Scatman Crothers


Scatman Crothers Famous memorial

Original Name Benjamin
Terre Haute, Vigo County, Indiana, USA
Death 22 Nov 1986 (aged 76)
Van Nuys, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Plot Lincoln Terrace section, Map #H83, Lot 4545, Companion Lawn Crypt 3
Memorial ID 4516 View Source

Actor, Singer, Musician. He made many appearances in movies as a character actor along with television show guest appearances. He played a dramatic role as Dick Hallorann in the classic Stanley Kubrick horror film "The Shining" (1980) based on the book by Stephen King. He was the voice of Hanna-Barbera's cartoon character 'Hong Kong Phooey' and he played 'Louie,' a garbage man, on the 1970s television situation comedy "Chico and The Man." For his contributions to film, Crothers has a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located at 6712 Hollywood Blvd.


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  • Maintained by: Find a Grave
  • Added: 9 Feb 1999
  • Find a Grave Memorial ID: 4516
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Scatman Crothers (23 May 1910–22 Nov 1986), Find a Grave Memorial ID 4516, citing Forest Lawn Memorial Park, Hollywood Hills, Los Angeles County, California, USA ; Maintained by Find a Grave .