- //NEWS FLASH//
- Any Day Now is released in UK cinemas on September 6th...See Alan opposite Lisa Kudrow in Showtime's Web Therapy...Smurfs 2 is in cinemas now...The Head That Wears A Crown, Alan's new CD of Shakespeare speeches is now available...The Good Wife returns to US TV screens on September 29th...Alan appears in Jay Z's video Picasso Baby... Alan's fragrance The Second Cumming is now available with all profits going to charity...//
Alan Cumming recently completed the Broadway run of the National Theatre of Scotland's production of Macbeth, for which he won the Broadway.com and Broadwayworld.com Best Actor awards, the Critics' Award for Theatre in Scotland and a Broadway League Performance of Distinction nomination. He was also recenly honored by the Mayor of NYC with a Made in NY award for his culrural contributions to his adopted home city.
He is currently shooting season 5 of the CBS hit drama The Good Wife for which he has been nominated for multiple Emmy, SAG, Critics' Choice and Satellite awards. He also stars as Austen Clarke opposite Lisa Kudrow in Showtime's Web Therapy and is the host of Masterpiece Mystery on PBS.
He voices Gutsy Smurf in Smurfs 2 in cinemas now, and received five Best Actor awards on the film festival circuit for Any Day Now which is opening around the globe throughout 2013.
His most recent recordings include The Head That Wears A Crown, a CD of Shakspeare speeches, and the narration of Armistead Maupin's Babycakes, one of the many audiobooks he has performed. He received the prestigious Audie Award for Male Performance of the Year in 2010. He has also released an album of songs I Bought A Blue Car Today which won him a Bistro Award.
He recenly appeard in Jay Z's video Picasso Baby and will soon be seen in Maladies with James Franco.
He continues to be an activist for gay rights and education and has received many awards for his work including most recently honors from Bailey House, the Matthew Shephard Foundation, The LGBT Task Force, The Trevor Project and AmFAR . He was awarded an OBE (Officer of the British Empire) for his work in the arts and LGBT rights by the Queen in 2009 and has also received both the Great Scot and Icon of Scotland awards
He was named one of the three most fun people in showbusiness by Time magazine!