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Clancy Brown

Clancy Brown began his acting career in Chicago theater and continued to perform on stage locally until he won the role of Viking, a nasty prison inmate, in the 1982 feature film Bad Boys, starring Sean Penn. Brown has gone on to star in many motion pictures, including the multiple Oscar nominated film The Shawshank Redemption, The Hurricane, Starship Troopers, Flubber, BlueSteel, Shoot to Kill, Extreme Prejudice and the cult classic Highlander.

Brown's television credits include: the Emmy nominated HBO movie Normal, the NBC series Earth 2, the CBS movie The Patron Saint of Liars, the NBC miniseries Love, Lies and Murder and a recurring role on ER.

Brown is also known to millions of children as the voice of Mr. Krabs from the hugely popular animated series SpongeBob SquarePants. Brown was most recently seen reprising his role as Brother Justin Crowe for the second season of HBO's Emmy award-winning series Carnivale.

Brown will also be seen this year as the Viking, Gunnar, in the action-adventure saga Pathfinder.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2007.
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Clancy Brown Facts

BirthdayJanuary 5, 1959 (64)
BirthplaceUrbana, Ohio, USA
Height6' 4" (1m93)  How tall is Clancy Brown compared to you?

Selected Filmography

Mermaid Man and Barnacle Boy III/Squirrel Jokes
The Burrowers
Lego Batman: The Movie
SpongeBob SquarePants: It's A SpongeBob Christmas
Starship Troopers
The SpongeBob SquarePants Movie
The Shawshank Redemption
Desert Crossing
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