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25th Jun '13 1:08:25 AM PaulA
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->''"The best thing I did was abuse myself when younger - I dabbled in everything, cocaine, booze, women - because now I don't have to do it anymore."''

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Malcolm John Taylor, better known as [=Malcolm McDowell=] (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''Caligula'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

Non-villainous roles include Major Gresham in ''Film/AcesHigh'' and Creator/HGWells in ''Film/TimeAfterTime''. Somewhere in between are [[{{Literature/Flashman}} Harry Flashman]] in the film version of ''Royal Flash'' and Mr. Roarke in the remake of ''Series/FantasyIsland''.

He made his film debut in ''Film/{{If}}'', and his performance in that film convinced Creator/StanleyKubrick to cast him in ''A Clockwork Orange''.
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!!Works featuring [=Malcolm McDowell=] with their own trope pages include:

* ''Film/TheArtist'' (cameo as the Butler)
* ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' (Dr. Calico)
* ''Film/TheBookOfEli'' (Lombardi the librarian - uncredited)
* ''Caligula'' (Caligula)
* ''WesternAnimation/CaptainSimianAndTheSpaceMonkeys'' (Rhesus II)
* ''Film/CatPeople'' (1982) (Paul Gallier)
* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3: Uprising'' (President Rupert Thornley)
* ''Series/{{Community}}'' (Professor Cornwallis)
* ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' (2008) (Dr. Marcus Kane)
* ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' (Alex De Large)
* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' (President Eden)
* ''Series/FantasyIsland'' (the {{Revival}}) (Mr. Roarke)
* ''Film/FistOfTheNorthStar'' (Ryuken)
* ''Series/FranklinAndBash'' (Stanton Infeld)
* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' (Daniel Linderman)
* ''Film/{{Halloween 2007}}'' and ''Film/HalloweenII2009'' (the remakes) (Dr. Loomis) He has stated his participation in the potential third film will be dependent on whether Rob Zombie directs it. At this point, Rob has declined to do so.
* ''Film/{{If}}'' (Mick Travis)
* ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}3'' (Jorhan Stahl)
* ''Series/TheMentalist'' (Bret Stiles)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' (Vater Orlaag)
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' (Reginald Fletcher)
* ''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'' (2012) (Leonard Wolf)
* ''Film/SilentNight'' (2012) (Sheriff Cooper)
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' (2000) (A British Person)
* ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (Dr. Soran)
* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' (Metallo)
* ''Film/TankGirl'' (1995) (Kesslee)
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' (Mad Mod)
* ''Film/TimeAfterTime'' (Creator/HGWells)
* ''VideoGame/WingCommander III'', ''IV'', and ''[[WesternAnimation/WingCommanderAcademy Academy]]'' (Admiral Tolwyn)
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->''"The best thing I did was abuse myself when younger - I dabbled in everything, cocaine, booze, women - because now I don't have to do it anymore."''

[[quoteright:275:http://static.tvtropes.org/pmwiki/pub/images/Malcolm_McDowell_1852.jpg]]

Malcolm John Taylor, better known as [=Malcolm McDowell=] (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''Caligula'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

Non-villainous roles include Major Gresham in ''Film/AcesHigh'' and Creator/HGWells in ''Film/TimeAfterTime''. Somewhere in between are [[{{Literature/Flashman}} Harry Flashman]] in the film version of ''Royal Flash'' and Mr. Roarke in the remake of ''Series/FantasyIsland''.

He made his film debut in ''Film/{{If}}'', and his performance in that film convinced Creator/StanleyKubrick to cast him in ''A Clockwork Orange''.
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!!Works featuring [=Malcolm McDowell=] with their own trope pages include:

* ''Film/TheArtist'' (cameo as the Butler)
* ''Disney/{{Bolt}}'' (Dr. Calico)
* ''Film/TheBookOfEli'' (Lombardi the librarian - uncredited)
* ''Caligula'' (Caligula)
* ''WesternAnimation/CaptainSimianAndTheSpaceMonkeys'' (Rhesus II)
* ''Film/CatPeople'' (1982) (Paul Gallier)
* ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3: Uprising'' (President Rupert Thornley)
* ''Series/{{Community}}'' (Professor Cornwallis)
* ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' (2008) (Dr. Marcus Kane)
* ''Film/AClockworkOrange'' (Alex De Large)
* ''VideoGame/{{Fallout 3}}'' (President Eden)
* ''Series/FantasyIsland'' (the {{Revival}}) (Mr. Roarke)
* ''Film/FistOfTheNorthStar'' (Ryuken)
* ''Series/FranklinAndBash'' (Stanton Infeld)
* ''Series/{{Heroes}}'' (Daniel Linderman)
* ''Film/{{Halloween 2007}}'' and ''Film/HalloweenII2009'' (the remakes) (Dr. Loomis) He has stated his participation in the potential third film will be dependent on whether Rob Zombie directs it. At this point, Rob has declined to do so.
* ''Film/{{If}}'' (Mick Travis)
* ''VideoGame/{{Killzone}}3'' (Jorhan Stahl)
* ''Series/TheMentalist'' (Bret Stiles)
* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' (Vater Orlaag)
* ''WesternAnimation/PhineasAndFerb'' (Reginald Fletcher)
* ''Film/SilentHillRevelation3D'' (2012) (Leonard Wolf)
* ''Film/SilentNight'' (2012) (Sheriff Cooper)
* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' (2000) (A British Person)
* ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (Dr. Soran)
* ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'' and ''WesternAnimation/JusticeLeague'' (Metallo)
* ''Film/TankGirl'' (1995) (Kesslee)
* ''WesternAnimation/TeenTitans'' (Mad Mod)
* ''Film/TimeAfterTime'' (Creator/HGWells)
* ''VideoGame/WingCommander III'', ''IV'', and ''[[WesternAnimation/WingCommanderAcademy Academy]]'' (Admiral Tolwyn)
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25th Jun '13 1:06:37 AM PaulA
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'''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''Caligula'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

