Clarence J. Clancy Brown III is an American actor and voice actor known for his roles as The Kurgan in the fantasy film Highlander, Captain Byron Hadley in prison drama film The Shawshank Redemption and Brother Justin Crowe in the television series Carnivle. Brown has also provided his voice to many films, television series, and video games, including Lex Luthor in various media, Doctor Neo Cortex in the Crash Bandicoot video game series, and Mr. Krabs in the animated series SpongeBob SquarePants.
Brown was born in 1959 in Urbana, Ohio, and had an older sister, Beth . Their mother, Joyce , was a conductor, composer, and concert pianist. Their father, Clarence J. Bud Brown, Jr., helped manage the Brown Publishing Company, the familyowned newspaper business started by Clancys grandfather, Congressman Clarence J. Brown. From 1965 to 1983, Bud Brown also served as a U.S. Congressman, and later as chairman of the board of Brown Publishing. The family operated the business until 2010.