Scatman Crothers biography

Scatman Crothers

Actor, Film actor

1910 – 1986

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Who was Scatman Crothers?

Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers 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.

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Born
May 23, 1910
Terre Haute
Also known as
  • Benjamin Sherman Crothers
  • Benjamin Sherman "Scatman" Crothers
  • Scatman
  • Scat Man
  • Sherman 'Scat Man' Crothers
  • Benjamin Crothers
  • Scat-Man Crothers
  • Scat Man Crothers
  • Sherman Crothers
  • 'Scatman' Crothers
Spouses
Children
Ethnicity
  • African American
Nationality
  • United States of America
Profession
Lived in
  • Terre Haute
Died
Nov 22, 1986
Van Nuys
Resting place
Forest Lawn Memorial Park

Submitted
on July 23, 2013

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