Sad news for McDowell fans. Speculation had been rife that the British actor best known for his roles in Caligula or A Clockwork Orange, is about to announce his retirement from acting, at age 77, with immediate effect.
UPDATE 19/04/2021 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Being an actor isn't fun anymore
“As we get older, there are phases of life that we enter into, and being an actor just isn't fun anymore,” he might have said, says a source who remained anonymous. Other reports hinted that he may branch out into other creative fields he is better at (and more interested in), though they didn't provide any details.
For a little while on Sunday evening, #ThankYouMalcolm was a trending hashtag on Twitter. As many fans reminisce and look back on all the unforgettable memories, some may wonder what about now made him make the decision.
“Malcolm McDowell was unlike any other actor we’ve ever seen! #ThankYouMalcolm”
— @universalObserver, 18 Apr 2021
“I thought Malcolm McDowell retired about 5 years ago?!?”
— @millythom, 18 Apr 2021
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