Clancy Brown

Actor / Film Producer | * 01/05/1959 (61) | Urbana, Ohio, USA
Clarence John Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor. He is known for his work as the Kurgan in Highlander (1986), Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Sgt. Zim in Starship Troopers (1997), Mr. Krabs in SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–present) and Brother Justin Crowe on the HBO series Carnivàle (2003–2005). He has also provided voices for Lex Luthor, beginning with Superman: The Animated Series (1996–2000), Doctor Neo Cortex and Uka Uka in the Crash Bandicoot video games (1997–2020), Hades in God of War III (2010), Surtur in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Lt. Hank Anderson in Detroit: Become Human (2018). Nightmare on Elm Street (2010) ()
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Clarence J. "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959 height 6' 3½" (1,92 m)) is an American film, television and voice actor. He is known for his live-action roles as Captain Byron Hadley in the award-winning The Shawshank Redemption; The Kurgan in the film Highlander; Brother Justin Crowe in HBO's critically acclaimed Carnivàle and Career Sergeant Zim in Starship Troopers. Brown is most famous for providing the voices of animated characters such as Mr. Eugene H. Krabs in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants; Lex Luthor throughout various DC projects; Captain Black and Ratso in Jackie Chan Adventures; Otto in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!; Dr. Neo Cortex in the original Crash Bandicoot video games and Savage Opress in Star Wars: The Clone Wars. Brown was born in Urbana, Ohio in 1959 and had an older sister Beth (1958–1965). Their mother Joyce (née Eldridge) was a conductor, composer, and concert pianist. Their father Clarence J. "Bud" Brown, Jr. helped manage the Brown Publishing Company, the family-owned newspaper business started by Clancy's grandfather, Congressman Clarence J. Brown. From 1965 to 1983 Bud Brown also served as a US Congressman, and later as chairman of the board of Brown Publishing. The family operated the business until 2010.Brown graduated from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., as his family lived there much of the time when his father served in Congress. He earned a scholarship to Northwestern University, where he became a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity. Brown is often cast in roles of villains or authority figures. His career has tended to alternate among mainstream TV/cable; major-studio and independent-studio movies; and a large repertoire of voice work for animated and video game roles. Brown has been married to Jeanne Johnson since 1993; they have a son and daughter.

Most frequent genres for this person: Animation | Drama | Comedies

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Movies with Clancy Brown as Actor(98)

as Self - Interviewee2021 In Search of Tomorrow
as the Goon2020 The Goon
as Montgomery Dark2020 The Mortuary Collection
as Stanley2020 Promising Young Woman
as Isaac (voice)2019 Lady and the Tramp
as Robert McNamara2018 Chappaquiddick
as Curly Joe (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs")2018 The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
as Adam King2018 Supercon
as Surtur (voice)2017 Thor: Ragnarok
as Reverend Gospel2017 Little Evil
as Jeff Bauman Sr2017 Stronger
as King Frederic (voice)2017 Tangled: Before Ever After
as Blackhand2016 Warcraft
as Gracchus2016 Hail, Caesar!
as Turnvil2014 Water & Power
as Mr. Freeman2014 99 Homes
as Sheriff2014 The Trip to Bountiful
as Mickey Ryan2014 When the Game Stands Tall
as himself2014 I Know That Voice
as Dad2014 Just Before I Go
as Angus2013 Hellbenders
as Archer2013 Sparks
as Sheriff Keith Rodrigue2013 Homefront
as Kingsman2013 Nothing Left to Fear
as Brinkerhoff2013 The Trials of Cate McCall
as Jack Ramsay / Lamazee2012 The Frontier
as Dr. Albert Marconi2012 John Dies at the End
as Jim Johnson2012 At Any Price
as Meacham2011 Cowboys & Aliens
as Parallax (voice)2011 Green Lantern
as Frost Giant (voice)2011 Thor: Tales of Asgard
as Alan Smith2010 A Nightmare on Elm Street
as Aubrey Daniel2009 The Informant!
as Patrick Star (voice)2009 SpongeBob SquarePants: Spongicus
as Lex Luthor (voice)2009 Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
as John Clay2008 The Burrowers
as Roy Simmons2008 The Express
as Agent Miles Mcavoy2008 Blank Slate
as Gunnar2007 Pathfinder
as Capt. William Hadley2006 The Guardian
as Mr. Krabs (voice)2004 The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
as Frank2003 Normal
as Edgar Sterling2002 Red Skies
as Bald Guy (voice)2001 Recess: School's Out
as The Granter of Wishes2001 Snow White: The Fairest of Them All
as Andris Kurins2001 Boss of Bosses
as Doug Cole2000 Yesterday's Children
as Hessian Trooper1999 The Night of the Headless Horseman
as Chief Hennessy1999 Vendetta
as Lt. Jimmy Williams1999 The Hurricane
as Akela the Wolf (voice)1998 The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story
as Smith1997 Flubber
as Lawyer / Sherriff (voice)1997 Annabelle's Wish
as Career Sergeant Zim1997 Starship Troopers
as John1996 Female Perversions
as Lex Luthor (voice)1996 Superman - The Last Son of Krypton
as State Trooper1995 Dead Man Walking
as Nash Creed1995 Donor Unknown
as Captain Byron T. Hadley1994 The Shawshank Redemption
as Lt. Lionel McMannis1993 Last Light
as Clarence - Gas Station Attendant1992 Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation
as Sheriff Gus Gilbert1992 Pet Sematary II
as Steve Lundy1991 Past Midnight
as Harry Bordon1991 Cast a Deadly Spell
as Albert Merrick1991 Ambition
as Nick Mann1990 Blue Steel
as Johnny Ryan1990 Johnny Ryan
as Steve1988 Shoot to Kill
as Kevin1987 The Room Upstairs
as MSgt. Larry McRose1987 Extreme Prejudice
as Victor 'The Kurgan' Kruger1986 Highlander
as Weasel1985 Thunder Alley
as Viktor1985 The Bride
as Viking Lofgren1983 Bad Boys

