mcdowell
"It's easy to be good in a Robert Altman film. You try being good in Cyborg 3"
Malcolm McDOWELL | Malcolm (John) Taylor
* 13.06.1943, Horsforth, West Riding of Yorkshire, England, GB

Schauspieler * erste Bühnenerfahrungen in Schulaufführungen an [der] Cannock House School in Eltham, Kent (1956-61; "The headmaster was very keen on theatricals and I played all the Shakespearean parts before I left") * Besuch der London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art - anschließend tritt als Schauspieler mit kleineren Repertoire-Ensembles auf (in Devonshire und auf Isle of Wight) * 1964/65 spielt Minirollen bei Royal Shakespeare Company [RSC] * 1964-67 wirkt in einzelnen Folgen mehrerer Fernsehserien mit * 1967 erste kleine (aus der Endfassung herausgeschnittene) Rolle in Poor Cow * 1968 erfolgreiches Kinodebüt in Lindsay Andersons If... ("'If...' is probably the best film I made and after it Lindsay [Anderson] said, 'Well, Malcolm, it's downhill from here.' I told him I was young and would do much better work. 'I doubt it,' he said. Maybe he was right. Who knows?") * internationaler Durchbruch als gewalttätiger Alex in Stanley Kubricks Zukunftssatire A Clockwork Orange (1970/71) * 1976 übernimmt den Titelpart in dem umstrittenen und skandalträchtigen Historiendrama Caligola (im Nachhinein mit zusätzlichen Szenen ergänzt und zum Sex/Pornofilm umgeschnitten; "I loved [that film] and I had a good time. I don't think it did my career any good, but that's another story.") * ab Anfang der 80er Jahre tritt vor allem in amerikanischen Produktionen auf (Cat People, 1981; Blue Thunder, 1982; Sunset, 1987) * auch Fernseharbeit (Titelheld in Arthur the King, 1982; The Man Who Wouldn't Die, 1994; Serie Wing Commander Academy, 1996; Serie Fantasy Island, 1998/99; Serie Entourage, 2005-06) * seit Anfang der 90er Jahre spielt (Schurken)rollen in vielen (für den Videomarkt produzierten) B-Pictures * steht gelegentlich auf der Bühne (Entertaining Mr Sloane, London 1975; Off-Broadway-Produktion Look Back in Anger, 1980 /unter der Regie von Lindsay Anderson/; Hunting Cockroaches, Los Angeles 1987) * verheiratet mit Mary Steenburgen (2. Ehefrau, 1980-90)
FILMS
# If.... (If..., 1968-GB * Lindsay Anderson ... Mick Travis)
# Figures in a Landscape (Im Visier des Falken, 1969-GB * Joseph Losey ... Ansell)
# The Raging Moon (Der wütende Mond, 1970-GB * Bryan Forbes ... Bruce Pritchard)
# A Clockwork Orange (Uhrwerk Orange, 1970/71-GB * Stanley Kubrick ... Alex) (Roman von Anthony Burgess) (7201) > "If Malcolm hadn't been available I probably wouldn't have made the film." Stanley Kubrick
# O Lucky Man! (Der Erfolgreiche, 1972-GB * Lindsay Anderson ... Mick Travis)
# Royal Flash (1974-GB * Richard Lester ... Captain Harry Flashman) (Roman von George MacDonald Fraser) (10-12; 7508)
# Aces High / Le tigre du ciel (Schlacht in den Wolken, 1975-GB/F; R: Jack Gold, B: Howard Barker, K: Gerry Fisher, M: Richard Hartley, D: MM-Major John Gresham, Christopher Plummer, Simon Ward) 