, Wrestling
- Birth Place Pine Bluff, Arkansas
- Height 6' 5" (1.96 m)
- Marital Status Married to Felicia Forbes Lister
- Full Name Thomas Lister Jr.
- Nationality United States
- Date of Birth June 24, 1958
- Occupation Character Actor and Former Wrestler
- Education California State University in Los Angeles
- Children one child
About Tommy “Tiny” Lister
Tommy “Tiny” Lister is an American character actor and former wrestler with an estimated net worth of $100 thousand. He was born Thomas Lister Jr. on June 24, 1958 in Pine Bluff, Arkansas, USA. He attended California State University in Los Angeles, where he was the NCAA Division II National Shot Put Champion in 1982 despite being blind in the right eye.
Lister is best known for his roles as the neighbourhood bully Deebo and antagonist to Ice Cube’s character in the Friday trilogy series of movies, as well as President Lindberg in The Fifth Element. The African-American actor first had minor roles as a prison guard in Runaway Train, as Andy Garcia’s bodyguard in 8 Million Ways to Die and Power Boothe’s bodyguard in Extreme Prejudice. He also appeared in the Adam Sandler film Little Nicky, The Dark Knight and Austin Powers in Goldmember, the Hard Knock Life spoof. He was seen in B-horror films such as Soulkeeper, Hellborn and Dracula.
Tommy’s television appearances included the roles of Klaang in the pilot episode of Star Trek: Enterprise. He was also a co-star in the two-part episode of the courtroom series Matlock as the in-prison bodyguard of the lead character. He was Sancho in the music video for Sublime’s song Santeria and in the video for Michael Jackson’s song, Remember the Time.
Tommy Lister had a short-lived career in professional wrestling. He wrestled against Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) and World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He also appeared as Zeus in Hogan’s movie No Holds Barred.