Saturday, May 16, 2015

Harlem Globetrotters and Super Globetrotters Cartoon Actors: Where are They Now?

LAST UPDATED: October 22, 2016. Covers both animated Globetrotters series. Info derived from the imdb. Only roles 2014-on noted by name. All known cast members noted. *=newly added name.

The Harlem Globetrotters (1970-1973)
Eddie 'Rochester' Anderson (Bobby Joe Mason): died in 1977.
Scatman Crothers (George 'Meadowlark' Lemon): died in 1986.
Robert DoQui (Pablo Robertson): died in 2008.
Richard Elkins (J.C. 'Gip' Gipson): last known acting role in 1974.
Stu Gilliam (Freddie 'Curly' Neal): died in 2013.
* Meadowlark Lemon (?): died in 2015; as Self: NBA Hall of Fame Enshrinement Ceremony (2014).
Nancy Wible (Granny): died in 2015.
Johnny Williams (Hubert 'Geese' Ausbie): in Ray Donovan (1 episode 2016), Call Me King (2016), Dances with Werewolves (2016), Tim and Eric's Bedtime Stories (1 episode 2015), The Slice (2015), Call Me King (2015), The Last Night Inn (2015), The Cookie Mobster (2014), Burt Paxton (1 episode 2014), Jersey Justice (2014), The Mamaluke (1 episode 2014); The Last Gamble (2011), Coiled (2014), Intersection (2016) completed; 8-Ball (nd) in post-production; Frank and Ava (2017) filming; The Gold Rush Boogie (nd) in pre-production.
Ken Williams (?): no other known acting roles.
Don Messick (?): died in 1997.
John Stephenson (?): died in 2015.
Daws Butler (?; uncredited): died in 1988.
Henry Corden (?; uncredited): died in 2005.

The Super Globetrotters (1979)
Scatman Crothers (Nate Branch/Liquid Man), Stu Gilliam (Freddie 'Curly' Neal/Sphere Man), Johnny Williams (Hubert 'Geese' Ausbie/Multi-Man), John Stephenson (various), Don Messick (Time Lord): see above
Buster Jones (Twiggy Sander/Spaghetti Man): died in 2014.
Michael Rye (Narrator/Basketball Announcer): died in 2012.
Adam Wade ('Sweet' Lou Dunbar/Gizmo Man): last known acting role in 2010 but Drug Affected (nd) filming.
Frank Welker (Crime Globe): in Scooby-Doo! And WWE: Curse of the Speed Demon (2016), Lego Scooby-Doo!: Haunted Hollywood (2016), Be Cool, Scooby-Doo! (23 episodes 2015-2016), Wander Over Yonder (1 episode 2016), Lego Marvel's Avengers (2016 video game), Open Season: Scared Silly (2015), The Adventures of Puss in Boots (1 episode 2015), LEGO Scooby-Doo! Knight Time Terror (2015), Transformers: Devastation (2015 video game), Lego Dimensions (2015 video game), Lego Scooby-Doo (3 episodes 2015), Scooby-Doo! And Kiss: Rock and Roll Mystery (2015), Curious George 3: Back to the Jungle (2015), Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H. (1 episode 2015), Scooby Doo and the Beach Beastie (2015), Curious George (11 episodes 2014-2015), Scooby-Doo! Moon Monster Madness (2015), World of Warcraft: Warlords of Draenor (2014 video game), The Simpsons (1 episode 2014), Big Hero 6 (2014), Scooby-Doo! Frankencreepy (2014), Transformers Universe (2014 video game), Transformers: Age of Extinction (2014), Scooby-Doo! Ghastly Goals (2014), Robot Chicken (2 episodes 2014), Avengers Assemble (1 episode 2014), Scooby-Doo! WrestleMania Mystery (2014), Bubble Guppies (1 episode 2014), Mickey Mouse Clubhouse (1 episode 2014), Stan Lee's Mighty 7 (2014); Transformers: The Last Knight (2017) filming.
Lennie Weinrib (Count Bragula/Tattoo Man): died in 2006.
Marlene Aragon (Lioness): last known acting role in 1988.
Herb Vigran (Museum Man/Cratchit): died in 1986.
Paul Winchell (Bad Blue Bart): died in 2005.

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