Clarence John "Clancy" Brown III (born 5 January 1959) is an American film, television, and voice actor.
- "Storm of Fuck" (2021)
- "Smoke Signals" (2021)
- "H is for Hero" (2021)
- "Runaway" (2021)
- "Too Many Tuna Sandwiches" (2021)
- "Skin of Her Teeth" (2021)
- "Unfair Game" (2021)
- "The Family Business" (2022)
- "Sins of the Father" (2022)
His film credits include roles in Bad Boys (1983); The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the 8th Dimension (1984); Thunder Alley (1985); The Bride (1985); Highlander (1986); Extreme Prejudice (1987); Shoot to Kill (1988); Moonwalker (1988); Season of Fear (1989); Blue Steel (1990); Waiting for the Light (1990); Ambition (1991); Past Midnight (1991); Pet Sematary Two (1992);The Shawshank Redemption (1994); Dead Man Walking (1995); Female Perversions (1996); Starship Troopers (1997); Flubber (1997); The Hurricane (1997); Chump Change (2000); The Laramie Project (2002); The Making of Daniel Boone (2003); Normal (2003); Gambling (2004); Dogg's Hamlet, Cahoot's Macbeth (2005); The Guardian (2006); Pathfinder (2007); The Burrowers (2008); The Express: The Ernie Davis Story (2008); Slap (2009); The Twenty (2009); The Informant! (2009); Nightmare on Elm Street (2010); Cowboys & Aliens (2011); John Dies at the End (2012); At Any Price (2012); Hellbenders (2012); Sparks (2013); Water & Power (2013); Nothing Left to Fear (2013); Homefront (2013); The Trials of Cate McCall (2013); I Know That Voice (2013, as Himself, Documentary); Just Before I Go (2014); When the Game Stands Tall (2014); 99 Homes (2014); Hail, Caesar! (2016); Warcraft (2016); Little Evil (2017); Stronger (2017); Chappaquiddick (2017); Supercon (2018); The Ballad of Buster Scruggs (2018); The Mortuary Collection (2019); Promising Young Woman (2020); and Last Looks (2021).
His TV movies include Corridos: Tales of Passion & Revolution (1987); The Room Upstairs (1987); The Man Who Broke 1,000 Chains (1987); Fair Game (1989); Johnny Ryan (1990); Cast a Deadly Spell (1991); Love, Lies and Murder (1991); Desperate Rescue: The Cathy Malone Story (1993); Bloodlines: Murder in the Family (1993); Last Light (1993); Donor Unknown (1995); Radiant City (1996); The Patron Saint of Liars (1998); Vendetta (1999); In the Company of Spies (1999); The Night of the Headless Horseman (1999); Yesterday’s Children (2000); Boss of Bosses (2001); Snow White: The Fairest of Them All (2001); Red Skies (2002); Blank Slate (2008); Yesterday's Children (2000); The Trip to Bountiful (2014); Tangled: Before Ever After (2017); and SpongeBob's Big Birthday Blowout (2019).
His shorts include Claire Makes It Big (1999); Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003, voice); Finding Neo (2004); Parker (2007); NASA Seals (2008); and DC Nation Shorts (2013).
His TV credits include roles on The Little Mermaid; Gargoyles; Mortal Kombat: Defenders of the Realm; The Incredible Hulk; The Mighty Ducks; Superman: The Animated Series; The Real Adventures of Jonny Quest; The Legend of Calamity Jane; Hey Arnold!; Hercules; The Secret Files of the Spy Dogs; The Lionhearts; Voltron: The Third Dimension; Timon & Pumbaa; The Angry Beavers; Godzilla: The Series; Big Guy and Rusty the Boy Robot; Roughnecks: Starship Troopers Chronicles; Recess; Buzz Lightyear of Star Command; Batman Beyond; Jackie Chan Adventures; The Zeta Project; Justice League; Lloyd in Space; The Powerpuff Girls; Samurai Jack; Spider-Man: The New Animated Series; Teen Titans Trident; All Grown Up!; Duck Dodgers; Brandy & Mr. Whiskers; Megas XLR; Justice League Unlimited; Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!; The Batman; Catscratch; The Life and Times of Juniper Lee; A.T.O.M.; Kim Possible; American Dragon: Jake Long; Lilo & Stitch: The Series; Avatar: The Last Airbender; Biker Mice from Mars; American Dad!; Ben 10: Alien Force; Wolverine and the X-Men; The Spectacular Spider-Man; Phineas and Ferb; The Secret Saturdays; Batman: The Brave and the Bold; Kick Buttowski: Suburban Daredevil; Adventure Time; G.I. Joe: Renegades; The Penguins of Madagascar; The Avengers: Earth's Mightiest Heroes; Pound Puppies; ThunderCats; Transformers: Prime; Star Wars: The Clone Wars; Young Justice; Green Lantern: The Animated Series; The Legend of Korra; ScoobyDoo-! Mystery Incorporated; Ultimate Spider-Man; Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles; Kung Fu Panda: Legends of Awesomeness; Dark Minions; Sofia the First; Hulk and the Agents of S.M.A.S.H.; Archer; Robot Chicken DC Comics Special 2: Villains in Paradise; Penn Zero: Part-Time Hero; Avengers Assemble; Golan the Insatiable; Mickey Mouse; Star Wars Rebels; Sheriff Callie's Wild West; The Adventures of Puss in Boots; Trollhunters: Tales of Arcadia; The Venture Bros.; Milo Murphy's Law; Rick and Morty; OK K.O.! Let's Be Heroes; Stretch Armstrong and the Flex Fighters; Rapunzel's Tangled Adventure; 3Below: Tales of Arcadia; The Epic Tales of Captain Underpants; Niko and the Sword of Light; Mao Mao: Heroes of Pure Heart; DuckTales; Wizards: Tales of Arcadia; and The Wonderful World of Mickey Mouse; The Dukes of Hazzard; China Beach; Tales from the Crypt; Earth 2; The Outer Limits; Desert Breeze; ER; In the Company of Spies; The Caseys; The Practice; Star Trek: Enterprise; Breaking News; Carnivàle; Lost; The Riches; Law & Order; The Deep End; Leverage; Medium; Aim High; The Frontier; The Surgeon; Sleepy Hollow; Agatha; The Flash; Chicago P.D.; Daredevil; The Punisher; The Goldbergs; Billions; Schooled; The Crown; The Mandalorian Burg; Emergence; and Dexter (2021).
