Alethea Kontis

Born: January 11, 1976

Alethea Kontis is an American writer of Teen & Young Adult Books, picture books and speculative fiction, primarily for children. She lived in Ashburn, Virginia and then in Titusville, FL.

Alex Azar

Born: June 17, 1967

Alex Michael Azar II is an American politician, attorney, former pharmaceutical lobbyist, pharmaceutical executive, and current Presidential cabinet member who serves as the United States Secretary of Health and Human Services.

Alex Berenson

Born: January 6, 1973

Alex Berenson is a former reporter for The New York Times and the author of several thriller novels and a book on corporate financial filings.

Alex Biryukov

Alex Biryukov is a cryptographer, currently a full professor at the University of Luxembourg. His notable work includes the design of the stream cipher LEX, as well as the cryptanalysis of numerous cryptographic primitives.

Alex Borstein

Born: February 15, 1971

Alexandrea Borstein is an American actress, voice actress, comedian, singer, writer and producer. She is best known for voicing Lois Griffin on the animated comedy series Family Guy, and for her supporting ...

Alex Breckenridge

Born: May 15, 1982

Alexandra Hetherington Breckenridge is an American actress. She began her career with supporting roles in the teen comedy films Big Fat Liar and She's the Man. Breckenridge later played reporter Willa McPherson in the FX series Dirt and had a...

Alex Bregman

Born: March 30, 1994

Alexander David Bregman is an American professional baseball third baseman and shortstop for the Houston Astros of Major League Baseball. As a high school sophomore at Albuquerque Academy in 2010, Bregman became the first high school player to win...

Alex Campbell

Born: December 1, 1933

Alexander Bradshaw Campbell PC OC OPEI is a former politician of Prince Edward Island, Canada. He is the son of former premier Thane A. Campbell and Cecilia L. Bradshaw. He entered politics by winning a seat in the legislature through a 1965...

Alex Chilton

Born: December 28, 1950 Died: March 17, 2010

William Alexander Chilton was an American singer-songwriter, guitarist, and record producer, best known as the lead singer of the Box Tops and Big Star.

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Alex Clare

Born: September 14, 1985

Alexander George Clare is an English singer and songwriter. His debut album, The Lateness of the Hour, was released in the UK on 11 July 2011 on Island Records and was produced by Mike Spencer and Major Lazer.

Alex Comfort

Born: February 10, 1920 Died: March 26, 2000

Alexander Comfort was a British scientist and physician known best for his nonfiction sex manual, The Joy of Sex. He was an author of both fiction and nonfiction, as well as a gerontologist, anarchist, pacifist, and conscientious objector.

Alex Cox

Born: December 15, 1954

Alexander B. H. Cox is an English film director, screenwriter, actor, nonfiction author and broadcaster. Cox experienced success early in his career with Repo Man and Sid and Nancy, but since the release and commercial failure of Walker, he has...

Alex D. Linz

Born: January 3, 1989

Alexander David Linz is an American former child actor who starred in several late 1990s and early 2000s films and television programs. His film roles include Home Alone 3 and Max Keeble's Big Move.

Alex Ebert

Born: May 12, 1978

Alexander Michael Tahquitz Ebert is an American singer-songwriter and composer. He is best known for being the lead singer and songwriter for the American bands Ima Robot and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros.

Alex Ferguson

Born: December 31, 1941

Sir Alexander Chapman Ferguson CBE is a Scottish former football manager and player widely known for managing Manchester United from 1986 to 2013. He is considered by many to be the greatest manager of all time and he has won more trophies than...

Alex Flinn

Born: October 23, 1966

Alexandra Flinn is an American writer of novels for young adults. To date, she has written twelve books and one original e-book, that have been published with another due in 2017. Her books have appeared on the New York Times and USA Today...

Alex Garland

Born: May 26, 1970

Alexander Medawar Garland is an English writer and filmmaker. He rose to prominence as a novelist in the late 1990s with his novel The Beach, which led some critics to call Garland a key voice of Generation X.

Alex Gibney

Born: October 23, 1953

Philip Alexander Gibney is an American documentary film director and producer. In 2010, Esquire magazine said Gibney "is becoming the most important documentarian of our time".

Alex Graves

Born: July 23, 1965

Alexander John Graves is an American film director, television director, television producer and screenwriter.

Alex Grey

Born: November 29, 1953

Alex Grey is an American visionary artist, author, teacher, and Vajrayana practitioner. He works in multiple forms including performance art, process art, installation art, sculpture, visionary art, and painting. Grey is a member of the Integral...

Alex Guarnaschelli

Born: 1972

Alexandra Maria Guarnaschelli is a chef and executive chef at New York City's Butter restaurant and was executive chef at The Darby restaurant before its closing.

Alex Haley

Born: August 11, 1921 Died: February 10, 1992

Alexander Murray Palmer Haley was an American writer and the author of the 1976 book Roots: The Saga of an American Family. ABC adapted the book as a television miniseries of the same name and aired it in 1977 to a record-breaking audience of 130...

Alex Hirsch

Born: June 18, 1985

Alexander Robert Hirsch is an American animator, voice actor, writer, storyboard artist, and producer. He is the creator of the Disney Channel series Gravity Falls, for which he provided the voices of Grunkle Stan, Soos, and Bill Cipher, among...

Alex Hirschi

Born: September 21, 1985

Alex Hirschi is an Australian social media celebrity, presenter, and vlogger. She is best known for her automotive videos, which she posts on a regular basis on Facebook, Instagram and YouTube.

