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Meet The Villain From Shawshank Redemption - How Clancy Brown Turned Into Mr. Krabs From SpongeBob

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Clarence John Brown III, better known as Clancy Brown, has a unique voice and acting skills that have landed him iconic roles in both movies and animation throughout the years.

If you were a 90s teenager or film lover at the time of the 90s, you have likely watched the film the Shawshank Redemption. In the film, one of the most unforgettable bad guys is the jail officer Captain Byron Hadley, played by Clancy Brown. His deep voice and uncaring demeanor in the film made him the perfect "villain". Clancy Brown’s voice marked the 2000s as well, since he is the voice behind the annoying and, at times, endearing Mr. Krabs from SpongeBob SquarePants who is always off to make a good buck. Other voice roles Clancy Brown is famous for is that of another well-known antagonist, Lex Luthor, in the Superman Animated Series that aired from 1996 to 2000. Clancy’s distinct voice is in great demand which is evident from his recent roles in Thor: Ragnarok as Surtur, the fire demon, as well as the voice of a character in the popular video game Mass Effect: Andromeda. Clancy Brown is a man of extraordinary talent!

Who is Clancy Brown in The Last Airbender?

Perhaps the quality of voice alone makes Clancy Brown one of the staple antagonists or bad or looney guy in animated cartoon shows. Clancy Brown plays the role of Long Feng in The Last Airbender. The leader of the corrupt secret police, he is the secondary bad guy in The Last Airbender TV show.

How old is Clancy Brown?

Clancy Brown was born on January 5, 1969. He is now 55 years old. He was 35 years old as the jail captain in Shawshank Redemption. He was 40 years old when he took the role of Mr. Krabs.

What is Clancy Brown’s marital status?

In 1993, the year before Shawshank Redemption was shown in theatres, Clancy Brown got married. He has been married to his wife Jeanne Johnson for 31 years now.

Clancy Brown with his wife

How much is Clancy Brown worth?

Clancy Brown’s net worth is around $5 million.

Who are Clancy Brown’s kids?

Clancy Brown has two children. They are Rose Beth Brown and James Ransom-Johnson Brown. His daughter Rose Beth was the reason Clancy Brown took the role of Mr. Krabs in SpongeBob SquarePants. At the time Clancy Brown auditioned and started working as cast in the production of the popular animated show, his daughter was born. The reason he took the role is that he wanted to be at home for his daughter as much as possible. So, in fact, it was Clancy Brown’s daughter who was the “culprit” behind his switch to voice acting. He applied for and took the job of Mr. Krabs and he’s been doing voice acting ever since.

Clancy Brown at his daughter's graduation

Clancy Brown at a football game with his son


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Where was Clancy Brown born?

Clancy Brown was born in Ohio in the United States. He is American.

What is Clancy Brown’s height? How much does Clancy Brown weigh?

Clancy Brown is tall, standing at 6 feet 3 inches or 190 cm tall. He weighs around 240 pounds or 108 kg.

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