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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 The Sins of Rachel Cade 1961-04-02
Latest Project:
Movie Rock Odyssey 1987-07-13
Known For
Movie Rock Odyssey Jukebox 1987-07-13
Movie The Transformers: The Movie Jazz (voice) 1986-08-08
Movie The Journey of Natty Gann Sherman 1985-09-25
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 #2) 1983-06-24
Series Hotel Unknown 1983-09-21
Movie Zapped! Dexter Jones 1982-07-23
Series One of the Boys 1982-01-23
Series Matt Houston Unknown 1982-09-26
Movie Deadly Eyes George Faskins 1982-10-23
Movie Missing Children: A Mother's Story Mose Wheeler 1982-12-01
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 Mean Dog Blues Mudcat 1978-03-03
Series Roots Mingo 1977-01-23
Series Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics 1977-09-10
Movie Joys 1976-03-05
Movie The Shootist Moses 1976-08-11
Movie Stay Hungry William 1976-04-23
Movie Linda Lovelace for President Super Black 1975-03-01
Movie Coonskin Pappy / Old Man Bone 1975-08-20
Movie Truck Turner Duke 1974-04-19
Series Chico and the Man Louie 1974-09-13
Movie Detroit 9000 Reverend Markham 1973-08-01
Movie Slaughter's Big Rip Off Cleveland 1973-08-31
Movie The Aristocats Scat Cat 1970-12-23
Movie Bloody Mama Moses 1970-03-24
Movie The Sins of Rachel Cade Musinga 1961-04-02