Clancy Brown grew up in Urbana, Ohio with a pianist mother and a Congressman father. He attended St. Albans School and then Northwestern University on scholarship. Later, he went on to marry Jeanne Johnson. His career has spanned both voicing characters and acting. His most notable voices are those of Mr. Krabs (Spongebob Squarepants) and Dr. Neo Cortex (Crash Bandicoot). In the way of acting, Clancy Brown has portrayed Kevin Inman on Lost, Brother Justin Crowe on Carnivale, and John Danziger on Earth 2.