Alan Cumming

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Biography

  • Birth Place: Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 01/27/1965, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor; writer; producer; director
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Alan Cumming Fast Facts:
  • First gained fame in Scotland as half of the camp-comedy duo Vic and Barry (with longtime friend Forbes Masson); the pair went on to costar in the mid-'90s Britcom The High Life.
  • Made his Broadway debut with an acclaimed turn as the Emcee in a 1998 production of Cabaret.
  • In 2005, released a men's fragrance called "Cumming."
  • Officially became a U.S. citizen in November 2008.
  • In 2012, a selection of his photographs, entitled "Alan Cumming Snaps," was exhibited at the Paul Smith store in Los Angeles.
  • Alan Cumming Relationships:
  • Alex Cumming - Father
  • Saffron Burrows - Ex-significant Other
  • Mary - Mother
  • Grant Shaffer - Husband
  • Nick Philippou - Ex-significant Other
  • Tom Cumming - Brother
  • Hilary Lyon - Ex-wife
  • Alan Cumming Awards:
  • 2011 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2011 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2010 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1998 Tony: Actor (Musical) - Winner
  • 2010 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama, Glasgow, Scotland (1985)

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