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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming was born on January 27, 1965, in Aberfeldy, Scotland, to Mary (Darling), an insurance company secretary, and Alex Cumming. His family lived nearby in Dunkeld, where his father was a forester for Atholl Estate. The family (including his brother, Tom) moved to Fassfern near Fort William, before moving to the east coast of Scotland in ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Golden Globes. Another 9 wins & 23 nominations. See more awards »

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 2017 Battle of the Sexes (post-production)
Ted Tinling
 2015 Strange Magic
Bog King (voice)
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Gutsy Smurf (voice)
 2012 Maladies
 2012 Sir Billi
Gordon (voice)
 2012 Outback
Bog (voice)
 2011 Almost in Love
 2011 The Smurfs
Gutsy (voice)
 2010/I Burlesque
 2009 It's Complicated
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 2009 Dare
Grant Matson
 2009 Boogie Woogie
Dewey Dalamanatousis
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
John Vandermark
 2006/I Gray Matters
 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
 2005 Neverwas
 2004 Garfield
Persnikitty (voice)
 2000 Company Man
Gen. Batista
 2000 Urbania
 1999 Titus
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Lord Rochester
 1997 For My Baby
Daniel Orgelbrand
 1997 Buddy
Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant
 1996 Emma
Mr Elton
 1995 Circle of Friends
Sean Walsh
 1994 Second Best
 1994 Black Beauty
Black Beauty (voice)
 1992 Prague
Alexander Novak
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(January 1991-July 1991; September 1991-January 1992) He acted in the Royal National Theatre season at the Laurence Olivier Theatre, Cottesloe Theatre, and Lyttelton Theatre all in London, England in Tony Harrison's play, "The Trackers of Oxyrhynchus;" Kenneth Grahame and Alan Bennett's play, "The Wind in the Willows;" David ... See more »

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[on Scottish independence] The Better Together campaign is really like ferrets in a sack. Their backs are against the wall. The fear has not been working, the Scottish people are sick and tired of being patronised. See more »


Graduated from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama with a B.A. and also won the Gordon Bottomley Award for direction, and an award for the speaking of Scots verse in 1985. See more »


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


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