Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown was born on 1959-01-05 at Urbana, Ohio, United States. His net worth is $3 Million. He is United States of America born Actor, Voice Actor, Businessperson, Film Producer. He has been seen in movies Warcraft, The Shawshank Redemption, Highlander, Starship Troopers, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Cowboys & Aliens, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, Flubber, Homefront, When the Game Stands Tall, John Dies at the End, Pet Sematar....

Facts of Clancy Brown

Full NameClancy Brown
Net Worth$3 Million
Date Of BirthJanuary 5, 1959
Age60 years 11 months
Place Of BirthUrbana, Ohio, United States
Height6 ft 3 in (1.918 m)
ProfessionActor, Voice Actor, Businessperson, Film Producer
EducationNorthwestern University, St. Albans School
NationalityUnited States of America
SpouseJeanne Johnson (m. 1993)
ChildrenJames Ransom Johnson-Brown, Rose Beth Brown
ParentsBud Brown, Joyce Eldridge
SiblingsRoy Brown, Kate Brown, Beth Brown
NicknamesClarence J. Brown III , Clancy , Clarence J. "Clancy" Brown III
IMDBClancy Brown IMDB
MoviesWarcraft, The Shawshank Redemption, Highlander, Starship Troopers, The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water, The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie, Cowboys & Aliens, The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension, Flubber, Homefront, When the Game Stands Tall, John Dies at the End, Pet Sematar...
TV ShowsSpongeBob SquarePants, Carnivàle, Superman: The Animated Series, Jackie Chan Adventures, Avatar: The Last Airbender, Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H., Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm, Earth 2, Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, All Grown Up!, Ultimate Spider-Man, Voltron: The Third Dime...

Quotes of Clancy Brown

1There have been a couple of jobs I've done without thinking, without being engaged, and they just stink.
2I am constantly amazed on every level at how lucky I am.
3I would have had fun doing just about anything.
4Can I, just one time, play the good guy?
5Atrocities are human nature - they don't have political beliefs, color, creed or anything like that. They just happen, it's human.
6Whatever comes next for this generation, that's going to be the greatest voice.
7When you see something that's so excellent it can be intimidating to walk into it no matter how many people you know.
8Why should we change on stage? We're not trying to be something big and fancy, it's just us, doing what we do, we'd like to keep it that way.
9If it's something that reaches out and grabs me, I want to do it. I have a lot of trouble doing things that don't grab me. So, I'm not a very good actor in that way. I can't fake it.
10It used to be that a son could look at the father, and pretty much know what life was gonna be like as an adult. There was confidence in that, and comfort in that, and frustration also.
11I have a big voice so I do all the little boy cartoons.
12All the movies where I play nice guys don't seem to do very well.
13[on The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)] I think it could have done well, but it got mixed up in one of those Hollywood studio game things, where they all change places. Buckaroo Banzai was just so strange that nobody really knew how to approach it. It really is way ahead of its time.
14[on the making of Highlander (1986)] For the scene we did in the church there could have been a wonderful dialogue - "God, this doesn't compare to the Greek Orthodox Church", or "I liked it better when they did it in Latin", or any type of thing. There's all sorts of twists that could have been done. I like the little twists like that because they make the audience think. "Highlander" still has its action and everything, but that's really all we went for here, the good guy/bad guy, cops-and-robbers type of thing.

