Alex Portrait
Basic Information
Status: Deceased
Date of death: July 2, 1996
Nationality: Flag of the United States American
Profession: White House aide
Family Information
First appearance: Independence Day

Alex was a White House aide who served under President Thomas Whitmore. He was killed during the first day of the War of 1996.


On July 2, 1996, Alex informed Whitmore of a phone call from Secretary of Defense Albert Nimziki, who in turned informed the President about the arrival of the aliens.

When David Levinson warned Whitmore of the aliens' hostile intentions, Alex remained at the White House while trying to evacuate the last people from the premises on the remaining helicopters. Unfortunately, Alex was too late to escape just as the City Destroyer destroyed the White House along with the last helicopter he was riding on.