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Friday actor, Tommy Lister die at age 62 after Covid-19 symptoms

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That rave of the moment actor, Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister Jr who played the role of Debo in ‘Friday’ Hollywood films that Ice Cube star in is dead.

Lister Jr. died in his house at the age of 62 on 10 December.

information has it that, he had experience Covid-19 symptoms twice this year.

“I’m heartbroken,” Cindy Cowan, Lister Jr long time manager and ‘best friend’ wrote .

She continue on her Twitter tribute saying “The world has loss a movie star today…I loss my best friend…RIP Tiny”.

The official cause of death is still unknown.

Although, it was suspect to have been linked to the Coronavirus symptoms he contracted some days before he died.

The popular 1995 ‘Friday’ comedy film that Ice Cube act as Craig Jones, is what brought Lister Jr’ to limelight.

He later acted for the part two of the film ‘Next Friday’.

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But before he started acting, Lister Jr, was into World Wrestling Federation around 1989.

His stage name then was ‘Zeus’ and his rival was Hulk Hogan.

But by 1996, he decide to end his wrestling career and focus on acting.

He has acted over 30 films since his first one in 1985.

Lister Jr has been described as a gentle giant for his big size gentle character.

He has one daughter with his wife Felicia Forbes that he married in South Africa in 2003.

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