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Who Is The Most Famous Al, Alexander, or Alex In The World?

Updated October 29, 2020 927 votes 57 voters 47.0k views100 items

List RulesVote up all of the famous Als, Alexes, and Alexanders you've heard of.

How many celebrities named Al can you think of? The famous Als and Alexes below have many different professions, including notable actors named Al, famous athletes named Alex, and even political figures named Al.

Al Pacino is certainly one of the most famous Als on this list. One of the famous actors named Al, he's starred in well over 50 movies. He won an Academy Award in 1993 for his role in Scent of a Woman. Another of the famous people with the first name Al is Al Gore. He is the former Vice President of Bill Clinton. After his political career came to an end, he focused on being an advocate for combating climate change.

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  • Alex Smith26

    Alex Smith

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  • Alex O'Loughlin27

    Alex O'Loughlin

    Alex O'Loughlin (born 24 August 1976) is an Australian actor, writer and director, who plays...  more

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  • Alex Ferguson28

    Alex Ferguson

    Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager...  more

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  • Alex Chiasson29

    Alex Chiasson

    Alex Chiasson (French pronunciation: ​[ˈalɛks ˈʃjasɔ̃], born October 1, 1990) is a Canadian...  more
  • Alex Chilton30

    Alex Chilton

    William Alexander Chilton (December 28, 1950 – March 17, 2010) was an American...  more
  • Al Jarreau31

    Al Jarreau

    Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician....  more

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  • Al Horford32

    Al Horford

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  • Alex English33

    Alex English

    Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American retired basketball player. He was most...  more

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  • Alex Karras34

    Alex Karras

    Alexander George Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012) was an American football player,...  more

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  • Alexander Fleming35
    Sir Alexander Fleming (6 August 1881 – 11 March 1955) was a Scottish biologist, physician,...  more

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  • Al B. Sure!36

    Al B. Sure!

    Albert Joseph Brown III (born June 4, 1968), known professionally as Al B. Sure!, is an...  more
  • Alex Song37

    Alex Song

    Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong (born 9 September 1987), better known as Alex Song, is a...  more
  • Alex Len38

    Alex Len

    Oleksiy "Alex" Len (born June 16, 1993) is a Ukrainian professional basketball player for the...  more
  • Alex Lifeson39

    Alex Lifeson

    Alexandar Zivojinovich, (born 27 August 1953), better known by his stage name Alex Lifeson,...  more

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  • Al Swearengen40

    Al Swearengen

    Ellis Alfred Swearengen (July 8, 1845 – November 15, 1904) was an American pimp and...  more
  • Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain41
    Alexander Mark David Oxlade-Chamberlain (born 15 August 1993) is an English professional...  more
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  • Al Kaline43

    Al Kaline

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  • Al Leiter44

    Al Leiter

    Alois Terry Leiter (; born October 23, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB)...  more
  • Alex Gordon45

    Alex Gordon

    Alexander Jonathan Gordon (born February 10, 1984) is an American professional baseball left...  more
  • Alexander Karelin46
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  • Alex Kingston47

    Alex Kingston

    Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston (born 11 March 1963) is an English actress, who trained at the...  more
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    Alex Meneses

    Alexandra "Alex" Meneses (born February 12, 1965) is an American actress, and former model,...  more

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  • Al Jefferson49

    Al Jefferson

    Al Ricardo Jefferson (born January 4, 1985) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Al MacInnis50

    Al MacInnis

    Allan MacInnis (born July 11, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman...  more