Tom Lister Jr.

1958 - 2020

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Tommy Debo "Tiny" Lister Jr. (born Thomas Duane Lister Jr.; June 24, 1958 – December 10, 2020) was an American character actor and occasional professional wrestler known for his roles as the neighborhood bully Deebo in the 1995 film Friday and its 2000 sequel and as President Lindberg in The Fifth Element. He had two short professional wrestling stints, with Hulk Hogan in the World Wrestling Federation (WWF) after appearing as Zeus in the 1989 film No Holds Barred and resuming the feud as Z-Gangsta in 1996 for World Championship Wrestling (WCW). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Tom Lister Jr. has received more than 3,588,845 page views. His biography is available in 40 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 41 in 2019). Tom Lister Jr. is the 6,005th most popular actor (down from 5,109th in 2019), the 9,340th most popular biography from United States (down from 7,569th in 2019) and the 3,055th most popular American Actor.

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  • 40

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  • 5.77

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Among actors, Tom Lister Jr. ranks 6,005 out of 10,030Before him are Jon-Erik Hexum, Wendell Pierce, Lee Bo-young, Tomokazu Sugita, Richard Brake, and Peter Cook. After him are Leisha Hailey, Luther Adler, Larry Storch, Carlos Ponce, Kim Nam-gil, and Alan Rachins.

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Among people born in 1958, Tom Lister Jr. ranks 344Before him are Chibly Langlois, Chris Buck, Mariem Hassan, Rick Rude, David O'Leary, and Mychael Danna. After him are Tom Shadyac, Norio Sasaki, Sergei Garmash, Bill Watterson, Alberto Górriz, and Harri Kirvesniemi. Among people deceased in 2020, Tom Lister Jr. ranks 490Before him are Jack Sherman, Jimmy McLane, Tom Seaver, Adam Schlesinger, Marge Champion, and Arkady Andreasyan. After him are Michel Roux, Edmund M. Clarke, Zafarullah Khan Jamali, Michael Jeffery, Bruno Martini, and Lynn Shelton.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Tom Lister Jr. ranks 9,340 out of 15,968Before him are Jon-Erik Hexum (1957), Robert Riskin (1897), Wendell Pierce (1963), Elizabeth Moon (1945), Jeffrey Ullman (1942), and Bob Lanier (1948). After him are Gail Devers (1966), Carter Braxton (1736), Luther Adler (1903), Larry Storch (1923), Phil Hellmuth (1964), and Steven Lisberger (1951).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Tom Lister Jr. ranks 3,055Before him are Lily Rabe (1982), Jeffrey Nordling (1962), Milton Sills (1882), Elisabeth Harnois (1979), Jon-Erik Hexum (1957), and Wendell Pierce (1963). After him are Luther Adler (1903), Larry Storch (1923), Alan Rachins (1942), Macdonald Carey (1913), Dylan Minnette (1996), and Taissa Farmiga (1994).

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