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Scatman Crothers

1910-05-22 Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

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​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.


The Chickening Dick (archive footage) (uncredited) 2015-09-10
Scooby-Doo! and the Pirates (voice) (archive footage) 2011-08-30
Rock Odyssey Jukebox (voice) 1987-07-13
The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Jazz 1986-01-01
The Transformers: The Movie Jazz (voice) 1986-08-08
The Journey of Natty Gann Sherman 1985-09-27
Twilight Zone: The Movie Mr. Bloom 1983-06-24
Grandpa, Will You Run with Me? Self - Sketch Performer 1983-05-01
Two of a Kind Earl 1983-12-13
Working Parking Attendant 1982-04-13
Missing Children: A Mother's Story Mose Wheeler 1982-12-01
Deadly Eyes George Faskins 1982-10-23
Zapped! Dexter Jones 1982-07-23
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island Dewey Stevens 1981-05-15
Bronco Billy Doc Lynch 1980-06-11
Making 'The Shining' Self 1980-10-04
The Shining Hallorann 1980-05-23
Banjo the Woodpile Cat Crazy Legs (voice) 1979-11-16
Scavenger Hunt Sam 1979-12-21
The Cheap Detective Tinker 1978-06-23
Mean Dog Blues Mudcat 1978-03-03
Joys Self 1976-03-05
Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy Ben Benson 1976-11-01
Stay Hungry William 1976-04-23
Silver Streak Ralston 1976-12-03
The Shootist Moses 1976-07-21
The Fortune Fisherman 1975-05-20
Man on the Outside Ruben Hammer 1975-06-29
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Orderly Turkle 1975-11-19
Friday Foster Reverend Noble Franklin 1975-12-25
Linda Lovelace for President Super Black 1975-03-01
Win, Place or Steal Attendant 1975-02-01
Coonskin Pappy / Old Man Bone (voice) 1975-08-20
Sty of the Blind Pig Doc 1974-05-29
Truck Turner Duke 1974-06-26
Black Belt Jones Pop Byrd 1974-01-28
Scooby-Doo! Meets the Harlem Globetrotters (voices) 1973-09-08
Detroit 9000 Reverend Markham 1973-08-01
Slaughter's Big Rip Off Cleveland 1973-08-31
The King of Marvin Gardens Lewis 1972-10-12
The Lorax Singer 1972-02-14
Lady Sings the Blues Big Ben 1972-10-12
Chandler Smoke 1971-12-01
The Great White Hope Carnival Barker (uncredited) 1970-10-11
The Aristocats Scat Cat (voice) 1970-12-24
Bloody Mama Moses 1970-03-24
Hello, Dolly! Mr. Jones (Porter) (uncredited) 1969-12-12
Hook, Line and Sinker The Corpse (uncredited) 1969-06-06
Lady in a Cage Mr. Paul's Assistant (uncredited) 1964-06-10
The Patsy Shoeshine Boy 1964-06-24
The Sins of Rachel Cade Musinga 1961-04-02
Alias Jesse James Railroad Porter (uncredited) 1959-03-20
Porgy and Bess Crabman 1959-06-24
Tarzan and the Trappers Tyana (as Sherman Crothers) 1958-01-01
Tarzan and the Trappers Tyana 1958-01-01
Between Heaven and Hell George (uncredited) 1956-10-11
Johnny Dark Himself 1954-06-25
Meet Me at the Fair Enoch Jones 1953-01-01
Walking My Baby Back Home Smiley Gordon 1953-12-06
East of Sumatra Baltimore (as Scat Man Crothers) 1953-09-23
Yes Sir, Mr. Bones Scatman 1951-07-13