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Ever thought about how many famous people named Ira are out there? This list of celebrities named Ira will show you the most prominent people with that name, along with pictures and additional information about them when available. The famous Iras below include actors named Ira and athletes named Ira, but this list also includes doctors, teachers, or politicians named Ira who are notable in their fields. Some of the notable Iras below include Ira Levin, Ira Gershwin, and Ira Kaplan.

Ira Levin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Levin Ira Marvin Levin was an American novelist, dramatist and songwriter. Five of his novels and three of his plays have been adapted to film.

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Ira Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Gershwin Ira Gershwin was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century. With George he wrote ...more

Ira Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Kaplan Ira Kaplan is the co-founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter of the American indie rock band Yo La Tengo. He is married to Georgia Hubley, Yo La Tengo's vocalist, drummer, songwriter and ...more

Ira Glass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Glass Ira Jeffrey Glass is an American public radio personality and the host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life.

Ira Newborn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Newborn Ira Newborn is an American musician and composer, best known for his work composing motion picture soundtracks. Among the many movies Newborn has scored or for which he has written songs are ...more

Ira Sprague Bowen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Sprague Bowen Ira Sprague Bowen was an American physicist and astronomer. In 1927 he discovered that nebulium was not really a chemical element but instead doubly ionized oxygen.

Ira Hayes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Hayes Ira Hamilton Hayes was a Pima Native American and a United States Marine who was one of the six flag raisers immortalized in the iconic photograph of the flag raising on Iwo Jima during World ...more

Ira Michael Heyman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Michael Heyman Ira Michael Heyman was an Emeritus Professor of Law and of City and Regional Planning, and was Chancellor of University of California, Berkeley, and Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution.

Ira Rennert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Rennert Ira Leon Rennert is an American investor and businessman. Using junk bonds to finance his acquisitions of companies, often in bankruptcy, Rennert has amassed significant holdings in basic, ...more

Ira Bowman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Bowman Ira Bowman is a retired American professional basketball player formerly in the NBA. He is currently an assistant men's basketball coach for the University of Pennsylvania Quakers. He attended ...more

Ira Flagstead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Flagstead Ira James "Pete" Flagstead was an outfielder in Major League Baseball. He played thirteen seasons in the American and National League with the Detroit Tigers, Boston Red Sox, ...more

Ira Flatow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Flatow Ira Flatow is a radio and television journalist and author who hosts Public Radio International's popular Science Friday. On TV, he hosted the Emmy Award-winning Newton's Apple, a television ...more

Ira Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Aldridge Ira Frederick Aldridge was an American and later British stage actor and playwright who made his career largely on the London stage and in Europe, especially in Shakespearean roles. He is the ...more

Ira Steven Behr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Steven Behr Ira Steven Behr, is an American television producer and screenwriter, most known for his work on Star Trek, especially Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, on which he served as showrunner and executive ...more

Ira Allen Eastman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Allen Eastman Ira Allen Eastman was an American manufacturer and Democratic politician in the U.S. state of New Hampshire. He served as a member of the United States House of Representatives and as a member ...more

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Ira Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Sorkin Ira Lee Sorkin is an American attorney. He is best known for representing Bernard Madoff, the American businessman who has pleaded guilty to perpetrating the largest investor fraud ever ...more

Ira Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Harris Ira Harris was an American jurist and senator from New York. He was also a friend of Abraham Lincoln's.

Ira Newble is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Newble Ira Newble is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle SuperSonics, and Los Angeles

Ira Cohen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Cohen Ira Cohen was an American poet, publisher, photographer and filmmaker. Cohen lived in Morocco and in New York City in the 1960s, he was in Kathmandu in the 1970s and traveled the world in the ...more

Ira Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Kaplan

Ira Berlin is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Berlin Ira Berlin is an American historian, a Distinguished University Professor at the University of Maryland, and a past President of the Organization of American Historians. Berlin is the author of ...more

Ira Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Miller Ira Miller was an actor and screenwriter.

Ira Remsen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Remsen Ira Remsen was a chemist who, along with Constantin Fahlberg, discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin. He was the second president of Johns Hopkins University.

Ira Pittelman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Pittelman Ira Pittelman is a theatrical producer.

