Clancy Brown

Clarence John Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American film, television and voice actor. He is known for his roles as the Kurgan in Highlander (1986), Captain Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption (1994), Sergeant Charles Zim in Starship Troopers (1997), Brother Justin Crowe on the HBO series Carnivàle (2003–2005), Waylon "Jock" Jeffcoat on the Showtime series Billions (2018–2019) and Stanley Thomas in Promising Young Woman (2020). His voice-over work includes Lex Luthor in the DC Animated Universe and various unrelated DC media, Doctor Neo Cortex in the Crash Bandicoot franchise (1997–2003), Mr. Krabs on SpongeBob SquarePants (1999–present), Surtur in Thor: Ragnarok (2017) and Lt. Hank Anderson in Detroit: Become Human (2018).

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Dead Man Walking (1995)

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A death row inmate turns for spiritual guidance to a local nun in the days leading up to his scheduled execution for the murders of a young couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

A death row inmate turns for spiritual guidance to a local nun in the days leading up to his scheduled execution for the murders of a young couple.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tim Robbins
CAST:  Susan Sarandon  •  Sean Penn  •  Robert Prosky  •  Raymond J. Barry

The Shawshank Redemption (1994)

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Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

Framed in the 1940s for the double murder of his wife and her lover, upstanding banker Andy Dufresne begins a new life at the Shawshank prison, where he puts his accounting skills to work for an amoral warden. During his long stretch in prison, Dufresne comes to be ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Frank Darabont
CAST:  Tim Robbins  •  Morgan Freeman  •  Bob Gunton  •  William Sadler

Bad Boys (1983)

Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Reni Santoni  •  Jim Moody  •  Eric Gurry

Mick O'Brien is a young Chicago street thug torn between a life of petty crime and the love of his girlfriend. But when the heist of a local drug dealer goes tragically wrong Mick is sentenced to a brutal juvenile prison where violence is a rite of passage and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Rick Rosenthal
CAST:  Sean Penn  •  Reni Santoni  •  Jim Moody  •  Eric Gurry

Flubber (1997)

Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his wedding twice, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Raymond J. Barry

Professor Phillip Brainard, an absent minded professor, works with his assistant Weebo, trying to create a substance that's a new source of energy and that will save Medfield College where his sweetheart Sara is the president. He has missed his wedding twice, and ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Les Mayfield
CAST:  Robin Williams  •  Marcia Gay Harden  •  Christopher McDonald  •  Raymond J. Barry

Highlander (1986)

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He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Clancy Brown  •  Sean Connery

He fought his first battle on the Scottish Highlands in 1536. He will fight his greatest battle on the streets of New York City in 1986. His name is Connor MacLeod. He is immortal.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Russell Mulcahy
CAST:  Christopher Lambert  •  Roxanne Hart  •  Clancy Brown  •  Sean Connery

Normal (2003)

A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Anderson
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Jessica Lange  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Clancy Brown

A Midwestern husband and father announces his plan to have a sex change operation.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jane Anderson
CAST:  Tom Wilkinson  •  Jessica Lange  •  Hayden Panettiere  •  Clancy Brown

Pathfinder (2007)

A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Nispel
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Moon Bloodgood  •  Russell Means  •  Clancy Brown

A Viking boy is left behind after his clan battles a Native American tribe. Raised within the tribe, he ultimately becomes their savior in a fight against the Norsemen.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Marcus Nispel
CAST:  Karl Urban  •  Moon Bloodgood  •  Russell Means  •  Clancy Brown

Pet Sematary II (1992)

The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Clancy Brown  •  Jared Rushton

The "sematary" is up to its old zombie-raising tricks again. This time, the protagonists are Jeff Matthews, whose mother died in a Hollywood stage accident, and Drew Gilbert, a boy coping with an abusive stepfather.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mary Lambert
CAST:  Edward Furlong  •  Anthony Edwards  •  Clancy Brown  •  Jared Rushton

Recess: School's Out (2001)

It's the most exciting time of year at Third Street Elementary-- the end of the School Year! But boredom quickly sets in for protagonist TJ Detweiler, as his friends are headed for Summer Camp. One day, while passing by the school on his bike, he notices a green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Sheetz
CAST:  Rickey D'Shon Collins  •  Jason Davis  •  Ashley Johnson  •  Courtland Mead

It's the most exciting time of year at Third Street Elementary-- the end of the School Year! But boredom quickly sets in for protagonist TJ Detweiler, as his friends are headed for Summer Camp. One day, while passing by the school on his bike, he notices a green ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Chuck Sheetz
CAST:  Rickey D'Shon Collins  •  Jason Davis  •  Ashley Johnson  •  Courtland Mead

Starship Troopers (1997)

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Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Dina Meyer  •  Denise Richards  •  Jake Busey

Set in the future, the story follows a young soldier named Johnny Rico and his exploits in the Mobile Infantry. Rico's military career progresses from recruit to non-commissioned officer and finally to officer against the backdrop of an interstellar war between ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Verhoeven
CAST:  Casper Van Dien  •  Dina Meyer  •  Denise Richards  •  Jake Busey

