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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
    8

    Alex Smith

    1984-05-07
    Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, 1984) is an American football quarterback for the...  more

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  • Alex O'Loughlin27
    12

    Alex O'Loughlin

    1976-08-24
    Alex O'Loughlin (born 24 August 1976) is an Australian actor, writer and director, who plays...  more

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  • Alex Ferguson28
    10

    Alex Ferguson

    1941-12-31
    Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson (born 31 December 1941) is a Scottish former football manager...  more

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    #39 of 1,033 The Best Soccer Players from Scotland#52 of 200 The Best Soccer Players from United Kingdom

  • Alex Chiasson29
    10

    Alex Chiasson

    1990-10-01
    Alex Chiasson (French pronunciation: ​[ˈalɛks ˈʃjasɔ̃], born October 1, 1990) is a Canadian...  more
  • Alex Chilton30
    14

    Alex Chilton

    1950-12-28
    William Alexander Chilton (December 28, 1950 – March 17, 2010) was an American...  more
  • Al Jarreau31
    14

    Al Jarreau

    1940-03-12
    Alwin Lopez Jarreau (March 12, 1940 – February 12, 2017) was an American singer and musician....  more

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  • Al Horford32
    7

    Al Horford

    1986-06-03
    Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso (born June 3, 1986) is a Dominican professional basketball player...  more

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  • Alex English33
    12

    Alex English

    1954-01-05
    Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American retired basketball player. He was most...  more

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  • Alex Karras34
    12

    Alex Karras

    1935-07-15
    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
    11

    Al B. Sure!

    1968-06-04
    Albert Joseph Brown III (born June 4, 1968), known professionally as Al B. Sure!, is an...  more
  • Alex Song37
    10

    Alex Song

    1987-09-09
    Alexandre Dimitri Song Billong (born 9 September 1987), better known as Alex Song, is a...  more
  • Alex Len38
    10

    Alex Len

    1993-06-16
    Oleksiy "Alex" Len (born June 16, 1993) is a Ukrainian professional basketball player for the...  more
  • Alex Lifeson39
    11

    Alex Lifeson

    1953-08-27
    Alexandar Zivojinovich, (born 27 August 1953), better known by his stage name Alex Lifeson,...  more

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  • Al Swearengen40
    7

    Al Swearengen

    1845-07-08
    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
  • Al Simmons42
    8

    Al Simmons

    1902-05-22
    Aloysius Harry Simmons (May 22, 1902 – May 26, 1956), born Alois Szymanski, was an American...  more

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  • Al Kaline43
    5

    Al Kaline

    1934-12-19
    Albert William Kaline (December 19, 1934 - March 6, 2020), nicknamed "Mr. Tiger," is an...  more

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  • Al Leiter44
    5

    Al Leiter

    1965-10-23
    Alois Terry Leiter (; born October 23, 1965) is a former Major League Baseball (MLB)...  more
  • Alex Gordon45
    8

    Alex Gordon

    1984-02-10
    Alexander Jonathan Gordon (born February 10, 1984) is an American professional baseball left...  more
  • Alexander Karelin46
    Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Karelin (Russian: Александр Александрович Карелин; born 19 September...  more

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  • Alex Kingston47
    7

    Alex Kingston

    1963-03-11
    Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston (born 11 March 1963) is an English actress, who trained at the...  more
  • Alex Meneses48
    7

    Alex Meneses

    1965-02-12
    Alexandra "Alex" Meneses (born February 12, 1965) is an American actress, and former model,...  more

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  • Al Jefferson49
    5

    Al Jefferson

    1985-01-04
    Al Ricardo Jefferson (born January 4, 1985) is an American former professional basketball...  more
  • Al MacInnis50
    4

    Al MacInnis

    1963-07-11
    Allan MacInnis (born July 11, 1963) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey defenceman...  more