Scatman Crothers

1910 - 1986

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Benjamin Sherman Crothers (May 23, 1910 – November 22, 1986), known professionally as Scatman Crothers, was an American actor and musician. He is known for playing Louie the Garbage Man on the TV show Chico and the Man, and Dick Hallorann in Stanley Kubrick's The Shining (1980). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Scatman Crothers has received more than 2,839,510 page views. His biography is available in 25 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Scatman Crothers is the 1,777th most popular actor (down from 1,506th in 2019), the 2,963rd most popular biography from United States (down from 2,674th in 2019) and the 850th most popular Actor.

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Among actors, Scatman Crothers ranks 1,777 out of 9,996Before him are Tarcísio Meira, Aidan Gillen, Tallulah Bankhead, Ghassan Massoud, Linda Blair, and Charles Napier. After him are Tom Felton, Elya Baskin, Werner Krauss, Eddie Fisher, Christina Applegate, and Olof Thunberg.

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Among people born in 1910, Scatman Crothers ranks 113Before him are Félix Candela, Joan Bennett, Benzion Netanyahu, Ai Qing, Cao Yu, and Rudolf Kempe. After him are Irmfried Eberl, Alex North, Barbara O'Neil, Gerhard Schröder, Enrique Guaita, and Howlin' Wolf. Among people deceased in 1986, Scatman Crothers ranks 99Before him are Elsa Lanchester, Princess Anne of Orléans, Vitaly Abalakov, Helen B. Taussig, Valentin Kataev, and Judith Resnik. After him are Princess Yolanda of Savoy, Phil Lynott, Dick Scobee, Raúl Prebisch, Elisabeth Bergner, and Artur London.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scatman Crothers ranks 2,963 out of 18,182Before him are Linda Blair (1959), William Bates (1860), Derrick Rose (1988), Neil Postman (1931), Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), and Charles Napier (1936). After him are Patricia Krenwinkel (1947), Paul Romer (1955), George Lincoln Rockwell (1918), Ty Cobb (1886), Jim Hines (1946), and Dennis Oppenheim (1938).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Scatman Crothers ranks 850Before him are Dana Ivey (1941), Xander Berkeley (1955), Frank Grillo (1965), Tallulah Bankhead (1902), Linda Blair (1959), and Charles Napier (1936). After him are Eddie Fisher (1928), Christina Applegate (1971), Melissa Gilbert (1964), Dorothy Gibson (1889), Matthew Fox (1966), and Harry Reems (1947).

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