Malcolm McDowell

Malcolm McDowell (Photo: lukeford.net )
Malcolm McDowell was born on June 13 in 1943 in the family of a bartender in Leeds (Yorkshire, UK). He studied at the Cannon college, then worked with his father was a traveling salesman for the sale of coffee drinks. After the course of acting he spent several years playing in provincial theaters.

In 1965, Malcolm began to work in television. In the movie, taken from 1968, his debut was the film "If ..." by Lindsay Anderson.

glory came to an actor in 1971 after filming the movie "A Clockwork Orange» . In it, he played a minor role rapist and murderer. This role is still the best of all played by McDowell, and critics called the work of the actor one of the most impressive in the film.

After that, Malcolm offered mainly negative role. Significant in the biography of the actor began work in the films "O Lucky Man" (1973), "Caligula" (1979), "Cat People" (1982), "Hospital" Britain '"(1982)," Blue Thunder "( 1983) and others.

By the end of the 1980s, McDowell's career is winding down. Although he is shooting a lot, but he gets only a small role. In the 1990s, he played in a multimedia film «Wing Commander III», the television series "Star Trek: Generations," the films "The times of the heart", "Excalibur", "Gardener».

In 2007 — 2008 Malcolm McDowell voiced the character of the cult video game Fallout 3 — Enclave of President John Henry Eden.

acting style were McDowell attach emotional saturation, brightness of images and nervous expressivity. In 2008 the actor was awarded the prize for his contribution to cinema at the annual Savannah Film Festival (USA).

Currently Malcolm McDowell works on American television.