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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.
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Ira Levin is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 78 (1929-2007)

Birthplace: Manhattan, New York City, New York

Ira Marvin Levin (August 27, 1929 – November 12, 2007) was an American novelist, playwright, and songwriter. His most noted works include the novels A Kiss Before Dying (1953), Rosemary's Baby ...more
Ira Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 87 (1896-1983)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Ira Gershwin (born Israel Gershowitz, December 6, 1896 – August 17, 1983) was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother, composer George Gershwin, to create some of the most ...more

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Ira Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 62
Ira Kaplan (born January 7, 1957) is a co-founder, vocalist, guitarist and songwriter in the American indie rock band Yo La Tengo. He is married to Yo La Tengo ...more
Ira Glass is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 59

Birthplace: Baltimore, Maryland, USA

Ira Jeffrey Glass (; born March 3, 1959) is an American public radio personality. He is the host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life and has participated in other ...more

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Ira Newborn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, Area code 917, Contiguous United States, New York, United States of America, + more

Ira Newborn (born December 26, 1949) is an American musician, actor, orchestrator and composer, best known for his work composing motion picture soundtracks.
Ira Sprague Bowen is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 75 (1898-1973)

Birthplace: Seneca Falls, New York

Ira Sprague Bowen (December 21, 1898 – February 6, 1973) was an American physicist and astronomer. In 1927 he discovered that nebulium was not really a chemical element but instead doubly ...more
Ira Hayes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 32 (1923-1955)

Birthplace: Sacaton, Arizona

Ira Hamilton Hayes (January 12, 1923 – January 24, 1955) 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 ...more
Ira Michael Heyman is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Michael Heyman Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Michael Heyman (May 30, 1930 – November 19, 2011) was a Professor of Law and of City and Regional Planning, and was Chancellor of University of California, Berkeley, and Secretary of the ...more
Ira Rennert is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Rennert Age: 85

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Leon Rennert (born May 31, 1934) is an American investor and businessman.
Ira Bowman is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Bowman Age: 45

Birthplace: Newark, New Jersey

Ira Bowman (born June 11, 1973) is a retired American professional basketball player formerly in the National Basketball Association (NBA). He is currently an assistant men's basketball coach ...more
Ira Flagstead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 47 (1893-1940)

Birthplace: Montague, Michigan

Ira James Flagstead (September 22, 1893 – March 13, 1940), sometimes known as "Pete", was an American baseball player. He played 15 years of professional baseball, principally as an ...more
Ira Flatow is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 69

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Ira Flatow (; born March 9, 1949) is a radio and television journalist and author who hosts Public Radio International's popular program, Science Friday. On TV, he hosted the Emmy Award-winning ...more
Ira Aldridge is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 60 (1807-1867)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Frederick Aldridge (July 24, 1807 – August 7, 1867) was an American and later British stage actor and playwright who made his career after 1824 largely on the London stage and in Europe, ...more
Ira Steven Behr is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 65

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Steven Behr (born October 23, 1953) 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 ...more
Ira Allen Eastman is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Allen Eastman Dec. at 72 (1809-1881)

Birthplace: Gilmanton, New Hampshire, United States of America

Ira Allen Eastman (January 1, 1809 – March 21, 1881) 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 ...more
Ira Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 75
Ira Lee Sorkin (born May 30, 1943) is an American attorney. He is best known for representing Bernard Madoff, the American businessman who pleaded guilty to perpetrating the largest investor ...more
Ira Harris is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 73 (1802-1875)

Birthplace: Charleston, New York, United States of America

Ira Harris (May 31, 1802 – December 2, 1875) was an American jurist and senator from New York. He was also a friend of Abraham Lincoln.
Ira Newble is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Age: 44

Birthplace: Detroit, Michigan

Ira Reynolds Newble II (born January 20, 1975) is an American former professional basketball player. He played in the NBA with the San Antonio Spurs, Atlanta Hawks, Cleveland Cavaliers, Seattle ...more
Ira Cohen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 76 (1935-2011)

Birthplace: New York City, New York, United States of America

Ira Cohen (February 3, 1935 – April 25, 2011) 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 ...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
Age: 78

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Berlin (May 27, 1941 – June 5, 2018) was an American historian, professor of history at the University of Maryland, and former president of Organization of American Historians. Berlin is the ...more
Ira Miller is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 72 (1940-2012)

Birthplace: USA, Chicago, Illinois

Ira Miller was an actor and screenwriter.
Ira Remsen is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 81 (1846-1927)

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Ira Remsen (February 10, 1846 – March 4, 1927) was a chemist who, along with Constantin Fahlberg, discovered the artificial sweetener saccharin. He was the second president of Johns Hopkins ...more
Ira Pittelman is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Ira Pittelman is a theatrical producer.
Ira Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 104 (1895-1999)

Birthplace: Indiana

Ira Lawrence Baldwin (August 20, 1895 – August 9, 1999) was the founder and director emeritus of the Wisconsin Academy Foundation. He began teaching bacteriology at the University of Wisconsin ...more