Clancy Brown Biography (1959-)

Born January 5, 1959, in Urbana, OH; son of Clarence J. "Bud" Brown, Jr. (inpolitics and publishing); mother, a composer, conductor, and pianist; grandson of Clarence J. Brown, Sr. (in politics); married Jeanne Johnson (a television producer and journalist), 1993; children: one daughter, one son. Addresses: Agent: The Gersh Agency, 232 North Canon Dr., Beverly Hills, CA 90210; United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212.; Manager: Pop Art Films and Management, 9615 Brighton Way, Suite 426, Beverly Hills, CA 90210.

Actor, voice artist, singer, producer
Birth Details
January 5, 1959
Urbana, Ohio, United States

Famous Works

  • Film Appearances
  • Viking Lofgren, Bad Boys, EMI, 1983
  • Rawhide, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai: Across the 8th Dimension (also known as The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai), Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Viktor, The Bride, Columbia, 1985
  • Weasel, Thunder Alley, Cannon, 1985
  • Kurgan, Highlander, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1986
  • Sergeant Larry McRose, Extreme Prejudice, TriStar, 1987
  • Steve, Shoot to Kill (also known as Deadly Pursuit), BuenaVista, 1988
  • Joe, Waiting for the Light, Triumph Releasing, 1990
  • Nick Mann, Blue Steel, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists, 1990
  • Albert Merrick, Ambition, Miramax, 1991
  • Gus, Pet Sematary II (also known as Pet Cemetery II), Paramount, 1992
  • Captain Byron Hadley, The Shawshank Redemption, Columbia, 1994
  • Voice of Hakon, Gargoyles: The Heroes Awaken (animated), Buena Vista, 1994
  • Voice of Gonta in English version, Heisei tanuki gassen pompoko (animated; also known as The Raccoon War and Pom Poko), Toho Company, 1994, Walt Disney, 2004
  • State trooper, Dead Man Walking, Gramercy Pictures, 1995
  • John, Female Perversions (also known as Phantasien einer Frau), October Films, 1996
  • Narrator, The Moravian Massacre (documentary), Wapatomika Productions, 1996
  • Sergeant Charlie Zim, Starship Troopers, Columbia/TriStar, 1997
  • Smith, Flubber (also known as Disney's "Flubber: The Absent Minded Professor"), Buena Vista, 1997
  • Voice of Seige, Mighty Ducks the Movie: The First Face-Off (animated), Walt Disney Home Video, 1997
  • Voices of lawyer and sheriff, Annabelle's Wish (animated), 1997
  • Voice of Akela, The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story, Walt Disney HomeVideo, 1998
  • Voice of Wolf, Gargoyles: The Hunted (animated), 1998
  • Frank, Claire Makes It Big, Forefront Films, 1999
  • Lieutenant Jimmy Williams, The Hurricane, Universal, 1999
  • Voice of Undertow, The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 2000
  • Voice of bald guy, Recess: School's Out (animated; also known as Recess: The Ultimate Summer Vacation and Summer Vacation: The Ultimate Recess), Buena Vista, 2001
  • Himself, Buckaroo Banzai Declassified (short film), Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer/United Artists Home Entertainment, 2002
  • Allan Kenton, The Making of Daniel Boone, 2003
  • Voice of Mr. Krabs, Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (animated shortfilm; also known as Jimmy Neutron Adventures), Universal, 2003
  • Voice of Volgud, Atlantis: Milo's Return (animated), Buena Vista Home Video, 2003
  • The man, Chump Change, Miramax, 2004
  • The reverend, Gambling, C and L Productions, 2004
  • Voices of Mr. Eugene H. Krabs and second fish police officer, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (animated), Paramount, 2004
  • Captain Hadme, Finding Neo (short film), Cool Room Entertainment,c. 2005
  • Film Work
  • Executive producer, The Making of Daniel Boone, 2003
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • John Danziger, Earth 2, NBC, 1994-95
  • Voice of Hakon and voice of Wolf, Gargoyles (animated), syndicated, 1994-96
  • Voice of Rayden, Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (animated;also known as Mortal Kombat: The Animated Series), USA Network, 1996-97
  • Voice, All Dogs Go to Heaven: The Series (animated), syndicated, 1996-98
  • Voice, Mighty Ducks (animated; also known as Disney's "Mighty Ducks" and Mighty Ducks: The Animated Series), ABC and syndicated,1996-98
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, Superman (animated; also known as Superman: The Animated Series), WB, 1996-99
  • Dr. Ellis West, ER (also known as Emergency Room), NBC, 1997-98
  • Voice of Wild Bill Hickok, The Legend of Calamity Jane (animated),WB, 1997-98
  • Voice, Zorro (animated), syndicated, 1997-98
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, The New Batman Superman Adventures (animated), The WB, 1997-2000
