Birth Date: January 5, 1959 / Age: 59
Birth Place: Urbana, Ohio, USA
Biography: Clancy Brown (born January 5, 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, USA) is an American actor best known for his role as the Kurgan (a.k.a. Victor Kruger) in the original Highlander movie and as Eugene Krabs in SpongeBob SquarePants. Other well-known roles include Captain Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption, Viking Lofgren in the 1983 hit drama movie Bad Boys, Career Sgt. Zim in Starship Troopers, the sinister preacher Brother Justin Crowe in the HBO series Carnivāle, and John Danziger in the short lived NBC scifi adventure Earth 2. He has also voiced the corrupt Baron Praxis in the PlayStation 2 video game, Jak II, and the evil Dr. Neo Cortex in a number of the Crash Bandicoot video games.
He also played Mr. Freeze and Ethan Bennet in The Batman.
Brown is the son of an Ohio Congressman and as of August 20, 2002, is chairman of the board of Brown Publishing, a family-owned newspaper business, of which he has been a member since 1987. At 6'4" tall (1.93 m) and possessing a deep voice, he is often typecast in roles of villains, such as Lex Luthor in Superman: The Animated Series and the Kurgan. He graduated from St. Albans Prep School in Washington, D.C., and earned a scholarship to Northwestern University. He was inspired as a youth by a neighbor who showed him Shakespeare's works.
He is married to Jeanne Johnson with whom he has two children. He is a collector of animation art and loves to read.