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Tommy 'Tiny' Lister, Deebo in Friday, dies at 62

Tommy "Tiny" Lister, the actor known for playing the neighborhood bully Deebo in the Friday movies, has died at the age of 62. Lister's agent confirmed his death to EW.

According to a statement from the Los Angeles County Sheriff's Department, homicide investigators are responding to the death of a male Black adult that was reported Thursday just before 3 p.m. in Marina del Rey, Calif. When contacted by EW, a spokesperson for the department could not confirm if the victim was indeed Lister.

TMZ first broke the news and reported that Lister was pronounced dead on the scene, and a cause of death has yet to be determined.

Lister famously played the intimidating Deebo opposite Ice Cube and Chris Tucker in 1995's Friday and reprised his role for the first sequel, Next Friday

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