TV Shows/Series with Clancy Brown as Actor(74)

as Eugene H. Krabs (voice)2020 Kamp Koral: SpongeBob's Under Years
as Ed2019 Emergence
as The Stranger2018 Dallas & Robo
as Major Schoonover2017 Marvel's The Punisher
as King Frederic (voice)2017 Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure
as Waylon 'Jock' Jeffcoat2016 Billions
as Colonel Ray Schoonover2015 Marvel's Daredevil
as General Wade Eiling2014 The Flash
as Ryder Azadi (voice)2014 Star Wars Rebels
as Risotto Groupon (voice)2013 Rick and Morty
as Red Hulk (voice)2013 Marvel's Avengers Assemble
as Sheriff August Corbin2013 Sleepy Hollow
as British Dog Man (voice)2012 Gravity Falls
as Hart Sterling2010 The Deep End
as George Stacy2008 The Spectacular Spider-Man
as Narrator2004 Barbarians
2004 Lost
as Lex Luthor / Guardians of the Universe2004 Justice League Unlimited
as Brother Justin2003 Carnivàle
as Zookeeper (voice)2003 Cartoon Monsoon
as Policeman / Raymond2003 Spider-Man: The New Animated Series
as Peter Kozyck2002 Breaking News
as Lex Luthor (voice)2001 Justice League
as Zobral2001 Star Trek: Enterprise
as Mr. Krabs (voice)1999 SpongeBob SquarePants
as Lex Luthor (voice)1996 Superman: The Animated Series
as John Danziger1994 Earth 2
1994 ER
as David Brown1991 Love, Lies and Murder

Movies with Clancy Brown as Crew(1)

Crew/Thanks1995 Dead Man Walking

Additional Information

Official websites:
Full Name: Clancy Brown
Born: Monday, 01/05 1959 (January) in Urbana (current age: 61 years + 298 days)
Zodiac sign: Capricorn (Chinese zodiac sign: Pig)
Languages: English (EN)
Educated at: Northwestern University, Northwestern University School of Communication
Father: Bud Brown
Other names for Clancy Brown (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Clarence J. Brown III"
"Κλάνσι Μπράουν"
Clancy Brown frequently works together with these people:
Tom Kenny (43x, Actor)
John DiMaggio (26x, Actor)
Jennifer Hale (25x, Actress)
Mark Hamill (24x, Actor)
Jeff Bennett (24x, Actor)
Dee Bradley Baker (23x, Actor)
Phil LaMarr (22x, Actor)
Kari Wahlgren (21x, Actress)
Tara Strong (19x, Actress)
Rob Paulsen (19x, Actor)
Stephen Hillenburg (12x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:285, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 10/23/2020