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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
Dec. at 101 (1888-1989)
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
Irving Fryar is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Irving
age 53
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
Irving Thalberg is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 37 (1899-1936)
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
Irving Penn is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 92 (1917-2009)
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
Irving Kristol is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 89 (1920-2009)
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
Irving R. Levine is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 87 (1922-2009)
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
Irving Wightman Colburn is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 56 (1861-1917)
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
Irving Fazola is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 37 (1912-1949)
Irving Fazola was an American jazz clarinetist.
Irving Babbitt is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 68 (1865-1933)
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
Irving Moskowitz is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Irving
age 91
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
Irving Bacon is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 72 (1893-1965)
Irving Bacon was an American character actor who appeared in almost 500 films.
Irving Pichel is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 63 (1891-1954)
Irving Pichel was an American actor and film director.
Irving Cummings is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 71 (1888-1959)
Irving Camisky was an American movie actor, director, producer and writer.
Irving Langmuir is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 76 (1881-1957)
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
Irving Gertz is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 93 (1915-2008)
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
Irving J. Moore is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 74 (1919-1993)
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
Irving Janis is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 72 (1918-1990)
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
Irving Stone is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 86 (1903-1989)
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
Irving Azoff is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Irving
age 71
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
Irving S. Reed is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 89 (1923-2012)
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
Irving Howe is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 73 (1920-1993)
Irving Howe was a Jewish American literary and social critic and a prominent figure of the Democratic Socialists of America.
Irving Reis is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Reis Dec. at 47 (1906-1953)
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
Irving Lorenzo is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Irving
age 48
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
Irving Kaplan is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Irving Kaplan Dec. at 84 (1913-1997)
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
Irving W. Drew is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Irving
Dec. at 77 (1845-1922)
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