Gargoyles the Movie: The Heroes Awaken (1995); Annabelle's Wish Lawyer (1997); The New Adventures of Zorro (1997-1998); The Jungle Book: Mowgli's Story (1998); SpongeBob SquarePants (1999-present); The Little Mermaid II: Return to the Sea (2000); Histeria! (2000); Jackie Chan Adventures (2000-2005); Recess: School's Out (2001); Atlantis: Milo's Return (2003); Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast (2003); All Grown Up (2003-2007); Megas XLR (2003-2005); The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie (2004); Pom Poko (2005); Superman/Batman: Public Enemies (2009); Phineas and Ferb (2009); Green Lantern (2011); Lego Batman: The Movie – DC Super Heroes Unite (2013); Iron Man & Captain America: Heroes United (2014); TripTank (2014); The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge Out of Water (2015); Axe Cop (2015); Pickle and Peanut (2015); Thor: Ragnarok (2017); Lady and the Tramp (2019); and The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge on the Run (2020);
- 2003: Jimmy Neutron's Nicktoon Blast - Mr. Krabs
- 2005: SpongeBob SquarePants 4-D - Mr. Krabs
- 1997: Lands of Lore: Guardians of Destiny
- 1997: Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back
- 1997: Fallout
- 1998: Crash Bandicoot: Warped
- 1998: Spyro the Dragon
- 1999: Lands of Lore III
- 1999: Crash Team Racing
- 2000: Crash Bash
- 2001: Crash Bandicoot: The Wrath of Cortex
- 2002: SpongeBob SquarePants: Employee of the Month
- 2002: Superman: Shadow of Apokolips
- 2002: Run Like Hell: Hunt or Be Hunted
- 2002: Star Wars: Bounty Hunter
- 2002: Minority Report: Everybody Runs
- 2002: SpongeBob SquarePants: Revenge of the Flying Dutchman
- 2003: Nickelodeon Toon Twister 3D
- 2003: Crash Nitro Kart
- 2003: Jak II:
- 2004: Jak 3
- 2004: The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
- 2005: SpongeBob SquarePants: Lights, Camera, Pants!
- 2005: Sly 3: Honor Among Thieves (uncredited)
- 2006: Saints Row
- 2007: Avatar: The Last Airbender – The Burning Earth
- 2009: SpongeBob's Truth or Square
- 2010: God of War III
- 2012: Lego Batman 2: DC Super Heroes
- 2012: Call of Duty: Black Ops II
- 2012: PlayStation All-Stars Battle Royale
- 2013: SpongeBob SquarePants: Plankton's Robotic Revenge
- 2014: Lichdom: Battlemage
- 2014: Lego Batman 3: Beyond Gotham
- 2015: SpongeBob HeroPants
- 2016: Hammer 2: Reloaded
- 2017: Mass Effect: Andromeda
- 2018: Detroit: Become Human
- 2018: Lego DC Super-Villains
Clancy Brown was born in Urbana, Ohio, and had an older sister, Beth (c.1957–64). His mother, Joyce Helen (Eldridge), was a conductor, composer and concert pianist. His father, Clarence J. "Bud" Brown Jr., was a newspaper publisher who helped manage the Brown Publishing Company, the family-owned newspaper business started by Clancy's grandfather, Congressman Clarence J. Brown. From 1965 to 1983, Bud Brown also served as a congressman, in the same seat as his own father, and later as Chairman of the Board of Brown Publishing. The family continued to operate the business until 2010.
Clancy graduated from St. Albans School in Washington, D.C., and Northwestern University. At St. Albans, Clancy performed the role of Deputy Governor Thomas Danforth in The Crucible.
He has been married to Jeanne Johnson since 1993. They have a son and a daughter.
He is a fan of the Cincinnati Reds.