Biography

Alan Cumming, OBE, is a Scottish-American stage and screen actor, singer, comedian, director, producer and author. He is best known for playing Emcee in "Cabaret" on stage, for his portrayal of Boris Grishenko in the James Bond movie "GoldenEye" and as Nightcrawler in "X2", for his recurring role of Eli Gold in the CBS television series "The Good Wife", and for his autobiography "Not My Father's Son: A Memoir".

Alan Cumming, OBE, is a Scottish-American stage and screen actor, singer, comedian, director, producer and author. He is best known for playing Emcee in "Cabaret" on stage, for his portrayal of Boris Grishenko in the James Bond movie "GoldenEye" and as Nightcrawler in "X2", for his recurring role of Eli Gold in the CBS television series "The Good Wife", and for his autobiography "Not My Father's Son: A Memoir".

Personal Info

Known For Acting

Gender Male

Known Credits 104

Birthday 1965-01-27

Place of Birth Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland, UK

Official Site http://www.alancumming.com/

Also Known As

  • Alan Cummings

Acting TV ShowsMovies

Rik Mayall Presents(1 episode) as Greg Deane
2018 They'll Love Me When I'm Dead as Narrator
2018 Always at The Carlyle as Himself
2018 Show Dogs as Dante (voice)
2018 Instinct(13 episodes) as Dylan Reinhart
2017 Michael Jackson's Halloween as (voice)
2017 Battle of the Sexes as Ted Tinling
2017 Queers.(1 episode) as Steve
2017 Queer as Art as Himself
2017 After Louie
2016 Hurricane Bianca as Lawrence Taylor
2015 Strange Magic as Bog King (voice)
2014 Chu and Blossom as Uncle
2013 Muse of Fire as Himself
2013 Sir Billi as Gordon the Goat (voice)
2013 The Smurfs: The Legend of Smurfy Hollow as Gutsy Smurf (voice)
2013 The Smurfs 2 as Gutsy Smurf (voice)
2013 Almost in Love as Hayden
2013 Maladies as Alan
2012 Any Day Now as Rudy
2012 The Outs(3 episodes) as Himself
2012 The Outback as Bog (voice)
2011 The Smurfs as Gutsy Smurf (voice)
2011 Web Therapy(1 episode) as Austen Clarke
2011 The Runaway(6 episodes) as Desrae
2010 The Tempest as Sebastian
2010 Burlesque as Alexis
2010 Jackboots on Whitehall as Hitler (voice)
2010 Riverworld as Judas Caretaker
2009 Dare as Grant Matson
2009 The Real Cabaret as Herself
2009 The Good Wife(141 episodes) as Eli Gold
2009 Boogie Woogie as Dewey
2009 Ptown Diaries as Narrator
2008 Big Brother: Celebrity Hijack(29 episodes)
2007 Tin Man(3 episodes) as Glitch
2007 Rick & Steve: The Happiest Gay Couple in All the World(14 episodes)
2007 ShowBusiness: The Road to Broadway
2007 Ghost Writer as John Vandermark
2007 The Graham Norton Show(1 episode) as Himself
2007 Motherfucker: A Movie
2006 The One Show(2 episodes)
2006 Full Grown Men as The Hitchhiker
2006 Reefer Madness: The Movie Musical as Lecturer / Goat-Man / FDR
2006 Web Junk 20(1 episode)
2006 Fabulous! The Story of Queer Cinema as Himself
2005 Ripley Under Ground as Jeff Constant
2005 Sweet Land as Frandsen
2005 Neverwas as Jake
2005 8 out of 10 Cats(1 episode)
2005 Playing It Straight(6 episodes) as Narrator (voice)
2005 Doctor Who(1 episode) as King James
2005 Son of the Mask as Loki
2005 Eighteen as Father Chris
2004 Shoebox Zoo(26 episodes)
2004 The Tony Danza Show(2 episodes)
2004 The L Word(6 episodes)
2004 The Goodbye Girl as Mark
2003 X2 Global Webcast Highlights as Himself
2003 The Second Uncanny Issue of X-Men: Making X2 as Himself
2003 Introducing the Incredible Nightcrawler! as Himself
2003 Spy Kids 3-D: Game Over as Fegan Floop
2003 X2 as Kurt Wagner / Nightcrawler
2002 Nicholas Nickleby as Mr. Folair
2002 Spy Kids 2: The Island of Lost Dreams as Fegan Floop
2002 Through the Night with...(1 episode)
2002 V Graham Norton(2 episodes)
2002 Intimate Affairs as Sevy
2002 CinéMagique as The Magician
2001 The Anniversary Party as Joe Therrian
2001 Josie and the Pussycats as Wyatt Frame
2001 Spy Kids as Fegan Floop
2000 For My Baby
2000 Get Carter as Jeremy Kinnear
2000 The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas as Mick Jagged
2000 God, the Devil and Bob(12 episodes)
2000 Company Man as General Batista
2000 Urbania as Brett
1999 Titus as Saturninus
1999 Annie as Daniel Francis "Rooster" Hannigan
1999 Eyes Wide Shut as Desk Clerk
1999 Plunkett & MacLeane as Lord Rochester
1997 Spice World as Piers
1997 EP Daily(1 episode)
1997 Buddy as Dick Croner, Trudy's Assistant
1997 Romy and Michele's High School Reunion as Sandy Frink
1996 Emma as Mr. Elton
1996 The Daily Show with Trevor Noah(1 episode)
1995 GoldenEye as Boris Grishenko
1995 Circle of Friends as Sean Walsh
1994 Second Best as Bernard
1994 Black Beauty as Black Beauty (voice)
1994 The High Life(8 episodes)
1993 Cabaret as Emcee
1993 Frasier(1 episode) as Ahmrit
1993 Late Night with Conan O'Brien(6 episodes)
1993 Micky Love as Greg Deane
1993 The Airzone Solution as MacNamara
1992 Prague
1991 Bernard and the Genie as Bernard Bottle
1989 Conquest of the South Pole
1983 Taggart(1 episode)
1975 Saturday Night Live(1 episode)

Directing

2007 Ghost WriterDirector
2001 The Anniversary PartyDirector
1994 ButterDirector

Production

2018 Instinct(13 episodes)Executive Producer
2007 Ghost WriterExecutive Producer
2001 The Anniversary PartyProducer

Writing

2001 The Anniversary PartyWriter
1994 The High Life(3 episodes)Writer

Creator

1994 The High LifeCreator

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