Birth Name: Alan Cumming
Birth Place: United Kingdom
Cumming was born in central Scotland on Jan. 27, 1965, and raised in the east coast region of Angus where his mother was a secretary and his father worked in forestry. Following his graduation from Carnoustie High School, the talented writer worked at the pop music magazine Tops and married his high school sweetheart, Hilary Lyon. But what Cumming really wanted to do was act, so he earned a degree from the Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama in Glasgow, where he trained in regional theater. By the late 1980s, he was appearing in several stage productions a year in both Scotland and London. Meanwhile, Cumming was gaining notice for his comedy skills on the cabaret stages of Glasgow for ...
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