Alan Cumming

Actor · Producer · Director
IVA Star Rating : 85
Alan Cumming is a Scottish actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, and activist who has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and plays. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Accidental Death of an Anarchist, the lead in Bent, and The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. read more

Alan Cumming is a Scottish actor, comedian, singer, writer, producer, director, and activist who has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and plays. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, the Maniac in Accidental Death of an Anarchist, the lead in Bent, and The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. On Broadway, he has appeared in The Threepenny Opera, as the master of ceremonies in Cabaret, Design for Living and a one-man adaptation of Macbeth. His best-known film roles include his performances in Emma, GoldenEye, the Spy Kids trilogy, Son of the Mask, and X2. Cumming also introduces Masterpiece Mystery! for PBS and appeared on The Good Wife, for which he has been nominated for three Primetime Emmy Awards, two Screen Actors Guild Awards, two Golden Globe Awards and a Satellite Award. A filming of his Las Vegas cabaret show, Alan Cumming Sings Sappy Songs, aired on PBS stations in November 2016.

Born

Wednesday, 27 January 1965

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Actor Filmography

My Old School Brandon Lee (re-enactments) / Brandon 2022
Dead End: Paranormal Park Harmony - Demonic Feaster on Fear 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
The Prince Owen 2021
Schmigadoon! Mayor Aloysius Menlove 2021
Hot White Heist Sass 2021
Briarpatch Clyde Brattle 2020
Helpsters Dancer Dave 2019
Prodigal Son Simon Hoxley 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
(see additional filmography)

