Alan Cumming

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Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming in 2013
Cumming in 2013
Born (1965-01-27) 27 January 1965 (age 59)
CitizenshipUnited Kingdom (1965–present)
United States (2008–present)
Alma materRoyal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Occupation(s)Actor, comedian, filmmaker, singer, writer
Years active1980–present
Known forThe Good Wife; Cabaret (Tony Award)
Notable workNot My Father's Son
Hilary Lyon
(m. 1985; div. 1993)

Grant Shaffer
(m. 2007)

Alan Cumming OBE (born 27 January 1965) is a Scottish actor who is known for his roles in The Smurfs, Spy Kids, Son of the Mask, and in X2. He won an Drama Desk Award and an Tony Award.

Cumming was born on 27 January 1965 in Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland.[1] He studied at Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama. Cumming is openly bisexual.[2] He was married to Hilary Lyon from 1985 until they divorced in 1993. He had been in a civil partnership with Grant Shaffer since 2007. Cumming gained American citizenship in 2008; he has been a dual British-American citizen since then.

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