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‘Friday’ actor Tiny Lister dies at 62

Former Actor and Wrestler Little Tommy Lester He passed away at the age of 62.

Lester was found unconscious at his home in Marina del Rey. California.Said his manager Cindy Cowan on Thursday afternoon.

Was its time She was pronounced dead At the scene of the accident.

The coroner’s office is investigating, and the cause of death has not been revealed.

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He was diagnosed with his condition and was overtaken Corona Virus Earlier this year, Kwan said, he fell ill again about a week ago and was having trouble breathing.

Tommy Lester passed away at the age of 62 (Associated Press)

He was a gentle giant, ”said Kwan. “He had a smile as broad as you could imagine. Many would miss him. We are all devastated.”

Leicester began his career as a wrestler, standing at 6 feet 5 feet with broad shoulders of about 275 pounds. His early roles included the HBO football series “1st & Ten” along with appearances in “Beverly Hills Cop II,” starring Eddie Murphy, and “No Holds Barred,” the 1989 film where he challenged his character Zeus Hulk Hogan to a wrestling match.

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1995 “FridayWatch Lester play the terrifying Depo in his most notable role. He also reprized his role in the 2002 film’s sequel, Next Friday.

His character was known for his infamous “Fire As Your Father” line.

Leicester's manager, Cindy Cowan, said Lester was found unconscious at his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday, December 10, 2020. He was pronounced dead at the scene.  (News agency)

Leicester’s manager, Cindy Cowan, said Lester was found unconscious at his home in Marina Del Rey, California, on Thursday, December 10, 2020. He was pronounced dead at the scene. (News agency)

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“Friday” films also starred ice Cube And the John Witherspoon. The franchise also saw Mike Epps, Nia Long And the Regina King She appears in various films.

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‘RIP Tiny’ Deebo ‘Lister’ Said Ice Cube Thursday night on Instagram. “America’s favorite bully was a born artist who stood out in character when a hat fell that frightened people in and out of the camera. Followed by a big smile and laugh. Thank you for being a good man at heart. I miss you already.”

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Leicester has also appeared in The Fifth Element, The Dark Knight, and Austin Powers in Goldmember.

The death was first reported before TMZ.

The Associated Press contributed to this report

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