Alan Cumming

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Place of Birth: Aberfeldy, Perthshire, Scotland

Date of Birth: 27 January, 1965

Ethnicity: Scottish

Alan Cumming is a Scottish actor, singer, performer, author, and activist. He is the son of Mary (Darling) and Alex Cumming. Alan is married to illustrator Grant Shaffer. He is also a U.S. citizen.

Alan’s maternal grandfather was Thomas “Tommy” Darling (the son of Robert Darling and Elizabeth M. Dryden). Thomas was born in Inverness, Inverness-shire.

Alan’s maternal grandmother was Margaret Nicol Noble (the daughter of Donald Noble and Mary Ann MacRae). Margaret was born in Upper Muckovie Farm, Inverness, Inverness-shire. Donald was the son of Duncan Noble and Eliza Grant. Mary Ann was the daughter of Alexander MacRae and Elizabeth/Eliza Kennedy.

Sources: Alan Cumming on the genealogy program Who Do You Think You Are? (2010) – http://blog.findmypast.co.uk

Genealogy of Alan Cumming (focusing on his mother’s side) – http://www.geni.com

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13 Responses

  1. neiltennant says:

    I see him being of Sephardic Jewish descent and speaking LADINO

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