Scatman Crothers

1910 - 1986

Scatman Crothers

Benjamin Sherman Crothers (May 23, 1910 – November 22, 1986), known professionally as Scatman Crothers, was an American actor and musician. He played 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 2,070,331 page views. His biography is available in 20 different languages on Wikipedia making him the 1,635th most popular actor.

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  • 20

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  • 2.89

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.28

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Scatman Crothers ranks 1,615 out of 8,832Before him are Frederic Forrest, Ed Asner, Henry Cavill, Jean Carmet, Eric Campbell, and Xuxa. After him are Brie Larson, Ida Lupino, Madhubala, Jackie Earle Haley, Henry Silva, and Jean Lefebvre.

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Among people born in 1910, Scatman Crothers ranks 111Before him are Giulietta Simionato, Rudolf Lange, Louis Prima, Dorothea Tanning, Ramaswamy Venkataraman, and Cao Yu. After him are Joan Bennett, Armen Takhtajan, Rudolf Kempe, T-Bone Walker, Pavel Batitsky, and Gerhard Schröder. Among people deceased in 1986, Scatman Crothers ranks 98Before him are Robert Stevenson, Dick Scobee, Cheikh Anta Diop, Liu Bocheng, Valentin Kataev, and David Cooper. After him are Michael J. Smith, John Bagot Glubb, Phil Lynott, Princess Anne of Orléans, Oscar Zariski, and Judith Resnik.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Scatman Crothers ranks 2,907 out of 12,171Before him are Phillip Allen Sharp (1944), Mangas Coloradas (1792), Hal Ashby (1929), Tom Petty (1950), James Rosenquist (1933), and Philip Kaufman (1936). After him are Brie Larson (1989), Michael J. Smith (1945), Michael Kors (1959), Harold E. Varmus (1939), Jackie Earle Haley (1961), and Sam Francis (1923).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Scatman Crothers ranks 778Before him are Jeff Daniels (1955), Will Ferrell (1967), Amanda Seyfried (1985), Melissa Leo (1960), Frederic Forrest (1936), and Ed Asner (1929). After him are Brie Larson (1989), Jackie Earle Haley (1961), Bo Derek (1956), Philip Baker Hall (1931), Jeffrey Hunter (1926), and Terry Crews (1968).