He questioned Tarzan about the gorillas' nesting grounds, secretly desiring to hunt them down. From a gorilla that was in Tarzan’s group. He is the main antagonist of Tarzan of the Apes.. During this conflict, Clayton shoots Kerchak dead - later, the tragedy of the moment is made worse as Kerchak finally accepts Tarzan as his son, only to die. Tarzan then thinks that the piece of chalk is called a gorilla and scribbles all over the chalkboard. He has also been known to be willing to rescue his enemies; an example of this was when Claytonwas about to fall to his death and Tarzan exclaimed "Clayton! Kingdom Hearts Series Clayton convinces Tarzan that Jane will stay with him forever as long as he leads them to the gorillas. (Laughs)„. Tarzan tries to warn him, but in his rage Clayton accidentally cuts the vine he's holding on to. Jane and Tarzan’s first encounter. He kidnapped Jane and Terk and imprisoned them in the jungle. According to the audio commentary of the Tarzan DVD, Clayton's actions during his final moments in the film were meant to mirror the film's initial antagonist, Sabor, thus symbolizing Clayton's increasing lack of humanity and descent into animalistic madness. He is a wild, almost animal-like man who has been raised by gorillas since birth. —Tarzan regarding Clayton. Jane accidentally becomes separated from the group and chased by a pack of baboons, and Tarzan saves her. Besides, he is American there, and his fate differs. His role was replaced in the 1999 Disney cartoon film by Sabor, a rogue leopard.. Clayton knew he was not Jane's first choice, but loved her and wanted to protect her. Just as he was about to kill them, Sora, Donald, Goofy and Tarzan arrived, finding that Clayton had nearly lost his heart. He kidnaps Jane and Terk and hides them in the forest and then brings the Heartless to the gorilla location. Clayton soon finds Terk the gorilla and tries to shoot her, but is stopped by Donald. Clayton initially appeared to be a chivalrous gentleman, albeit with a fragile temper and intolerance for treating the African expedition as a vacation experience, rather than a business endeavor, as the Porters were often sidetracked by sights and wildlife other than the gorillas. He wears his father's clothes once when he decides to go to England with Jane and Clayton. He is based on the legendary hero Tarzan was raised by gorillas in the wilds of Africa and had to protect his family from the evil poacher Clayton while learning about his past. Occupation Clayton (full name "John Clayton") is the main antagonist of Disney's 1999 film Tarzan. His anger and determination to hunt the gorillas lured the Heartless to him, and the darkness in his heart took him over. The skater (either Young Tarzan, Young Jane, Young Tantor, Young Terk, or a custom skater) must first rattle several pots and pans to wake Clayton up from his nap. He, therefore, has a choice, to suffer as she had (and lose those he loves) or as Clayton had (and lose his own life). During one episode, Clayton's sister comes after Tarzan, seeking vengeance for what she saw as her brother's cold-blooded murder. As he takes aim at Sora, the Stealth Sneak is subdued and falls on him, crushing his body and killing him. Tarzan : [Takes the chalk and examines it] Gor-illa. UltimateDisney.com's Top 30 Disney Villains Countdown, Villains who successfully kill off a main character, Villains who aren't revealed to be evil at first, Villains who aren't revealed to be bad at first, https://disneyvillains.fandom.com/wiki/Clayton?oldid=151686. Unlike Sykes and Doctor Phillium Benedict, Clayton is one of the few Disney villains whose dark nature is not evident to any character, even the viewer, until he reveals it. Clayton, lose heart. He and Tarzan plummet towards the ground. Furious, his anger attracts the Heartless, who he decides to use to kill off the gorillas. Yet, in chapter 5, when the ape man has almost killed the Count de Coude, Tarzan states: Until I was fifteen I had never seen a human being. In October 1908, They were put ashore by mutineers in the same place as Tarzan's parents had been marooned twenty years ago. (2014) Tarzan the Stage Musical (2013) Godspell – 2012 Revised Version (2012) Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2011) A Kingdom Tale – Theater for the Thirsty (2010) Into the Woods (2009) Fiddler on the Roof (2008) Beauty and the Beast (2007) Oliver! Clayton, don't!" Tarzan is an extremely brave, loyal and honorable character. The impact and resulting ecological catastrophe causing the extinction of the dinosaurs. Tarzan (1999) cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more. Clayton first started out as a rather haughty and aggressive guide who was clearly more interested in hunting animals than researching them, much to the displeasure of Jane and her father - who was searching for gorillas for research rather than for profit. His forearms are enormous and his head is rather large. With the introduction of Tarzanto the Porters' expedition, Clayton makes several attempts (all unsuccessful) to get information on the location of the gorillas from Tarzan, who is far more fascinated by what Jane has to teach him about humans. He's brutal, he's malicious and the part of him that’s charismatic and charming is simply there to hide his true nature, that's brutal and malicious". Hence he has a lot less dialog in the final version, except for his xenophobic remark, and is a lot more violent in his attacks. By the time the climax comes forth, he is revealed to be a very sinister individual who was planning to make wealth from selling gorillas. He first appears on the second level of