Clancy Brown



Place of birth:

Urbana, Ohio, USA:


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.


The Spongebob Movie: It's a Wonderful Sponge (2020)
Mr. Krabs (voice)
Supercon (2018)
Adam King
Chappaquiddick (2018)
Robert McNamara
Thor: Ragnarok (2017)
Surtur (voice)
Stronger (2017)
Jeff Bauman Sr
Little Evil (2017)
Reverend Gospel
Tangled: Before Ever After (2017)
King Frederic (voice)
Warcraft (2016)
Hail, Caesar! (2016)
The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015)
Mr.Krabs (voice)
99 Homes (2014)
Mr. Freeman
When the Game Stands Tall (2014)
Mickey Ryan
Iron Man and Captain America: Heroes United (2014)
Taskmaster (voice)
Water & Power (2014)
Robot Chicken: DC Comics Special II - Villains in Paradise (2014)
Gorilla Grodd (voice)
The Trip to Bountiful (2014)
SpongeBob & Friends: Patrick SquarePants (2014)
Mr. Krabs
I Know That Voice (2014)
The Trials of Cate McCall (2013)
Homefront (2013)
Sheriff Keith Rodrigue
Necessary Evil: Super-Villains of DC Comics (2013)
Hellbenders (2013)
Nothing Left to Fear (2013)
Star Wars: Bounty Hunter - Beyond The Game (2013)
Lego Batman: The Movie - DC Super Heroes Unite (2013)
Lex Luthor (voice)
Sparks (2013)
It's a SpongeBob Christmas! (2012)
Mr. Crabs
At Any Price (2012)
Jim Johnson
Star Wars The Clone Wars: Darth Maul Returns (2012)
Savage Opress (voice)
John Dies at the End (2012)
Dr. Albert Marconi
The Frontier (2012)
Jack Ramsay / Lamazee
Cowboys & Aliens (2011)
Green Lantern (2011)
Parallax (voice)
Thor: Tales of Asgard (2011)
Frost Giant (voice)
SpongeBob SquarePants: Triton's Revenge (2010)
Mr. Krabs
A Nightmare on Elm Street (2010)
Alan Smith
Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009)
Lex Luthor (voice)
The Informant! (2009)
Aubrey Daniel
SpongeBob SquarePants: Spongicus (2009)
Patrick Star (voice)
The Express (2008)
Roy Simmons
Blank Slate (2008)
Agent Miles Mcavoy
The Burrowers (2008)
John Clay
Pathfinder (2007)
The Guardian (2006)
Capt. William Hadley
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)
Mr. Krabs (voice)
Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003)
Mr. Krabs (voice)
Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)
Normal (2003)
Red Skies (2002)
Edgar Sterling
The Laramie Project (2002)
Buckaroo Banzai Declassified (2002)
Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001)
The Granter of Wishes
Boss of Bosses (2001)
Andris Kurins
Yesterday's Children (2000)
Doug Cole
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (2000)
Undertow (voice)
The Night of the Headless Horseman (1999)
The Hurricane (1999)
Lt. Jimmy Williams
Vendetta (1999)
Chief Hennessy
The Batman Superman Movie: World's Finest (1998)
Lex Luthor (voice)
The Patron Saint of Liars (1998)
The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998)
Akela the Wolf (voice)
Flubber (1997)
Starship Troopers (1997)
Career Sergeant Zim
Annabelle's Wish (1997)
Lawyer / Sherriff (voice)
Superman - The Last Son of Krypton (1996)
Lex Luthor (voice)
Female Perversions (1996)
Dead Man Walking (1995)
State Trooper
The Shawshank Redemption (1994)
Captain Byron T. Hadley
Last Light (1993)
Lt. Lionel McMannis
Bloodlines: Murder in the Family (1993)
Ben Guardino
Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story (1993)
Dave Chattelier
Pet Sematary II (1992)
Sheriff Gus Gilbert
Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)
Clarence - Gas Station Attendant
Ambition (1991)
Albert Merrick
Past Midnight (1991)
Steve Lundy
Cast a Deadly Spell (1991)
Harry Bordon
Johnny Ryan (1990)
Johnny Ryan
Blue Steel (1990)
Nick Mann
Shoot to Kill (1988)
The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987)
Extreme Prejudice (1987)
MSgt. Larry McRose
The Room Upstairs (1987)
Highlander (1986)
Victor 'The Kurgan' Kruger
The Bride (1985)
Thunder Alley (1985)
The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)
Bad Boys (1983)
Viking Lofgren
The Goon ()
the Goon
Dead Man Walking (1995)