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Who knew there were so many famous people named Irving in the world? Our list of celebrities named Irving includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Irvings below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Irving, actors named Irving, and much more. Irving Berlin, Irving Fryar, and Irving Thalberg are only a few of the well-known people named Irving on this list.

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Irving Berlin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Berlin Irving Berlin was a Russian-born Jewish-American composer and lyricist. Widely considered one of the greatest songwriters in American history, his music forms a great part of the Great American ...more

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Irving Fryar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Fryar Irving Dale Fryar, Sr. is a former American college and professional football player who was a wide receiver in the National Football League for seventeen seasons. Fryar played college football ...more

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Irving Thalberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Thalberg Irving Grant Thalberg was an American film producer during the early years of motion pictures. He was called "The Boy Wonder" for his youth and his extraordinary ability to select the ...more

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Irving Penn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Penn Irving Penn was an American photographer known for his fashion photography, portraits, and still lifes. Penn's career included work at Vogue magazine, and independent advertising work for ...more

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Irving Kristol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kristol Irving Kristol was an American columnist, journalist, and writer who was dubbed the "godfather of neo-conservatism." As the founder, editor, and contributor to various magazines, he ...more

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Irving R. Levine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving R. Levine Irving Raskin Levine was an American journalist and longtime correspondent for NBC News. During his 45-year career, Levine reported from more than two dozen countries. He was the first American ...more

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Irving Wightman Colburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Wightman Colburn Irving Wightman Colburn was an American inventor and manufacturer. Colburn developed a process for the production of continuous flat glass disks which made the mass production for window panes ...more

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Irving Fazola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Fazola Irving Fazola was an American jazz clarinetist.

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Irving Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Babbitt Irving Babbitt was an American academic and literary critic, noted for his founding role in a movement that became known as the New Humanism, a significant influence on literary discussion and ...more

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Irving Moskowitz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Moskowitz Irving Moskowitz is an American-Jewish physician, businessman, and philanthropist. His philanthropy, in part, seeks to create a Jewish majority in Arab neighborhoods of East Jerusalem by funding ...more

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Irving Bacon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Bacon Irving Bacon was an American character actor who appeared in almost 500 films.

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Irving Pichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Pichel Irving Pichel was an American actor and film director.

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Irving Cummings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Cummings Irving Camisky was an American movie actor, director, producer and writer.

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Irving Langmuir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Langmuir Irving Langmuir was an American chemist and physicist. His most noted publication was the famous 1919 article "The Arrangement of Electrons in Atoms and Molecules" in which, building ...more

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Irving Gertz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Gertz Irving Gertz was an American composer recognized for his compositions for many fantasy and horror B-movies and TV series of the 1950s and 1960s. Gertz was born on May 19, 1915, in Providence, ...more

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Irving J. Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving J. Moore Irving Joseph Moore was an American television director originally from Chicago, Illinois. He was known primarily for work in two nighttime soap operas, Dallas and Dynasty as well as segments of ...more

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Irving Janis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Janis Irving Lester Janis was a research psychologist at Yale University and a professor emeritus at the University of California, Berkeley most famous for his theory of "groupthink" which ...more

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Irving Stone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Stone Irving Stone was an American writer, chiefly known for his biographical novels of noted artists, politicians and intellectuals; among the best known are Lust for Life, about the life of Vincent ...more

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Irving Azoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Azoff Irving Azoff is an American personal manager, representing recording artists such as Christina Aguilera, Journey, the Eagles, Joe Walsh, Van Halen, Thirty Seconds to Mars, Steely Dan, Lindsey ...more

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Irving S. Reed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving S. Reed Irving Stoy Reed was a mathematician and engineer. He is best known for co-inventing a class of algebraic error-correcting and error-detecting codes known as Reed–Solomon codes in collaboration ...more

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Irving Howe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Howe Irving Howe was a Jewish American literary and social critic and a prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America.

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Irving Reis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Reis Irving Reis, born May 7, 1906, in New York City – died July 3, 1953, in Woodland Hills, California, was a radio program producer and director, and a film director. He was Jewish, and is buried ...more

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Irving Lorenzo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Lorenzo Irving Domingo Lorenzo, Jr., better known as Irv Gotti, is an American hip hop and R&B record producer and is the founder of The Inc record label. Irv was born in Queens, New York and is of ...more

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Irving Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kaplan Irving Kaplan was a chemist and a Massachusetts Institute of Technology professor, who was among the founders of the Department of Nuclear Engineering at the institution. Before coming to MIT, ...more

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Irving W. Drew is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving W. Drew Irving Webster Drew was a United States Senator from New Hampshire. Born in Colebrook, he attended Kimball Union Academy and graduated from Dartmouth College in 1870. He moved to Lancaster, New ...more

