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  • Studied at the Royal Shakespeare Company in 1964 with Patrick Stewart (his co-star in 1994's Star Trek: Generations) and David Warner (his co-star in 1979's Time After Time).
  • Made his TV debut in the first season of long-running British drama Crossroads.
  • His portrayal of Alex in Stanley Kubrick's 1971 classic A Clockwork Orange was ranked No. 100 in Premiere magazine's 100 Greatest Film Performances of All Time.
  • Played a character named Mick Travis in three films directed by Lindsay Anderson: If... (1968), O Lucky Man! (1973) and Britannia Hospital (1982).
  • Performed a one-man show in 2004 called Lindsay Anderson: A Personal Remembrance in honor of the director, who died in 1994.
  • Played the recurring role of Daniel Linderman during the first season of Heroes.


  • 1972, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama: Nominee


  • Seamus Hudson McDowell — Son
  • Kelley Kuhr — Wife
  • Mary Steenburgen — Ex-wife
  • Charles McDowell — Son
  • Edna Taylor — Mother
  • Margot Bennett — Ex-wife
  • Lilly McDowell — Daughter
  • Finnian Anderson McDowell — Son
  • Charles Taylor — Father
  • Beckett Taylor McDowell — Son
  • Alexander Siddig — Nephew


  • Attended the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art, London, England

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  • Birth Name: Malcolm John Taylor
  • Birth Place: Leeds, Yorkshire, England
  • Profession: Actor, Director

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