Alan Cumming (born 27 January 1965), is a Scottish-American actor, singer, writer, producer, director, and activist who has appeared in numerous films, television shows, and plays.
He is also a patron of NORM-UK, an English-registered charity concerned with foreskin health and matters related to circumcision; he has condemned the practice of routine infant circumcision, particularly in the United States where it is common.
Alan Cumming on circumcision
“ From my point of view as a sexual and sensual person, the idea that you would hack away at that and lose sensitivity and nerve endings on the most pleasurable and sensitive part of your body is terrible. It all builds into my idea of America being shameful about sex and so puritanical. ”
– Alan Cumming