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Malcolm McDowell

1943 - Today

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Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor; 13 June 1943) is a British actor, producer, and television presenter. He is best known for portraying Alex DeLarge in A Clockwork Orange. He was born in the Horsforth suburb of Leeds and raised in Liverpool. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Malcolm McDowell has received more than 9,692,523 page views. His biography is available in 75 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 71 in 2019). Malcolm McDowell is the 255th most popular actor (down from 229th in 2019), the 352nd most popular biography from United Kingdom (down from 334th in 2019) and the 41st most popular British Actor.

Malcolm McDowell is most famous for his role as the rebellious and murderous Alex DeLarge in Stanley Kubrick's 1971 film A Clockwork Orange.

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  • 9.7M

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  • 67.09

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  • 75

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  • 4.07

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  • 5.73

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Among actors, Malcolm McDowell ranks 255 out of 9,996Before him are Sharon Stone, Raffaella Carrà, Dennis Hopper, Julianne Moore, Michelle Pfeiffer, and Colin Firth. After him are Cate Blanchett, Lauren Bacall, Michael J. Fox, Anna Karina, Danny Trejo, and Goldie Hawn.

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Among people born in 1943, Malcolm McDowell ranks 31Before him are Tarja Halonen, Howard Gardner, Horst Köhler, Elena Ferrante, Salvatore Adamo, and Raffaella Carrà. After him are Johnny Hallyday, Jean-Jacques Annaud, David Cronenberg, Carlos Alberto Parreira, John Kerry, and Richard Wright.

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In United Kingdom

Among people born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McDowell ranks 352 out of 7,765Before him are Jackie Stewart (1939), John Galsworthy (1867), Richard of York, 3rd Duke of York (1411), Richard Attenborough (1923), Colin Firth (1960), and Frances Hodgson Burnett (1849). After him are Francis William Aston (1877), Ronald Coase (1910), Æthelflæd (869), Edward Victor Appleton (1892), Oswald Mosley (1896), and Alfred, Duke of Saxe-Coburg and Gotha (1844).

Among ACTORS In United Kingdom

Among actors born in United Kingdom, Malcolm McDowell ranks 41Before him are Patrick Stewart (1940), John Hurt (1940), Benny Hill (1924), Jacqueline Bisset (1944), Ian McShane (1942), and Colin Firth (1960). After him are Ralph Fiennes (1962), Sam Neill (1947), Angela Lansbury (1925), David Niven (1910), Ian Holm (1931), and Robbie Coltrane (1950).

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