Clarence John Brown III (born January 5, 1959) is an American actor. Prolific in film and television since the 1980s, Brown is often cast in villainous and authoritative roles, and is known for his versatility in both live action and animated productions. He is best known as The Kurgan in Highlander, Capt. Bryon Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption, Sgt. Charles Zim in Starship Troopers, and Kurt Caldwell in Dexter: New Blood.
In voice work, he is best known as Mr. Krabs in SpongeBob SquarePants, Lex Luthor in the DCAU, Dr. Neo Cortex and Uka-Uka in Crash Bandicoot, and Surtur in Thor: Ragnarok.