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Lon Chaney, Jr.

Lon Chaney, Jr. (February 10, 1906 - July 12, 1973) was an American character actor, well-known mainly for his roles in monster movies and as the son of his better-known father, Lon Chaney. He was born Creighton Tull Chaney, and was first credited as "Lon Chaney, Jr." in 1935, as a studio marketing ploy.

Chaney was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and died in San Clemente, California. Chaney worked hard to avoid his father's shadow. He worked menial jobs in order to make his own way. But he also studied makeup under his father. He did not take any movie roles until after his father's death. His first movie was an uncredited role in the 1932 film Girl Crazy. He did not achieve stardom until the 1939 feature film version of Of Mice and Men, in which he played Lennie Small.

In 1941 he starred in the title role of The Wolf Man, the characterization which would be his stereotypical role for the rest of his life. He maintained a strong career in horror movies, playing all four of the classic horror roles -- the Wolf Man, Frankenstein's monster in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), The Mummy in The Mummy's Tomb (1942) and (the son of) Dracula in Son of Dracula (1943). He achieved immortality by appearing on one of a series of United States postage stamps portraying movie monsters, as the Wolf Man, in 1977.


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He achieved immortality by appearing on one of a series of United States postage stamps portraying movie monsters, as the Wolf Man, in 1977. Crothers died at Van Nuys, California, USA. He maintained a strong career in horror movies, playing all four of the classic horror roles -- the Wolf Man, Frankenstein's monster in The Ghost of Frankenstein (1942), The Mummy in The Mummy's Tomb (1942) and (the son of) Dracula in Son of Dracula (1943). He is buried next to his wife Helen (1918-1997) in the Forest Lawn, Hollywood Hills Cemetery in Los Angeles, California, the same cemetery as his Chico co-star, Freddie Prinze. In 1941 he starred in the title role of The Wolf Man, the characterization which would be his stereotypical role for the rest of his life. He died on November 22, 1986. He did not achieve stardom until the 1939 feature film version of Of Mice and Men, in which he played Lennie Small. He tried to work through the illness, but the inoperable tumor spread to his esophagus in 1986.

His first movie was an uncredited role in the 1932 film Girl Crazy. In 1985 Crothers developed a malignant tumor behind his left lung. He did not take any movie roles until after his father's death. Scatman Crothers married Helen Sullivan in 1937 and had one daughter, Donna, in 1949. But he also studied makeup under his father. He also performed the voice of Jazz on Transformers (1984-1986). He worked menial jobs in order to make his own way. He starred in three short-lived 1980s television series: One of the Boys (1982), Casablanca (1983), and Morningstar/Eveningstar (1986).

Chaney worked hard to avoid his father's shadow. He appeared as a guest on many of the shows popular in the 1970s, but was most noted for his supporting role on the sitcom Chico and the Man. Chaney was born in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma and died in San Clemente, California. Even though Crothers worked in television since the beginning, he really came into his own in the medium doing the voices of cartoon characters such as Hong Kong Phooey in the 1970s after his talent for voice-over work was noticed in The Aristocats. He was born Creighton Tull Chaney, and was first credited as "Lon Chaney, Jr." in 1935, as a studio marketing ploy. (Not a definitive list). Lon Chaney, Jr. (February 10, 1906 - July 12, 1973) was an American character actor, well-known mainly for his roles in monster movies and as the son of his better-known father, Lon Chaney. His films include:.

He also made musical shorts. He decided to try acting and made his debut in the movie Meet Me At The Fair (1953) He worked in both the movies and television, often taking bit parts. They briefly have words, he pushes her down and exits with his new girlfriend before her song. He encounters his jilted lover, played by the also uncredited 20-year-old Billie Holliday.

He did an uncredited turn as a dancer in the Jealousy segment of the Duke Ellington short, Symphony in Black (1935), dancing with a woman in his apartment before taking her out. He formed his own band in the 1930s and finally traveled to California with the band in 1948. He played a variety of instruments including drums and guitar on jazz club band circuits in his early days as an entertainer. Scatman Crothers started his musical career as a 15 year old drummer in a speakeasy band in his home town of Terre Haute.


Scatman Crothers.. He continued to enjoy this talent throughout his career, even teaching scat singing to college students. Crothers got the name Scatman when he auditioned for a radio show in 1932 in Dayton, Ohio The director didn't think his given name was catchy enough, so Crothers told the director to call him "Scatman" because of his talent at scat singing. Scatman Crothers - original name: Benjamin Crothers - (May 23, 1910 - November 22, 1986) He was an actor, singer, dancer and musician. Crothers was born in Terre Haute, Indiana and was best known for his work as a musician/singer and on the TV show Chico and the Man as Louie the Garbage Man.

Transformers: The Movie (1986). Twilight Zone--The Movie (1983). The Shining (1980). Bronco Billy (1980).

The Cheap Detective (1978). Mean Dog Blues (1978). The Shootist (1976). One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975).

The Fortune (1975). Truck Turner (1974). King of Marvin Gardens (1972). Lady Sings the Blues (1972).

The Aristocats (1970). The Great White Hope (1970). Hello Dolly (1969). The Patsy (1964).

Lady in an Cage (1964). The Sins of Rachel Cade (1961).

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