Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers

  • Known For: Acting
  • Birthday: 23-05-1910
  • Gender: Male
  • Place of Birth: Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
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  • Popularity: 7.54
  • Homepage: N/A

​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.

Year Movie Character
1979 Banjo the Woodpile Cat as Crazy Legs
1987 Rock Odyssey as Jukebox (voice)
1951 Yes Sir, Mr. Bones as Scatman
1984 The Transformers: More Than Meets The Eye as Jazz
1974 Sty of the Blind Pig as Doc
1979 Scavenger Hunt as Sam
1983 Twilight Zone: The Movie as Mr. Bloom (segment "Kick the Can")
1974 Black Belt Jones as Pop Byrd
1982 Deadly Eyes as George Faskins
1978 Mean Dog Blues as Mudcat
1953 Meet Me at the Fair as Enoch Jones
1982 Working as Parking Attendant
2003 Scooby-Doo! Meets the Harlem Globetrotters as (voices)
1980 Bronco Billy as Doc Lynch
1975 Coonskin as Pappy / Old Man Bone (voice)
1953 Walking My Baby Back Home as Smiley Gordon
1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest as Orderly Turkle
1980 The Shining as Dick Hallorann
1970 The Aristocats as Scat Cat (voice)
1982 Zapped! as Dexter Jones
1972 The King of Marvin Gardens as Lewis
1973 Detroit 9000 as Reverend Markham
1982 Missing Children: A Mother's Story as Mose Wheeler
1983 Grandpa, Will You Run with Me?
1972 The Lorax as Singer
1983 Two of a Kind as Earl
1985 The Journey of Natty Gann as Sherman
1980 Making 'The Shining' as Self
1975 Friday Foster as Reverend Noble Franklin
1953 East of Sumatra as Baltimore (as Scat Man Crothers)
2011 Scooby-Doo! and the Pirates as (voice) (archive footage)
1976 Chesty Anderson U.S. Navy as Ben Benson
1986 The Transformers: The Movie as Jazz (voice)
1975 Win, Place or Steal as Attendant
1958 Tarzan and the Trappers as Tyana (as Sherman Crothers)
1976 Stay Hungry as William
1961 The Sins of Rachel Cade as Musinga
1964 Lady in a Cage as Mr. Paul's Assistant (uncredited)
1974 Truck Turner as Duke
1975 The Fortune as Fisherman
1971 Chandler as Smoke
1981 The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island as Dewey Stevens
1964 The Patsy as Shoeshine Boy
1976 Silver Streak as Ralston
1970 Bloody Mama as Moses
1976 The Shootist as Moses
1954 Johnny Dark as Himself
1969 Hook, Line and Sinker as The Corpse (uncredited)
1959 Porgy and Bess as Crabman
1975 Man on the Outside as Ruben Hammer
1970 The Great White Hope as Carnival Barker (uncredited)
1956 Between Heaven and Hell as George (uncredited)
1973 Slaughter's Big Rip Off as Cleveland
1975 Linda Lovelace for President as Super Black
1978 The Cheap Detective as Tinker
1959 Alias Jesse James as Railroad Porter (uncredited)
1976 Joys as Self
1972 Lady Sings the Blues as Big Ben
1969 Hello, Dolly! as Mr. Jones (Porter) (uncredited)
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1970 The Odd Couple (1 episode) as Blind Man
1974 Chico and the Man (88 episode) as Louie
1976 Laverne & Shirley (2 episode)
1981 Hill Street Blues (1 episode)
1984 The Transformers (92 episode) as Jazz (voice)
1964 Bewitched (1 episode)
1967 Ironside (1 episode)
1955 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (1 episode) as Timothy
1974 Kolchak: The Night Stalker (1 episode) as Uncle Filemon
1970 Harlem Globetrotters (21 episode)
1950 Lux Video Theatre (1 episode) as Johnson
1982 One of the Boys (13 episode)
1977 The Incredible Hulk (1 episode)
1980 Magnum, P.I. (1 episode)
1959 Bourbon Street Beat (1 episode)
1950 The Colgate Comedy Hour (6 episode) as Self
1977 Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics (24 episode)
1975 Starsky & Hutch (1 episode)
1977 The Love Boat (1 episode) as Virgil Gibson
1972 Sanford and Son (1 episode)
1979 The Super Globetrotters (13 episode) as Nate Branch / Liquid Man (voice)
1967 Mannix (1 episode)
1982 Hotel (1 episode)
1973 Kojak (1 episode) as Gaylord Fuller
1978 Vega$ (1 episode)
1974 Hong Kong Phooey (31 episode)
1972 Temperatures Rising (1 episode)
1985 Paw Paws (21 episode)
1982 Matt Houston (1 episode)
1956 The Adventures of Jim Bowie (1 episode)
1978 Flying High (1 episode)
1986 Morningstar/Eveningstar (5 episode)
1982 It Takes Two (1 episode)
1983 Casablanca (5 episode) as Sam
1973 The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts (1 episode) as Self
1972 The New Scooby-Doo Movies (3 episode) as Meadowlark Lemon (voice)
1969 Love, American Style (1 episode) as One-Man Band
1971 Nichols (1 episode) as Jack
1983 This Is Your Life (1 episode) as Self
1979 Scooby-Doo and Scrappy-Doo (1 episode) as (voice)
1982 Madame's Place (1 episode) as Self
1961 The Mike Douglas Show (1 episode) as Self
1962 The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (1 episode) as Self

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