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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)
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 Gershwin is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 87 (1896-1983)
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
age 62
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
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 Newborn is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Ira
age 69
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
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 Hayes is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 32 (1923-1955)
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 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 is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Ira
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 is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Ira
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 Flagstead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 47 (1893-1940)
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
age 69
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
Dec. at 60 (1807-1867)
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
age 65
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 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 Sorkin is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Ira
age 75
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
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 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Ira
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 Cohen is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 76 (1935-2011)
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
age 78
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
Dec. at 72 (1940-2012)
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)
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 is a theatrical producer.
Ira Baldwin is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Ira
Dec. at 104 (1895-1999)
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