Ira Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Baldwin Ira L. Baldwin was the founder and director emeritus of the Wisconsin Academy Foundation. He began teaching bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin–Madison, where he had done his doctoral ...more

Ira North is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira North Ira Lutts North was a well known preacher and author within the Churches of Christ. He received his education at David Lipscomb College, Abilene Christian College, University of Illinois, and ...more

Ira Katznelson is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Katznelson Ira Katznelson is a leading American political scientist and historian, noted for his influential research on the liberal state, inequality, social knowledge, and institutions, primarily focused ...more

Ira B. Harkey Jr. is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira B. Harkey Jr. Ira B. Harkey Jr. was an author of books, professor of journalism, and editor and publisher of the Pascagoula, Mississippi Chronicle-Star from 1951 to 1963. Harkey was awarded the Pulitzer Prize ...more

Ira Silverstein is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Silverstein Ira I. Silverstein is a Democratic member of the Illinois Senate, representing the 8th district since 1999.

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Ira Wibowo is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Wibowo Ira Wibowo is an actress.

Ira Tucker is listed (or ranked) 31 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Tucker Ira Tucker Sr. was the lead singer with the American gospel group The Dixie Hummingbirds. He was with The Dixie Hummingbirds for 70 years, from 1938, when he joined at age 13, until his death ...more

Ira Progoff is listed (or ranked) 32 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Progoff Ira Progoff was an American psychotherapist, best known for his development of the Intensive Journal Method while at Drew University. His main interest was in depth psychology and particularly ...more

Ira Sachs is listed (or ranked) 33 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Sachs Ira Sachs is an American filmmaker. His first film was the acclaimed short Lady. Born in Memphis, Tennessee, his films have included the Sundance Film Festival selection The Delta, the Sundance ...more

Ira Berkow is listed (or ranked) 34 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Berkow Ira Berkow is an Edgar Award nominated writer.

Ira W. Wood is listed (or ranked) 35 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira W. Wood Ira Wells Wood was an American Republican Party politician who represented New Jersey's 4th congressional district from 1904 to 1913. Walsh was born in Wilkes-Barre, Pennsylvania on June 19, ...more

Ira Sadoff is listed (or ranked) 36 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Sadoff Ira Sadoff is an award winning and widely anthologized poet, critic, novelist and short story writer.

Ira C. Eaker is listed (or ranked) 37 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira C. Eaker General Ira Clarence Eaker was a general of the United States Army Air Forces during World War II. Eaker, as second-in-command of the prospective Eighth Air Force, was sent to England to form ...more

Ira S. Webb is listed (or ranked) 38 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira S. Webb Ira S. Webb was a film producer and screenwriter. He was also the brother of Harry S. Webb.

Ira Condict is listed (or ranked) 39 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Condict The Reverend Ira Condict was an American Presbyterian and Dutch Reformed minister who served as the third president of Queen's College in New Brunswick, New Jersey. A graduate of The College of ...more

Ira Carmen is listed (or ranked) 40 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Carmen Ira Harris "Law and Order" Carmen graduated from the University of Michigan and is an American Professor Emeritus of Political Science at the University of Illinois at ...more

Ira Louvin is listed (or ranked) 41 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Louvin Ira Lonnie Loudermilk, known professionally as Ira Louvin, was an American country music singer, mandolinist and songwriter. He was a cousin of songwriter John D. Loudermilk.

Ira Dubey is listed (or ranked) 42 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Dubey Ira Dubey is an Indian actress who has appeared on TV and in Bollywood films.

Ira Spring is listed (or ranked) 43 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Spring Ira Spring was an American photographer, author, mountaineer and hiking advocate. He was the photographer and co-author, with Harvey Manning, of the "100 Hikes" series of books ...more

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Ira Maya Sopha is listed (or ranked) 44 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Maya Sopha Ira Maya Sopha is an actress.

Ira Rodgers is listed (or ranked) 45 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Rodgers Ira Errett "Rat" Rodgers was an American football, basketball, baseball, and golf player and coach. He played college football for West Virginia University where he was selected as an ...more

Ira Heiden is listed (or ranked) 46 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Heiden Ira Heiden is an American television and film actor, perhaps best known for his role in the 1987 horror film A Nightmare on Elm Street 3: Dream Warriors as Will Stanton. Ira's other film roles ...more

Ira Wheeler is listed (or ranked) 47 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Wheeler Ira Wheeler was an actor.

Ira H. Morgan is listed (or ranked) 48 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira H. Morgan Ira Harry Morgan was a cinematographer who filmed Frank Buck’s film Tiger Fangs.

Ira Einhorn is listed (or ranked) 49 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Einhorn Ira Samuel Einhorn, known as "the Unicorn Killer", is an American man convicted of the murder of his ex-girlfriend Holly Maddux. On September 9, 1977, Maddux disappeared following a ...more

Ira Davenport is listed (or ranked) 50 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Davenport Ira Davenport was a track athlete, American football and baseball player, and coach in the United States. He competed in the 1912 Summer Olympics held in Stockholm, Sweden in the 800 metres ...more