|Tommy Lister Jr. Quick Info|
|Height||6 ft 5 in|
|Date of Birth||June 24, 1958|
Tommy Lister Jr. was an American actor and professional wrestler who was best known for playing several well-loved roles as a character actor in more than 150 movies and TV series in an acting career that had lasted 4 decades. He had also had short professional wrestling stints with promotions such as World Wrestling Federation (1989–1990), World Wrestling Council (1990), and World Championship Wrestling (1996).
Thomas Duane Lister Jr.
Tommy, Tiny, Deebo, Zeus, Z-Gangsta, The Human Wrecking Machine
Tommy was born on June 24, 1958.
He died on December 10, 2020, due to hypertensive and atherosclerotic cardiovascular disease, in Marina del Rey, California, United States. He was 62 years old at the time of his death.
Compton, Los Angeles County, California, United States
Tommy had attended Palomar College, a public community college in San Diego County. For his sophomore year, he had taken a transfer to Long Beach City College, a public community college in Long Beach, California.
Actor, Professional Wrestler
- Father – Tommy Lister
- Mother – Mildred Faye Lister
Tommy Lister Jr.’s net worth had been $100 thousand according to CelebrityNetWorth.com.
6 ft 5 in or 195.5 cm
136 kg or 300 lbs
Girlfriend / Spouse
Tommy had dated –
- Felicia Forbes (2003–2020) – Michael had married Felicia Forbes on January 26, 2003, and they had a son together named Thomas Duane Lister III. They were together until Tommy’s death on December 10, 2020.
Race / Ethnicity
He was of African-American descent.
- Toned physique
- Towering frame
- Deep voice
Tommy had been featured in the TV commercials for –
- Kodak Kodacolor VR Film (1984)
- A.1. Streak sauce (2006)
- Coors Light Silver Bullet beer (2012)
- Ball Park Franks’ flame-grilled beef jerky (2015)
He had also served as the spokesperson for the beverage brand Monster Energy.
Tommy Lister Jr. Facts
- Tommy was born with a deformed and detached retina in his right eye, resulting in permanent blindness in that eye.
- During his time at the Long Beach City College, he had recorded a 52 ft (16 m) shot put throw which had helped him earn him a scholarship to the California State University at Los Angeles. In his senior year, he had won the national shot put title by recording an even better throw of 61 ft 8 in (18.8 m). In 1982, he had won the NCAA Division II National Shot Put Championship.
- After college, he had joined the Converse Track Club where he had improved his shot put record to 64 ft 3 in (19.58 m). He had later tried out with the New Orleans Breakers of the United States Football League, an American football league that was played for 3 seasons (1983-1985). He was cut from the team after featuring in a couple of exhibition games. The drop had forced him to pursue another career and he had chosen to become an actor.
- He had been featured in the 1989 movie titled No Holds Barred which was financed by the World Wrestling Federation (WWF).
- In August 2012, he had pled guilty to conspiring to commit mortgage fraud in a scheme that had caused the victims USD 3.8 million in losses.
Featured Image by Tommy Lister Jr. / Instagram