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Have you ever realized how many famous people named Alvin there are? We put together this list of celebrities named Alvin to show that Alvins have a lot of good representation for their names. Some of the famous Alvins on this list might go by Alvie, so this list also includes famous people named Alvie. From actors named Alvin to athletes named Alvin, this list should include the most notable people whose name is Alvin. This list includes well-known Alvins like "Ten Years After" front man Alvin Lee, American Hardcore actor and basketball player Alvin Robertson, and former basketball player Alvin Williams.

Alvin Lee is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Lee Died at 69 (1944-2013) Alvin Lee was an English singer and guitarist, best known as the lead vocalist and lead guitarist with the blues rock band Ten Years After.

Alvin Robertson is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Robertson age 55 Alvin Robertson appeared in the American Hardcore documentary film.

Alvin Williams is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Williams age 43 Alvin Leon Williams is a retired American professional basketball player who played in the National Basketball Association from 1997 to 2007.

Alvin Dark is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Dark age 96 Alvin Ralph "Al" Dark, nicknamed "Blackie" and "The Swamp Fox", was an American baseball player who was a shortstop and manager in Major League Baseball and played ...more

Alvin Davis is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Davis age 57 Alvin Glenn Davis, nicknamed "Mr. Mariner", is a former Major League Baseball first baseman and designated hitter. Davis played his career primarily for the Seattle Mariners. He won ...more

Alvin Harper is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Harper age 48 Alvin Craig Harper is a former American football player in the National Football League. In the 1991 NFL Draft, the Cowboys selected wide receiver Harper with the twelfth pick in the first ...more

Alvin C. York is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin C. York Died at 77 (1887-1964) Alvin Cullum York, known also by his rank, Sergeant York, was one of the most decorated American soldiers in World War I. He received the Medal of Honor for leading an attack on a German machine ...more

Alvin Ailey is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Ailey Died at 58 (1931-1989) Alvin Ailey was an African-American choreographer and activist who founded the Alvin Ailey American Dance Theater in New York City. He is credited with popularizing modern dance and ...more

Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin 'Youngblood' Hart age 55 Alvin Youngblood Hart is a Grammy Award-winning American musician.

Alvin Patrimonio is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Patrimonio age 51 Alvin Vergara Patrimonio is a retired Filipino professional basketball player from the Philippine Basketball Association and is the current team manager for the Purefoods Star Hotshots. ...more

Alvin Francis Poussaint is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Francis Poussaint age 83 Alvin Francis Poussaint is a professor of psychiatry at Harvard Medical School and the author of numerous books on child psychiatry, with a particular focus on the raising of African-American ...more

Alvin Epstein is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Epstein age 92 Alvin Epstein is a film and voice actor.

Alvin Kraenzlein is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Kraenzlein Died at 52 (1876-1928) Alvin Christian "Al" Kraenzlein, known as "the father of the modern hurdling technique", was an American track-and-field athlete, and the first sportsman in the history of ...more

Alvin Batiste is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Batiste Died at 75 (1932-2007) Alvin Batiste was an Avant-garde jazz clarinetist born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He taught at his own jazz institute at Southern University in Baton Rouge. His final album was a tribute ...more

Alvin Plantinga is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Plantinga age 85 Alvin Carl Plantinga is an American analytic philosopher, the John A. O'Brien Professor of Philosophy Emeritus at the University of Notre Dame, and the inaugural holder of the Jellema Chair in ...more

Alvin Kallicharran is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Kallicharran age 69 Alvin Isaac Kallicharran is a former West Indian batsman of Indo-Guyanese ethnicity who played from 1972 to 1981. Kallicharran was born in Georgetown, British Guiana. His brother Derek played ...more

Alvin Wistert is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Wistert Died at 89 (1916-2005) Alvin Lawrence "Moose" Wistert was an American football player. A native of Chicago, Illinois, he played college football at the tackle position for Boston University in 1946 and at ...more

Alvin Brown is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Brown age 56 Alvin Brown is an American politician who is Mayor of Jacksonville, Florida. The first African American elected to the position, he succeeded John Peyton on July 1, 2011. He is a member of the ...more

Alvin Rakoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Rakoff age 91 Alvin Rakoff is a Canadian film and television director who has spent the bulk of his career in England and directed more than 100 television plays, as well as a dozen feature films and numerous ...more

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Alvin "Seeco" Patterson age 87 Alvin "Seeco" Patterson is a percussionist. He was a member of The Wailers Band.

Alvin Powell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Powell age 58 Alvin Powell is an actor.

Alvin Karpis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Karpis Died at 72 (1907-1979) Alvin Francis Karpis, a Depression-era gangster nicknamed "Creepy" for his sinister smile and called "Ray" by his gang members, was a Canadian born criminal of Lithuanian ...more

Alvin Hall is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Hall age 65 Alvin D. Hall is an American financial adviser, author and media personality.

Alvin Curran is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Curran age 79 Alvin Curran is an American composer. He is also the co-founder, with Frederic Rzewski and Richard Teitelbaum, of Musica Elettronica Viva, and a former student of Elliott Carter. Curran's music ...more

Alvin Gentry is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Gentry age 63 Alvin Harris Gentry is an American basketball coach. He currently serves as associate head coach for the Golden State Warriors. Gentry was a former former college basketball player, who has led ...more

Alvin Liberman is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Liberman Died at 83 (1917-2000) Alvin Meyer Liberman was born in St. Joseph, Missouri. Liberman was an American psychologist. His idea set the agenda for fifty years of psychological research in speech perception.

