Lister was reportedly found dead at his California home Thursday afternoon
Friday star Tommy “Tiny” Lister has reportedly died at the age of 62.
TMZ reported Thursday evening that law enforcement authorities were called to Lister’s home in Marina Del Rey, California just before 3 p.m. and an unconscious male was found in the apartment. Sources told the outlet that Lister was pronounced dead at the scene.
No cause of death has been given for the veteran actor who appeared in 1995’s Friday as the imposing neighborhood bully Deebo. He reprised the iconic role in the 2000 sequel, Friday Next.
His other notable roles included Zeus in the 1989 movie No Holds Barred starring former professional wrestler Hulk Hogan. This role led to a stint in the former WWF where he was billed as “Zeus: The Human Wrecking Machine, a heel who no-sold offenses and tangled with the biggest stars at the time such as Macho Man Randy Savage and Million Dollar Man Ted DiBiase. He last appeared at the annual Royal Rumble in 1990.