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Scatman Crothers - actor, singer, dancer, musician. Best known for his roles in "One Flew Over he Cuckoos Nest", "The Shining" and in the TV show "Chico And The Man". He died on Nov 22, 1986 from lung cancer at the age of 76.


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, and the title character in Hong Kong Phooey.


Scatman Crothers and friend. Cool, daddy. American actor, dancer, singer, musician, starred in The Shining and cat lover.


TV Guide March 13, 1976 - Jack Albertson, Freddie Prinze and Scatman Crothers of Chico and the Man.