Date of Birth : Jan 5th 1959
At 6 ft 3½ in tall (1.92 m) and possessing a deep voice, he is often typecast in roles of villains, such as Lex Luthor in Superman: The Animated Series and later in Justice League and Justice League Unlimited. Other well-known roles include Captain Byron Hadley in The Shawshank Redemption, Viking Lofgren in the 1983 hit drama movie Bad Boys, Rawhide in The Adventures of Buckaroo Banzai Across the Eighth Dimension (1984), Career Sergeant Zim in Starship Troopers, the sinister preacher Brother Justin Crowe in the HBO series Carnivàle, and the antagonist, The Kurgan, in the first Highlander.
Brown has also had many guest appearances on various television shows including Star Trek: Enterprise and ER. He also had a recent appearance on Lost as Kelvin Inman, an American officer during Desert Storm who convinced Sayid, a soldier of the Republican Guard, to torture his commanding officer — and was later found to be a member of the The DHARMA Initiative stationed at “The Swan” with Desmond. His best known starring television role before Carnivàle was that of John Danzinger on Earth 2. He played former baseball player (and investment scam mark) Rudy Blue on The Riches.
Beginning in 2000, he regularly played the roles of Captain Black and Ratso on Jackie Chan Adventures and occasionally took on the role of the talisman animated moose doll known as Super Moose. He has also voiced Principal Pangborn in All Grown Up and Barkmeat in Catscratch. In Disney programs, he’s played roles such as Otto in Super Robot Monkey Team Hyperforce Go!, Alexander Paine in A.T.O.M., and the Dark Dragon in American Dragon: Jake Long, as well as the Ugly Bald Guy in the movie Recess: School’s Out. Brown also plays Long Feng in Avatar: The Last Airbender. He is the commercial spokesman for the Home Depot.