Alec, also known as X5-494, is a fictional assassin and one of the main characters on the FOX Network television series Dark Angel. Played by actor Jensen Ackles, he was introduced in the episode "Pollo Loco", and made twenty-two appearances in the series in total.
Alec is a scientifically enhanced human. He was developed by Manticore as part of their X5 series of physically enhanced elite killing machines.
Alec was involved in a hostage situation at the Jam Pony wherein Max was forced to expose her true identity to the world. (Dark Angel: Freak Nation)