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Alan Cumming


Alan Cumming was born on January 27, 1965, in Aberfeldy, Scotland, to Mary (Darling) and Alex Cumming. His family lived nearby in Dunkeld, where his father was a forester for Atholl Estate. The family (Alex, mother Mary, who was an insurance company secretary, and big brothers Tom and Alan) moved to Fassfern near Fort William soon after, before ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Primetime Emmys. Another 9 wins & 11 nominations. See more awards »

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 2010-2014 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Eli Gold
- The Line (2014) ... Eli Gold
- A Weird Year (2014) ... Eli Gold
- The One Percent (2014) ... Eli Gold
- The Deep Web (2014) ... Eli Gold
- Tying the Knot (2014) ... Eli Gold
 2014 The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon (TV Series)
Master of Ceremonies
 2013 Whatever This Is. (TV Series)
Oliver Powers
- Business (2013) ... Oliver Powers
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Gutsy Smurf (voice)
 2013 Arthur (TV Series)
Sebastian
- Show Off/Dog's Best Friend (2013) ... Sebastian (voice)
 2013 Almost in Love
Hayden
 2013 Happy Tears (Short)
Traveler
 2012 Maladies
Alan
 2012 Sir Billi
Gordon the Goat (voice)
 2012 Outback
Bog (voice)
 2011 The Money Pet (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 2011 Masterpiece Mystery (TV Series)
- Zen: Ratking (2011)
 2011 The Smurfs
Gutsy (voice)
 2011 The Runaway (TV Series)
Desrae
- Episode #1.6 (2011) ... Desrae
- Episode #1.5 (2011) ... Desrae
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Desrae
- Episode #1.3 (2011) ... Desrae
- Episode #1.2 (2011) ... Desrae
 2010/I Burlesque
Alexis
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Hitler / Braveheart (voice)
 2010 Riverworld (TV Movie)
Judas Caretaker
 2009 It's Complicated
TV Actor (uncredited)
 2009 Wet (Video Game)
Christopher Sorrell
 2009 The Mystery of Claywoman (Short)
Jon Lauting Phd.
 2009 Dare
Grant Matson
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Dewey Dalamanatousis
 2007-2009 Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World (TV Series)
Chuck / Rupert / Zeke
- Marry X-Mas (2009) ... Chuck (voice)
- House of Race Cards (2009) ... Chuck (voice)
- Death of a Lesbian Bed (2008) ... Chuck (voice)
- Mom Fight (2008) ... Chuck (voice)
 2006-2008 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Interpreter / Interperator
- Adultizzle Swizzle (2008) ... (voice)
- Blankets in a Pig (2008) ... Interpreter (voice, as Alan Cummings)
- Veggies for Sloth (2006) ... Interperator (voice, as Alan Cummings)
 2007 Tin Man (TV Mini-Series)
Glitch
- Tin Man (2007) ... Glitch
- Into the Storm (2007) ... Glitch
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
John Vandermark
 2007 Me, Eloise (TV Series)
- Eloise Goes to Hollywood (2007) ... (voice)
 2006 Sir Billi the Vet
Gordon the Goat (voice)
 2006/I Gray Matters
Gordy
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Nightcrawler (voice)
 2006 Full Grown Men
The Hitchhiker
 2005 Ripley Under Ground
Jeff Constant
 2005 Sweet Land
Young Frandsen
 2005 Eighteen
Father Chris
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
Eugene
 2005 Neverwas
Jake
 2005 Bad Blood (Short)
Davie
 2004 Garfield
Persnikitty (voice)
 2004 The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie)
Mark
 2003 Pits (Short)
Mr. Williams
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
Ahmrit
- Kenny on the Couch (2003) ... Ahmrit
 2002 CinéMagique (Short)
Magician
 2002 Zero Effect (TV Movie)
Daryl Zero
 2002 Becoming Men (Video)
Narrator
 2000-2001 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
The Devil
- Bob Gets Involved (2001) ... The Devil (voice)
- God's Girlfriend (2001) ... The Devil (voice)
- Bob's Father (2001) ... The Devil (voice)
- There's Too Much Sex on TV (2001) ... The Devil (voice)
- Neighbor's Keeper (2001) ... The Devil (voice)
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
Oscar
- The Real Me (2001) ... Oscar
 2000 Company Man
Gen. Batista
 2000 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Host
- Alan Cumming/Jennifer Lopez (2000) ... Host
 2000 Urbania
Brett
 1999 Titus
Saturninus
 1999 Burn Your Phone (Short)
Andy
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Lord Rochester
 1997 Bathtime (Short)
Wrigley
 1997 For My Baby
Daniel Orgelbrand
 1997 Oddville, MTV (TV Series)
 1997 Buddy
Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant
 1996 Emma
Mr. Elton
 1995 Coping with Christmas (TV Movie)
 1995 Comic Relief (TV Movie)
Oliver (segment "Oliver 2: Let's twist Again")
 1995 Circle of Friends
Sean Walsh
 1995 The Chemistry Lesson (TV Movie)
Philip
 1994-1995 The High Life (TV Series)
Sebastian Flight / Sebastian
- Dunk (1995) ... Sebastian Flight
- Dug (1995) ... Sebastian Flight
- Choob (1995) ... Sebastian Flight
- Winch (1995) ... Sebastian Flight
- Birl (1995) ... Sebastian Flight
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
Ronnie
 1994 That Sunday (TV Short)
Stanley
 1994 Second Best
Bernard
 1994 Black Beauty
Black Beauty (voice)
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
Greg Deane
 1993 Mr. Bean (TV Series)
Roddy
- Blind Date (1993) ... Roddy (uncredited)
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie)
Emcee
 1992 Prague
Alexander Novak
 1992 Screen Two (TV Series)
Tulloch
- The Last Romantics (1992) ... Tulloch
 1992 Dread Poets' Society (TV Movie)
Shelley
 1991 Bernard and the Genie (TV Movie)
Bernard Bottle
 1989 Conquest of the South Pole (TV Movie)
 1988 High Road (TV Series)
Jim Hunter
- Episode #1.580 (1988) ... Jim Hunter
- Episode #1.579 (1988) ... Jim Hunter
- Episode #1.578 (1988) ... Jim Hunter
- Episode #1.577 (1988) ... Jim Hunter
 1987 Shadow of the Stone (TV Series)
Tom Henderson
- Episode #1.6 (1987) ... Tom Henderson
- Episode #1.5 (1987) ... Tom Henderson
- Episode #1.3 (1987) ... Tom Henderson
- Episode #1.2 (1987) ... Tom Henderson
- Episode #1.1 (1987) ... Tom Henderson
 1986 Taggart (TV Series)
Jamie McCormack
- Death Call (1986) ... Jamie McCormack
 1986 Passing Glory (Short)
Rab
 1984 Travelling Man (TV Series)
Jamie
- Sudden Death (1984) ... Jamie
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Other Works:

Stage: Appeared in "Singer" by Peter Flannery, Royal Shakespeare Company. See more »

Publicity Listings:

4 Interviews | 7 Articles | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Alan Cummings

Height:

5' 10" (1.78 m)
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Personal Quote:

[on why he feels well-suited to play Salvador Dali] We share a bonkers gene. See more »

Trivia:

Was nominated for a Laurence Olivier Award as Most Promising Newcomer for his performance in the production of "The Conquest of the South Pole" in 1988. See more »

Trademark:

His ability to flawlessly change his voice and appearance for each role

Nickname:

Uppin Cumming

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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