  • Voice, Hercules (also known as Disney's "Hercules"), ABC and syndicated, 1998-99
  • Voice of Queequeg, Voltron: The Third Dimension (animated), syndicated, 1998-2000
  • Voice of Sergeant Charlie Zim, Roughnecks: The Starship Troopers Chronicles (animated; also known as Starship Troopers: The Series), syndicated, 1999-2000
  • Voice of Legion Ex Machina 1-5, Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot (animated), Fox, 1999-2001
  • Voice of Eugene H. Krabs, SpongeBob SquarePants (animated; also known as SpongeBob and Spongeboy Squarepants), Nickelodeon, 1999-
  • Voices of Captain Black, Ratso, and Super Moose, Jackie Chan Adventures (animated), The WB, 2000-
  • Officer Frank Horton, Lloyd in Space (animated; also known as Disney's "Lloyd in Space"), ABC, 2001
  • Voice of Zerve, Heavy Gear: The Animated Series (animated; also known as Heavy Gear), The WB, 2001-2002
  • Peter Kozyck, Breaking News, Bravo, 2002
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, Justice League (animated; also known as JL, JLA, Justice League of America, and The Superman/Aquaman Hour of Adventure), Cartoon Network, 2002-2004
  • Voice of General Darkin, Battle Force: Andromeda (also known as Galaxy Force), c. 2003
  • Brother Justin Crowe, Carnivale, HBO, 2003-2005
  • Voice of Pangborn, All Grown Up (animated; also known as Rugrats All Grown Up), Nickelodeon, 2003-
  • Voices of Gorrath and others, Megas XLR (animated), Cartoon Network, 2004-
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, Justice League: Unlimited (animated), CartoonNetwork, 2004-
  • Voice of Mr. Freeze, The Batman (animated), The WB, 2004-
  • Voices of Otto and others, Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!(animated), ABC Family Channel, 2004-
  • Miniseries
  • David Brown, Love, Lies and Murder, NBC, 1991
  • Ben Guardino, Bloodlines: Murder in the Family, NBC, 1993
  • Movies
  • Flagg, The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains, HBO, 1987
  • Ward St. Clair, Season of Fear (also known as An American Murder), 1989
  • Title role, Johnny Ryan, NBC, 1990
  • Harry Bordon, Cast a Deadly Spell, HBO, 1991
  • (Uncredited) Clarence (gas station attendant), Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation, 1992
  • Dave Chattelier, Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Mahone Story, NBC, 1992
  • Steve Lundy, Past Midnight, USA Network, 1992
  • Lieutenant McMannis, Last Light, Showtime, 1993
  • Nash Creed, Donor Unknown (also known as Dangerous Heart),USA Network, 1995
  • Al Goodman, Radiant City, ABC, 1996
  • Son, The Patron Saint of Liars, CBS, 1998
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, The Batman/Superman Movie (animated; also known as Batman/Superman Adventures: World's Finest), The WB, 1998
  • Dale Beckham, In the Company of Spies (also known as The Agency), Showtime, 1999
  • Police chief David Hennessey, Vendetta, HBO, 1999
  • Doug Cole, Yesterday's Children, CBS, 2000
  • Andris Kurins, Boss of Bosses, TNT, 2001
  • Green-eyed one, Snow White (also known as Snow White: The Fairest of Them All and Blanche-Neige), ABC, 2001
  • Rob DeBree, The Laramie Project, HBO, 2002
  • Sergeant Charlie Zim, Starship Troopers 2, Starz!, 2004
  • Specials
  • John Reed, Corridos! Tales of Passion and Revolution, PBS, 1987
  • Kevin, "The Room Upstairs," Hallmark Hall of Fame, CBS, 1987
  • Flix Special Edition, VH1, 1990
  • Hessian trooper, The Night of the Headless Horseman (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Himself, Shawshank: The Redeeming Feature, Channel 4 (England), 2001
  • Himself, Making "Carnivale": The Show Behind the Show (documentary), HBO, 2003
  • Narrator, Barbarians (documentary), History Channel, 2004
  • Episodic
  • Kelly, "Too Many Roscos," The Dukes of Hazzard, CBS, 1983
  • Roger Lassen, "Half-Way Horrible," Tales from the Crypt (also known as HBO's "Tales from the Crypt"), HBO, 1993
  • Voice of the Guardian, "Super Sonic," Sonic the Hedgehog (animated), ABC, 1993
  • Voice of Clammando, "Goin' Clammando," Street Sharks (animated), ABC and syndicated, 1995
  • Voice of Clammando, "Road Rage: Part 1," Street Sharks (animated),ABC and syndicated, 1995
  • Sergeant Linden Styles, "Afterlife," The Outer Limits, Showtime and syndicated, 1996
  • Voice of bully, "A Bronx Tail," Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles(animated), ABC, 1996
  • Voice of Sasquatch, "Man to Man, Beast to Beast," The Incredible Hulk (animated), UPN, 1996
  • Voice, "Ghost Apocalyptic Future," Extreme Ghostbusters (animated), syndicated, 1997
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, "World's Finest," Batman: Gotham Knights (animated), The WB, 1997
