Tom Lister’s acting career was started by Jimmy Bridges (brother of actor Todd Bridges)….
Tom “Tiny” Lister Jr. had a brief stint in the National Basketball Association (NBA)….
Zeus was the arch-rival of Hulk Hogan‘s character “Rip” in 1989’s “No Holds Barred”….
~~~As a cross-promotional tool for the film, Zeus & Hogan’s feud carried over into WWF storylines..
1989 WWF Wrestling Highlights:
April 25, 1989 – in Des Moines, Iowa – SNME: Zeus makes his WWF debut..
~~~Zeus attacked Hulk Hogan prior to Hulk Hogan’s cage match against Big Bossman..
July 18, 1989 – in Worcester: Zeus’ run-in caused Randy Savage to lose to Beefcake by disqualification..
~~~Hulk Hogan ran in next, but was unable to put down Zeus – even after two chair shots….
August 9, 1989 – in Fresno: Zeus managed Randy Savage to a loss against Hulk Hoganl..
~~~~After the match, Zeus put Hulk Hogan in a bearhug – but was double slammed by Hulk & Beefcake..
August 28, 1989 – SummerSlam: Hogan & Brutus Beefcake defeated Zeus & ‘Macho King’ Randy Savage..
September 21, 1989 – in Cincinnati: Zeus managed Ted DiBiase to a loss against Hulk Hogan..
November 1, 1989 – in Wichita: Zeus attacked Demolition Smash, causing him to lose to Ted DiBiase..
November 23, 1989 – Survivor Series: The Hulkamaniacs (Ax, Hulk Hogan, Jake Roberts & Smash) defeated The Million Dollar Team (Ted DiBiase, The Barbarian, The Warlord & Zeus) in a tag team elimination match.
December 12, 1989 – “NHB” The Match,The Movie in Nashville at Municipal Auditorium: Brutus Beefcake & Hulk Hogan defeated Randy Savage & Zeus.
Other Wrestling Results:
July 7, 1990 – WWC 17th Anniversary Show: Zeus defeated Abdullah The Butcher by count-out.
1991: Zeus just makes the Pro Wrestling Illustrated (PWI) 500, ranking in at #500…
March 24, 1996 – WCW Uncensored: The Mega Powers (Hulk Hogan & Randy Savage) defeated The Alliance To End Hulkamania (Arn Anderson, Kevin Sullivan, Lex Luger, Meng, Ric Flair, The Barbarian, The Ultimate Solution & Ze Gangsta) in a doomsday cage match.
Movies and Television History:
Tom “Tiny” Lister Jr. (Zeus) has appeared on over 20 different TV shows,including:
~~~”Perfect Strangers”; “Matlock”; “Fresh Prince of Bel-Air”; “Walker,Texas Ranger”;