Tommy Lister has died at 62. Tommy played the role of Hulk Hogan’s antagonist “Zeus” in the 1989 film No Holds Barred. Lister later wrestled in WWE as as special attraction against Hogan at the 1989 Summerslam and Survivor Series PPV events. Lister was later brought into WCW in 1996 as “Z-Gangsta” to once again rival Hogan.
His manager, Cindy Cowan said Lister was diagnosed with COVID-19 earlier this year. She said the actor overcame the virus, but he became sick about a week ago and recently had trouble breathing. The cause of death has not been released, and the coroner’s office is investigating.
We at The Wrestling Movement send our thoughts to Tommy Lister’s friends and family at this time.