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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming, OBE (born 27 January 1965) is a Scottish stage, television and film actor, singer, comedian, director, producer and author. His roles have included the Emcee in Cabaret, Boris Grishenko in GoldenEye, Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler in X2: X-Men United, Mr. Elton in Emma, and Fegan Floop in the Spy Kids trilogy. He has also appeared in independent films like The Anniversary Party, which he co-wrote, co-directed and co-starred in; and Ali Selim's Sweet Land, for which he won an Independent Spirit award as producer. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist, for which he received an Olivier award, the lead in Martin Sherman's Bent, and as Dionysus in The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. On Broadway he has appeared as Mac the Knife in The Threepenny Opera, the Emcee in Cabaret, for which he won the Tony in 1998, and "Design for Living". Cumming also introduces "Masterpiece Mystery" for PBS. He has also written a novel, Tommy's Tale, had a cable talk show ("Eavesdropping with Alan Cumming") and produced a line of perfumed products labelled "Cumming". He has contributed opinion pieces to many publications and performed a cabaret show I Bought A Blue Car Today. Retaining his British citizenship, Cumming also became a U.S. citizen in November 2008. Description above from the Wikipedia article Alan Cumming, licensed under CC-BY-SA, full list of contributors on Wikipedia.


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Born:
Jan 27, 1965 In Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland
Movie/TV Credits:
83
First Appeared:
In the movie Battle of the Sexes
Latest Project:
Series Rik Mayall Presents 2017
Known For
Poster of The Smurfs 2
Poster of Burlesque
Poster of Romy and Michele's High School Reunion
Poster of The Daily Show with Trevor Noah
Filmography
Movie Battle of the Sexes Ted Tinling 2018
Series Rik Mayall Presents Greg Deane 2017
Movie Hurricane Bianca 2016-06-03
Movie Strange Magic Bog King (voice) 2015-01-23
Movie Chu and Blossom Uncle 2014-01-31
Movie Almost In Love 2013-02-15
Movie The Smurfs 2 Gutsy Smurf (voice) 2013-07-30
Movie Maladies Alan 2013-02-09
Movie The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow Gutsy Smurf (voice) 2013-09-12
Movie Muse of Fire Himself 2013-09-26
Movie Sir Billi Gordon the Goat 2013-09-13
Movie Any Day Now Rudy 2012-12-14
Movie The Outback Bog (voice) 2012-01-12
Series The Runaway Desrae 2011-03-31
Movie The Smurfs Gutsy Smurf (voice) 2011-07-29
Movie Riverworld Judas Caretaker 2010-04-18
Movie Jackboots on Whitehall Hitler (voice) 2010-10-08
Movie The Tempest Sebastian 2010-12-10
Movie Burlesque Alexis 2010-11-23
Movie Ptown Diaries Narrator 2009-06-16
Movie Boogie Woogie Dewey 2009-06-17
Movie Dare Grant Matson 2009-11-13
Series The Good Wife Eli Gold 2009-09-22
Series Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack 2008-01-03
Movie Ghost Writer John Vandermark 2007-03-09
Movie Tin Man Glitch 2007-04-17
Movie ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway 2007-04-19
Series Tin Man Glitch 2007-12-02
Series Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World 2007-07-10
Series Web Junk 20 Unknown 2006-01-13
Movie Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Himself 2006-01-01
Series The One Show Unknown 2006-08-14
Movie Full Grown Men The Hitchhiker 2006-04-27
Movie Son of the Mask Loki 2005-02-18
Movie Eighteen Father Chris 2005-01-01
Series Playing It Straight (UK) 2005-04-08
Movie Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical Lecturer / Goat-Man / FDR 2005-04-16
Movie Ripley Under Ground Jeff Constant 2005-11-06
Movie Sweet Land Frandsen 2005-10-21
Movie Neverwas Jake 2005-09-09
Series 8 out of 10 Cats Unknown 2005-06-03
Movie The Goodbye Girl Mark 2004-01-16
Series The Tony Danza Show Unknown 2004-09-13
Series The L Word Unknown 2004-01-18
Series Shoebox Zoo 2004-09-21
Movie X2 Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler 2003-04-24
Movie Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Fegan Floop 2003-07-25
Movie Intimate Affairs Sevy 2002-04-18
Movie Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Fegan Floop 2002-08-07
Series V Graham Norton Unknown 2002-05-06
Movie Nicholas Nickleby Mr. Folair 2002-12-27
Movie Spy Kids Fegan Floop 2001-03-18
Movie Josie and the Pussycats Wyatt Frame 2001-04-06
Movie The Anniversary Party Joe Therrian 2001-05-15
Movie Urbania Brett 2000-01-24
Series God, the Devil and Bob 2000-03-09
Movie Company Man General Batista 2000-03-09
Movie Get Carter Jeremy Kinnear 2000-10-06
Movie The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Mick Jagged 2000-04-28
Movie For My Baby 2000-10-19
Movie Eyes Wide Shut Desk Clerk 1999-07-14
Movie Plunkett & MacLeane Lord Rochester 1999-01-22
Movie Titus Saturninus 1999-12-25
Movie Annie Daniel Francis "Rooster" Hannigan 1999-11-07
Movie Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Sandy Frink 1997-04-25
Series EP Daily Unknown 1997-09-01
Movie Spice World Piers 1997-12-19
Movie Buddy Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant 1997-06-06
Movie Emma Mr. Elton 1996-08-02
Series The Daily Show with Trevor Noah Unknown 1996-07-22
Movie Circle of Friends Sean Walsh 1995-03-16
Movie GoldenEye Boris Grishenko 1995-11-16
Series The High Life 1994-01-09
Movie Black Beauty Black Beauty (voice) 1994-07-29
Movie Second Best Bernard 1994-09-30
Movie Cabaret Emcee 1993-12-09
Series Late Night with Conan O'Brien Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Frasier Unknown 1993-09-16
Movie The Airzone Solution MacNamara 1993-09-30
Movie Prague 1992-05-26
Movie Bernard and the Genie Bernard Bottle 1991-11-23
Series Taggart Unknown 1983-09-06
Series Saturday Night Live Unknown 1975-10-11