Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown

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. Early life

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.

Personal life

Brown has been married to Jeanne Johnson since 1993; they have a son and daughter.

YearTitleCharacterRelease Date
2020SpongeBob Squarepants 3Mr. Krabs (voice)2020-07-31
2018SuperconAdam King2018-04-27
2018ChappaquiddickRobert McNamara2018-04-06
2017Thor: RagnarokSurtur (voice)2017-11-03
2017StrongerJeff Bauman Sr2017-09-22
2017Little EvilReverend Gospel2017-09-01
2017Tangled: Before Ever AfterKing Frederic (voice)2017-03-10
2016Hail, Caesar!Gracchus2016-02-05
2015Road HogsPig Biker2015-12-11
2015The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of WaterMr.Krabs (voice)2015-02-06
201499 HomesMr. Freeman2014-10-09
2014When the Game Stands TallMickey Ryan2014-08-22
2014Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United2014-07-29
2014Water & PowerTurnvil2014-05-02
2014Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special II - Villains in ParadiseGorilla Grodd (voice)2014-04-06
2014The Trials of Cate McCallBrinkerhoff2014-04-05
2014The Trip to BountifulSheriff2014-03-08
2014SpongeBob & Friends: Patrick SquarePantsMr. Krabs2014-01-14
2013HomefrontSheriff Keith Rodrigue2013-11-27
2013I Know That VoiceHimself2013-11-06
2013Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC ComicsHimself2013-10-23
2013Nothing Left to FearKingsman2013-10-04
2013Star Wars: Bounty Hunter - Beyond The GameMontross2013-09-19
2013Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes UniteLex Luthor (voice)2013-05-20
2012It's a SpongeBob Christmas!Mr. Crabs2012-11-23
2012At Any PriceJim Johnson2012-09-27
2012Star Wars The Clone Wars: Darth Maul ReturnsSavage Opress (voice)2012-06-28
2012John Dies at the EndDr. Albert Marconi2012-01-23
2012The FrontierJack Ramsay / Lamazee2012-01-01
2011Cowboys & AliensMeacham2011-07-29
2011Green LanternParallax (voice)2011-06-16
2011Thor: Tales of AsgardFrost Giant (voice)2011-05-17
2010SpongeBob SquarePants: Triton's RevengeMr. Krabs2010-07-13
2010A Nightmare on Elm StreetAlan Smith2010-04-30
2009Superman/Batman: Public EnemiesLex Luthor (voice)2009-09-29
2009The Informant!Aubrey Daniel2009-09-18
2009SpongeBob SquarePants: SpongicusPatrick Star (voice)2009-01-27
2008The ExpressRoy Simmons2008-10-10
2008Blank SlateAgent Miles Mcavoy2008-09-09
2008The BurrowersJohn Clay2008-09-09
2006The GuardianCapt. William Hadley2006-09-28
2004The SpongeBob SquarePants MovieMr. Krabs (voice)2004-11-14
2003Atlantis: Milo's ReturnVolgud2003-04-22
2003Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon BlastMr. Krabs (voice)2003-04-11
2002Red SkiesEdgar Sterling2002-08-07
2002Snow White: The Fairest of Them AllThe Granter of Wishes2002-03-17
2002The Laramie Project2002-01-10
2002Buckaroo Banzai DeclassifiedHimself2002-01-01
2001Boss of BossesAndris Kurins2001-06-03
2000Yesterday's ChildrenDoug Cole2000-10-15
2000The Little Mermaid II: Return to the SeaUndertow (voice)2000-08-30
1999The HurricaneLt. Jimmy Williams1999-12-29
1999The Night of the Headless Horseman1999-10-28
1999VendettaChief Hennessy1999-09-12
1998The Batman Superman Movie: World's FinestLex Luthor (voice)1998-08-18
1998The Patron Saint of LiarsSon1998-04-05
1998The Jungle Book: Mowgli's StoryAkela the Wolf (voice)1998-01-01
1997FalloutRhombus (voice)1997-11-15
1997Starship TroopersCareer Sergeant Zim1997-11-07
1997Annabelle's WishLawyer / Sherriff (voice)1997-10-21
1996Superman - The Last Son of KryptonLex Luthor (voice)1996-09-06
1996Female PerversionsJohn1996-01-22
1995Dead Man WalkingState Trooper1995-12-29
1994The Shawshank RedemptionCaptain Byron T. Hadley1994-09-23
1993Last LightLt. Lionel McMannis1993-08-22
1993Bloodlines: Murder in the FamilyBen Guardino1993-03-01
1993Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone StoryDave Chattelier1993-01-18
1992Pet Sematary IISheriff Gus Gilbert1992-08-28
1992Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next GenerationClarence - Gas Station Attendant1992-07-13
1991AmbitionAlbert Merrick1991-06-02
1991Past MidnightSteve Lundy1991-01-01
1991Cast a Deadly SpellHarry Bordon1991-01-01
1990Johnny RyanJohnny Ryan1990-07-29
1990Blue SteelNick Mann1990-03-16
1988Shoot to KillSteve1988-02-12
1987The Man Who Broke 1,000 ChainsFlagg1987-10-31
1987Extreme PrejudiceMSgt. Larry McRose1987-04-24
1987The Room UpstairsKevin1987-01-31
1986HighlanderVictor 'The Kurgan' Kruger1986-03-07
1985The BrideViktor1985-08-16
1985Thunder AlleyWeasel1985-08-01
1984The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th DimensionRawhide1984-08-15
1983Bad BoysViking Lofgren1983-03-25
1970The Goonthe Goon