|Born||Alexander Duncan McCowen
May 26, 1925
Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent, England
|Died||February 6, 2017
|Other names||Alex McCowen|
|Alma mater||Royal Academy of Dramatic Art|
|Years active||1942 – 2002|
|Home town||London, England|
(? – 1987; his death)
Alexander Duncan "Alec" McCowen CBE (May 26, 1925 – February 6, 2017) was an English movie, television, stage, radio, and voice actor who was known for his roles in Frenzy, Gangs of New York, Never Say Never Again, The Age of Innocence, and in Travels with My Aunt.
McCowen was born on May 26, 1925 in Royal Tunbridge Wells, Kent. He was raised in London, England. McCowen studied at Skinner's School and at the Royal Academy of the Dramatic Arts. He was gay. His partner, Geoffrey Burridge died from AIDS in 1987.