aka: Alan-1, Alyn
Long John Nebel said that Alan was a favorite name of unearthly visitors
(Way Out World, 34).
For example, Daniel Fry, met a flying saucer pilot named A-Lan near White Sands in 1950.
In the Tron, the programmer who wrote the Tron program is named Alan (Tron refers to his user as Alan-1)
In the film Zardoz, the narrator responsible for the plot which brings Zed into the dome of the immortals is named Alan Frain.