Malcolm McDowell: I'm not part of the Hollywood scene

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Malcolm McDowell isn't a fan of the Hollywood scene credit:Bang Showbiz
Malcolm McDowell isn't a fan of the Hollywood scene credit:Bang Showbiz

Malcolm McDowell isn't part of "the Hollywood scene".

The 78-year-old actor lives in Santa Barbara, California, and he actually feels detached from the Hollywood film industry.

Malcolm - who was raised in Liverpool, England - explained: "I’m not part of the Hollywood scene. Actually, Hollywood people still think I live in England."

Malcolm admits that his professional ambitions don't chime with Hollywood culture.

He told The Independent: "They are not making the kind of movies I liked and was in. How many Marvel movies do you want to see?”

Despite living in the US, Malcolm remains a huge fan of Liverpool Football Club and he still manages to follow the fortunes of his beloved soccer team all the way from California.

The actor - who has Lilly, 40, Charlie, 38, Beckett, 17, Finnian, 14, and Seamus, 12 - shared: "I don’t miss it at all, because I see every game. They’re all shown live in California.

"Once I got so excited I screamed out loud, and my neighbours knocked on my door they were so worried. And I can tell you the houses aren’t exactly close together. It then turned out they know Liverpool’s American owners, and we’re all coming back to watch Liverpool vs Spurs later in the season. I will be bringing my 12-year-old."

Last year, Malcolm admitted that he can barely remember any of his on-screen performances.

The actor has appeared in around 300 productions during his career, but he doesn't have many vivid memories of his efforts.

He shared: "People stop me and say: ‘Oh, we loved you in blah-blah’ and I say: ‘Sorry, that wasn’t me.’ And then they’ll show me on their phone or show me the DVD cover and sure enough, there I am. And I have no memory of doing it at all."

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