Malcolm McDowell (with Lynne Frederick) in Voyage of the Damned

Malcolm McDowell (1943 - )

Film Deaths:

  • Time After Time (1979) [H.G. Wells]: Died (off-screen) from unspecified causes on 13 August 1946. His death is reported by the on-screen text at the end of the film.
  • The Passage (1979) [Von Berkow]: Crushed to death/buried alive in an avalanche. (Thanks to Fred)
  • Britannia Hospital (1982) [Mick Travis]: Decapitated (off-screen) on the operating table by Graham Crowden, who then attaches his head onto a new Frankenstein-like body. After coming back to life, he dies once again when his head comes off at the stitches during a struggle with Graham. (Nudity alert: Full frontal)
  • Cat People (1982) [Paul Gallier]: Shot to death (while in his leopard form) by Annette O'Toole when he attacks John Heard. His body (still in its leopard form) disintegrates when John starts to perform a necropsy on it.
  • Moon 44 (Intruder) (1990) [Major Lee]: Killed in an explosion when Michael Pare throws Malcolm's own bomb into the elevator. (Thanks to Robert)
  • Happily Ever After (1990; animated) [Lord Maliss]: Petrified/turned to stone when his spell is turned against him, in mid transformation between his human and dragon form (It's been a while since Ive seen the film as a child, and Im picking up little from reading the wikipedia; feel free to contribute to the edits.). 
  • Cyborg 3: The Creation (1995) [Lord Talon]: Electrocuted by Richard Lynch.
  • Exquisite Tenderness (The Surgeon) (1995) [Dr Stein]: Throat crushed by Sean Haberle wrapping a chain round his neck. His body is later seen when Isabel Glasser and James Remar discover him hanging from a metal pole.
  • Fist of the North Star (1995) [Ryuken]: Shot to death by Costas Mandylor; we only see Costas firing. Malcolm narrates the film from beyond the grave, and occasionally appears as a ghost afterwards. (Thanks to ND)
  • Tank Girl (1995) [Donald Kesslee]: Dehydrated when Lori Petty turns his own water-draining device against him. (He's in a cyborg body with a holographic head at this point.) (Thanks to Patrick)
  • Garden of Evil (The Gardener; Silent Screams) (1998) [Ben Carter]: Shot in the chest by Richard Grieco, causing Malcolm to fall arm-first into a woodchipper. (Thanks to BK)
  • Gangster No. 1 (2000) [Gangster 55]: Commits suicide by jumping from a rooftop. (Thanks to Dave and Graeme)
  • Evilenko (2004) [Andrej Romanovic Evilenko]: Executed by firing squad (off-screen). We are informed by the text at the end of the movie.
  • Silent Hill: Revelation (2012) (Silent Hill: Revelation 3D) [Leonard Wolf]: Dies when Adelaide Clemens extracts the whole amulet (having shot him repeatedly to no effect) causing him to spontaneously combust (while Malcolm is in his monster form).
  • American Satan (2017) [Mr. Capricorn]: Shot in the head by Booboo Stewart while on live stage during a rock concert. 

Television Deaths:

  • Seasons of the Heart (1994 TV) [Alfred McGuinness]: Killed in a car accident while driving drunk; his body is shown afterwards when Eric Lloyd sees him. (Thanks to ND)
  • Lexx: Giga Shadow (1997) [Yottskry]: Stabbed in the neck when a cleric throws a knife at him; his body is shown again afterwards when Eva Habermann and Michael McManus discover him. His body is later reanimated by "proto-blood," and he is then absorbed into the Giga Shadow's brain (which is later eaten by a lizard). (Thanks to Stephen)
  • The David Cassidy Story (2000) [Jack Cassidy]: Burned to death (off-screen) when his house gets caught on fire. We learn about his death when Andrew Kavovit was informed about the news.
  • Island of the Dead (2000; TV movie) [Rupert King]: Killed by a swarm of flies. (Thanks to Gary)
  • The Curse of King Tut's Tomb (2006; TV movie) [Nathan Cairns]: Incinerated by Jonathan Hyde's powers during a meeting.

Video Game Death:

  • Wing Commander IV: The Price of Freedom (1996) [Admiral Geoffrey Tolwyn]: Commits suicide (off-screen) by hanging himself in his prison cell. (Thanks to Graeme)
  • Mummy: Tomb Of The Pharaoh (1996) [Stuart Davenport]: Apparently killed (off-screen) when his attempt to use the crystal backfired. His body was never found although a man in the Amazon jungle searching for Incan treasure fits Malcom's description.
  • Fallout 3 (2008) [President John Henry Eden]: Providing the voice of a computer, Malcolm is killed when the player character forces him to self-destruct.

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