Famous People Named Alain 

Updated October 13, 2018 97 items
Who knew there were so many famous people named Alain in the world? Our list of celebrities named Alain includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Alains below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Alain, actors named Alain, and much more. Alain Delon, Alain Prost, and Alain LeRoy Locke are only a few of the well-known people named Alain on this list.
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Alain Delon is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Soldier, Television producer, Film Producer

Age: 83

Birthplace: Sceaux, France

Alain Fabien Maurice Marcel Delon (born 8 November 1935) is a French actor and businessman. He is known as one of Europe's most prominent actors and screen sex symbols from the 1960s. He ...more

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Alain Prost is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Race car driver

Age: 64

Birthplace: Lorette, Loire, France

Alain Marie Pascal Prost OBE (born 24 February 1955) is a retired French racing driver and a four-time Formula One Drivers' Champion. From 1987 until 2001 Prost held the record for most Grand ...more
Alain LeRoy Locke is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Writer, Philosopher

Age: Dec. at 68 (1886-1954)

Birthplace: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

Alain Leroy Locke (September 13, 1885 – June 9, 1954) was an American writer, philosopher, educator, and patron of the arts. Distinguished as the first African-American Rhodes Scholar in 1907, ...more
Alain Resnais is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Screenwriter, Cinematographer, Film Editor

Age: Dec. at 92 (1922-2014)

Birthplace: Vannes, France

Alain Resnais (French: [alɛ̃ ʁɛnɛ]; 3 June 1922 – 1 March 2014) was a French film director and screenwriter whose career extended over more than six decades. After training as a film editor in ...more
Alain de Botton is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Author, Essayist, Actor

Age: 49

Birthplace: Switzerland, European Free Trade Association, Zurich District, Zürich, Canton of Zurich

Alain de Botton, FRSL (; born 20 December 1969) is a Swiss-born British philosopher and author. His books discuss various contemporary subjects and themes, emphasizing philosophy's relevance to ...more

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Alain Bernard is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Soldier, Swimmer

Age: 35

Birthplace: Aubagne, France

Alain Bernard (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ bɛʁnaʁ]; born 1 May 1983) is a former French swimmer from Aubagne, Bouches-du-Rhône. Bernard won a total of four medals (two golds, one silver, ...more
Alain Giresse is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 66

Birthplace: Langoiran, France

Alain Jean Giresse (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ ʒiʁɛs]; born 2 August 1952) is a French football coach and former player who played as a midfielder. He was French footballer of the year in ...more

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Alain Badiou is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 82

Birthplace: Morocco, Rabat

Alain Badiou (; French: [alɛ̃ badju] (listen) ; born 17 January 1937) is a French philosopher, formerly chair of Philosophy at the École normale supérieure (ENS) and founder of the ...more
Alain Daniélou is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Indologist, Historian, Author

Age: Dec. at 87 (1907-1994)

Birthplace: Neuilly-sur-Seine, Paris, France

Alain Daniélou (4 October 1907 – 27 January 1994) was a French historian, intellectual, musicologist, Indologist, and a noted Western convert to and expert on Shaivite Hinduism. In 1991, ...more
Alain Johannes is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Bassist, Record producer, Guitarist

Age: 56

Birthplace: DVD Region 4, Chile, South America, Americas, Latin America

Alain Johannes Mociulski (born May 2, 1962) is a Chilean-American multi-instrumentalist and vocalist, whose primary instruments are guitar and drums. He is a founding member of several bands, ...more
Alain Souchon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Singer-songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: 74

Birthplace: Casablanca, Morocco

Alain Souchon (French pronunciation: ​[alɛ̃ suʃɔ̃]; born Alain Kienast; 27 May 1944) is a French singer-songwriter and actor. He has released 15 albums and has played roles in seven films.

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Alain Sutter is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 51

Birthplace: Bern, Switzerland

Alain Sutter (born 22 January 1968) was one of the most successful Swiss football players during the 1990s.
Alain Chabat is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Television producer, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 60

Birthplace: Oran, Algeria

Alain Chabat (born 24 November 1958) is a French actor, director, screenwriter and television presenter. He was originally known for his work in the comedy group Les Nuls, including as the ...more
Alain Bashung is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Songwriter, Actor, Singer

Age: Dec. at 62 (1947-2009)

Birthplace: Paris, France

Alain Bashung (French: [alɛ̃ baʃuŋ]; born Alain Baschung 1 December 1947 – 14 March 2009) was a French singer, songwriter and actor. Credited with reviving the French chanson in “a time of ...more
Alain Enthoven is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Educator, Professor, Economist

Age: 88

Alain C. Enthoven (born September 10, 1930) is an American economist. He was a Deputy Assistant Secretary of Defense from 1961 to 1965, and from 1965 to 1969, he was the Assistant Secretary of ...more
Alain Lamassoure is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 75

Birthplace: Pau, Pyrénées-Atlantiques, France

Alain Lamassoure (born 10 February 1944 in Pau) is a French politician and Member of the European Parliament for the south-west of France. He was a member of Les Républicains, which is ...more
Alain Trudel is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Alain Trudel Conductor

Age: 52

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Alain Trudel (born 13 June 1966) is a Canadian conductor, trombonist and composer.
Alain Boublil is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Librettist, Film Producer, Screenwriter

Age: 77

Birthplace: Tunis, Tunisia

Alain Boublil (born 5 March 1941) is a French musical theatre lyricist and librettist, best known for his collaborations with the composer Claude-Michel Schönberg for musicals on Broadway ...more
Alain Sarde is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Television producer, Film Producer, Actor

Age: 66

Birthplace: Boulogne-Billancourt, France

Alain Sarde is a French film producer and actor.
Alain Silver is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Alain Silver Film Producer, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: 72

Alain Silver is a US film producer, director, and screenwriter; music producer; film critic, film historian, DVD commentator, author and editor of books and essays on film topics, especially ...more
Alain Giletti is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 79

Birthplace: Bourg-en-Bresse, France

Alain Giletti (born 11 September 1939 in Bourg-en-Bresse, Ain) is a French figure skater. He is the 1960 World champion, the 1955-1957 & 1960-1961 European champion and is a ten-time ...more
Alain Juppé is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 73

Birthplace: Mont-de-Marsan, France

Alain Marie Juppé (French: [alɛ̃ ʒype]; born 15 August 1945) is a French politician, and a member of The Republicans. He was Prime Minister of France from 1995 to 1997 under President ...more
Alain Vigneault is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Alain

Age: 57

Birthplace: Quebec City, Canada

Alain Vigneault (born May 14, 1961) is a Canadian professional ice hockey head coach for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). Vigneault has previously coached the ...more
Alain Tanner is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Director

Age: 89

Birthplace: Geneva, Switzerland

Alain Tanner (born 6 December 1929) is a Swiss film director.
Alain Robbe-Grillet is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Alain
Novelist, Screenwriter, Actor

Age: Dec. at 86 (1922-2008)

Birthplace: Brest, France

Alain Robbe-Grillet (French: [a.lɛ̃ ʁɔb ɡʁi.jɛ]; 18 August 1922 – 18 February 2008) was a French writer and filmmaker. He was one of the figures most associated with the Nouveau Roman (new ...more