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Malcolm McDowell - Overview

Date of Birth: Jun 13, 1943    
Place of Birth: Leeds, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
Nationality: England
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Of his four decades on screen, Malcolm McDowell's most notorious performance was inarguably that of the twisted, disturbingly jubilant sociopath at the center of Stanley Kubrick's surreal satire, "A Clockwork Orange" (1971). When the popularity of pointed, edgy British filmmaking faded, the young spokesman of a generation was unconcerned with parlaying his acclaim into mainstream movie stardom. McDowell's habit of fielding offers both good and bad led him to rival only countryman Michael Caine in sheer amount of screen time. His "Clockwork" breakout led to career-long castings as bad guys in many lesser artistic achievements, ranging from John Badham's actioner "Blue Thunder" (1983) to a high profile role as "the man who killed Captain Kirk" in "Star Trek: Generations" (1994). With his low voice and early head of snow white hair, McDowell was cast as professors, military men, doctors, and megalomaniacs, generally favoring offbeat projects like Paul Schrader's unsettling "Cat People" (1982) and the post-apocalyptic "Tank Girl" (1995). With the exception of his lead... Read More
Cast in the critically acclaimed black-and-white, nearly silent film "The Artist"
Had an uncredited role in the post-apocalyptic thriller "The Book of Eli"
Once again teamed with Rob Zombie for "Halloween II"
2007 - 2008
Portrayed the wealthy, conspiratorial villian Mr. Linderman on the hit NBC show, "Heroes"
Portrayed the wealthy, conspiratorial villian Mr. Linderman on the hit NBC show "Heroes"
2007 - 2008
Portrayed the wealthy, conspiratorial villain Mr. Linderman on NBC's sci-fi series "Heroes"
2005 - 2006
Had a recurring role as Ari's former partner and boss on the HBO series, "Entourage"