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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 movie Meet Me at the Fair 1953-01-01
Latest Project:
Movie The Transformers: The Movie 1986-08-08
Known For
Movie The Transformers: The Movie Jazz (voice) 1986-08-08
Movie The Journey of Natty Gann Sherman 1985-09-25
Movie The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye Jazz 1984-09-17
Series The Transformers Jazz 1984-10-06
Series Casablanca Sam 1983-04-10
Movie Two of a Kind Earl 1983-01-01
Movie Twilight Zone: The Movie Mr. Bloom (segment "Kick the Can") 1983-06-24
Series One of the Boys 1982-01-23
Movie Zapped! Dexter Jones 1982-07-23
Movie Missing Children: A Mother's Story Mose Wheeler 1982-12-01
Movie Deadly Eyes George Faskins 1982-10-23
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 The Super Globetrotters 1979-09-22
Movie Banjo the Woodpile Cat Crazy Legs 1979-11-16
Movie Scavenger Hunt Sam 1979-12-21
Movie Mean Dog Blues Mudcat 1978-03-03
Movie The Cheap Detective Tinker 1978-06-23
Series Roots Mingo 1977-01-23
Series Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics 1977-09-10
Movie Joys 1976-03-05
Movie Stay Hungry William 1976-04-23
Movie Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy Ben Benson 1976-11-01
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 Friday Foster Noble Franklin 1975-12-25
Movie Coonskin Pappy / Old Man Bone 1975-08-20
Movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest Orderly Turkle 1975-11-18
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 1974-09-07
Movie Detroit 9000 Reverend Markham 1973-08-01
Movie The King of Marvin Gardens Lewis 1972-10-12
Movie Chandler Smoke 1971-12-01
Movie Bloody Mama Moses 1970-03-24
Series Harlem Globetrotters 1970-09-12
Movie The Aristocats Scat Cat 1970-12-23
Movie The Great White Hope Carnival Barker (uncredited) 1970-10-11
Movie Hook, Line and Sinker The Corpse (uncredited) 1969-06-06
Movie Lady in a Cage Mr. Paul's Assistant 1964-01-01
Movie The Patsy Shoeshine Boy 1964-06-24
Movie The Sins of Rachel Cade Musinga 1961-04-02
Movie Alias Jesse James Railroad Porter (uncredited) 1959-03-20
Movie Between Heaven and Hell George (uncredited) 1956-10-11
Movie Johnny Dark Himself 1954-06-25
Movie Meet Me at the Fair Enoch Jones 1953-01-01
Movie East of Sumatra Baltimore 1953-09-22
Movie Walking My Baby Back Home Smiley Gordon 1953-12-06
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