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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
Al Pacino is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 78

Birthplace: East Harlem, New York City, New York, United States of America

Alfredo James Pacino (born April 25, 1940), known professionally as Al Pacino, is an American actor and filmmaker who has had a career spanning more than five decades. He has received numerous ...more

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Alex Rodriguez is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 43

Birthplace: Washington Heights, New York City, New York, United States of America

Alexander Emmanuel Rodriguez (born July 27, 1975), nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 22 seasons in Major League ...more

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Al Sharpton is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 64

Birthplace: Brownsville, New York City, New York, United States of America

Alfred Charles Sharpton Jr. (born October 3, 1954) is an American civil rights activist, Baptist minister, talk show host and politician. Sharpton is the founder of the National Action Network. ...more

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Al Gore is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 70

Birthplace: Washington, D.C., United States of America

Albert Arnold Gore Jr. (born March 31, 1948) is an American politician and environmentalist who served as the 45th vice president of the United States from 1993 to 2001. Gore was Bill Clinton's ...more

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Alex Morgan is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 29

Birthplace: Diamond Bar, California

Alexandra Morgan Carrasco (born Alexandra Patricia Morgan; July 2, 1989) is an American soccer player. She is a forward for Orlando Pride in the National Women's Soccer League (NWSL) and the ...more

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Alex Chiasson is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 28

Birthplace: Montreal, Canada

Alex Chiasson (French pronunciation: ​[ˈalɛks ˈʃjasɔ̃], born October 1, 1990) is a Canadian professional ice hockey forward who is currently playing with the Edmonton Oilers of the National ...more
Alexander Skarsgår... is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 42

Birthplace: Stockholm, Sweden

Alexander Johan Hjalmar Skarsgård (born 25 August 1976) is a Swedish actor. He is best known for his roles as vampire Eric Northman on the HBO series True Blood, Meekus in Zoolander, the ...more

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Alex Galchenyuk is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 25

Birthplace: Milwaukee, Wisconsin

Alexander Alexandrovich Galchenyuk is an American professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League. He was drafted third overall by the ...more
Alex Pettyfer is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 28

Birthplace: England, Stevenage

Alexander Richard Pettyfer (born 10 April 1990) is a British actor and model. He appeared in school plays and on television before being cast as Alex Rider, the main character in the 2006 film ...more

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Alexander Ovechkin is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 33

Birthplace: Moscow, Russia

Alexander Mikhailovich Ovechkin (Russian: Александр Михайлович Овечкин, IPA: [ɐlʲɪˈksandr ɐˈvʲetɕkʲɪn]; born September 17, 1985), often referred to as "Ovi" or "the Great ...more

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Al Franken is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 67

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Alan Stuart Franken (born May 21, 1951) is an American politician, comedian, media personality, and author who served as a United States Senator from Minnesota from 2009 to 2018. He became well ...more

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Alex Smith is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 31

Birthplace: Seattle, Washington

Alexander Douglas Smith (born May 7, 1984) is an American football quarterback for the Washington Redskins of the National Football League (NFL). He played college football for the Utah Utes, ...more

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Al Green is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 72

Birthplace: Forrest City, Arkansas, United States of America

Albert Leornes Greene (born April 13, 1946), often known as The Reverend Al Green, is an American singer, songwriter and record producer, best known for recording a series of soul hit singles in ...more

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Alexander the Great is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 33 (355 BC-322 BC)

Birthplace: Pella, Greece

Alexander III of Macedon (Greek: Αλέξανδρος Γʹ ὁ Μακεδών; 20/21 July 356 BC – 10/11 June 323 BC), commonly known as Alexander the Great (Ancient Greek: Ἀλέξανδρος ὁ Μέγας, romanized: ...more

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Al Jefferson is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 34

Birthplace: Monticello, Mississippi, United States of America

Al Ricardo Jefferson (born January 4, 1985) is an American former professional basketball player. He played high school basketball for Prentiss High School in Mississippi before skipping college ...more

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Alexander Graham Bell is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 75 (1847-1922)

Birthplace: Edinburgh, United Kingdom

Alexander Graham Bell ('Graham' pronounced ) (March 3, 1847 – August 2, 1922) was a Scottish-born American inventor, scientist, and engineer who is credited with inventing and patenting the ...more

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Al Horford is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 32

Birthplace: Puerto Plata, Dominican Republic

Alfred Joel Horford Reynoso (born June 3, 1986) is a Dominican professional basketball player for the Philadelphia 76ers of the National Basketball Association. He played college basketball for ...more

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Alexander Hamilton is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Dec. at 47 (1757-1804)

Birthplace: Charlestown, Saint Kitts and Nevis

Alexander Hamilton (January 11, 1755 or 1757 – July 12, 1804) was an American statesman, politician, legal scholar, military commander, lawyer, banker and economist. He was one of the Founding ...more

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Alex O'Loughlin is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 42

Birthplace: Canberra, Australia

Alex O'Loughlin (born 24 August 1976) is an Australian actor, writer and director, who plays Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS' remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0. He had starring ...more

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Alex English is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 65

Birthplace: Columbia, South Carolina, United States of America

Alexander English (born January 5, 1954) is an American retired basketball player. He was most recently an assistant coach with the Sacramento Kings of the National Basketball Association (NBA). ...more

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Alex Trebek is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 78

Birthplace: Greater Sudbury, Canada

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Alex Karras is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: Died at 77 (1935-2012)

Birthplace: Gary, Indiana, United States of America

Alexander George Karras (July 15, 1935 – October 10, 2012) was an American football player, professional wrestler, sportscaster, and actor. He was a four-time Pro Bowl player with the Detroit ...more

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Alex Lifeson is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 65

Birthplace: Fernie, Canada

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Alex Van Halen is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 65

Birthplace: Amsterdam, Netherlands

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Alex Len is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Alexander
Age: 25

Birthplace: Antratsyt, Ukraine

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