Alex Hogh Andersen

Born: May 20, 1994

Alex Hogh Andersen is a Danish actor and photographer. He is mainly known for the role of Ivar the Boneless in the historical drama television series Vikings.

Alex Honnold

Born: August 17, 1985

Alexander Honnold is an American rock climber best known for his free solo ascents of big walls. His 2017 accomplishment of free soloing El Capitan, in Yosemite National Park, is regarded as one of the greatest athletic achievements of all time.

Alex Iwobi

Born: May 3, 1996

Alexander Chuka Iwobi is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger and forward for Premier League club Everton and the Nigeria national team. He began his career at Arsenal, making 149 appearances and scoring 15 goals, and winning...

Alex Jones

Born: February 11, 1974

Alexander Emric Jones is an American far-right radio show host, political extremist and conspiracy theorist. He hosts The Alex Jones Show from Austin, Texas, which the Genesis Communications Network syndicates across the United States and online.

Alex Kapranos

Born: March 20, 1972

Alexander Paul Kapranos Huntley is a Scottish musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and author. He is best known as the lead singer and guitarist of Scottish rock band Franz Ferdinand. He has also been a part of the supergroups FFS and...

Alex Karpovsky

Born: September 23, 1975

Alexander Karpovsky is an American director, actor, screenwriter, producer and film editor. He is best known for playing Ray Ploshansky on the HBO comedy-drama series Girls and Craig Petrosian on the Amazon series Homecoming.

Alex Karras

Born: July 15, 1935 Died: October 10, 2012

Alexander George Karras was an American football player, professional wrestler, sportscaster, and actor. He was a four-time Pro Bowl player with the Detroit Lions of the National Football League, where he played from 1958 to 1970. As an actor,...

Alex Kingston

Born: March 11, 1963

Alexandra Elizabeth Kingston is an English actress who trained at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London.

Alex Kurtzman

Born: September 7, 1973

Alexander Hilary Kurtzman is an American film and television writer, producer, and director. He is best known for co-producing the Star Trek franchise since 2009, co-writing the scripts to Transformers, ...

Alex Lawther

Born: May 4, 1995

Alexander Jonathan Lawther is an English actor. He is known for portraying James in the Channel 4 series The End of the F***ing World and for his acclaimed role as Kenny in the season three episode "Shut Up and Dance" of the Netflix series Black...

Alex Lifeson

Born: August 27, 1953

Alexandar Živojinović, OC, better known by his stage name Alex Lifeson, is a Canadian musician, songwriter, and record producer, best known as the guitarist of the progressive rock band Rush. In 1968, Lifeson co-founded the band that would become...

Alex Lowe

Born: December 24, 1958 Died: October 5, 1999

Stewart Alexander "Alex" Lowe was an American mountaineer. He has been described as inspiring "...a whole generation of climbers and explorers with his uncontainable enthusiasm, legendary training routines, and significant ascents of rock climbs,...

Alex Meraz

Born: January 10, 1985

Alejandro "Alex" Meraz is an American dancer, actor and martial artist. Meraz is best known for playing the shape-shifter named Paul Lahote in the film New Moon.

Alex Morgan

Born: July 2, 1989

Alexandra Morgan Carrasco is an American soccer player for the Orlando Pride of the National Women's Soccer League, the highest division of women's professional soccer in the United States, and the United States women's national soccer team.

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Alex Newell

Born: August 20, 1992

Alex Eugene Newell is an American actor and singer. He is known for his roles as Unique Adams on the Fox musical series Glee and Mo on Zoey's Extraordinary Playlist. He also starred as Asaka in the Broadway revival of Once on This Island at the...

Alex Noble


Alex North

Born: December 4, 1910 Died: September 8, 1991

Alex North was an American composer best known for his many film scores, including A Streetcar Named Desire, Viva Zapata!, Spartacus, Cleopatra, and Who's Afraid of Virginia Woolf? He was the first composer to receive an Honorary Academy Award,...

Alex O'Loughlin

Born: August 24, 1976

Alex O'Loughlin is an Australian actor, writer, director, and producer, who played Lieutenant Commander Steve McGarrett on CBS' remake of the TV series Hawaii Five-0. He had starring roles in the films Oyster Farmer and The Back-up Plan, as well...

Alex Oxlade-Chamberlain

Born: August 15, 1993

Alexander Mark David Oxlade-Chamberlain is an English professional footballer who plays as a midfielder for Premier League club Liverpool and the England national team. After rising to prominence with Southampton during the 2010–11 season aged 17,...

Alex Pareene

Alex Pareene is an American writer and editor. He was the editor of the online news magazine Gawker.

Alex Pettyfer

Born: April 10, 1990

Alexander Richard Pettyfer 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 version of Stormbreaker. Pettyfer was nominated for a Young Artist Award...

Alex Rocco

Born: February 29, 1936 Died: July 18, 2015

Alessandro Federico Petricone Jr., known professionally as Alex Rocco, was an American actor. Often cast as a villain, he is best known for his portrayal of Moe Greene in The Godfather and his Primetime Emmy Award winning role in The Famous Teddy...

Alex Rodriguez

Born: July 27, 1975

Alexander Enmanual Rodriguez, nicknamed "A-Rod", is an American former professional baseball shortstop and third baseman who played 22 seasons in Major League Baseball, as well as a businessman and philanthropist. He earned a total of $441.3...

Alex Roe

Born: 1990

Alexander Michael Roe-Brown is a British actor.