Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown

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Age
58
Birthday
Jan. 5th, 1959
Born in
Urbana, Ohio, USA
Height
6' 3

Clancy Brown's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Sleepy Hollow TV Show
Sleepy Hollow
SpongeBob SquarePants TV Show
SpongeBob SquarePants
Justice League Unlimited TV Show
Justice League Unlimited
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake TV Show
Adventure Time with Finn and Jake
Carnivale TV Show
Carnivale
Jackie Chan Adventures TV Show
Jackie Chan Adventures
Superman  TV Show
Superman
All Grown Up TV Show
All Grown Up
ThunderCats (2011) TV Show
ThunderCats (2011)
Earth 2 TV Show
Earth 2
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles TV Show
Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles
The Deep End TV Show
The Deep End
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series TV Show
Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series
Megas XLR TV Show
Megas XLR
Lloyd in Space TV Show
Lloyd in Space
Mighty Ducks TV Show
Mighty Ducks
G.I. Joe Renegades TV Show
G.I. Joe Renegades
The Zeta Project TV Show
The Zeta Project
Adventure Time (CA) TV Show
Adventure Time (CA)
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go! TV Show
Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!
Biker Mice From Mars TV Show
Biker Mice From Mars
The Legend of Calamity Jane TV Show
The Legend of Calamity Jane
Breaking News TV Show
Breaking News
 

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BIOGRAPHY:

Clarence J. "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor and voice actor. He is known for his roles in live action as The Kurgan in the cult classic film Highlander, Byron Hadley in the award-winning The Shawshank Redemption, Brother Justin Crowe in HBO's critically acclaimed Carnivàle, Career Sergeant Zim in Starship Troopers and the killer Steve in Shoot to Kill.

Brown also works extensively as a voice actor in animated films and TV series, notably portraying Mr. Eugene H. Krabs in the hit animated series SpongeBob SquarePants and having portrayed Lex Luthor for longer and in more appearances than any other actor, voicing him throughout the DC animated universe and the film Superman/Batman: Public Enemies. He also voiced Raiden in Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, Gorrath in Megas XLR, Captain Black and Ratso in Jackie Chan Adventures, Vice-Principal Pangborn in All Grown Up, Otto in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Silas in Transformers: Prime, Destro in G.I. Joe: Renegades and Savage Opress in Star Wars: The Clone Wars.


TRIVIA:
  • Both his grandfather and father (Clarence J. Brown, Sr. & Jr.) were United States Representatives from the 7th District of Ohio. Clarence Sr. served from 1939 to 1965; Clarence Jr. from 1965 to 1983. Both were also candidates for governor of Ohio, both unsuccessful.
  • Due to his role of Kurgan in _Highlander (1986)_ (qv), his voice was featured on the 'Queen (I)' (qv) song "Gimme The Prize (Kurgan's Theme)". An alternate version appeared in the film itself, but samples of his voice are included on the 1986 studio album "A Kind of Magic".
  • Describes himself as an avid reader who particularly enjoys the works of 'Frank Herbert' (qv).
  • Has three times played senior prison officers in movies dealing with miscarriages of justice: in _The Shawshank Redemption (1994)_ (qv), the tyrannical Capt. Hadley; in _The Hurricane (1999)_ (qv), the sympathetic Lt. Williams; and in _Last Light (1993) (TV)_ (qv) as Lt. McMannis.
  • Both he and Highlander co-star Christopher Lambert have portrayed the Mortal Kombat character Rayden. Lambert played Rayden in the 1995 movie, Mortal Kombat, while Brown portrayed Rayden in the Mortal Kombat Animated Series.
  • Went to Northwestern University, where he was in the theater program.
  • Claims to have been introduced to acting by a neighbor who got him into 'William Shakespeare (I)' (qv) at a young age.
  • Has played two characters named Capt. Hadley: _The Guardian (2006/I)_ (qv) and _The Shawshank Redemption (1994)_ (qv).


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