The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984)

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum

Adventurer/surgeon/rock musician Buckaroo Banzai and his band of men, the Hong Kong Cavaliers, take on evil alien invaders from the 8th dimension.  (more)

DIRECTION:  W.D. Richter
CAST:  Peter Weller  •  John Lithgow  •  Ellen Barkin  •  Jeff Goldblum

The Bride (1985)

After years of research Doctor Frankenstein finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franc Roddam
CAST:  Sting  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Anthony Higgins  •  Clancy Brown

After years of research Doctor Frankenstein finally succeeds in creating the perfect woman, who gets the name "Eva".  (more)

DIRECTION:  Franc Roddam
CAST:  Sting  •  Jennifer Beals  •  Anthony Higgins  •  Clancy Brown

The Hurricane (1999)

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The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Vicellous Reon Shannon  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Liev Schreiber

The story of Rubin "Hurricane" Carter, a boxer wrongly imprisoned for murder, and the people who aided in his fight to prove his innocence.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Norman Jewison
CAST:  Denzel Washington  •  Vicellous Reon Shannon  •  Deborah Kara Unger  •  Liev Schreiber

The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (2000)

Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into the sea, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud
CAST:  Jodi Benson  •  Samuel E. Wright  •  Tara Strong  •  Pat Carroll

Set several years after the first film, Ariel and Prince Eric are happily married with a daughter, Melody. In order to protect Melody from the Sea Witch, Morgana, they have not told her about her mermaid heritage. Melody is curious and ventures into the sea, where ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Jim Kammerud
CAST:  Jodi Benson  •  Samuel E. Wright  •  Tara Strong  •  Pat Carroll

The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004)

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There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne  •  Stephen Hillenburg
CAST:  Tom Kenny  •  Clancy Brown  •  Rodger Bumpass  •  Bill Fagerbakke

There's trouble brewing in Bikini Bottom. Someone has stolen King Neptune's crown, and it looks like Mr. Krab, SpongeBob's boss, is the culprit. Though he's just been passed over for the promotion of his dreams, SpongeBob stands by his boss, and along with his best ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Mark Osborne  •  Stephen Hillenburg
CAST:  Tom Kenny  •  Clancy Brown  •  Rodger Bumpass  •  Bill Fagerbakke

Revenge of the Nerds III: The Next Generation (1992)

The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ex-nerd fighter, helps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Mesa
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Julia Montgomery  •  Ted McGinley  •  Curtis Armstrong

The nerds are now in control of the university, as a result of Lewis Skolnick and the rest's actions in the two previous movies. A new generation of sportsmen arrive, however, determined on winning the school back. The principle, himself an ex-nerd fighter, helps ...  (more)

DIRECTION:  Roland Mesa
CAST:  Robert Carradine  •  Julia Montgomery  •  Ted McGinley  •  Curtis Armstrong

Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003)

Milo and Kida reunite with their friends to investigate strange occurances around the world that seem to have links to the secrets of Atlantis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones  •  Victor Cook  •  Toby Shelton
CAST:  James Arnold Taylor  •  Cree Summer  •  Jacqueline Obradors  •  John Mahoney

Milo and Kida reunite with their friends to investigate strange occurances around the world that seem to have links to the secrets of Atlantis.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Tad Stones  •  Victor Cook  •  Toby Shelton
CAST:  James Arnold Taylor  •  Cree Summer  •  Jacqueline Obradors  •  John Mahoney

Chump Change (2000)

A failed Hollywood actor returns to his home town in Wisconsin and reminisces about his life in L.A. to a potential new girlfriend about his faults, auditions, misadventures, and confrontations with the evils of Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Burrows
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Stephen Burrows  •  Traci Lords  •  Jerry Stiller

A failed Hollywood actor returns to his home town in Wisconsin and reminisces about his life in L.A. to a potential new girlfriend about his faults, auditions, misadventures, and confrontations with the evils of Hollywood.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Stephen Burrows
CAST:  Tim Matheson  •  Stephen Burrows  •  Traci Lords  •  Jerry Stiller

The Guardian (2006)

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Sela Ward  •  Melissa Sagemiller

A high school swim champion with a troubled past enrolls in the U.S. Coast Guard's 'A' School, where legendary rescue swimmer, Ben Randall teaches him some hard lessons about loss, love, and self-sacrifice.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Andrew Davis
CAST:  Kevin Costner  •  Ashton Kutcher  •  Sela Ward  •  Melissa Sagemiller

Bloodlines: Murder in the Family (1993)

Stewart and Neil Woodman plot to have their parents murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Mimi Rogers  •  Elliott Gould  •  Clancy Brown  •  Kim Hunter

Stewart and Neil Woodman plot to have their parents murdered.  (more)

DIRECTION:  Paul Wendkos
CAST:  Mimi Rogers  •  Elliott Gould  •  Clancy Brown  •  Kim Hunter
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