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Clancy Brown
Played by Clancy Brown

Kurt Caldwell was born and raised in the town of Iron Lake. In fact, some consider him the unofficial mayor of their small town. He’s realized the American dream by going from driving big rigs, just like his father did, to now owning several trucks and the local truck stop. Powerful, generous, loved by everyone – he's a true man of the people. If he’s got your back, consider yourself blessed. But should you cross him, or hurt anyone that he cares for… God help you.  

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 1983 feature film Bad Boys starring Sean Penn. He has gone on to star in many motion pictures; among them is the multiple Oscar® nominated film The Shawshank Redemption, as well as Chappaquiddick, Thor: Ragnarok, Cowboys and Aliens, The Guardian, Starship Troopers, Blue Steel, Shoot to Kill, Extreme Prejudice, and the cult classic Highlander.

Some of Brown’s television credits include HBO’s Emmy® award-winning series Carnivale, the NBC series Earth 2, the Emmy® nominated HBO movie Normal, as well as major recurring roles on Billions, The Goldbergs, Chicago P.D., Sleepy Hollow, and ER.

Brown has a prolific career as a voice actor. He is celebrating 21 years playing the role of Mr. Krabs on the world-wide hit series SpongeBob SquarePants and is a fan favorite in the DC Animation Universe portraying Lex Luthor. Brown plays the inimitable Detective Hank Anderson in Quantic Dream’s popular game Detroit: Become Human. The hit game surpasses 5 million copies sold and counting.

Brown most recently starred as Mortician Montgomery Dark in the feature film The Mortuary Collection.  The film has become the most watched original new film of 2020 on the streamer Shudder. Other recent appearances include the series regular role of Ed on ABC's Emergence, as well as guest-starring as LBJ on the hit Netflix series The Crown and as Burg in Chapter 6 of The Mandalorian.

Brown currently appears in the critically acclaimed film Promising Young Woman as Carrie Mulligan's father, Stanley Thomas.  In addition, he will be seen reprising his iconic Mr. Krabs for the upcoming third film installment of The SpongeBob Movie: Sponge On The Run.