Clancy Brown Biography


Clancy Brown is a long-term and accomplished American actor. He has appeared almost everywhere as his career spans from 1983, when he stared in “Bad Boys” as Viking Lofgren. Since Clancy is very big, brutish and tall while he also has a deep husky voice, it makes him perfect for playing the roles of villains. He has done that for the most part of his career and everyone will agree that he is perfect for the job. He started in many moves and TV series alike, but also has a talent for voice acting. Due to his unique voice and the ability to change it, he has lend it to many animated characters and also helped make many video games as well.

Clancy Brown is mostly famous for starring in “The Highlander” (1986), where he played the main villain of the movie, the Kurgan. He was also Captain Byron Hadley in “The Shawshank Redemption” (1994), he played the Frankenstein’s monster in “The Bride” (1985), Sheriff Gus Gilbert in “The Pet Cemetery Two” (1992) and Career Sergeant Zim in “Starship Troopers” (1997). Clancy Brown is still going strong and does not want to give up acting. But he cannot escape from the fact that he always plays the villain of the show. His most recent movies include “Cowboys & Aliens” (2011), “The Goon” (2011) and the remake of a horror classic “The Nightmare on Elm Street” (2010).


Clancy Brown in “Highlander”

Clancy Brown also had memorable performances in TV series as well. He stared in “Earth 2” where he played John Danziger, but he is most remember for appearing on the HBO series “Carnivale” where he played Brother Justin Crowe. He has recently made appearance on both DC and Marvel related shows. He played “General Wade Eiling on CW “The Flash”, while he also stared in Netflix’s “Daredevil” and “Punisher” where he plays Ray Schoonover.

Thanks to Clancy’s unique voice, he is perfect for lending it to some animated characters. Now when he is in his later age he uses it to make additional money on various other projects. These include their animated series “Gargoyles”, “Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm”, and “Godzilla: The Series.” But he also does it for the kids as you can hear him as Mr. Krab in “Sponge Bob Squarepants” and “Penguins of Madagascar” as a guest starring role. His latest achievement is lending his voice to Surtur in the very popular “Thor: Ragnarok” movie. Besides this, you will hear him in many DC and Marvel related animated movies and series in voicing a multitude of characters.


Clancy Brown in “Carnivàle”

Lastly, Clancy Brown also lone his voice to many video game characters. Some of the recent and poplar game franchises that he has worked on include “God of War”, “Star Wars: Bounty Hunter”, “World of Warcraft” and “Saints Row”. Classic gamers will recognize his voice from “Crash Bandicoot” series where he voices Doctor Neo Cortex.

Clancy Brown Net Worth and Salary

Clancy Brown is already a well-known name in the business. Staring in numerous roles and playing different characters along the years has given him a real pedigree. His voiceover work is outstanding and the fact that he is being cast even now is amazing. This also explains the larger net worth that he possesses as he stands 3 million dollars rich based on his net worth.

Clancy Brown Partner and Family

Clancy Brown is a happily married man. He and his wife Jeanne Johnson are together since 1993 when they got married. Since then they are almost inseparable and are enjoying each other’s company pretty well. Clancy and Jeanne also have two children together, a son and a daughter. This is their first married and they have never been divorced and they do not plan to do it.


Clancy Brown and his wife Jeanne Johnson

Clancy Brown Age

Clancy Brown is 59 years old. He was born on January 5, 1959. He was born in Urbana, Ohio to mother Joyce Helen and father Clarence Bud Brown. Clancy’s full name is actually Clarence John Brown III, but uses Clancy as his stage name. Clancy also had an older sister who died in 1964.

Height and Weight

Clancy Brown is an enormous man, as some would see it. His appearance has often helped him in his career and is what gets him the new roles that he is getting, the only problem is that he is mostly cast as a villain. But it does not seem to bother him as he has gotten used to it. He stands 6 feet and 3 inches tall, which is about 192 cm, and as he states it weighs more than 200 pounds. But he jokingly says that in his late years he tends not to talk about his weight so much.


Clancy Brown today

Family Background

Clancy Brown actually has a very interesting family history, particularly on his father’s side. Clancy’s father is none other than Clarence J. “Bud” Brown, Jr. As part of his family business he used to run the Brown Publishing Company, which was a newspaper business. This business was started by Clancy’s grandfather Clarence J. Brown, who in his own mind was a Congressman and served between 1965 and 1983. Clancy’s father Bud Brown would also assume the position of a Congressmen in his lifetime and would later on also become Chairman of the Board of Brown Publishing. Sadly, their business came to an end in 2010.

Nationality and Ethnicity

Clancy Brown is American by his nationality and is Caucasian based on the ethnic group that he belongs to.

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Born:,January 5 1959
Net Worth:,$3 million
Hair Color:,White
Eye Color:,Brown
Height:,6 feet and 3 inches (192 cm)
Weight:,200 lbs
Married to:,Jeanne Johnson
Affair with:,N/A
Children:,2 (a son and a daughter)
Birth Sign:,Capricorn

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