  • Voice of Porkpie, "Freeze Frame/Phoebe Cheats," Hey Arnold! (animated), Nickelodeon, 1997
  • Voices of Colonel Nikolai and guard, "General Winter," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), TBS, Cartoon Network, and syndicated, 1997
  • Voices of the Entity and Professor Francois, "More Than Zero," The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest (animated), TBS, Cartoon Network, and syndicated, 1997
  • Voice of Maximillian Spiel, "Cash of the Titans," Godzilla: The Series (animated), Fox, 1999
  • Mr. Fox, "Hammerhead Sharks," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • Mr. Fox, "New Evidence," The Practice, ABC, 2000
  • Voice of Big Time, "Betrayal," Batman Beyond (animated), The WB, 2000
  • Voice of Tough, "Haunted Moon," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated), UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Voices of Kleev and second sentry, "Revenge of the Raenoks," Buzz Lightyear of Star Command (animated), UPN and syndicated, 2000
  • Voice of dragon, "Jack and the Dragon," Samurai Jack (animated), Cartoon Network, 2001
  • Voice of Sheriff Morgan, "Hicksburg," The Zeta Project (animated),The WB, 2001
  • Voice of Mascumax, "Members Only," The Powerpuff Girls (animated),Cartoon Network, 2002
  • Zobral, "Crossing," Star Trek: Enterprise (also known as Enterprise), UPN, 2002
  • Voice of Richard Damien's thug, "Sword of Shikata," Spider-Man (animated), MTV, 2003
  • Voice of Trident, "Deep Six," Teen Titans (animated), Cartoon Network, 2003
  • Voices of damsel puppet, drill warrior Gronch, and warrior puppet, "The Princess and the Peabrains/Horders & Sorcery," Dave the Barbarian (animated), Toon Disney, 2004
  • Coming Attractions, E! Entertainment Television, 2004
  • Voice, "Dimension Twist," Kim Possible (animated; also known as Disney's "Kim Possible"), The Disney Channel, 2005
  • Voice of Dark Dragon, "Dragon Summit," American Dragon: Jake Long(animated; also known as ADJL, American Dragon, Disney's "American Dragon: Jake Long," Jake Long: American Dragon, and LastDragon), The Disney Channel, 2005
  • Appeared in The Jon Stewart Show, MTV.
  • Pilots
  • Earl Dunning, Fair Game, NBC, 1989
  • John Danziger, Earth 2, NBC, 1994
  • Mack Hanson, Desert Breeze, Fox, 1996
  • Voice of Lex Luthor, Superman: The Last Son of Krypton (animated),The WB, 1996
  • The Caseys, UPN, 1999
  • Stage Appearances
  • Antony and Cleopatra, Actors Theatre of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 1992
  • Appeared as Geisler, A Constant Wish; as Jean, Miss Julie;and as Aaron, Titus Andronicus.
  • Appeared in other productions.
  • Songs
  • (Voice appears in song) Queen, "Gimme the Prize (Kurgan's Theme)," on album A Kind of Magic, Hollywood Records, 1986
  • Videos
  • Himself, Hope Springs Eternal: A Look Back at "The Shawshank Redemption" (documentary short film), Warner Home Video, 2004
  • Video Games
  • Voice of Dr. Neo Cortex, Crash Bandicoot, 1996
  • Voice of Dr. Neo Cortex, Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back, 1997
  • Voice of Rhombus, Fallout: A Post-Nuclear Role-Playing Game (alsoknown as Fallout), 1997
  • Voice of Draracle, Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny (also knownas Lands of Lore 2), 1997
  • Voices of Dr. Neo Cortex and the Great Uka Uka, Crash Bandicoot: Warped, 1998
  • Voices of Obasi, Revillo, Unika, Enzo, and Maximos, Spyro the Dragon, 1998
  • Voices of Celerian and Draracle, Lands of Lore 3, Westwood Studios, 1999
  • Voices of Dr. Neo Cortex and Uka Uka, Crash Team Racing (also known as CTR), Sony Compute Entertainment America, 1999
  • Voices of Dr. Neo Cortex and Uka-Uka, Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex, 2001
  • Lex Luthor, Superman: Shadow of Apokolips, Warner Bros., 2002
  • Voice of Dag'rek, Run Like Hell (also known as RLH and Run Like Hell: Hunt or Be Hunted), 2002
  • Voice of Eugene H. Krabs, SpongeBob SquarePants: Employee of the Month, 2002
  • Voice of Eugene H. Krabs, SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the FlyingDutchman, THQ, 2002
  • Voice of Montross, Star Wars: Bounty Hunter, LucasArts Entertainment Company, 2002
  • Voices of John Anderton and others, Minority Report, Activision, 2002
  • Voice of Baron Praxis, Jak II (also known as Jak II: Renegade), 2003
  • Voices of Dr. Neo Cortex and Uka Uka, Crash Nitro Kart, 2003
  • (Uncredited) Voice of Baron Praxis (model viewer), Jak 3, VU Games, 2004
  • Voice of Eugene H. Krabbs, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, THQ, 2004

Further Reference


    • Premiere, April, 1990
    • Starlog, January, 1995; August, 1997
    • The Official Clancy Brown Website,, June 13, 2005

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