Top 10 Fictional Characters Named Alex

Welcome to another post, and in this post we’re checking out any and all characters named Alex and any variation.


1. Alexander “Alex” Summers

Source: Marvel Comics

Description: Alex Summers, also known as Havok, is a mutant who attended Professor Xavier’s school.  One of the sons of Christopher Summers, he possesses the power to absorb ambient cosmic energy, process it, and release it as powerful “plasma blasts”, an ability he has had difficulty controlling.

2. Alex Mercer

Source: Prototype (2009)

Description: Alexander “Alex” J. Mercer, also known as The Prototype or by his codename Zeus, was the former head researcher of the Blacklight project at Gentek.  He possesses the ability to shapeshift, superhuman strength, speed, agility, senses, endurance, durability, and enhanced regenerative capabilities.

3. Alexandra “Alex” Vause

Portrayed by: Laura Prepon

Source: Orange is the New Black

Description: Alexandra “Alex” Vause is an inmate at Litchfield Penitentiary, imprisoned drug dealer, and the on-and-off love interest to the series’ protagonist to Piper Chapman.

4. Alex the Lion

Portrayed by: Ben Stiller

Source: Madagascar (2005)

Description: Alex (born as Alakay) is the main protagonist of the Madagascar films, an African lion, and was the self-proclaimed king of the zoo.

5. Alexander Joseph “Lex” Luthor

Source:  DC Comics

Description: Lex is often portrayed as a power-mad American billionaire, business magnate, inventor, scientist, philanthropist to the city of Metrpolis, and one of the most intelligent people in the world who is intent on ridding the world of alien superhero Superman.

6. Alex

Source: Street Fighter

Description: An American from New York who enters the third World Warrior tournament after its sponsor, Gill, seriously injures his best friend and father figure Tom.  He is highly proficient in wrestling and kickboxing.

7. Alex Wesker

Source: Resident Evil: Revelations 2 (2015)

Description: Alex Wesker, also known as The Overseer, is the main antagonist of Resident Evil: Revelations 2, is noted as the best and brightest of all Wesker children; who intends to become a God and gain immortality by transcending her body into a new one.

8. Alexis Rhodes

Source: Yu-Gi-Oh! GX

Description:  A strong female Duelist from the Obelisk Blue dormitory at Duel Academy as well as one of Jaden’s closest friends and one of the main protagonist in Yu-Gi-Oh! GX.

9. Alexandra “Alex” Danvers

Portrayed by: Chyler Leigh

Source: Supergirl

Description: A bio-engineer of the D.E.O. and the adoptive sister of Kara.

10. Alexandra “Alex” Udinov

Portrayed by: Lyndsy Fonseca

Source: Nikita

Description: The daughter of the late Russian oligarch Nikolai Udinov and the youngest member of Team Nikita.  At first an orphan due to the assassination of her parents, she is taken in by Nikita and spies on the mysterious organization known as the Division.

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