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Irving Kirsch is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kirsch Irving Kirsch is Associate Director of the Program in Placebo Studies and a lecturer in medicine at the Harvard Medical School and Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center. He is also professor ...more

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Irving Wallace is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Wallace Irving Wallace was an American best-selling author and screenwriter. Wallace was known for his heavily researched novels, many with a sexual theme. One critic described him as "the most ...more

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Irving Weissman is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Weissman Irving Lerner "Irv" Weissman M.D. is a Professor of Pathology and Developmental Biology at Stanford University where he is the Director of the Stanford Institute of Stem Cell Biology ...more

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Irving Taylor is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Taylor Irving Taylor, was a Jewish-American composer, lyricist, and screenwriter. A member of ASCAP since he was a teenager, he enlisted in the US Navy the day after Pearl Harbor. While in uniform, he ...more

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Irving Feinstein is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Feinstein Irving "Puggy" Feinstein was a New York mobster involved in illegal gambling and labor racketeering with Louis "Lepke" Buchalter. Puggy had made the mistake of attempting to ...more

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Irving Fisher is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Fisher Irving Fisher was an American economist, statistician, inventor, and Progressive social campaigner. He was one of the earliest American neoclassical economists, though his later work on debt ...more

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Irving Layton is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Layton Irving Peter Layton, OC was a Romanian-born Canadian poet. He was known for his "tell it like it is" style which won him a wide following, but also made him enemies. As T. Jacobs notes ...more

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Irving Zola is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Zola Irving Kenneth Zola was an internationally known activist and writer in the fields of medical sociology and disability rights. He was a founding member of the Society for Disability Studies and ...more

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Irving Crane is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Crane Irving Crane, nicknamed "the Deacon", was an American pool player from Livonia, New York, and ranks among the stellar players in the history of the sport. Considered one of the ...more

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Irving Goldman is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Goldman Irving Goldman was an American anthropologist. He is known for his acute ability to reconstruct the worldviews and systems of thought of the indigenous peoples whose lives and thought he ...more

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Irving Charles Velson is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Charles Velson Irving Charles Velson was an American who had a long career in the Communist Party of the United States secret apparatus and who allegedly worked for Soviet Military Intelligence. He was the son ...more

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Irving Ashby is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Ashby Irving C. Ashby was an American jazz guitarist. Ashby was born in Somerville, Massachusetts. After playing rhythm guitar in Lionel Hampton's orchestra, he played in the Nat King Cole Trio from ...more

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Irving Nattrass is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Nattrass Irving Nattrass was a midfielder for Newcastle and Middlesbrough Born in Fishburn, England Nattrass attended Ferryhill Grammar School and Signed with Newcastle at age 16 on an apprenticeship. As ...more

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Irving Jaffee is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Jaffee Irving Warren Jaffee was an American speed skater who won two gold medals at the 1932 Winter Olympics, becoming the most successful athlete there along with his compatriot Jack Shea.

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Irving Kaufman is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kaufman Irving Robert Kaufman was a federal judge in the United States. He is best remembered for imposing the controversial death sentences on Julius and Ethel Rosenberg.

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Irving Brecher is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Brecher Irving Brecher was a screenwriter, television producer, television and film director.

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Irving Segal is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Segal Irving Ezra Segal was a mathematician known for work on theoretical quantum mechanics. He shares credit for what is often referred to as the Segal–Shale–Weil representation. Early in his career ...more

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Irving Feldman is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Feldman Irving Feldman is an American poet and professor of English.

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Irving Romaine is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Romaine Irving Howard Romaine, previously incorrectly known as Irvine Romaine, is a Bermudian cricketer, who played with the Bermudian cricket team in their first ever One Day International when they ...more

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Irving Ravetch is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Ravetch Irving Dover Ravetch was an American screenwriter and film producer who frequently collaborated with his wife Harriet Frank, Jr.

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Irving Kaplansky is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kaplansky Irving Kaplansky was a Canadian mathematician.

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Irving Baxter is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Baxter Irving Knot Baxter was an American athlete, who won the gold medal in both the men's high jump and the pole vault at the 1900 Summer Olympics, in Paris, France. Baxter also took second place to ...more

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Irving Adler is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Adler Irving Adler was an author, mathematician, scientist, political activist and educator. He was the author of 57 books about mathematics, science, and education, and the co-author of 30 more, for ...more

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Irving Kahn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kahn Irving Kahn was an American businessman and investor. He was the oldest living active investment professional. He was an early disciple of Benjamin Graham, the creator of the value investing ...more

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Irving Allen is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Allen Irving Allen was a theatrical and cinematic producer and director. He won an Academy Award in 1948 for producing the short movie Climbing the Matterhorn. In the early 1950s he formed Warwick ...more