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Alan Cumming

Biography

Alan Cumming

Alan Cumming is an award-winning actor, singer, writer, producer and director. He recently starred in an acclaimed one-man staging of Macbeth on Broadway, and appears on the Emmy Award-winning television show "The Good Wife." He won a Tony Award for his portrayal of the Emcee in the Broadway musical Cabaret, a role he is reprising in 2014. He hosts "PBS Masterpiece Mystery" and has appeared in numerous films, including Spy KidsTitusX2: X-Men UnitedThe Anniversary PartyAny Day Now and Eyes Wide Shut.

Alan Cumming

Books by Alan Cumming

by Alan Cumming - Memoir, Nonfiction

Acclaimed stage, television and film actor Alan Cumming shares the story of his complicated relationship with his emotionally and physically abusive father and the deeply buried family secrets that shaped his life and career. He integrates stories from his childhood with those detailing his experiences as a successful actor today in a memoir that is suspenseful, deeply moving and wickedly funny.

written by William Shakespeare, performed by Alan Cumming - Classics

This radical reimagining of one of Shakespeare’s most deeply psychological plays is set in a psychiatric unit in which narrator and acclaimed film, stage and television actor Alan Cumming is the lone patient. Channeling the story of Macbeth, he is inhabited in turn by each of the characters of the drama, including some of Shakespeare’s most complex and troubled creations.