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Famous People Named Malcolm 

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Who knew there were so many famous people named Malcolm in the world? Our list of celebrities named Malcolm includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Malcolms below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Malcolm, actors named Malcolm, and much more. Malcolm McDowell, Malcolm X, and Malcolm Young are only a few of the well-known people named Malcolm on this list.
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Malcolm McDowell is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Waiting staff, Salesperson, Film Producer

Age: 75

Birthplace: England, Horsforth

Malcolm McDowell (born Malcolm John Taylor; 13 June 1943) is an English actor, known for his boisterous and often villainous roles. He trained as an actor at the London Academy of Music and ...more

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Malcolm X is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Writer, Human rights activist

Age: Dec. at 40 (1925-1965)

Birthplace: North Omaha, Omaha, Nebraska, United States of America

Malcolm X (May 19, 1925 – February 21, 1965) was an American Muslim minister and human rights activist who was a popular figure during the civil rights movement. He is best known for his ...more

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Malcolm Young is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Malcolm Young Film Score Composer, Record producer, Guitarist

Age: 66

Birthplace: Glasgow, Scotland

Malcolm Mitchell Young (6 January 1953 – 18 November 2017) was an Australian musician and songwriter, best known as a co-founder, rhythm guitarist, backing vocalist and songwriter for the hard ...more

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Malcolm Freberg is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Malcolm McLaren is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Impresario, Film Score Composer, Fashion designer

Age: Dec. at 64 (1946-2010)

Birthplace: Stoke Newington, London, England

Malcolm Robert Andrew McLaren (22 January 1946 – 8 April 2010) was an English impresario, visual artist, performer, musician, clothes designer and boutique owner, notable for combining these ...more
Malcolm Gets is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Conductor, Pianist, Choreographer

Age: 54

Birthplace: Waukegan, USA, Illinois

Malcolm Gets (born December 28, 1964) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Richard in the American television sitcom Caroline in the City. Gets is also a dancer, singer, ...more
Malcolm Arnold is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Conductor, Film Score Composer, Trumpeter

Age: Dec. at 85 (1921-2006)

Birthplace: Northampton, United Kingdom

Sir Malcolm Henry Arnold (21 October 1921 – 23 September 2006) was an English composer. His works feature music in many genres, including a cycle of nine symphonies, numerous concertos, concert ...more
Malcolm Fraser is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Politician

Age: 88

Birthplace: Toorak, Australia

John Malcolm Fraser (; 21 May 1930 – 20 March 2015) was an Australian politician who served as the 22nd Prime Minister of Australia, in office from 1975 to 1983 as leader of the Liberal Party. ...more
Malcolm Forbes is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Publisher, Businessperson, Politician

Age: Dec. at 71 (1919-1990)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Malcolm Stevenson Forbes (August 19, 1919 – February 24, 1990) was an American entrepreneur most prominently known as the publisher of Forbes magazine, founded by his father B. C. Forbes. He was ...more
Malcolm Rifkind is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Politician, Advocate, Lawyer

Age: 72

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Sir Malcolm Leslie Rifkind (born 21 June 1946) is a British politician who served in various roles as a cabinet minister under Prime Ministers Margaret Thatcher and John Major, including ...more
Malcolm Lowry is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Poet, Novelist, Author

Age: Dec. at 48 (1909-1957)

Birthplace: New Brighton, United Kingdom

Clarence Malcolm Lowry (; 28 July 1909 – 26 June 1957) was an English poet and novelist who is best known for his 1947 novel Under the Volcano, which was voted No. 11 in the Modern Library 100 ...more

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Malcolm Jenkins is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Malcolm Jenkins American football player

Age: 28

Birthplace: Piscataway, New Jersey

Malcolm Jenkins (born December 20, 1987) is an American football safety for the Philadelphia Eagles of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football at Ohio State, earning ...more
Malcolm Floyd is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
American football player

Age: 46

Birthplace: Sacramento, California

Malcolm Floyd (born December 19, 1972) is a former American football wide receiver who played in the National Football League (NFL) for the Houston/Tennessee Oilers (1994–1997) and St. Louis ...more
Malcolm Glazer is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Businessperson, Entrepreneur

Age: Dec. at 86 (1928-2014)

Birthplace: Rochester, New York

Malcolm Irving Glazer (August 15, 1928 – May 28, 2014) was an American businessman and sports team owner. He was the president and chief executive officer of First Allied Corporation, a holding ...more
Malcolm Macdonald is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm

Age: 69

Birthplace: Fulham, London, England

Malcolm Ian Macdonald (born 7 January 1950) is an English former professional footballer, manager and media figure. Nicknamed 'Supermac', Macdonald was a quick, powerfully built prolific ...more
Malcolm Marshall is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Cricketer

Age: Dec. at 41 (1958-1999)

Birthplace: Barbados, Bridgetown, Caribbean Sea, Barbados Island, Lesser Antilles, + more

Malcolm Denzil Marshall (18 April 1958 – 4 November 1999) was a West Indian cricketer. Primarily a fast bowler, Marshall is regarded as one of the greatest and finest pacemen ever to have played ...more
Malcolm Muggeridge is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Journalist, Author, Actor

Age: Dec. at 87 (1903-1990)

Birthplace: Sanderstead, London, United Kingdom

Thomas Malcolm Muggeridge (24 March 1903 – 14 November 1990) was an English journalist and satirist. His father was a prominent socialist politician and one of the early Labour Party Members of ...more
Malcolm Bruce is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Politician

Age: 74

Birthplace: Birkenhead, United Kingdom

Malcolm Gray Bruce, Baron Bruce of Bennachie, (born 17 November 1944) is a British Liberal Democrat politician. He was the Member of Parliament for Gordon from 1983 to 2015 and was the chairman ...more
Malcolm D. Lee is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Malcolm D. Lee (born January 11, 1970) is an American film director, screenwriter, producer and actor. He is known for directing numerous comedy films, including The Best Man (1999), Undercover ...more
Malcolm Gladwell is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Journalist, Screenwriter, Author

Age: 55

Birthplace: Fareham, United Kingdom

Malcolm Timothy Gladwell (born September 3, 1963) is a Canadian journalist, author, and public speaker. He has been a staff writer for The New Yorker since 1996. He has published five books: The ...more
Malcolm Whitman is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Tennis player

Age: Dec. at 55 (1877-1932)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Malcolm "Mal" Douglass Whitman (March 15, 1877 – December 28, 1932) was an American tennis player who won three singles titles at the U.S. National Championships.
Malcolm McNab is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Trumpeter, Session musician

Age: 75

Birthplace: Cleveland, Ohio

Malcolm Boyd McNab is a trumpeter and player of other brass instruments, and a Los Angeles-based session musician who has performed on nearly 2000 film and television soundtracks.
Malcolm Martineau is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Pianist

Age: 59

Birthplace: Edinburgh, Scotland

Malcolm Martineau, OBE (born 3 February 1960) is a Scottish pianist who is particularly noted as an accompanist.
Malcolm Sargent is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Conductor, Musician, Composer

Age: Dec. at 72 (1895-1967)

Birthplace: Ashford, United Kingdom

Sir Harold Malcolm Watts Sargent (29 April 1895 – 3 October 1967) was an English conductor, organist and composer widely regarded as Britain's leading conductor of choral works. The musical ...more
Malcolm Moos is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Malcolm
Political scientist

Age: Dec. at 66 (1916-1982)

Birthplace: Saint Paul, Minnesota

Malcolm Charles Moos (April 19, 1916 – January 28, 1982) was an American political scientist, speechwriter and academic administrator. He was a professor of Political Science at Johns Hopkins ...more