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Malcolm Mcdowell

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Date of Birth: 06/15/1943

Age: 73

Place of birth: Horsfort

Citizenship: United Kingdom

Background

Malcolm McDowell was born June 13, 1943 in Leeds in the bartender`s family. In his youth he worked in his father`s pub, and then - a traveling salesman. After passing the course of acting playing in provincial theaters. In 1964 enters the company of the Royal Shakespeare Theatre. Since 1965 he has been working in television. In 1968 he starred in "If" directed by Lindsay Anderson. Later, McDowell played in his film "O Lucky Man" (1973).

The present popularity of the actor gained in 1971 after the filming of "A Clockwork Orange" by Stanley Kubrick. Perhaps this is his best role, where he even managed to elicit sympathy for his hero, a minor sadist and rapist Alex.

After the release of this film is almost always Malcolm offered to sell the screen negative characters: the mad emperor Caligula Gaius DrevnegoRima movie Tinto Brass, the Soviet serial killer since perestroika, similar Andrei Chikatilo. McDowell even invited to the "Mosfilm" for filming in the movie Karen Shakhnazarov "Regicide".

In the late 1970s and in the 1980s, in McDowell`s career decline comes mostly he plays a small role. In 1982, McDowell starred in the film "Cat People," directed by Paul Schrader.

In the 1990s, playing multimedia