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Clarence John[1] "Clancy" Brown III (born January 5, 1959; age 63) is an American actor and voice actor. He is a main cast member for the SpongeBob SquarePants franchise, voicing Mr. Krabs. Outside of the series, Brown is well-known for his roles as Captain Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption, the Kurgan in Highlander, and Lex Luthor in various DC-affiliated projects.


Brown was born on January 5, 1959, in Urbana, Ohio,[2] and had an older sister, Beth (c.1957–1964).[3] 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 1965-1983, Bud Brown also served as a congressman, and later as Chairman of the Board of Brown Publishing. The family operated the business until 2010.

Brown graduated from St. Albans School in Washington, DC and Northwestern University.[4]

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  1. ^ https://en.m.wikipedia.org/wiki/Clancy_Brown
  2. ^ "UPI Almanac for Saturday, Jan. 5, 2019." United Press International. January 5, 2019. Archived from the original on January 5, 2019. Retrieved September 6, 2019. actor Clancy Brown in 1959 (age 60)
  3. ^ "About Us". Beth Brown Memorial Foundation. Retrieved May 30, 2017.
  4. ^ "Clancy Brown". MSN Watch Online Guide. Retrieved August 11, 2019 – via www.msn.com.
  5. ^ Beck, Jerry (2013). The SpongeBob SquarePants Experience: A Deep Dive into the World of Bikini Bottom. Insight Editions. ISBN 978-1-60887-184-1. https://books.google.com/books?id=aPRymAEACAAJ