Scatman Crothers

Scatman Crothers

Age
76 (passed away Nov. 22nd, 1986)
Birthday
May. 23rd, 1910
Born in
Terre Haute, Indiana, USA
Height
5' 10

Scatman Crothers' Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Transformers TV Show
Transformers
Roots TV Show
Roots
Hong Kong Phooey TV Show
Hong Kong Phooey
Chico and the Man TV Show
Chico and the Man
Scooby's All Star Laff-A-Lympics TV Show
Scooby's All Star Laff-A-Lympics
The Super Globetrotters TV Show
The Super Globetrotters
The Governor & J.J. TV Show
The Governor & J.J.
Griff TV Show
Griff
Pryor's Place TV Show
Pryor's Place
The Skatebirds TV Show
The Skatebirds
We Got It Made TV Show
We Got It Made
Casablanca TV Show
Casablanca
Morningstar/Eveningstar TV Show
Morningstar/Eveningstar
NBC Special Treat TV Show
NBC Special Treat
One of the Boys (1982) TV Show
One of the Boys (1982)
 

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]



BIOGRAPHY:

Songwriter ("Dearest One"), actor, composer, singer, comedian, and guitarist who, after high school, appeared in night clubs, hotels, films, and on television. He made many records, including his own compositions. He joined ASCAP in 1959, and his popular-song compositions also include "The Gal Looks Good," "Nobody Knows Why," "I Was There," "A Man's Gotta Eat," and "When, Oh When."

*TRIVIAL INFORMATION- Some sources erroneously credit him as Billie Holiday's jilting lover in the 1936 Duke Ellington one-reeler, "Symphony In Black", a role actually portrayed by 'Earl 'Snake Hips' Tucker' (qv). The song Billie sang was "Saddest Tale".


TRIVIA:
  • He is buried at Forest Lawn Cemetery in Hollywood, California
  • Was close friends with 'Jack Nicholson' (qv)
  • Some sources erroneously credit him as 'Billie Holiday' (qv)'s jilting lover in the 1936 'Duke Ellington' (qv) one-reeler, "Symphony In Black", a role actually portrayed by 'Earl 'Snake Hips' Tucker' (qv). The song Billie sang was "Saddest Tale".
  • He appeared as a guest musician on the local music program, _"The Spade Cooley Show" (1958)_ (qv). Cooley, a white Western swing musician, hosted the show for a local Los Angeles TV station.
  • Biography in: "The Scribner Encyclopedia of American Lives." Volume Two, 1986-1990, pages 215-216. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1999.


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