Actor Filmography

My Old School Brandon Lee (re-enactments) / Brandon 2022
Dead End: Paranormal Park Harmony - Demonic Feaster on Fear 2022
Broadway: Beyond the Golden Age Self 2021
The Prince Owen 2021
Schmigadoon! Mayor Aloysius Menlove 2021
Hot White Heist Sass 2021
Briarpatch Clyde Brattle 2020
Helpsters Dancer Dave 2019
Prodigal Son Simon Hoxley 2019
Tamron Hall Self 2019
They'll Love Me When I'm Dead Narrator / Self - Narrator 2018
Show Dogs Dante (voice) / Dante 2018
Always at The Carlyle Self 2018
Instinct Dr. Dylan Reinhart 2018
After Louie Sam Cooper 2018
Michael Jackson's Halloween (voice) / Meriweather 2017
Battle of the Sexes Ted Tinling / Cuthbert 'Ted' Tinling 2017
Queers Steve 2017
The Untold Tales of Armistead Maupin Himself (voice) 2017
The Good Fight Eli Gold 2017
Harry Self - Guest 2016
Hurricane Bianca Lawrence Taylor 2016
73rd Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2016
The Late Show with Stephen Colbert Self - Guest, Self 2015
Bridget Everett: Gynecological Wonder Self 2015
The 69th Annual Tony Awards Self - Host 2015
The Late Late Show with James Corden Himself - Guest 2015
Strange Magic Bog King (voice) / Bog King 2015
The New Yorker Presents God 2015
72nd Golden Globe Awards Self - Nominee 2015
Saving My Tomorrow Self - Narrator 2014
The Meredith Vieira Show Self - Guest 2014
The 68th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter & Performer 2014
Late Night with Seth Meyers Self - Guest 2014
The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon Self - Guest, Self - Master of Ceremonies 2014
Chu and Blossom Uncle / Uncle Jackie 2014
Broad City Alan Cumming 2014
Portrait Artist of the Year Self - Sitter 2013
Muse of Fire Himself / Self 2013
The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow Gutsy Smurf (voice) / Gutsy Smurf 2013
Losing It with John Stamos Self 2013
Picasso Baby: A Performance Art Film Self - Actor / Himself 2013
Whatever This Is. Oliver Powers 2013
The Smurfs 2 Gutsy Smurf (voice) / Gutsy Smurf 2013
In the Woods Self 2013
The 67th Annual Tony Awards Self - Presenter 2013
The Cumming Attraction: Backstage at 'Macbeth' with Alan Cumming Self - Host 2013
Almost in Love Hayden 2013
The Broadway.com Show Self 2013
Any Day Now Rudy Donatello 2012
Larry King Now Himself - Guest 2012
Maladies Alan 2012
Sir Billi Gordon / Gordon the Goat (voice) 2012
The Outs Self, Self - Alan 2012
Outback Bog (voice) / Bog 2012
CBS This Morning Self - Guest 2012
Would You Rather...? with Graham Norton Self 2011
The Chew Himself - Guest 2011
The Smurfs Gutsy / Gutsy Smurf (voice) 2011
Web Therapy Austen Clarke 2011
Rocco's Dinner Party Self 2011
Big Morning Buzz Live Self - Guest 2011
The Runaway Desrae 2011
Kingdom Come Self 2011
Show People with Paul Wontorek Self 2010
The Tempest Sebastian 2010
Burlesque Alexis 2010
Conan Himself - Guest 2010
The Talk Self - Guest 2010
Invitation to World Literature Self 2010
Jackboots on Whitehall Hitler / Braveheart / Hitler (voice) 2010
Riverworld Judas Caretaker 2010
It's Complicated TV Actor 2009
Talk Stoop Self - Guest, Self 2009
Dare Grant Matson 2009
The Good Wife Eli Gold 2009
Scotland on Screen Self - Presenter 2009
PoliWood Self 2009
Boogie Woogie Dewey / Dewey Dalamanatousis 2009
Watch What Happens Live with Andy Cohen Self - Guest 2009
Ptown Diaries Narrator 2009
Late Night with Jimmy Fallon Himself - Guest 2009
1st Look Self 2008
Web Therapy Austen Clarke 2008
Full Grown Men The Hitchhiker 2008
The Wendy Williams Show Self - Guest 2008
The Electric Company Self 2007
Tin Man Glitch 2007
Rick & Steve the Happiest Gay Couple in All the World Chuck, Chuck / Rupert, Chuck / Zeke 2007
Chelsea Lately Self - Guest 2007
ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway Self 2007
ADHDtv: With Lew Marklin Self - Celebrity Guest 2007
Suffering Man's Charity John Vandermark 2007
The Graham Norton Show Self - Guest 2007
Gray Matters Gordy 2006
Me, Eloise (voice) 2006
Rachael Ray Self - Guest 2006
The Charlotte Church Show Self - Guest 2006
The One Show Self - Guest 2006
The 60th Annual Tony Awards Self - Performer 2006
Screenwipe Self 2006
Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema Self 2006
Ripley Under Ground Jeff Constant 2005
Sweet Land Frandsen / Young Frandsen 2005
The Colbert Report Himself - Guest 2005
Made in Hollywood Self 2005
Bam Bam and Celeste Eugene 2005
Queer Edge with Jack E. Jett Self 2005
Neverwas Jake 2005
8 Out of 10 Cats Self -, Self 2005
Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical FDR / Lecturer / Goat-Man 2005
Doctor Who King James 2005
Son of the Mask Loki 2005
The Hour Self 2005
The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson Himself - Guest 2005
Eighteen Father Chris 2005
Fashion News Live Himself 2004
Who Do You Think You Are? Self 2004
The Tony Danza Show Self - Guest 2004
Shoebox Zoo Bruno the Bear 2004
The Graham Norton Effect Self - Guest 2004
Garfield Persnikitty (voice) / Persnikitty 2004
The L Word Billie Blaikie 2004
The Goodbye Girl Mark 2004
Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over Fegan Floop 2003
X2: X-Men United Nightcrawler / Kurt Wagner 2003
Real Time with Bill Maher Self - Guest 2003
Jimmy Kimmel Live! Himself - Shots Tequila at The Emmy's 2003
Nicholas Nickleby Mr. Folair 2002
Foyle's War Self - Host 2002
Spy Kids 2: Island of Lost Dreams Fegan Floop 2002
Searching for Debra Winger Self 2002
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Passions: America's Greatest Love Stories Self 2002
V Graham Norton Self - Guest 2002
Intimate Affairs Sevy 2002
CinéMagique Magician / The Magician 2002
Last Call with Carson Daly Himself - Guest 2002
Friday Night with Jonathan Ross Self - Guest 2001
Dinner for Five Self - Special Guest 2001
The Anniversary Party Joe Therrian 2001
Weakest Link Self - Guest 2001
Josie and the Pussycats Wyatt Frame 2001
Spy Kids Fegan Floop 2001
Robot Chicken (voice), Interperator, Interpreter 2001
For My Baby Daniel Orgelbrand 2000
Get Carter Jeremy Kinnear 2000
Dora the Explorer White Rabbit 2000
Loser Emcee / Self 2000
Under the Pink Carpet Self 2000
The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas Gazoo / Mick Jagged / The Great Gazoo 2000
Company Man Gen. Batista / General Batista 2000
God, the Devil and Bob The Devil (voice), The Devil 2000
Urbania Brett 2000
Titus Saturninus 1999
Courage the Cowardly Dog (voice), Rumpledkiltskin 1999
The Martin Short Show Self - Guest 1999
Loose Women Himself, Self, Himself - Performer 1999
Eyes Wide Shut Desk Clerk 1999
Plunkett & Macleane Lord Rochester 1999
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts Self 1998
The 52nd Annual Tony Awards Self - Performer & Winner 1998
Sex and the City Oscar 1998
Spice World Piers 1997
The Wonderful World of Disney Daniel Francis "Rooster" Hannigan 1997
The View Himself - Guest, Himself 1997
Buddy Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant / Dick 1997
Romy and Michele's High School Reunion Sandy Frink 1997
Emma Mr Elton 1997
Light Lunch Self 1997
Theater Talk Self 1996
Gargoyles: The Goliath Chronicles John Castaway 1996
Arthur Sebastian 1996
The Daily Show Self - Guest 1996
3rd Rock from the Sun Angus 'The Hole' McDuff 1996
GoldenEye Boris Grishenko 1995
Circle of Friends Sean / Sean Walsh 1995
Second Best Bernard 1994
Black Beauty Black Beauty / Black Beauty (voice) 1994
Butter Ronnie 1994
Cabaret Emcee 1993
Frasier Ahmrit 1993
Late Night with Conan O'Brien Himself - Guest 1993
The Airzone Solution MacNamara 1993
Prague Alexander Novak 1992
HBO First Look Self 1992
Bernard and the Genie Bernard Bottle 1991
Have I Got News for You Self 1990
The Simpsons Loki 1989
Inside Edition Self 1988
Screen Two Andy, Tulloch 1985
Taggart Jamie McCormack 1983
Entertainment Tonight Self 1981
Take the High Road Jim Hunter 1980
Working in the Theatre Self 1976
Saturday Night Live Self - Host 1975
Masterpiece Classic Self - Host 1971
Jeopardy! Himself (voice) 1964

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Producer Filmography

2016 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2016 Emmy Outstanding Special Class Program Nominated
2015 Golden Globe Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television Nominated
2015 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2011 Emmy Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
2010 Emmy Outstanding Guest Actor in a Drama Series Nominated
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