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Malcolm Mc Dowell | Malcolm MacDowell | Malcom McDowell
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[on playing psychiatrist Dr. Samuel Loomis in Halloween
(2007)] I want to make Loomis a man with a tremendous ego. I've met some of these doctors through the years, where there is more ego in it than there is interest in what's best for the patient, and if they can get a book out of it - which of course he has done - it's a bestseller, and that's so much better.
During the Ludivico scene in A Clockwork Orange
(1971), McDowell's eyes were clamped open using a surgical device for eye surgery. The doctor applying eyedrops in the scene was an actual physician who was on hand in case of an injury. Nevertheless, McDowell's cornea was accidentally scratched as a result of the eye clamping and he suffered temporary blindness.
Often plays authority figures