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Alex is a first name common to many individuals. It is a shortened form of Alexander and Alexandra. These full forms are more common to surnames than given names. Alexa, Alexei, and Alexis are also minor forms of the names. It is also often seen as a place name.
For ease of use, this list has been highly sectionalised, then alphabetised by last name. This page lists both Alexander and Alexandra along with Alex.
As only name Edit
- Alexander the Great, the 4th century BC King of Macedon
- Alexander, a 19th century Tsar of Russia
- Alex (Dear Great Uncle Peter), from PROSE: Dear Great Uncle Peter
- Alex (Father Time), from PROSE: Father Time
- Alex (Moving Target), from AUDIO: Moving Target
- Alex (Night Terrors), the father in TV: Night Terrors
- Alex (Tsar Wars), from AUDIO: Tsar Wars
- Alexander (Relative Dementias), from PROSE: Relative Dementias
- Alexandra (The Wages of Sin), from PROSE: The Wages of Sin
As first name Edit
- Alex Arwyn, an estate agent and member of Pilgrim. (TV: They Keep Killing Suzie)
- Alexander Graham Bell, a human scientist born on Earth. He was best known for his invention of the telephone. (TV: Father's Day)
- Alex Bannen (PROSE: Lucifer Rising)
- Alex Campbell, son of Susan Campbell and David Campbell, and great-grandson of the Doctor.
- Alexander Christian, a human astronaut who travelled to Mars as part of the United Kingdom's 1970s Mars missions. (PROSE: The Dying Days)
- Alexander Denes, Controller of the Central European Zone and Giles Kent's last ally in his fight against Ramón Salamander. (TV: The Enemy of the World)
- Alex Grainger, a boy whose father Patrick Grainger was killed by an agent of Cell 114. (TV: Sleeper)
- Alex Grayle, a boy that Charley Pollard met in England in 1930. (AUDIO: Seasons of Fear)
- Alexander Hartford (PROSE: Time Zero)
- Alexander Helios (PROSE: State of Change)
- Alex Hopkins, the leader of Torchwood Three in 1999. (TV: Fragments, AUDIO: In the Shadows)
- Alex Klein, the senior aide to Harriet Jones in Downing Street in 2006. (TV: The Christmas Invasion)
- Alexhendri Lassiter (PROSE: The Crystal Bucephalus)
- Alexander Lullington-Smythe (PROSE: Salvation)
- Alex Marlowe, a geneticist who tried to genetically engineer a new strain of Krynoid. (AUDIO: Hothouse)
- Alexander McLaren, the son of Colin McLaren and the brother of Kirsty McLaren. (TV: The Highlanders)
- Alexander Peterssen, an employee of the Governor of Kentucky's office in the 21st century. (TV: The New World)
- Alexander Richards (PROSE: Eye of Heaven)
- Alexander Shuttleworth (PROSE: Human Nature, Happy Endings)
- Alex Storm (PROSE: The Indestructible Man)
- Alexander Vishenkov (PROSE: Emotional Chemistry)
- Alex Volpe (PROSE: Grimm Reality)
- Alex Whitbread (PROSE: Island of Death)
As surname Edit
- Hugh Alexander (PROSE: The Turing Test)
- Natasha Alexander, a special operative with UNIT. (HOMEVID: Auton 2: Sentinel and HOMEVID: Auton 3: Awakening)
As place name Edit
- Alexandra Palace, situated in Muswell Hill, North London, served as headquarters for BBC Television in the 1950s. (TV: The Idiot's Lantern)
Behind the scenes Edit
As first name Edit
- Alex Kingston, who played River Song in Doctor Who, beginning with TV: Silence in the Library/Forest of the Dead in Series 4.
- Alexander Armstrong, who voiced Mr Smith in The Sarah Jane Adventures and played Reg Arwell in TV: The Doctor, the Widow and the Wardrobe
- Alex MacIntosh, a BBC news reporter, played himself. (TV: Day of the Daleks)
- Alexandra Moen, who played Lucy Saxon in TV: The Sound of Drums, Last of the Time Lords, and The End of Time.
- Alex Price, who played Francesco in TV: The Vampires of Venice. He also provided the narration for the fifth series of Doctor Who Confidential.
- Alex Harries, who played the second burglar in TV: Sleeper.
- Alex Midwood, who played Joshua McAvoy in Forest of the Dead.
- Alex Parry, who played Eddie Gwynne in TV: Day One
- Alex Lowe, a voice actor for Big Finish Productions.
- Alexander Siddig, sometimes credited as Siddig El Fadil, a Sudanese-born English actor, who voiced the character of Rosto in two consecutive Big Finish Productions audio dramas.
As surname Edit
- Eva Alexander, who played the nurse in the Doctor Who story Let's Kill Hitler.
- Geraldine Alexander, who played Areta in TV: Vengeance on Varos.
- Jake Alexander, who played a Son in the K9 episode The Bounty Hunter
- Natasha Alexander, who played a female refugee in TV: Last of the Time Lords.
- Paul Alexander, who played a Soldier in TV: The Mind Robber.
- Terence Alexander, who played Lord Ravensworth in The Mark of the Rani.
- Alex Foot, a Designer for Doctor Who Insider.
- Alex Kubalsky, who, along with Paul Tams, designed the new K9 for K9.
- Alex Beaton, one of the executive producers of the Doctor Who TV movie.
- Alexandra Todd, a production assistant for the Doctor Who serial The Greatest Show in the Galaxy.
Visual effects Edit
- Alex Fort, a digital and practical matte painter for many episodes during the first four series of the BBC Wales version of Doctor Who, and on the first episode of Torchwood.