Alan Leroy Hairston Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Leroy Hairston: is an American former professional basketball player.A 6'1" guard from Bowling Green State University, Hairston was selected by the Seattle SuperSonics in the fifth round of the 1968 NBA Draft. He appeared in two seasons for the Sonics, averaging 2.2 points per game.
Alan Lybrooks Henderson Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Lybrooks Henderson: is a former American professional basketball player of the NBA. He stands 6'9" (2.06 m) tall. Henderson attended Brebeuf Jesuit Preparatory School in Indianapolis, Indiana. They lost the Indiana State title game his senior year to Glenn Robinson's Gary Roosevelt squad. In 1994, he was a part of the USA Basketball team for the Goodwill Games.
Alan Carney Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Carney: was an American actor and comedian.In 1943, Carney teamed up with Wally Brown as RKO's answer to Abbott and Costello. In addition to their inexpensive starring vehicles, Brown and Carney co-starred in Step Lively, a musical remake of the Marx Brothers film Room Service. Wally played Chico's part, while Alan Carney filled in for Harpo; the "Groucho" role was essayed by Adolphe Menjou. The comedy team was also featured on a live USO tour arranged by the studio.
Alan Hale Jr Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Hale Jr: was an American movie and television actor, best known for his role as the much beloved Skipper, Jonas Grumby, on the popular sitcom Gilligan's Island.His first important roles were as a member of Gene Autry's recurring cast of players. During the late 1940s and early 1950s, he frequently appeared in Autry movies and The Gene Autry Show on TV. He also starred in television series, such as 1952-53's Biff Baker U.S.A.. He later played the lead role in classic western series Casey Jones (TV series) (32 B&W episodes of 25 mins from 1957-1958) and The Good Guys (1968-70). In 1962, Hale also appeared on The Andy Griffith Show as Jeff Pruitt, a rough, back-woods bachelor who comes to Mayberry to find a bride. In the episode, he refers to Barney Fife more than once as "little buddy," a nickname he would later use in his most famous and beloved role, that of the Skipper on Gilligan's Island, which ran from 1964 to 1967.
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr Origin/Culture/Country: American
Alan Bartlett Shepard Jr: was the second person and the first American in space. He later commanded the Apollo 14 mission, and was the fifth person to walk on the moon. He was also one of many famous descendants of Mayflower passenger Richard Warren.Shepard graduated from Pinkerton Academy in 1940, spent a year at the Pine Beach, New Jersey campus of Admiral Farragut Academy, and then enrolled in the United States Naval Academy at Annapolis, receiving a Bachelor of Science degree on June 7, 1944. He graduated from the United States Naval Test Pilot School in 1951 and the Naval War College, Newport, Rhode Island in 1957. He was of Scottish descent.