Alan Cumming Receives OBE at Buckingham Palace

Cumming

Congratulations to Alan Cumming, who today received an Order of the British Empire (OBE) from Princess Anne.

STV reports:

"Scottish actor Alan Cumming has attended a ceremony at Buckingham Palace to receive an OBE from the Princess Royal.

The star has being honoured for services to film, theatre and the arts and for his work as a gay rights campaigner."

The Press Association reports Cumming was clad head-to-toe in tartan:

"The Scottish star, who was honoured for services to film, theatre and the arts and for his work as a gay rights campaigner, donned a kilt made of the Hunting Cumming pattern for the royal occasion, along with matching jacket and waistcoat.

Cumming said he was pleased to be honoured for his activism in America, where he now lives."

Posted November 24, 2009 at 9:35am ETC by Andy Towle
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