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 Dec. at 78 (1929-2007)
Ira Marvin Levin was an American novelist, dramatist and songwriter. Five of his novels and three of his plays have been adapted to film.
Ira Glass age 59
Ira Jeffrey Glass is an American public radio personality and the host and producer of the radio and television show This American Life.
Ira Sprague Bowen Dec. at 75 (1898-1973)
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 Michael Heyman Dec. at 81 (1930-2011)
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 age 85
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 age 45
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 Allen Eastman Dec. at 72 (1809-1881)
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
Ira Harris Dec. at 73 (1802-1875)
Ira Harris was an American jurist and senator from New York. He was also a friend of Abraham Lincoln's.
Ira Newble age 44
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 Miller Dec. at 72 (1940-2012)
Ira Miller was an actor and screenwriter.
Ira Remsen Dec. at 81 (1846-1927)
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 a theatrical producer.