114m-Kriegsdrama
# Voyage of the Damned (Reise der Verdammten, 1975/76-GB * Stuart Rosenberg ... Max Gunther)
# Caligola / Caligula (Caligula, 1976-I/USA * Tinto Brass ... Caligula)
# The Passage (Die Passage, 1976-GB * J. Lee Thompson ... von Berkow)*
# Time after Time (Flucht in die Zukunft, 1978-USA * Nicholas Meyer ... H.G. Wells) (7909)
# Cat People (Katzenmenschen, 1981-USA * Paul Schrader ... Paul Gallier) (04-06; 8204)
# Britannia Hospital (Britannia Hospital, 1981/82-GB * Lindsay Anderson ... Mick Travis) (>09<; 8205)
# Blue Thunder (Das fliegende Auge, 1982-USA * John Badham ... Colonel Cochrane)
# Get Crazy (Get Crazy, 1982/83-USA * Allan Arkush ... Reggie Wanker)
# Cross Creek (Cross Creek, 1983-USA * Martin Ritt ... Maxwell Perkins) > cameo
# Gulag (Gulag, 1984-USA * Roger Young ... Engländer) > TVM (D: Kino)
# The Caller (The Caller, 1986/87-USA * Arthur Allan Seidelman ... Besucher)
# Buy & Cell (Zwei tolle Hechte im Knast, 1987-USA * Robert Boris ... Gefängnisdirektor Tennant)
# Sunset (Sunset - Dämmerung in Hollywood, 1987-USA * Blake Edwards ... Alfie Alperin) (04-07; 8804)
# Mortacci (1988-I * Sergio Citti ... Edmondo)
# Class of 1999 (Die Klasse von 1999, 1988-USA * Mark L. Lester ... Dr. Miles Langford)
# Moon 44 (1988/89-D * Roland Emmerich ... Major Lee)°°
# Il maestro (Das Geheimnis des Dirigenten, 1989-B/F * Marion Hänsel ... Walter Goldberg)
# Lambarene / Schweitzer (Jenseits der Dunkelheit, 1989/90-ZA * Gray Hofmeyr ... Albert Schweitzer)
# Disturbed (Tödliche Visionen, 1990-USA * Charles Winkler ... Dr. Derek Russell)
# In the Eye of the Snake / La part du serpent (Im Banne der Schlange, 1990-CH * Max Reid ... Prof. Charles Baldwin) (35mm)
# Careubijca / The Assassin of the Tsar (1990-SU/GB * Karen Šachnazarov ... Timofejev/Jurovskij)
# The Player (The Player, 1991-USA * Robert Altman ... er selbst)
# Chain of Desire (Chain of Desire, 1991-USA * Temistocles Lopez ... Hubert Bailey)
# Vent d'est (1991-F/CH * Robert Enrico ... General Smyslowosky)
# Night Train to Venice (1992-D * Carlo U. Quinterio ... Fremder) > kein Kinostart in D
# Bopha! (Bopha! Kampf um Freiheit, 1992-USA * Morgan Freeman ... De Villiers)
# Exquisite Tenderness / The Surgeon (Exquisite Tenderness, 1993-USA * Carl Schenkel ... Dr. Roger Stein)
# Milk Money (Taschengeld, 1993-USA * Richard Benjamin ... Waltzer)
# Cyborg 3: The Recycler (Cyborg 3, 1993-USA * Michael Schroeder ... Lord Talon)
# Star Trek: Generations (Star Trek VII - Treffen der Generationen, 1994-USA * David Carson ... Dr. Tolian Soran)
# Fist of the North Star (Fist of the North Star, 1994-USA * Tony Randel ... Ruyken) > nur Videovertrieb (DVD: 1.78:1)
# Tank Girl (Tank Girl, 1994-USA * Rachel Talalay ... Kesslee)
# Kids of the Round Table (Kids der Tafelrunde, 1995-CDN * Robert Tinnell ... Merlin)
# Hugo Pool (1996-USA * Robert Downey ... Henry Dugay)
# Mr. Magoo (Mr. Magoo, 1997-USA * Stanley Tong ... Austin Cloquet)
# My Life So Far (1997-GB * Hugh Hudson ... Morris Macintosh)
# Love Lies Bleeding (Jack the Ripper lebt, 1998-USA; R: William Tannen, B: Tony Rush, K: Vladimir Smutny, M: Michal Dvorak, D: Paul Rhys, Emily Raymond, Wayne Rogers, Faye Dunaway, MM-Malcolm Mead) 89m-Thriller
# Les visiteurs en Amérique (Just Visiting, 1999-F * Jean-Marie Poiré ... Hofmagier)
# Gangster No. 1 (Gangster Nr. 1, 1999-GB/D * Paul McGuigan ... Gangster 55)
# Dorian / Pact with the Devil (Dorian - Pakt mit dem Teufel, 2000-CDN/GB * Allan A. Goldstein ... Henry Wooten) > nur Videovertrieb (DVD: 1.78:1)
# The Barber (The Barber - Das Geheimnis von Revelstoke, 2001-CDN * Michael Bafaro ... Dexter Miles) > nur Videovertrieb (DVD: 1.78:1)
# Between Strangers / Cuori estranei (Zwischen Fremden, 2001-CDN/I * Edoardo Ponti ... Alan Baxter)
# I Spy (I Spy, 2001/02-USA * Betty Thomas ... Arnold Gundars)
# Tempo (Tempo, 2002-CDN/F/L/GB * Eric Styles ... Walter Shrenger) > nur Videovertrieb (DVD: 1.85:1)
# I'll Sleep When I'm Dead (Dead Simple, 2002-GB * Mike Hodges ... Boad)
# The Company (The Company - Das Ensemble, 2002-USA; R: Robert Altman, B: Barbara Turner, K: Andrew Dunn, M: Van Dyke Parks, D: Neve Campbell, MM-Alberto Antonelli, James Franco) 112m-Drama
# Hidalgo (Hidalgo - 3000 Meilen zum Ruhm, 2002/03-USA * Joe Johnston ... Major Davenport)** > uncredited appearance
# Red Roses and Petrol (2003-USA * Tamar Simon Hoffs ... Enda Doyle) (?-04; 0806)
# Evilenko (2003-I * David Grieco ... Andrej Romanovič [Čikatilo="Zlodejenko"])
# Bobby Jones: Stroke of Genius (Bobby Jones - Die Golflegende, 2003-USA * Rowdy Herrington ... O.B. Keeler)
# In Good Company (Reine Chefsache, 2004-USA * Paul Weitz ... Teddy K) > uncredited appearance
# Tempesta / La tempesta (Der Venedig Code, 2004-GB/E/L/NL/I * Tim Disney ... Paul Valenzin)
# Zerkal'nyje vojny: Otraženije pervoje (2004-RUS * Vasilij Čiginskij ... Murdoch)
# Rag Tale (2004-GB/L * Mary McGuckian ... Richard Morton)
# The List (2007-USA * Gary Wheeler ... Desmond Larochette)
# Halloween (Halloween, 2007-USA * Rob Zombie ... Dr. Samuel Loomis)
# Doomsday (Doomsday - Tag der Rache, 2007-GB * Neil Marshall ... Kane) (02-05; 0805)
# Barry Munday (2008-USA * Chris D'Arienzo ... Mr. Farley) (Buch von Frank Turner Hollon, 2003) (04-?; 1010)
# Suck (2008-CDN * Rob Stefaniuk ... Eddie Van Helsing) (11-12) > nur Videovertrieb (14A; 1008)
# Halloween II (2009-USA * Rob Zombie / Dr. Samuel Loomis) (02-04; 0908)
# The Book of Eli (The Book of Eli, 2009-USA * Albert Hughes & Allen Hughes / Lombardi) (02-05; 1001) > uncredited appearance
# Golf in the Kingdom (2009-USA * Susan Streitfeld ... Julian Lange) (04-05; 1107)
# Easy A (2009-USA * Will Gluck ... Gibbons) (06-08; 1009)
# Suing the Devil (2009/10-AUS * Timothy A. Chey ... Satan) (12-?; 1108-USA > limited release)
# Vamps (2010-USA * Amy Heckerling ... Vlad Tepish) (08-37 Tage; 1211 > limited release)
# The Artist (The Artist, 2010-F * Michel Hazanavicius ... Butler) (10-11; 1110) > Stummfilm
# Mischief Night (2010-USA * Travis Baker ... Mr. Smiles) (11) > nur Videovertrieb (R; 2.35; 