Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister AKA Deebo lifeless at 62 !!
Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister, the actor best known for his role as Deebo in Ice Cube’s iconic “Friday” movie, has passed away.
He was found unconscious at his home in Marina Del Rey, California, according to his manager Cindy Cowan. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
Lister tested positive for COVID-19 earlier this year. He recovered but got sick again last week and had difficulty breathing. Coroners are currently investigating the actor’s cause of death.
ICE CUBE LIVES
“He was a gentle giant,” said Cowan. “He had a smile as wide as you can imagine. He will be missed by so many. We are all devastated.”
Rapper Ice Cube took to Twitter to respond to the news:
“RIP Tiny” Deebo “Lister. America’s favorite bully was a born entertainer who instantly immersed himself in character and terrified people in front of and behind the camera. Followed by big smiles and laughs. Thank you for being a good guy at heart I miss you already, “he tweeted.
Our condolences go to Lister’s loved ones at this difficult time.