Actor Tommy Lister (The Fifth Element and The Dark Night) has died aged 62


American actor Tommy Lister, best known for his roles in The dark knight and the Fifth element, passed away this Thursday, December 10. He was 62 years old.

This Friday morning, the police discovered the lifeless body of the comedian in his apartment in Los Angeles.


It was his manager, Cindy Cowan, who broke the bad news in a statement to the Associated Press:

“He was a gentle giant. He had a bigger smile than you could imagine. Many people will miss him. We are devastated ”, she declared.

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According to him, Tommy Lister had been infected with Covid-19 earlier in the year.

Completely cured, the American actor had indicated last week having trouble breathing. An autopsy of his body will be performed to find out the exact causes of his death.

Tommy Lister: used to supporting roles

Throughout his career, the former wrestler has appeared in many big productions like The fifth Element, Jackie Brown, The Dark Knight: The Dark Knight or Austin Powers, Goldmember.

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“He was America’s favorite bully, a born artist. I already miss you “, Ice Cube wrote in a Twitter post. The two men had shot together in the film Friday (1995).

In addition to his appearances in the cinema, the actor, blind in his right eye, has also appeared in several clips including that of Michael Jackson, 50 Cent and French Montana.

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