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Scatman Crothers

​From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers (May 23, 1910 – November 22, 1986) was an American actor, singer, dancer and musician known for his work as Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man, and as Dick Hallorann in The Shining in 1980. He was also a prolific voiceover artist, and provided the voices of Meadowlark Lemon in the animated TV version of The Harlem Globetrotters, Jazz the Autobot in The Transformers, the title character in Hong Kong Phooey, and Scat Cat in the 1970 film The Aristocats. Description above from the Wikipedia article Scatman Crothers, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.

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May 23, 1910 In Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Movie/TV Credits:
First Appeared:
In the series The Colgate Comedy Hour 1950-09-10
Latest Project:
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts 2022
Known For
Poster of The Transformers: The Movie
Poster of One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Poster of The Aristocats
Poster of Harlem Globetrotters
Series The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts Unknown 2022
Movie Scooby-Doo! and the Pirates (voice) 2011-08-30
Movie Scooby-Doo! Meets the Harlem Globetrotters (voices) 2003-10-15
Movie Rock Odyssey Jukebox (voice) 1987-07-13
Series Morningstar/Eveningstar Unknown 1986-03-25
Movie The Transformers: The Movie Jazz (voice) 1986-08-08
Movie The Journey of Natty Gann Sherman 1985-09-25
Series Paw Paws Unknown 1985-10-31
Movie The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Jazz 1984-09-17
Series The Transformers Jazz 1984-10-06
Movie Two of a Kind Earl 1983-01-01
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Mr. Bloom (segment "Kick the Can") 1983-06-24
Series Casablanca Sam 1983-04-10
Movie Zapped! Dexter Jones 1982-07-23
Movie Working Parking Attendant 1982-04-13
Series One of the Boys 1982-01-23
Series Hotel Unknown 1982-08-21
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Movie Missing Children: A Mother's Story Mose Wheeler 1982-12-01
Movie Deadly Eyes George Faskins 1982-10-23
Series It Takes Two Unknown 1982-10-14
Series Hill Street Blues Unknown 1981-01-15
Movie The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island Dewey Stevens 1981-05-15
Movie Bronco Billy Doc Lynch 1980-06-11
Movie The Shining Dick Hallorann 1980-05-23
Movie Making The Shining Himself 1980-10-04
Series Magnum, P.I. Unknown 1980-12-11
Series The Super Globetrotters 1979-09-22
Movie Scavenger Hunt Sam 1979-12-21
Movie Banjo the Woodpile Cat Crazy Legs 1979-11-16
Movie The Cheap Detective Tinker 1978-06-23
Movie Mean Dog Blues Mudcat 1978-03-03
Series Vega$ Unknown 1978-09-20
Series Flying High Unknown 1978-09-29
Series Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics 1977-09-10
Series The Love Boat Virgil Gibson 1977-09-24
Series The Incredible Hulk Unknown 1977-11-04
Movie Joys Unknown 1976-03-05
Series Laverne & Shirley Unknown 1976-01-27
Movie Stay Hungry William 1976-04-23
Movie Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy Ben Benson 1976-11-01
Movie The Shootist Moses 1976-08-11
Movie Silver Streak Ralston 1976-12-03
Movie Linda Lovelace for President Super Black 1975-03-01
Movie Win, Place or Steal Attendant 1975-02-01
Movie The Fortune Fisherman 1975-05-20
Movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Orderly Turkle 1975-11-18
Movie Coonskin Pappy / Old Man Bone 1975-08-20
Movie Friday Foster Noble Franklin 1975-12-25
Series Starsky & Hutch Unknown 1975-09-10
Movie The Sty of the Blind Pig Doc 1974-05-29
Movie Black Belt Jones Pop Byrd 1974-01-29
Movie Truck Turner Duke 1974-06-26
Series Chico and the Man Louie 1974-09-13
Series Hong Kong Phooey Unknown 1974-09-07
Series Kolchak: The Night Stalker Unknown 1974-09-13
Movie Detroit 9000 Reverend Markham 1973-08-01
Series Kojak Unknown 1973-10-24
Movie Slaughter's Big Rip Off Cleveland 1973-08-31
Series Sanford and Son Unknown 1972-01-14
Series Temperatures Rising Unknown 1972-09-12
Series The New Scooby-Doo Movies Meadowlark Lemon (voice) 1972-09-09
Movie The King of Marvin Gardens Lewis 1972-10-12
Movie Lady Sings the Blues Big Ben 1972-10-12
Movie Chandler Smoke 1971-12-01
Series The Odd Couple Blind Man 1970-09-24
Movie Bloody Mama Moses 1970-03-24
Series Harlem Globetrotters Unknown 1970-09-12
Movie The Great White Hope Carnival Barker (uncredited) 1970-10-11
Movie The Aristocats Scat Cat 1970-12-23
Movie Hook, Line and Sinker The Corpse (uncredited) 1969-06-06
Series Love, American Style One-Man Band 1969-09-29
Series Ironside Unknown 1967-03-28
Series Mannix Unknown 1967-09-16
Movie Lady in a Cage Mr. Paul's Assistant 1964-01-01
Movie The Patsy Shoeshine Boy 1964-06-24
Series Bewitched Unknown 1964-09-17
Movie The Sins of Rachel Cade Musinga 1961-04-02
Movie Alias Jesse James Railroad Porter (uncredited) 1959-03-20
Series Bourbon Street Beat Unknown 1959-10-05
Series The Adventures of Jim Bowie Unknown 1956-09-07
Movie Between Heaven and Hell George (uncredited) 1956-10-11
Series Alfred Hitchcock Presents Unknown 1955-10-02
Movie Johnny Dark Himself 1954-06-25
Movie Meet Me at the Fair Enoch Jones 1953-01-01
Movie Walking My Baby Back Home Smiley Gordon 1953-12-06
Movie East of Sumatra Baltimore 1953-09-22
Movie Yes Sir, Mr. Bones Scatman 1951-07-13
Series The Colgate Comedy Hour Unknown 1950-09-10
Series Lux Video Theatre Unknown 1950-10-02