U.S. film audiences were first introduced to ALAN CUMMING in Circle of Friends. He went on to appear in varied films, including Bryan Singer?s X2: X-Men United, Robert Rodriguez?s Spy Kids trilogy, Romy and Michele?s High School Reunion, Goldeneye, Stanley Kubrick?s Eyes Wide Shut, Titus, Emma and Sweet Land, for which he earned an Independent Spirit Award for producing. Alongside friend Jennifer Jason Leigh, he wrote, produced, directed and starred in the acclaimed The Anniversary Party, which won a National Board of Review Award and two Independent Spirit nominations. His second feature film as actor/director was the 2008 film Ghost Writer, starring David Boreanaz, Anne Heche and Jane Lynch and he was most recently seen in the coming of age independent film, Dare. Next up for him is the film Boogie Woogie, set in the contemporary London art world, released by IFC Films on April 23rd and this fall he?ll be seen in both The Tempest, opposite Helen Mirren, and Burlesque starring Cher and Christina Aguilera. On television, he can currently be seen in CBS?s ?The Good Wife? and on April 18th will appear in Syfy?s ?Riverworld.? He has starred in ?Sex and the City,? ?Frasier,? ?Third Rock From the Sun,? ?The L Word,? ?Reefer Madness? and in Sci-Fi Channel?s record-breaking mini-series ?Tin Man.? He is also the host of PBS? ?Masterpiece Mystery.? Prominent stage work includes his stunning debut as the Emcee in ?Cabaret,? which garnered him a Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle Awards, ?Threepenny Opera,? ?Design for Living,? ?Elle,? ?The Seagull,? ?Bent,? and ?The Bacchae.? He is set to appear as the Green Goblin in Julie Taymor?s ?Spider-Man: Turn Off the Dark? on Broadway. Cumming also recently released his debut album, ?I Bought a Blue Car Today,? and wrote a one-man cabaret show to accompany it that he has toured extensively behind (both domestically and abroad) to rave reviews. He will be bringing the show to Feinstein?s this spring and summer. He was most recently appointed an Officer of the British Empire (OBE) in the Queen?s Birthday Honours list honored for services to film, theater, and the arts, and to activism for equal rights for the gay and lesbian community.