Non-villainous roles include Major Gresham in ''Film/AcesHigh'' and HGWells in ''TimeAfterTime''. Somewhere in between are [[{{Flashman}} Harry Flashman]] in the film version of ''Royal Flash'' and Mr. Roarke in the remake of ''FantasyIsland''.

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'''Malcolm Malcolm John Taylor''', Taylor, better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' [=Malcolm McDowell=] (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''Caligula'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

Non-villainous roles include Major Gresham in ''Film/AcesHigh'' and HGWells Creator/HGWells in ''TimeAfterTime''. ''Film/TimeAfterTime''. Somewhere in between are [[{{Flashman}} [[{{Literature/Flashman}} Harry Flashman]] in the film version of ''Royal Flash'' and Mr. Roarke in the remake of ''FantasyIsland''.
''Series/FantasyIsland''.



* ''TheArtist'' (cameo as the Butler)

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* ''TheArtist'' ''Film/TheArtist'' (cameo as the Butler)



* ''TheBookOfEli'' (Lombardi the librarian - uncredited)

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* ''TheBookOfEli'' ''Film/TheBookOfEli'' (Lombardi the librarian - uncredited)



* ''CommandAndConquerRedAlert3: Uprising'' (President Rupert Thornley)
* ''{{Community}}'' (Professor Cornwallis)
* ''{{Doomsday}}'' (2008) (Dr. Marcus Kane)

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* ''CommandAndConquerRedAlert3: ''VideoGame/CommandAndConquerRedAlert3: Uprising'' (President Rupert Thornley)
* ''{{Community}}'' ''Series/{{Community}}'' (Professor Cornwallis)
* ''{{Doomsday}}'' ''Film/{{Doomsday}}'' (2008) (Dr. Marcus Kane)



* ''FantasyIsland'' (the {{Revival}}) (Mr. Roarke)

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* ''FantasyIsland'' ''Series/FantasyIsland'' (the {{Revival}}) (Mr. Roarke)



* ''TheMentalist'' (Bret Stiles)

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* ''TheMentalist'' ''Series/TheMentalist'' (Bret Stiles)



* ''TimeAfterTime'' (HGWells)

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* ''TimeAfterTime'' (HGWells)''Film/TimeAfterTime'' (Creator/HGWells)
25th Jun '13 12:12:59 AM PaulA
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'''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

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'''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', ''Caligula'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.



* ''{{Caligula}}'' (Caligula)

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* ''{{Caligula}}'' ''Caligula'' (Caligula)
16th May '13 8:10:43 AM Deusirae76
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He made his film debut in ''Film/{{If}}'', and his performance in that film led to being cast in ''A Clockwork Orange''.

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He made his film debut in ''Film/{{If}}'', and his performance in that film led convinced Creator/StanleyKubrick to being cast him in ''A Clockwork Orange''.
16th May '13 8:09:28 AM Deusirae76
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'''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (1943-) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

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'''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (1943-) (born in 1943) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.
16th May '13 8:08:25 AM Deusirae76
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[=Malcolm McDowell=] (1943-) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.

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[=Malcolm McDowell=] '''Malcolm John Taylor''', better known as '''[=Malcolm McDowell=]''' (1943-) is an English actor with a reputation for playing villainous characters, including his StarMakingRole of Alex in ''Film/AClockworkOrange'', the title role in ''{{Caligula}}'', the guy who [[DroppedABridgeOnHim dropped a bridge]] on Captain Kirk in ''Film/StarTrekGenerations'' (and only took the part because [[AwesomeDearBoy the producers let him drop that bridge]]), Metallo in ''WesternAnimation/SupermanTheAnimatedSeries'', and the villain of the ShowWithinAShow in ''Disney/{{Bolt}}''.
28th Apr '13 1:06:51 AM omnicritic
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* ''Film/{{Halloween 2007}}'' and ''Film/HalloweenII2009'' (the remakes) (Dr. Loomis)

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* ''Film/{{Halloween 2007}}'' and ''Film/HalloweenII2009'' (the remakes) (Dr. Loomis)Loomis) He has stated his participation in the potential third film will be dependent on whether Rob Zombie directs it. At this point, Rob has declined to do so.
14th Apr '13 3:57:31 AM Vulcan422
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* ''WesternAnimation/{{Metalocalypse}}'' (Vater Orlaag)
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* ''{{Community}}'' (Professor Cornwallis)
6th Jan '13 5:04:53 AM IronLion
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* ''WesternAnimation/SouthPark'' (2000) (A British Person)
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