1405)
# The Employer (The Employer, 2011-USA * Frank Merle ... "The Employer") (02-03) > nur Videovertrieb (16; 1.78; 1409-D)
# Silent Hill: Revelation [3D] (Silent Hill: Revelation 3D, 2011-CDN/F * Michael J. Bassett ... Leonard Wolf) (03-05; 1210)
# Zombex (ZombeX - Walking of the Dead, 2011-USA * Jesse Dayton ... Dr. Soulis) (05) > nur Videovertrieb (18; 1311-D)
# Excision (Excision, 2011-USA * Richard Bates, Jr. ... Mr. Cooper) (Sommer-28 Tage; 1211-GB)
# Antiviral (2011-CDN * Brandon Cronenberg ... Dr. Abendroth) (11-12; 1210)
# A Green Story (2011-USA * Nika Agiashvili ... Barton) (11-12; 1211 * 1305)
# Silent Night (Silent Night, 2012-USA/CDN * Steven C. Miller ... Sheriff Cooper) (04-05; 1211)
# Tbilisi, I Love You (2012-USA > Tbilisi, My City * Nika Agiashvili ... Mr. M.) 94m-Episodenfilm (05-?; 1402-GE)
# Sanitarium (Sanitarium - Anstalt des Grauens, 2012-USA * Bryan Ramirez, Kerry Valderrama, Bryan Ortiz ... Dr. Stenson) (08-09) > nur Videovertrieb (18; 1.78; 1503-D)
# Richard the Lionheart (Richard the Lionheart - Der König von England, 2012-I/USA * Stefano Milla ... König Heinrich II.) (08-09) > nur Videovertrieb (12; 2.35; 1407-D)
# Walk of Fame (2012/13-USA * Jesse Thomas ... Evan Polus) (>12<; 1703)
# Душа шпиона [Duša špiona] (2013-RUS * Vladimir Bortko ... Henry) (05-08; 1510)
# Free Fall (The Secret - Ein tödliches Geheimnis, 2013-USA * Malek Akkad ... Thaddeus Gault) (07-08) > nur Videovertrieb (R; 2.35; 1410)
# Some Kind of Beautiful (2013-USA * Tom Vaughan ... Gordon) (10-11; 1508)
# Grow House (2014-USA * Mark "DJ Pooh" Jordan ... Dr. Doobie) (04-?; 1704)
# 31 (31, 2015-USA * Rob Zombie ... Father Murder) (03-04; 1609)
# Death Race 2050 (Death Race 2050, 2016-USA * G.J. Echternkamp ... Chairman) (02-?) > nur Videovertrieb (R; #50574; 1701)
# American Satan (2016-USA * Ash Avildsen ... Mr. Capricorn) (03-04; 1710)
# Corbin Nash (2016-USA/GB; R: Ben Jagger, B: The Jagger Brothers [= Ben & Dean Jagger], Christopher P. Taylor. K: Luke Hanlein, M: Russ Irwin, D: Corey Feldman: Queeny, Dean Jagger: Corbin Nash, Richard Wagner: Vince, Fernanda Romero: Macy & Rutger Hauer: Stranger, Bruce Davison: Jack & Malcolm McDowell: Blind Prophet) 95m-Horroraction (03-04; 1804)
# The Big Ugly (2018-USA; R+B: Scott Wiper, K: Jeremy Osbern, M: Alex Heffes, D: Vinnie Jones: Neelyn * Malcolm McDowell: Harris * Ron Perlman: Preston, Nicholas Braun: Will, Leven Rambin: Kara, Lenora Crichlow: Fiona, Brandon Sklenar: Junior, Elyse Levesque: Jackie & Bruce McGill: Milt) 106m-Action (05-06 > 25 Tage | 6 Wochen; 2007)
# Bombshell (Bombshell - Das Ende des Schweigens, 2018-CDN/USA; R: Jay Roach, B: Charles Randolph, K: Barry Ackroyd, M: Theodore Shapiro, D: Charlize Theron: Megyn Kelly, Nicole Kidman: Gretchen Carlson, John Lithgow: Roger Ailes, Kate McKinnon: Jess Carr, Connie Britton: Beth Ailes & Malcolm McDowell: Rupert Murdoch & Allison Janney: Susan Estrich & Margot Robbie: Kayla Pospisil) 108m-Drama (10-?; 1912)
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