Quick Facts of Clancy Brown

1Appeared in Star Trek: Enterprise: Desert Crossing (2002) and was the voice of 'ch0526374' in Star Wars Rebels (2014), making him one of only three actors to appear in both the Star Trek and Star Wars franchises. The others are Brent Spiner and Simon Pegg.
2Has twice been an inmate: Bad Boys (1983), and Star Wars Rebels: Legacy (2015), and in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), he was a prison guard.
3Has played villains for two of DC Comics' most famous characters. He voiced Superman's nemesis Lex Luthor and the Green Lantern's adversary Parallax.
4Has played the same character (Lex Luthor) on four different series: Superman (1996), Justice League (2001), The Batman (2004) and The Life and Times of Juniper Lee (2005).
5Profiled in "Character Kings: Hollywood's Familiar Faces Discuss the Art & Business of Acting" by Scott Voisin. [2009]
6Designated as a Significant Sig by the Sigma Chi General Fraternity in 2010.
7Daughter Rose Beth Brown (born in October 1995). He also has a son born in 2003.
8Both he and Highlander (1986) co-star Christopher Lambert have portrayed the Mortal Kombat character Rayden. Lambert played Rayden in the film Mortal Kombat (1995), while Brown portrayed Rayden on the television series Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm (1995).
9Has played two characters named Captain Hadley: The Guardian (2006) and The Shawshank Redemption (1994).
10Originally attended Northwestern University on a track scholarship as a discus-thrower, but switched majors after two seasons.
11His mother was a concert pianist.
12First acted on stage during a 7th grade school play of "The Mouse That Roared".
13Originally auditioned for the role of Superman/Clark Kent on Bruce Timm's Superman (1996), but Timm felt his voice was better suited to Lex Luthor, bringing the archvillain a smooth combination of menacing brute and charming manipulator. Tim Daly was then cast as Superman/Clark Kent instead.
14Is a patron of the Beth Brown Memorial Fund, a scholarship programme designed to assist poorer students who wish to study in the field of paediatric healthcare. The charity is in honour of his elder sister who died in childhood of leukaemia in 1964. It has since expanded to also offer the Clarence J. Brown Scholarship for students interested in pursuing careers in government and public service as well as the Robert Townsley Scholarship for students of journalism.
15In 1999, he spearheaded a charity campaign to raise funds for J. Madison Wright, the young girl who played his screen daughter on the television series Earth 2 (1994). Madison, then aged 15, had developed cardiomyopathy and was in dire need of a heart transplant, a very costly operation which exceeded her family's lifetime health insurance policy. Clancy offered to assist the Wrights in their plight. He also bought young Madison a laptop computer for Christmas in 1999. Tragically, Madison died seven years later, in July 2006, of a heart attack.
16According to the trivia track on the DVD of The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), his character, Rawhide, did not die but went into a deep coma, and that he was expected to recover very soon.
17Often cast as a villain, but has been described as a very friendly man in real life.
18Both his grandfather and father (Clarence J. Brown, Sr. and 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.
19Is a member of the Sigma Chi Fraternity.
20Has three times played senior prison officers in movies dealing with miscarriages of justice: in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), the tyrannical Captain Hadley; in The Hurricane (1999), the sympathetic Lt. Williams; and in Last Light (1993) as Lt. McMannis.
21Due to his role of Kurgan in Highlander (1986), his voice was featured on the Queen 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".
22Although his character Rawhide dies in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984), he is still under contract to appear in a sequel to the film.
23Describes himself as an avid reader who particularly enjoys the works of Frank Herbert.
24Collects animation art.
25Claims to have been introduced to acting by a neighbor who got him into William Shakespeare at a young age.
26Was hospitalized after becoming sick from the prosthetic make up he wore as Viktor in The Bride (1985). He was reluctant to don prosthetics for his role in Highlander (1986).
27On August 20, 2002, he was named chairman of the board of the Ohio-based Brown Publishing Company, a newspaper company owned by his family and founded by his grandfather. The company went out of business in 2010.
28For Highlander (1986), he said that he made lifelong friends with Bob Anderson, the swordmaster for that film as well as the original Star Wars trilogy. He said if he had not been an actor, he would have been (in order) a fireman, an aristocrat, an archaeologist/anthropologist, a scuba diver and a circus acrobat.
29Attended Northwestern University, where he was in the theater program.

Trademarks of Clancy Brown

1The Voice of Lex Luthor in DC's Superman: The Animated Series.
2Square jaw and bold blue eyes.
3The voice of Mr. Krabs on SpongeBob SquarePants.
4Often plays menacing, sinister villains and military characters.
5Deep commanding voice.

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