Alvin Martin is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Martin age 59 Alvin Edward Martin is a retired English footballer who played as a defender. Playing most of his footballing career for West Ham United he appeared in 598 games for scoring 34 goals. With the ...more

Alvin Alcorn is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Alcorn Died at 91 (1912-2003) Alvin Alcorn was an American New Orleans jazz trumpeter. Alcorn was born in New Orleans, Louisiana. He learned music from his brother, though not much is known about his youth. He played ...more

Alvin Toffler is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Toffler age 89 Alvin Toffler is an American writer and futurist, known for his works discussing the digital revolution, communication revolution and technological singularity. Toffler is a former associate ...more

Alvin Manley is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Manley age 47 Alvin Vincent Manley, born 24 June 1971, Widener, Arkansas, is an American boxer who was an amateur standout but has limited success as a professional. Manley was a two-time National Golden ...more

Alvin Stardust is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Stardust age 75 Bernard William Jewry, known as Alvin Stardust, was an English pop singer and stage actor. Performing first as Shane Fenton, Stardust's stage and screen career spanned over a half-century. He is ...more

Alvin Sargent is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Sargent age 91 Alvin Sargent is an American screenwriter. He has won two Academy Awards in 1978 and 1981 for his screenplays of Julia and Ordinary People. His most popular contribution has been being involved ...more

Alvin Stoller is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Stoller Died at 67 (1925-1992) Alvin Stoller was an American jazz drummer. Though he seems to have been largely forgotten, he was held in high regard in the 1940s and 1950s. Born in New York City, Stoller studied with drum ...more

Alvin Lewis is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Lewis age 75 Alvin Lewis, also known as Al Lewis, is a professional boxer who fought in the heavyweight division under the alias "Al "Blue" Lewis". Lewis was a long-term sparring partner ...more

Alvin Law is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Law age 58 Alvin Law is a motivational speaker and former radio broadcaster. Law was born without arms as a consequence of his mother's use of thalidomide while pregnant. His birth parents put him up for ...more

Alvin Tresselt is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Tresselt Died at 84 (1916-2000) Alvin Tresselt was a pioneering children's book author and graphic designer. His book White Snow, Bright Snow won the Caldecott Medal. His most popular book was his retelling of the Ukrainian ...more

Alvin Olin King is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Olin King Died at 68 (1890-1958) Alvin Olin King was a Louisiana politician allied with the popular Long faction of the state Democratic Party. King was born in Leoti in Wichita County in western Kansas– not to be confused with ...more

Alvin Saunders Johnson is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Saunders Johnson Died at 97 (1874-1971) Alvin Saunders Johnson was an American economist and a co-founder and first director of The New School.

Alvin M. Weinberg is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin M. Weinberg Died at 91 (1915-2006) Alvin Martin Weinberg was an American nuclear physicist who was the administrator at Oak Ridge National Laboratory during and after the Manhattan Project. He came to Oak Ridge, Tennessee, in ...more

Alvin Langdon Coburn is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Langdon Coburn Died at 84 (1882-1966) Alvin Langdon Coburn was an early 20th-century photographer who became a key figure in the development of American pictorialism. He became the first major photographer to emphasize the visual ...more

Alvin Hansen is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Hansen Died at 88 (1887-1975) Alvin Harvey Hansen, often referred to as "the American Keynes", was a professor of economics at Harvard, a widely read author on current economic issues, and an influential advisor to ...more

Alvin Duke Chandler is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Duke Chandler Died at 85 (1902-1987) Alvin Duke Chandler was the twenty-first president of the College of William & Mary, serving from 1951 to 1960. He also served as the chancellor of The Colleges of William & Mary from ...more

Alvin S. White is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin S. White Died at 88 (1918-2006) Alvin Swauger White was an American test pilot, engineer, and a USAF astronaut. He flew the maiden flights of both XB-70 Valkyrie aircraft, the first 2,000 mph flight, and all subsequent Mach 3 ...more

Alvin Evans is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Evans Died at 61 (1845-1906) Alvin Evans was a Republican member of the U.S. House of Representatives from Pennsylvania.

Alvin Wiederspahn is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Wiederspahn age 69 Alvin Laramie Wiederspahn, known as Al Wiederspahn, was a prominent attorney in Cheyenne, Wyoming, who served for ten years as a Democrat in the Wyoming House of Representatives and the Wyoming ...more

Alvin Yeo is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Yeo age 56 Alvin Yeo Khirn Hai, is a Singaporean politician and lawyer. Yeo obtained his LLB from King's College London. A member of the country's governing People's Action Party, Yeo was a Member of ...more

Alvin Schwartz is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Schwartz Died at 65 (1927-1992) Alvin Schwartz was the author of more than fifty books dedicated to and dealing with topics such as folklore and word play, many of which were intended for young readers. He is often confused ...more

Alvin Sanders is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Sanders age 66 Alvin Sanders is an actor, now residing in Vancouver, BC. He currently sits on the Union of BC Performers' executive board.

Alvin Colt is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Colt Died at 92 (1916-2008) Alvin Colt was an American costume designer. Colt worked on over 50 Broadway shows. His first job was in a theatrical fabric house, he also worked on painting scenery during the summer. On the ...more

Alvin Morell Bentley is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Alvin
Alvin Morell Bentley Died at 51 (1918-1969) Alvin Morell Bentley III was a politician from the U.S. state of Michigan. As a U.S. representative, he made national headlines as one of the victims of the 1954 U.S. Capitol shootings.