Alan Cumming (born 27 January 1965) is a Scottish-American actor.
As a stage actor, Cumming has appeared in plays such as Hamlet, Accidental Death of an Anarchist, The Threepenny Opera, Cabaret, Design for Living, and Macbeth. He made a cameo appearance in the New York version of the David Bowie musical Lazarus.
In film and television, Cumming's best known credentials are Mr. Elton from Emma, Boris Grishenko from GoldenEye, Fegan Floop from the first three Spy Kids films, Nightcrawler from X2: X-Men United, the announcer for Masterpiece Mystery!, Eli Gold from The Good Wife, as well as King James VI and I from an episode of Doctor Who.
Cumming's voiceover credentials include the title character of the 1994 film Black Beauty, the Devil from God, the Devil and Bob, Bruno the Bear from Shoebox Zoo, Newton from Cat Tale, Gutsy Smurf from the live action films of The Smurfs, and Bog King from Strange Magic. In The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, he had a dual role as Mick Jagged and The Great Gazoo (originally played by Harvey Korman).