Scatman Crothers

Highest Rated:
100% The Journey of Natty Gann (1985)
Lowest Rated:
0% Zapped! (1982)
Birthday:
May 23
Birthplace:
Not Available
Bio:
African- American entertainer Scatman Crothers supported himself as a drummer throughout his high-school years. He formed a popular dance band, playing successful engagements even in the whitest of white communities, regaling audiences with his free-form "scat singing." In the formative years of…

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Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Ad Lib: O.C. Smith - How Sweet It Is
  • Actor
-- 2009
New Orleans Jazz
  • Actor
-- 2004
Sty of the Blind Pig
  • Actor
-- 2003
29% Detroit 9000
  • Rev. Markham
-- 1998
100% The Journey of Natty Gann
  • Sherman
-- 1985
65% Twilight Zone: The Movie
  • Mr. Bloom
-- 1983
20% Two of a Kind
  • Earl
-- 1983
Working
  • Actor
-- 1982
Deadly Eyes (The Rats)
  • George Faskins
-- 1982
Banjo the Woodpile Cat
  • Crazy Legs
-- 1982
0% Zapped!
  • Dexter
-- 1982
The Harlem Globetrotters on Gilligan's Island
  • Actor
-- 1981
Sunshine's on the Way
  • Actor
-- 1981
O.C. Smith: How Sweet It Is
  • Actor
-- 1980
92% The Shining
  • Dick Hallorann
-- 1980
82% Bronco Billy
  • Doc Lynch
-- 1980
Scavenger Hunt
  • Sam
-- 1979
Vegas
  • Actor
-- 1978
Mean Dog Blues
  • Mudcat
-- 1978
50% The Cheap Detective
  • Tinker
-- 1978
88% Silver Streak
  • Ralston
-- 1976
93% The Shootist
  • Moses
-- 1976
73% Stay Hungry
  • Butler
-- 1976
96% One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
  • Turkle Crothers
-- 1975
Coonskin (Bustin' Out) (Street Fight)
  • Pappy/Old Man Bone
-- 1975
Linda Lovelace for President (Hot Neon)
  • Super Black
-- 1975
The Fortune
  • Fisherman
-- 1975
Streetfight
  • Actor
-- 1975
Friday Foster
  • Rev. Noble Franklin
-- 1975
Black Belt Jones
  • Pop
-- 1974
Kolchak: The Night Stalker
  • Director
  • Actor
-- 1974
Truck Turner
  • Duke
-- 1974
Scooby-Doo Meets The Harlem Globetrotters
  • Actor
-- 1972
71% The King of Marvin Gardens
  • Lewis
-- 1972
75% Lady Sings the Blues
  • Big Ben
-- 1972
Chandler
  • Smoke
-- 1971
33% The Great White Hope
  • Barker
-- 1970
Chesty Anderson USN
  • Ben
-- 1970
66% The Aristocats
  • Scat Cat
-- 1970
17% Bloody Mama
  • Moses
-- 1970
Three on a Couch
  • Actor
-- 1966
20% Lady in a Cage
  • Proprietor's Assistant
-- 1964
80% The Patsy
  • Shoeshine Boy
-- 1964
The Sins Of Rachel Cade
  • Musinga
-- 1961
Tarzan and the Trappers
  • Actor
-- 1958
Between Heaven and Hell
  • George
-- 1956
Johnny Dark
  • Himself
-- 1954
Meet Me at the Fair
  • Enoch Jones
-- 1952

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Quotes from Scatman Crothers's Characters

    1. Dick Hallorann: Some places are like people: some shine and some don't.
    From The Shining. Submitted by Sam F (12 months ago)
    1. Dick Hallorann: Mrs. Torrance, your husband inroduced you as Winifred. Now, are you a Winnie or a Freddy?
    2. Wendy Torrance: I'm a Wendy.
    3. Dick Hallorann: Oh. That's nice, that's the prettiest.
    From The Shining. Submitted by Sam F (12 months ago)
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