Namesakes

American Presidents: 1 president
Chester A. Arthur (a.k.a. Alan)   1881-1885  
Emmy Award Winners: 3 actors
(actor) Alan Young   1951     
(actor) Alan Alda   1974; 1982   M*A*S*H  
(actor) Alan Rickman   1996   Rasputin: Dark Servant of Destiny  
Fictional Characters from Television: 2 characters
Alan Lowe   1997   The Practice  
Alan Shore   1997; 2004   The Practice; Boston Legal  
Hall-of-Famers: 1 basketball, 1 football
(basketball) Jerry West (a.k.a. Alan)   1979  
(football) Alan Page   1988  
Nobel Prize Winners: 2 chemistry, 1 medicine, 1 physics
(medicine) Alan Lloyd Hodgkin   1963  
(physics) Russell Alan Hulse   1993  
(chemistry) Alan MacDiarmid   2000  
(chemistry) Alan J. Heeger   2000  
Notable Actors and Actresses: 13 actors, 1 actor/comedian, 1 comedian
Alan Young   1919-  
Alan Arkin   1934-  
Marty Feldman (a.k.a. Alan)   1934-1982  
Alan Alda   1936-  
Gareth Hunt (a.k.a. Alan)   1942-2007  
Alan Rickman   1946-2016  
Alan Thicke   1947-2016  
Alan Dale   1947-  
Alan Ruck   1956-  
Alan Fletcher   1957-  
Alan Cumming   1965-  
Trevor White (a.k.a. Alan)   1970-  
Alan Tudyk   1971-  
Alan Carr   1976-  
Allen Leech (a.k.a. Alan)   1981-  
Notable Athletes: 8 soccer, 2 football, 2 rugby, 1 basketball, 1 driving
(basketball) Jerry West (a.k.a. Alan)   1938-  
(football) Alan Page   1945-  
(driving) Alan Jones   1946-  
(soccer) Alan Willey   1956-  
(soccer) Alan Mannus   1982-  
(rugby) Drew Mitchell (a.k.a. Alan)   1984-  
(football) Alan Ball   1985-  
(soccer) Seydou Doumbia (a.k.a. Alan)   1987-  
(soccer) Alan Kardec   1989-  
(rugby) AJ MacGinty (a.k.a. Alan)   1990-  
(soccer) Alan Dzagoev   1990-  
(soccer) Alan Pulido   1991-  
(soccer) Stuart Dallas (a.k.a. Alan)   1991-  
(soccer) Jason Davidson (a.k.a. Alan)   1991-  
Notable Explorers and Adventurers: 1 explorer
Alan Shepard   1923-1998  
Notable Hosts and Presenters: 1 radio/television
(radio/television) Alan Carr   1976-  
Notable Musicians: 2 composers, 2 singers, 1 musician
Barry Manilow (a.k.a. Alan)   1943-     
Alan Menken   1949-     
Alan Silvestri   1950-     
Boy George (a.k.a. Alan)   1961-     
Robin Thicke (a.k.a. Alan)   1977-   R&B, soul  
Notable Philosophers and Thinkers: 1 mathematician
Alan Turing   1912-1954  
Notable Writers: 1 author
A. A. Milne (a.k.a. Alan)   1882-1956  
Olympic Medalists: 7 gold, 5 silver, 3 bronze, 1 bronze/silver/gold, 1 silver/bronze
(gold) Alan Helffrich   1924   4x400 m relay  
(bronze) Alan Greene   1936   diving - springboard  
(silver) Alan Ford   1948   swimming - 100 m freestyle  
(gold) Hayes Alan Jenkins   1956   figure skating  
(gold) Jerry West (a.k.a. Alan)   1960   basketball  
(silver) Alan Pascoe   1972   4x400 m relay  
(bronze/silver/gold) Jerry Heidenreich (a.k.a. Alan)   1972   swimming - 100 m butterfly; swimming - 100 m freestyle; swimming - 4x100 m freestyle relay; swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Kenny Carr (a.k.a. Alan)   1976   basketball  
(bronze) Alan McClatchey   1976   swimming - 4x200 m freestyle relay  
(silver) Terence Schroeder (a.k.a. Alan)   1984; 1988   water polo  
(silver) Alan Mouchawar   1988   water polo  
(gold) Richard Schroeder (a.k.a. Alan)   1988   swimming - 4x100 m medley relay  
(gold) Alan Budikusuma   1992   badminton singles  
(silver) Alan Gregov   1992   basketball  
(silver/bronze) Larsen Jensen (a.k.a. Alan)   2004; 2008   swimming  
(bronze) Alan Campbell   2012   rowing  
(gold) Alan Khugayev   2012   Greco-Roman wrestling  
Oscar Award Winners: 1 actor
(actor) Alan Arkin   2006   Little Miss Sunshine  
Pulitzer Award Winners: 1 winner
James Alan McPherson   1978   Elbow Room  
Saints: 2 blessed
Blessed Alain de la Roche (a.k.a. Alan)   1428-1475  
Blessed Alain de Solminihac (a.k.a. Alan)   1593-1659