Scatman Crothers

Actor, Comedian, Musician
Bald, wide-eyed character player with a raspy voice whose career reached its peak in the 1970s and early 80s with several memorable screen roles (e. g. Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" 1980) and the popular TV show ... Read more »
Born: 05/23/1910 in Terre Haute, Indiana, USA

Filmography

Actor (58)

The 85-Year-Old Swinger 1986 - 1987 (TV Show)

Actor

Morningstar/Eveningstar 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Actor

The Paw Paws 1985 - 1986 (TV Show)

Voice

Transformers - The Movie 1986 (Movie)

of Jazz (Voice)

The Journey of Natty Gann 1985 (Movie)

Sherman (Actor)

The Transformers 1984 (TV Show)

Voice

Casablanca 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Grandpa, Will You Run With Me? 1982 - 1983 (TV Show)

Actor

Twilight Zone - the Movie 1983 (Movie)

Mr Bloom (Actor)

Two of A Kind 1983 (Movie)

Earl (Actor)

One of the Boys 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Revenge of the Gray Gang 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Working 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Actor

Zapped! 1982 (Movie)

Dexter Jones (Actor)

Deadly Eyes 1981 (Movie)

George Fosk (Actor)

Bronco Billy 1980 (Movie)

"Doc" Lynch (Actor)

The Shining 1980 (Movie)

Halloran (Actor)

The Super Globetrotters 1979 - 1980 (TV Show)

Voice

Scavenger Hunt 1979 (Movie)

Sam (Actor)

Chico and the Man 1973 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Hong Kong Phooey 1974 - 1978 (TV Show)

Voice

Scooby's All-Star Laff-A-Lympics 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Voice

The Cheap Detective 1978 (Movie)

Tinker (Actor)

Vega$ 1977 - 1978 (TV Show)

Actor

Mean Dog Blues 1977 (Movie)

Mudcat (Actor)

Silver Streak 1976 (Movie)

Ralston (Actor)

Stay Hungry 1976 (Movie)

Butler (Actor)

The Shootist 1976 (Movie)

Moses (Actor)

Coonskin 1975 (Movie)

Old Man Bone (Actor)

Friday Foster 1975 (Movie)

Reverend Noble Franklin (Actor)

Kolchak: The Night Stalker 1974 - 1975 (TV Show)

Actor

One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest 1975 (Movie)

Turkle (Actor)

Black Belt Jones 1974 (Movie)

Pop (Actor)

Chesty Anderson - U.S. Navy 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Truck Turner 1974 (Movie)

(Actor)

Win, Place or Steal 1974 (Movie)

Attendant (Actor)

Detroit 9000 1973 (Movie)

Reverend Markham (Actor)

The Harlem Globetrotters 1970 - 1973 (TV Show)

Voice

Lady Sings the Blues 1972 (Movie)

Big Ben (Actor)

The King of Marvin Gardens 1971 (Movie)

Lewis (Actor)

Bloody Mama 1970 (Movie)

Moses (Actor)

Chandler 1970 (Movie)

Smoke (Actor)

The Aristocats 1970 (Movie)

of Scatcat (Voice)

The Great White Hope 1970 (Movie)

Barker (Actor)

Three on a Couch 1965 (Movie)

(Actor)

Lady in a Cage 1964 (Movie)

Proprietor's Assistant (Actor)

The Patsy 1964 (Movie)

(Actor)

The Sins of Rachel Cade 1961 (Movie)

Musinga (Actor)

Between Heaven and Hell 1956 (Movie)

(Actor)

Johnny Dark 1954 (Movie)

Himself (Actor)

East of Sumatra 1953 (Movie)

Baltimore (Actor)

Walking My Baby Back Home 1952 (Movie)

(Actor)

Banjo, the Woodpile Cat (TV Show)

Voice

Man on the Outside (TV Show)

Actor

Roots (TV Show)

Actor
Music (2)

The Heathcliff and Marmaduke Show 1981 - 1982 (TV Show)

Theme Song Performer

East of Sumatra 1953 (Movie)

songs("Strange Land" "Ballad To A Gypsy") (Song)

Biography

Bald, wide-eyed character player with a raspy voice whose career reached its peak in the 1970s and early 80s with several memorable screen roles (e. g. Stanley Kubrick's "The Shining" 1980) and the popular TV show "Chico and the Man" (1974-1978).

Relationships

Helen Crothers

Wife
married c. 1937 until his death

Milestones

1975

TV movie debut in "Man on the Outside"

1969

First TV appearance in a series, "Chico and the Man"

1952

Film acting debut in "Meet Me at the Fair"

1950

TV acting debut as one of the voices on "Time for Beany"

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