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Alan Cumming Height, Weight, Age, Body Statistics

Alan Cumming Quick Info
Height 5 ft 9 in
Weight 68 kg
Date of Birth January 27, 1965
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Spouse Grant Shaffer

Alan Cumming is a Scottish-American actor, comedian, singer, writer, filmmaker, and activist who has been featured in numerous British and American theatre plays, TV series, and films. He had also hosted a talk show titled Eavesdropping with Alan Cumming, and in 2005, had launched a line of perfumed products.

Born Name

Alan Cumming

Nick Name

Alan

Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021
Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in February 2021 (Alan Cumming / Instagram)

Sun Sign

Aquarius

Born Place

Aberfeldy, Perth and Kinross, Scotland, United Kingdom

Residence

Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States

Nationality

AmericanScottish nationality

 

 

He holds dual nationality.

Education

Alan had attended the Monikie Primary School in Angus, Scotland, and the Carnoustie High School, a secondary school in Carnoustie, Scotland.

After his high school graduation, he had joined the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama (now known as the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland), a renowned school of dance, drama, music, production, and film in Glasgow, Scotland. He had graduated from there with a B.A. degree.

Occupation

Actor, Comedian, Singer, Writer, Filmmaker, Activist

Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021
Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in January 2021 (Alan Cumming / Instagram)

Family

  • Father – Alex Cumming (Former Forester)
  • Mother – Mary Cumming (née Darling) (Former Insurance Executive)
  • Siblings – Tom Cumming (Older Brother) (Property Manager)
  • Others – Thomas ‘Tommy’ Darling (Maternal Grandfather), Margaret Nicol Noble (Maternal Grandmother). He has a niece and 2 nephews.

Build

Slim

Height

5 ft 9 in or 175 cm

Weight

68 kg or 150 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Alan has dated –

  1. Marina Drujko – Rumor
  2. Hilary Lyon (1984–1993) – Alan had started dating actress Hilary Lyon in 1984. The couple got married in 1985 and had parted ways in 1993.
  3. Saffron Burrows (1994-1996)
  4. Nick Philippou
  5. Grant Shaffer (2005-Present) – Alan had started dating graphic artist and illustrator Grant Shaffer in 2005. They became civil partners at the Old Royal Naval College in Greenwich, London, on January 7, 2007. They got legally married, in New York, on January 7, 2012, exactly 5 years later.

Race / Ethnicity

White

He is of Scottish descent.

Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020
Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in December 2020 (Alan Cumming / Instagram)

Hair Color

Salt-and-Pepper

Eye Color

Hazel

Sexual Orientation

Bisexual

Distinctive Features

  • Slender frame
  • Tousled, wavy hair
  • Often sports a light stubble

Religion

Agnostic Atheism

Brand Endorsements

Alan has been featured in the TV commercials for –

  • Minute Maid (1992)
  • Foster’s lager (1992)
  • Lee jeans

Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020
Alan Cumming as seen in an Instagram Post in November 2020 (Alan Cumming / Instagram)

Alan Cumming Facts

  1. In his autobiography titled Not My Father’s Son (2014), Alan had revealed that he had endured a difficult childhood due to the emotional and physical violence that his father used to inflict on him. His mother had wanted to obtain a divorce due to this but could not do so as she was financially dependent on him.
  2. He became estranged from his father in his early 20s and did not have any contact with him until 2010 when his father claimed that he believed that he was not his biological son. Alan and his brother then underwent DNA tests that proved they were indeed his biological children.
  3. In March 2005, he was honored with the ‘Vito Russo Award’ at the 16th Annual GLAAD Media Awards in recognition of his staunch stand against homophobia.
  4. In November 2006, the University of Abertay Dundee had conferred upon him an honorary Doctor of Arts degree.
  5. During the 2009 Queen’s Birthday Honours, he was appointed an ‘Officer of the Most Excellent Order of the British Empire’ for his services to film, theatre, arts, and his activism for LGBT rights.
  6. In 2012, he began to maintain a vegan lifestyle.
  7. He is fluent in German.

Featured Image by Alan Cumming / Instagram

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