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Alan Cumming
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Alan Cumming, OBE was born 27 January 1965 and is a Scottish stage, television and film actor.
   
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Alan Cumming, OBE was born 27 January 1965 and is a Scottish stage, television and film actor. His roles have included Boris in Goldeneye, Kurt Wagner/Nightcrawler in X2: X-Men United, and Fegan Floop in the Spy Kids trilogy. He has also appeared in independent films like The Anniversary Party, which he wrote, directed and starred; and Ali Selim's Sweet Land for which he won an Independent Spirit award as producer. His London stage appearances include Hamlet, Madman in Dario Fo's Accidental Death of an Anarchist for which he received an Olivier award, the lead in Martin Sherman's Bent and as Dionysus in The National Theatre of Scotland's The Bacchae. On Broadway he has appeared as Mac the Knife in The Threepenny Opera and the Emcee in Cabaret for which he won the Tony in 1998. He has also written a novel Tommy's Tale , contributed to many publications, and performs with his band I Bought A Blue Car Today on a regular basis.

Cumming was born in Aberfeldy, in Perthshire, Scotland, the son of Mary, an insurance company secretary, and Alex Cumming, a forester.He has one older brother, Tom. Brought up in Angus, Cumming attended Monikie Primary School and Carnoustie High School and originally aspired to a career in veterinary medicine; but a personality clash with his biology teacher put him off the idea and he subsequently set his sights on becoming an actor.Following graduation, he spent a year and a half employed as an editor for the Scottish pop magazine TOPS before entering the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow.

Cumming divides his time between New York City and London with his dog, Honey.He has dated both men and women, and was once described in The Observer as "a frolicky pan-sexual sex symbol for the new millennium". He has stated that he thinks of himself as bisexual.

In 1985, he married Hilary Lyon. They divorced in 1993.[citation needed]

He wed graphic artist Grant Shaffer in a civil ceremony at the Old Royal Naval College Greenwich on January 7, 2007.The couple met in 2004 and dated for two years before the union. In a profile for The Times, he stated that he "would dearly like to adopt a child."In March 2005, he was honoured with the Vito Russo Award at the 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards for outstanding contributions toward eliminating homophobia.

In November 2006, he was made a Doctor of Arts when given an honorary degree from the University of Abertay Dundee.

Cumming is an LGBT rights activist, and has promoted gay rights on both sides of the Atlantic with organisations such as GLAAD and the HRC, as well as working for several AIDS charities, including AMFAR and Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. He is also a member of the Creative Coalition, an organisation to bring public awareness of social issues. He was presented with the San Francisco Human Rights Campaign's Humanitarian Award in 2005.

Cumming is one of the patrons of Scottish Youth Theatre, Scotland's National Theatre 'for and by' young people. He became a patron of NORM-UK, an English registered charity concerned with the foreskin and genital integrity.

On November 7, 2008, he was sworn in as a citizen of the United States of America at a ceremony in New York City.

Cumming was appointed Officer of the Order of the British Empire (OBE) in the 2009 Birthday Honours for services to film, theatre and the arts and to activism for equal rights for the gay and lesbian community.

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