Alan Cumming: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me

Celebrity News Sep. 23, 2013 AT 2:40PM
Alan Cumming on September 5, 2013 in NYC Alan Cumming: 25 Things You Don't Know About Me Credit: Brad Barket/Getty Images

You can catch Alan Cumming on CBS' The Good Wife, which premieres September 29th at 9:00 P.M. Here, the 48-year-old star of stage and screen dishes to Us!

1. I am not American. I just play one on TV.

2. I was the voice of Black Beauty and I am the voice of Gusty Smurf.

3. I'm vegan.

4. My first job was writing horoscopes for a Scottish newspaper.

5. I hate melon.

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6. I am really good at cooking for large groups of people.

7. I did a sponsored walk along the Great Wall of China for amfAR.

8. I don't have a middle name.

9. I've been married to a woman and now I'm married to a man.

10. I recently sang a duet with Beth Ditto of Gossip.

11. I am pretty nifty with a chain saw.

12. I once danced with Walter Cronkite.

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13. I speak French.

14. I'm in favor of Scotland becoming independent.

15. I've never seen Grease.

16. I had someone's name tattooed on my body two weeks after we met.

17. My dog, Honey, can do impersonations of Andy Warhol, Halle Berry, Carol Channing and Mary J. Blige, all while wearing the same wig.

18. My absolute favorite drink is a vodka martini.

19. I was in Romy and Michele's High School Reunion, but I've never been to a reunion.

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20. I used to think Martha Stewart owned Martha's Vineyard.

21. I've been stranded on a desert island. (Only for 45 minutes and only because my drunk friends thought I was below deck on the yacht we were sailing on, but nonetheless.)

22. Last year, I had an exhibition of photographs called "Alan Cumming Snaps."

23. I was knocked out by a deer.

24. I am a doctor. (I have an honorary arts doctorate, but I can still take your pulse.)

25. I was once escorted off a plane by the FBI.

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