Clancy Brown
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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.

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The Spectacular Spider-Man
George Stacy
Love, Lies and Murder
David Brown
Dexter: New Blood
Kurt Caldwell
Justice League
Lex Luthor (voice)
Rick and Morty
Vengeful Train Passenger (voice)
What If...?
Surtur (voice)
Samurai Jack
Dragon (voice)
Marvel's Daredevil
Colonel Ray Schoonover
Waylon 'Jock' Jeffcoat
The Crown
Lyndon B. Johnson
The Flash
General Wade Eiling
Rick and Morty
Risotto Groupon (voice)
Disney Gallery / Star Wars: The Mandalorian
The Mandalorian
Recess: School's Out
Bald Guy (voice)
Damien Darkblood / Bryant (voice)
Damien Darkblood (voice)
General Wilson (voice)
The Laramie Project
Rob Debree
The Ballad of Buster Scruggs
Curly Joe (segment "The Ballad of Buster Scruggs")
Lady and the Tramp
Isaac (voice)
Thor: Ragnarok
Surtur (voice)
Atlantis: Milo's Return
Volgud (voice)
The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea
Undertow (voice)
Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken
Hallmark Hall of Fame
Cast member
Little Evil
Reverend Gospel
The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse
The Big Bad Wolf (voice)
Dr. Ellis West
Plus Est En Vous
King Frederic (voice)
Marvel's The Punisher
Major Schoonover
Tales from the Crypt
Cast member
Tangled: Before Ever After
King Frederic (voice)
Earth 2
John Danziger
Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off
Seige (voice)
Cast a Deadly Spell
Harry Bordon
Chief Hennessy
Dexter: New Blood
Kurt Caldwell
Cast member
The Outer Limits
Cast member
Brother Justin
Samurai Jack
Cast member
The Riches
Cast member
Law & Order
Cast member

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