Scatman Crothers

#50116
Most Popular
Boost
Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Terre Haute, IN
Death Date
Nov 22, 1986 (76)
Birth Sign
Gemini
Birthday
23, 1910
Birthplace
Terre Haute, IN
Death Date
Nov 22, 1986 (76)

About

Drummer, scat singer, and actor who appeared in the 1980 horror film The Shining and did voice-overs for animated shows like Transformers and The Harlem Globetrotters.

Before Fame

He came up with his nickname on the fly when auditioning at a Dayton radio station. His first band was a local Terre Haute speakeasy band.

Trivia

He was Scat Cat in the animated Disney movie The Aristocats.

Family Life

He married Helen Crothers in 1937 and they had one child together.

Associated With

He was good friends with and often co-starred with Jack Nicholson, including in The Shining.