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Alan Cumming

Actor / Comedian / Film Director / Character Actor / Screenwriter / Composer / Film Producer | * 01/27/1965 (55) | Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, UK
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Alan Cumming (born 27 January 1965) is a Scottish–American actor, comedian, singer, writer, filmmaker, and activist who has acted in numerous films, television shows, and plays. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Accidental Death of an Anarchist (for which he received an Olivier Award), the lead in Bent, and The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. On Broadway, he has appeared in The Threepenny Opera, as the master of ceremonies in Cabaret (for which he won a Tony Award), Design for Living and a one-man adaptation of Macbeth. His best-known film roles include his performances in Emma, GoldenEye, the Spy Kids trilogy, Son of the Mask, and X2. Cumming also introduces Masterpiece Mystery! for PBS and appeared on The Good Wife, for ... ()
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Alan Cumming, OBE, is a Scottish-American stage and screen actor, singer, comedian, director, producer and author. He is best known for playing Emcee in "Cabaret" on stage, for his portrayal of Boris Grishenko in the James Bond movie "GoldenEye" and as Nightcrawler in "X2", for his recurring role of Eli Gold in the CBS television series "The Good Wife", and for his autobiography "Not My Father's Son: A Memoir".

Most frequent genres for this person: Comedies | Drama | Kids & Family

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Awards & Nominations for Alan Cumming

Officer of The Order of The British Empire Theatre World Award Tony Award for Best Actor in a Musical Order of The British Empire Laurence Olivier Award Tony Award

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Movies with Alan Cumming as Actor(79)

as Dante (voice)2018 Show Dogs
as himself2018 Always at The Carlyle
as Ted Tinling2017 Battle of the Sexes
as himself2017 Queer as Art
as Sam Cooper2017 After Louie
as Lawrence Taylor2016 Hurricane Bianca
as Bog King (voice)2015 Strange Magic
as Uncle2014 Chu and Blossom
as Gordon the Goat (voice)2013 Sir Billi
as Hayden2013 Almost in Love
as himself2013 Picasso Baby
as Gutsy Smurf (voice)2013 The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow
as Gutsy Smurf (voice)2013 The Smurfs 2
as himself2013 Muse of Fire
as Alan2013 Maladies
as Bog (voice)2012 The Outback
as Rudy2012 Any Day Now
as Gutsy Smurf (voice)2011 The Smurfs
as Hitler (voice)2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
as Alexis2010 Burlesque
as Sebastian2010 The Tempest
as Judas Caretaker2010 Riverworld
as herself2009 The Real Cabaret
as Dewey2009 Boogie Woogie
as Narrator2009 Ptown Diaries
as Grant Matson2009 Dare
as John Vandermark2007 Ghost Writer
as Lecturer / Goat-Man / FDR2006 Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical
as The Hitchhiker2006 Full Grown Men
as Jake2005 Neverwas
as Jeff Constant2005 Ripley Under Ground
as Father Chris2005 Eighteen
as Loki2005 Son of the Mask
as Frandsen2005 Sweet Land
as Persnikitty (voice)2004 Garfield
as Mark2004 The Goodbye Girl
as Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler2003 X2
as Fegan Floop2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over
as Mr. Folair2002 Nicholas Nickleby
as The Magician2002 CinéMagique
as Sevy2002 Intimate Affairs
as Wyatt Frame2001 Josie and the Pussycats
as Fegan Floop2001 Spy Kids
as Joe Therrian2001 The Anniversary Party
as General Batista2000 Company Man
as Brett2000 Urbania
as Jeremy Kinnear2000 Get Carter
as Daniel Francis "Rooster" Hannigan1999 Annie
as Desk Clerk1999 Eyes Wide Shut
as Lord Rochester1999 Plunkett & MacLeane
as Saturninus1999 Titus
as Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant1997 Buddy
as Mr. Elton1996 Emma
as Boris Grishenko1995 GoldenEye
as Sean Walsh1995 Circle of Friends
as Black Beauty (voice)1994 Black Beauty
as Bernard1994 Second Best
as Emcee1993 Cabaret
as MacNamara1993 The Airzone Solution
1992 Prague
as Bernard Bottle1991 Bernard and the Genie

TV Shows/Series with Alan Cumming as Actor(24)

as Owen2020 The Prince
as Clyde Brattle2020 Briarpatch
as Dylan Reinhart2018 Instinct
as himself2012 The Outs
as Glitch2011 Insensato Coração
as Austen Clarke2011 Web Therapy
as Desrae2011 The Runaway
as Eli Gold2009 The Good Wife
as himself2007 The Graham Norton Show
as King James2005 Doctor Who
as Narrator (voice)2005 Playing It Straight
as Ahmrit1993 Frasier
1983 Taggart

Movies with Alan Cumming as Crew(7)

Directing/Director2007 Ghost Writer
Production/Executive Producer2007 Ghost Writer
Production/Producer2005 Sweet Land
Directing/Director2001 The Anniversary Party
Writing/Writer2001 The Anniversary Party
Production/Producer2001 The Anniversary Party
Directing/Director1994 Butter

TV Shows/Series with Alan Cumming as Crew(1)

Production/Executive Producer2018 Instinct

Additional Information

Full Name: Alan Cumming
Born: Wednesday, 01/27 1965 (January) in Aberfeldy (current age: 55 years + 240 days)
Zodiac sign: Aquarius (Chinese zodiac sign: Snake)
Educated at: Royal Conservatoire of Scotland, Carnoustie High School
Other names for Alan Cumming (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Alan Cummings"
Alan Cumming frequently works together with these people:
Andy Samberg (31x, Actor)
Bill Hader (24x, Actor)
Robert Rodriguez (23x, Crew)
Victor Piñata (13x, Crew)
Maya Rudolph (12x, Actress)
Kelsey Grammer (9x, Actor)
Alec Baldwin (8x, Actor)
Tom Hanks (8x, Actor)
Chris Rock (8x, Actor)
Martin Short (8x, Actor)
Nicholas Briggs (8x, Actor)
Bryan Singer (7x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2575, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 09/13/2020