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Famous People Named Alexander  

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List of famous people named Alexander, along with photos. How many celebrities named Alex can you think of? The famous Alexanders below have many different professions, as this list includes notable actors named Alex, athletes named Alexander, and even political figures named Al. Did we forget your favorite famous person whose name is Alexander? Add them to the list.

Alexander Rodriguez, also known as A-Rod, is definitely the heartthrob to beat on this list. He is the New York Yankees infielder with quite a few awards under his belt. But those awards weren't what put him on the front page of the news in 2013. He was part of a pretty big steroids scandal and was suspended for a whole year. Hopefully he learned his lesson.

Alexander Skarsgard is another hottie who will leave you wanting more. Especially with his role in HBO's True Blood. But before then, he starred in HBO's Generation Kill. He's also appeared in Lady Gaga's music video Paparazzi
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Alex Gordon is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 35
Alexander Jonathan Gordon is an American professional baseball left fielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball. Prior to playing professionally, Gordon attended the University ...more
Alex Jones is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 45
Alexander Emerick "Alex" Jones is an American conspiracy theorist, radio show host, documentary filmmaker, and writer. His syndicated news/talk show The Alex Jones Show, based in ...more
Alexander Payne is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 58
Alexander Payne is an American film director, screenwriter, and producer, known for the films Citizen Ruth, Election, About Schmidt, Sideways, The Descendants, and Nebraska. His films are noted ...more
Al Roker is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 64
Albert Lincoln "Al" Roker, Jr. is an American television personality, weather forecaster, actor, and book author. He is best known as being the weather anchor on NBC's Today. On ...more
Al Simmons is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 54 (1902-1956)
Aloysius Harry Simmons, born Aloisius Szymanski, was an American baseball player. Nicknamed "Bucketfoot Al", he played for two decades in Major League Baseball as an outfielder and had ...more
Al Leiter is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 53
Alois Terry Leiter is a former Major League Baseball left-handed starting pitcher. Leiter pitched 19 seasons in the Major Leagues for New York Yankees, Toronto Blue Jays, Florida Marlins, and ...more
Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 25
Alexander Mark David "Alex" Oxlade-Chamberlain is an English footballer who plays for Arsenal and the England national football team as a winger. After rising to prominence with ...more
Alex Ferguson is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 77
Sir Alexander Chapman "Alex" Ferguson, CBE, is a Scottish former football manager and player who managed Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. His time at the club has led to Ferguson ...more
Al Kaline is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 84
Albert William "Al" Kaline, nicknamed "Mr. Tiger", is a former Major League Baseball right fielder. He is a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Kaline played his entire ...more
Al Swearengen is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 59 (1845-1904)
Ellis Albert "Al" Swearengen was a pimp and early entertainment entrepreneur in Deadwood, South Dakota, who ran the Gem Theater, a notorious brothel, for 22 years and combined a ...more
Al Jolson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 64 (1886-1950)
Al Jolson was an American singer, film actor, and comedian. At the peak of his career, he was dubbed "The World's Greatest Entertainer". His performing style was brash and extroverted, ...more
Alexander Fleming is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 74 (1881-1955)
Sir Alexander Fleming, FRSE, FRS, FRCS was a Scottish biologist, pharmacologist and botanist. He wrote many articles on bacteriology, immunology, and chemotherapy. His best-known discoveries are ...more
Al Snow is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 55
Allen "Al" Ray Sarven is an American semi-retired professional wrestler and actor better known by his ring name of Al Snow. He is currently signed with Total Nonstop Action Wrestling ...more
Al Davis is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 82 (1929-2011)
Allen "Al" Davis was an American football coach and executive. He was the principal owner and general manager of the Oakland Raiders of the National Football League from 1972 to 2011. ...more
Alexander Mogilny is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 50
Alexander Gennadevich Mogilny is a former Russian professional ice hockey player, currently the general manager of Admiral Vladivostok of the Kontinental Hockey League. In the National Hockey ...more
Al Rosen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 95
Albert Leonard "Al" Rosen, nicknamed "Flip" and "The Hebrew Hammer", was an American baseball third baseman and right-handed slugger in the Major Leagues for ten ...more
Al MacInnis is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 55
Allan MacInnis is a retired Canadian ice hockey defenceman who played 23 seasons in the National Hockey League for the Calgary Flames and St. Louis Blues. A first round selection of the Flames ...more
Al Di Meola is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 64
Al Di Meola is an acclaimed American jazz fusion and Latin jazz guitarist, composer, and record producer of Italian origin. With a musical career that has spanned more than three decades, he has ...more
Al Capone is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 48 (1899-1947)
Alphonse Gabriel "Al" Capone was an American who attained fame during the Prohibition era. His seven-year reign as boss ended when he was 33 years old. Born in the borough of Brooklyn ...more
Alex Meneses is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 50
Alexandra Estella DeAnna "Alex" Meneses is an American television and film actress and model. She was born in Chicago of Mexican-American descent on her father's side and ...more
Alexander McQueen is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 41 (1969-2010)
Lee Alexander McQueen, CBE was a British fashion designer and couturier. He is known for having worked as chief designer at Givenchy from 1996 to 2001 and for founding his own Alexander McQueen ...more
Alex Pietrangelo is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 29
Alexander Pietrangelo is a Canadian professional ice hockey defenceman currently playing for, and serving as alternate captain of, the St. Louis Blues of the National Hockey League. As a junior, ...more
Alex Kingston is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 55
Alexandra Elizabeth "Alex" Kingston is an English actress. She is known for her roles as Dr. Elizabeth Corday on the NBC medical drama ER and as River Song in the BBC science fiction ...more
Alexander Karelin is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 51
Aleksandr Aleksandrovich Karelin is a Hero of the Russian Federation and retired Greco-Roman wrestler for the Soviet Union and Russia. Nicknamed the "Russian Bear", "Russian King ...more
Alex Ríos is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
age 38
Alexis Israel Ríos is a Puerto Rican-American professional baseball outfielder for the Kansas City Royals of Major League Baseball. He has also played in MLB for the Toronto Blue Jays, ...more