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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 10 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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The Anniversary Party
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Son of the Mask
GoldenEye Boris Grishenko
X2 Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler


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 2018 Doctor Who (TV Series)
King James
 2018 Instinct (TV Series)
Dr. Dylan Reinhart
 2018 Show Dogs
Dante (voice)
 2017 Michael Jackson's Halloween (TV Movie)
Meriweather (voice)
 2017 Battle of the Sexes
Cuthbert 'Ted' Tinling
 2017 Queers (TV Mini-Series)
 2017 After Louie
Sam Cooper
 2016 Hurricane Bianca
Lawrence Taylor
 2010-2016 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Eli Gold
 2015 What's Your Emergency (TV Series)
Man Stuck in an Inflatable Doll
 2011-2015 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Austen Clarke
 2015 Strange Magic
Bog King (voice)
 2014 Dora the Explorer (TV Series)
White Rabbit
 2013 Whatever This Is. (TV Series)
Oliver Powers
 2013 30 Seconds to Mars: City of Angels (Video short)
Alan Cumming
 2013 The Smurfs 2
Gutsy Smurf (voice)
 2013 The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow (TV Short)
Gutsy Smurf (voice)
 2009-2013 Web Therapy (TV Series)
Austen Clarke
 2013 Arthur (TV Series)
 2013 Happy Tears (Short)
 2012 Maladies
 2012/I Any Day Now
Rudy Donatello
 2012 Sir Billi
Gordon (voice)
 2012 The Outback
Bog (voice)
 2011 The Money Pet (Short)
The Narrator (voice)
 2011 Almost in Love
 2011 The Smurfs
Gutsy (voice)
 2011 The Runaway (TV Mini-Series)
 2010/I Burlesque
 2010/I The Tempest
 2010 Jackboots on Whitehall
Hitler / Braveheart (voice)
 2010 Riverworld (TV Movie)
Judas Caretaker
 2009 It's Complicated
TV Actor (uncredited)
 2009 The Mystery of Claywoman (Short)
Jon Lauting Phd.
 2009 Wet (Video Game)
Christopher Sorrell
 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
 2006-2008 Robot Chicken (TV Series)
Interpreter / Interperator
 2007 Tin Man (TV Mini-Series)
 2007 Suffering Man's Charity
John Vandermark
 2007 Me, Eloise (TV Series)
 2006/I Gray Matters
 2006 X-Men: The Official Game (Video Game)
Nightcrawler (voice)
 2006 Full Grown Men
The Hitchhiker
 2006 The L Word (TV Series)
Billie Blaikie
 2005 Ripley Under Ground
Jeff Constant
 2005 Sweet Land
Young Frandsen
 2005 Eighteen
Father Chris
 2005 Bam Bam and Celeste
 2005 Neverwas
 2005 Bad Blood (Short)
 2005 Son of the Mask
 2005 Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical (TV Movie)
Lecturer / Goat-Man / FDR
 2004 Shoebox Zoo (TV Series)
Bruno the Bear
 2004 Garfield
Persnikitty (voice)
 2004 The Goodbye Girl (TV Movie)
 2003 Pits (Short)
Mr. Williams
 2003 Spy Kids 3: Game Over
Fegan Floop
 2003 X2
Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
 2003 Frasier (TV Series)
 2002 CinéMagique (Short)
 2002 Zero Effect (TV Movie)
Daryl Zero
 2002 Nicholas Nickleby
Mr. Folair
 2002 Courage the Cowardly Dog (TV Series)
 2002 Becoming Men (Video)
 2001 Intimate Affairs
 2001 Sex and the City (TV Series)
 2001 The Anniversary Party
Joe Therrian
 2001 Josie and the Pussycats
Wyatt Frame
 2001 Spy Kids
Fegan Floop
 2000 Get Carter
Jeremy Kinnear
 2000 God, the Devil and Bob (TV Series)
The Devil
 2000 Company Man
Gen. Batista
 2000 3rd Rock from the Sun (TV Series)
Angus 'The Hole' McDuff
 2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas
Gazoo / Mick Jagged
 2000 Urbania
 1999 Titus
 1999 The Wonderful World of Disney (TV Series)
Daniel Francis "Rooster" Hannigan
 1999 Eyes Wide Shut
Desk Clerk
 1999 Plunkett & Macleane
Lord Rochester
 1997 Bathtime (Short)
 1997 Spice World
 1997 For My Baby
Daniel Orgelbrand
 1997 Oddville, MTV (TV Series)
 1997 Buddy
Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant
 1992-1996 Screen Two (TV Series)
Andy / Tulloch
 1996 Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles (TV Series)
John Castaway
 1996 Emma
Mr Elton
 1995 Coping with Christmas (TV Movie)
 1995 GoldenEye
Boris Grishenko
 1995 Circle of Friends
 1995 Ghosts (TV Series)
 1994-1995 The High Life (TV Series)
Sebastian Flight
 1994 Butter (TV Short)
 1994 That Sunday (TV Short)
 1994 Second Best
 1994 Black Beauty
Black Beauty (voice)
 1993 Cabaret (TV Movie)
 1993 The Airzone Solution (Video)
 1993 Micky Love (TV Movie)
Greg Deane
 1993 Mr Bean: Blind Date (Video)
Roddy (uncredited)
 1992 A Word in your Era (TV Series)
Lord Baden Powell / Mozart
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
 1992 Prague
Alexander Novak
 1991 Bernard and the Genie (TV Movie)
Bernard Bottle
 1989 Conquest of the South Pole (TV Movie)
 1988 Take the High Road (TV Series)
Jim Hunter
 1987 Shadow of the Stone (TV Series)
Tom Henderson
 1986 Passing Glory (Short)
 1986 Taggart (TV Series)
Jamie McCormack
 1984 Travelling Man (TV Series)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Narrated Roald Dahl's "Revolting Rhymes and Dirty Beasts" audiobook. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 6 Interviews | 9 Articles | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Alan Cummings


5' 10" (1.78 m)

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Personal Quote:

"My feeling about work is it's much more about the experience of doing it than the end product. Sometimes things that are really great and make lots of money are miserable to make, and vice versa". See more »


Was inducted into the Vanity Fair Hall of Fame for his work in "Cabaret". See more »


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

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