the Tarzan story, The Human Camp. Soon, Clayton and his henchmen begin to cause havoc in the jungle, snatching gorillas and putting them in cages, presumably to be either sold or killed. Lance Henriksen as Kerchak, Kala's mate, a silverback and the leader of the gorilla troop who struggles to accept Tarzan since he is a human. Yep, Clayton and Tarzan are both Lord Greystrokes. Luckily for Clayton, Tarzan manages to pin down Kerchak. With Tenor, maker of GIF Keyboard, add popular Tarzan Clayton animated GIFs to your conversations. At the close of the 20th Century, wealthy industrialist John Greystoke has been funding an expedition into the jungles of Africa to locate the meteor, now an age-old legend, and harness its unique energy as a solution to th… Clayton also "appears" in the episode Race Against Time, when Tarzan gets bitten by a spider that causes him to hallucinate; because of this, he mistakes Professor Porter, who is holding a bamboo cane for Clayton and his gun. Tarzan returns and frees Kerchak, whilst the rest of the gorillas (including Kala) are freed by Jane, Professor Porter, Terk and Tantor, and some other of Tarzan's miscellaneous animal friends (baboons, rhinos, etc. This makes Clayton's death scene one of the most graphic in Disney's animated history -- characters are rarely shown to be dead because of injuries; they usually fall and are never seen again (Ratigan from The Great Mouse Detective and Gaston from Beauty and the Beast), or lie dead, but without a scratch on them (Mufasa from The Lion King and Megara from Hercules). Although he proved to be proficient at using a shotgun at long range and even close range, swinging it like a club, Clayton and his Heartless were easily defeated. Kerchak was a large and powerful gorilla who would do anything to protect his family and its people. As the Heartless are about to attack, Tarzan arrives, joined by Sora, Donald and Goofy, and a battle erupts. Kala, who somehow got free, tells you to jump on the large cage at just the right time to imprison him so Tarzan can free the Gorillas. He is also barefoot. 70,000,000 years ago, a mountain-sized meteor, bristling with unknown energies, crashed into the Earth in what is now the Yucatan Peninsula in Mexico, with a major chunk of the object landing in Central Africa. Then, he hunted out the location of the gorillas with the help of the Heartless. Clayton is the only villain where the skater that defeats him is not necessarily the main hero. Clayton is one of the three main Disney villains in Disney's Extreme Skate Adventure, serving as a villain in the levels based on Tarzan. Tarzan lands safely in the grass, but Clayton is hanged by the vine when it snaps his neck. In order to lead the Porters to the gorilla troop safely, he persuades Terk and Tantor to disguise themselves as the humans and lure Kerchak away. This also ties to Clayton's slight paranoia of the jungle, as he was shown to be overly protective of himself, as well as trigger-happy, blasting his gun the second he suspects that an animal, other than a gorilla, may be nearby. The main difference in the end is that Clayton falls and is hanged by a vine while Ratcliffe is betrayed by his comrades, arrested, and taken back to England to be sentenced to prison. Tarzan jumps back into a mass of vines to escape Clayton's furious swipes. Clayton is arrogant and totally convinced of his own abilities and invulnerability.With the introduction of Tarzan to the expedition, Clayton makes several attempts (all unsuccessful) to get the lo… While Tarzan was away, rescuers appeared and the group had to depart. This alternate ending can be found on the special edition 2 disc DVD. Clayton came along under the false promise that the gorillas wouldn't be harmed. Days later, a cargo ship arrives to pick up the explorers a… 17. and reached out to save him, even though Clayton had fatally wounded Kerchakand attempted to kill him and kidnap his whole g… Kerchak is fatally shot when he charges Clayton. Clayton (full name "John Clayton") is the main antagonist of Disney's 1999 film Tarzan. Physical Appearance. The plan seemingly works and Tarzan leads the explorers to the gorilla nesting grounds. Tarzan and Jane discover him on his deathbed, where he is resigned to Jane's love for Tarzan, but is comforted knowing that Tarzan will protect and care for her. He also had to contend with two foes: Sabor, a leopard who killed Tarzan's biological parents when he was an infant, and Clayton, a poacher who intended to kill Tarzan and his gorilla family. Clayton finds Donald and Goofy and brings them back to the tent where they are reunited with Sora. Manipulating Tarzan's feelings for Jane, he tells the ape man that they'll be able to stay longer if he takes them to the gorillas. But what makes him stand out from the crowd is his harshness. At the last minute, Tarzan is able to thwart Clayton’s attempt to kidnap all of the gorillas, but Clayton is not giving up just yet. Bruce W. Smith served as the supervising animator for Kerchak. Tarzan is a musical based on the Walt Disney Animation Studios 1999 film of the same name.The songs are written by Phil Collins with a book by David Henry Hwang.The musical follows Tarzan, who is raised by gorillas in West Africa. Kerchak returns unexpectedly though, and is angered by the trespassers and attacks Clayton, considering him the greatest threat. Clayton was born in September 1852, in London England. Him and his friends get locked in the cargo hold and cannot escape. England Clayton patrols the cargo hold of the ship to make sure the Gorillas don't escape. 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