Tommy 'Tiny' Lister




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Tommy "Tiny" Lister worked as a basketball player and professional wrestler before pursuing his career as an actor. Tommy was born on June 24, 1958, in Compton, California. Under the names "Zeus" and "ZGangsta," Tommy worked with the World Wrestling Federation and World Championship Wrestling. His wrestling is featured in "WWF Superstars" (1984), "Survivor Series" (1989) and "Summerslam" (1989). Tommy made his acting debut in 1985 as a prison guard in "Runaway Train." In the 1986 film "8 Million Ways to Die," Tommy portrayed a bodyguard to Andy Garcia. His bodyguard roles continued in 1987 in the film "Extreme Prejudice" and in the 1993 western "Posse." His other films include the 1995 film "Friday," the 1997 films "The Fifth Element" and "Jackie Brown," and the 2008 Batman film, "The Dark Knight." Tommy's voice has been featured in several video games, including "50 Cent: Bulletproof" and "Scarface: The World Is Yours." Tommy has worked in television with appearances on "Fish Hooks," "Laugh Track Mash-ups" and "Nite Tales: The Series."