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
2019

SpongeBob Squarepants 3

Mr. Krabs (voice)2019-02-06
2017

Stronger

2017-12-31
2017

Little Evil

2017-12-31
2016
Warcraft
Blackhand2016-05-25
2016
Hail, Caesar!
Communist Screenwriter2016-02-05
2015

99 Homes

Mr. Freeman2015-09-25
2015

The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water

Mr.Krabs (voice)2015-02-05
2014

Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham

Lex Luthor (voice)2014-11-14
2014
When the Game Stands Tall
Mickey Ryan2014-08-22
2014
Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United
2014-07-29
2014
Water & Power
Turnvil2014-05-02
2014
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special II - Villains in Paradise
Gorilla Grodd (voice)2014-04-06
2014
The Trip to Bountiful
Sheriff2014-03-08
2013
The Trials of Cate McCall
Brinkerhoff2013-11-28
2013
Homefront
Sheriff Keith Rodrigue2013-11-27
2013
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics
Himself2013-10-23
2013
Hellbenders
Angus2013-10-18
2013
Nothing Left to Fear
Kingsman2013-09-26
2013
Star Wars: Bounty Hunter - Beyond The Game
Montross2013-09-19
2013
Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite
Lex Luthor2013-05-20
2013
Sparks
Archer2013-03-01
2012
It's a SpongeBob Christmas!
Mr. Crabs2012-11-23
2012
At Any Price
Jim Johnson2012-08-30
2012
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Darth Maul Returns
Savage Opress (voice)2012-06-28
2012
John Dies at the End
Dr. Albert Marconi2012-01-23
2012
The Frontier
Jack Ramsay / Lamazee2012-01-01
2011
Cowboys & Aliens
Meacham2011-07-29
2011
Green Lantern
Parallax (voice)2011-06-16
2011
Thor - Tales of Asgard
Frost Giant (voice)2011-05-16
2010
SpongeBob SquarePants: Triton's Revenge
Mr. Krabs2010-07-13
2010
A Nightmare on Elm Street
Alan Smith2010-04-30
2009
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies
Lex Luthor (voice)2009-09-29
2009
The Informant!
Aubrey Daniel2009-09-18
2009
SpongeBob SquarePants: Spongicus
Patrick Star (voice)2009-01-27
2008
The Express
Roy Simmons2008-10-10
2008
Blank Slate
Agent Miles Mcavoy2008-09-09
2008
The Burrowers
John Clay2008-09-09
2007
Pathfinder
Gunnar2007-01-11
2006
The Guardian
Capt. William Hadley2006-09-28
2005
SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D
Mr. Krabs2005-03-31
2005
SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D
Mr. Krabs (voice)2005-03-31
2004
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
Mr. Krabs (voice)2004-11-14
2003
Atlantis: Milo's Return
Volgud2003-02-25
2003
Normal
Frank2003-01-21
2002
Red Skies
Edgar Sterling2002-08-07
2002
The Laramie Project
2002-01-10
2001
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All
The Granter of Wishes2001-10-28
2001
Boss of Bosses
Andris Kurins2001-06-03
2000
Yesterday's Children
Doug Cole2000-10-15
2000
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
Undertow (voice)2000-08-30
1999
The Hurricane
Lt. Jimmy Williams1999-09-17
1999
Vendetta
Chief Hennessy1999-09-12
1998
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest
Lex Luthor (voice)1998-08-18
1998
The Patron Saint of Liars
Son1998-04-05
1998
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story
Akela the Wolf (voice)1998-01-01
1997
Flubber
Smith1997-11-26
1997
Starship Troopers
Career Sergeant Zim1997-11-06
1997
Annabelle's Wish
Lawyer / Sherriff (voice)1997-10-21
1996
Superman - The Last Son of Krypton
Lex Luthor (voice)1996-09-06
1996
Female Perversions
John1996-01-22
1995
Dead Man Walking
State Trooper1995-12-29
1994
The Shawshank Redemption
Captain Byron T. Hadley1994-09-10
1993
Last Light
Lt. Lionel McMannis1993-08-22
1993
Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story
Dave Chattelier1993-01-18
1992
Pet Sematary II
Sheriff Gus Gilbert1992-08-28
1992
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation
Clarence - Gas Station Attendant1992-06-10
1991
Love, Lies, and Murder
David Brown1991-02-17
1991
Cast a Deadly Spell
Harry Bordon1991-01-01
1991
Past Midnight
Steve Lundy1991-01-01
1990
Johnny Ryan
Johnny Ryan1990-07-29
1990
Blue Steel
Nick Mann1990-03-16
1988
Shoot to Kill
Steve1988-02-12
1987
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains
Flagg1987-10-31
1987
Extreme Prejudice
MSgt. Larry McRose1987-04-24
1987
The Room Upstairs
Kevin1987-01-31
1986
Highlander
Victor 'The Kurgan' Kruger1986-03-07
1985
The Bride
Viktor1985-08-16
1985
Thunder Alley
Weasel1985-08-01
1984
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension
1984-08-15
1983
Bad Boys
Viking Lofgren1983-03-25
1969
Supercon
Adam King
1969
Ambition
Albert Merrick
1969
The Goon
the Goon