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Irving Paul Lazar

March 28th, 1907 - December 30th, 1993

Irving Paul "Swifty" Lazar was an American lawyer, talent agent and dealmaker, representing both movie stars and authors.

Irving R. Levine

died March 27th, 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 television correspondent to be accredited in the Soviet Union. He wrote three non-fiction books on life in the USSR, each of which became a bestseller.

Irving Rapper

born January 16th, 1898

Irving Rapper was a British-born American film director.

Irving Saladino

born January 23rd, 1983

Irving Jahir Saladino Aranda is a Panamanian former long jumper. He was Olympic champion, having won at the 2008 Beijing Olympics, and is Panama's first and only Olympic gold medalist. He was world champion in the long jump in 2007. He represented his country at three straight Olympics, from 2004 to 2012, and competed at four World Championships in Athletics from 2005 to 2011.

Irving Spikes

born December 21st, 1970

Irving Eugene Spikes (born December 21, 1970, in Ocean Springs, Mississippi, United States) is a former professional American football player who played running back for four seasons for the Miami Dolphins. * v * t * e

Irving Wallace

born March 19th, 1916

Irving Wallace was an American best-selling author and screenwriter. He was known for his heavily researched novels, many with a sexual theme.

Irwin Corey

died February 6th, 2017

"Professor" Irwin Corey was an American stand-up comic, film actor and activist, often billed as "The World's Foremost Authority". He introduced his unscripted, improvisational style of stand-up comedy at the San Francisco club the hungry i. Lenny Bruce described Corey as "one of the most brilliant comedians of all time."

Irwin Cotler

born May 8th, 1940

Irwin Cotler is a retired Canadian politician who was Member of Parliament for Mount Royal from 1999 to 2015. He served as the Minister of Justice and Attorney General of Canada from 2003 until the Liberal government of Paul Martin lost power following the 2006 federal election. He was first elected to the House of Commons of Canada in a by-election in November 1999, winning 92% of votes cast.

Irwin McLean

born January 9th, 1963

(William Henry) Irwin McLean FRS FRSE FMedSci is Emeritus Professor of Genetic Medicine, at the School of Life Sciences, University of Dundee.

Irwin Shaw

February 27th, 1913 - May 16th, 1984

Irwin Shaw was an American playwright, screenwriter, novelist, and short-story author whose written works have sold more than 14 million copies. He is best known for two of his novels: The Young Lions (1948), about the fate of three soldiers during World War II, which was made into a film of the same name starring Marlon Brando and Montgomery Clift, and Rich Man, Poor Man (1970), about the fate of two brothers and a sister in the post-World War II decades, which in 1976 was made into a popular miniseries starring Peter Strauss, Nick Nolte, and Susan Blakely.

Irwin Thomas

born January 6th, 1971

Irwin Thomas is an American-born Australian singer-songwriter and guitarist. He performs professionally using the stage name Jack Jones from when he was the lead vocalist-guitarist in the band Southern Sons (1990–1996).

Iryna Lishchynska

born January 15th, 1976

Iryna Lishchynska, née Nedelenko (Неделенко) is a Ukrainian middle-distance athlete who specializes in the 1500 metres.

Iryna Pamialova

born April 5th, 1990

Iryna Uladzimirauna Pamialova is a Belarusian canoer. She won a bronze medal at the 2012 Summer Olympics in the K-4 500 metres event with Nadzeya Papok-Liapeshka, Volha Khudzenka, and Maryna Litvinchuk.

Iryna Vilde

born May 5th, 1907

Daryna Dmytrivna Polotniuk, better known by her pen name Iryna Vilde, was a Ukrainian and Soviet writer and correspondent. Vilde's works are now considered classics of Ukrainian literature.

Iryna Zhylenko

born April 28th, 1941

Irina (Iraida) Volodymyrivna Zhylenko, a Ukrainian poet, was the a wife of Volodymyr Drozd. She was born in Kyiv and died in August 2013 at the age of 72.

Isa Barzizza

born November 22nd, 1929

Isa Barzizza (born 22 November 1929) is an Italian actress who has appeared in 46 films since 1947.

Isa Bellini

June 19th, 1922 - February 5th, 2021

Isa Bellini (19 June 1922 – 5 February 2021) was an Italian actress, voice actress, presenter and singer.

Isa bin Salman Al Khalifa

died March 6th, 1999

Isa bin Salman bin Hamad Al Khalifa was a Bahraini royal who served as the first Emir of Bahrain from 1961 until his death in 1999.

Isa Briones

born January 17th, 1999

Isabella Camille Briones is an American actor and singer. A veteran of musical theatre, she rose to prominence for her starring roles in the CBS All Access series Star Trek: Picard (2020), including Soji, an android "daughter" of Data. In 2023, she starred as Margot Stokes in the Disney+/Hulu series Goosebumps.

Isa Danieli

born March 13th, 1937

Isa Danieli (born 13 March 1937) is an Italian film actress. She has appeared in 32 films since 1962.

Isa Guha

born May 21st, 1985

Isa Tara Guha is a British cricket commentator, television and radio cricket broadcaster, and a former England cricketer who played in the 2005 World Cup and the 2009 World Cup.

Isa Pola

born December 19th, 1909

Isa Pola (19 December 1909 – 17 December 1984) was an Italian stage and film actress. Born Maria Luisa Betti di Montesano, she appeared in more than 30 films during her career. An early screen role was the female lead in Steel (1933), a realist film set in the steelworking industry.

Isaac Albéniz

died May 18th, 1909

Isaac Manuel Francisco Albéniz y Pascual was a Spanish virtuoso pianist, composer, and conductor. He is one of the foremost composers of the Post-Romantic era who also had a significant influence on his contemporaries and younger composers. He is best known for his piano works based on Spanish folk music idioms. Isaac Albéniz was close to the Generation of '98.

Isaac Ambrose

died January 20th, 1663

Isaac Ambrose was an English Puritan divine. He graduated with a BA. from Brasenose College, Oxford, on 1624. He obtained the curacy of St Edmund’s Church, Castleton, Derbyshire, in 1627. He was one of king's four preachers in Lancashire in 1631. He was twice imprisoned by commissioners of array. He worked for the establishment of Presbyterianism; successively at Leeds, Preston, and Garstang, whence he was ejected for nonconformity in 1662. He also published religious works.

Isaac Asiata

born December 29th, 1992

Isaac Andrew Asiata (born December 29, 1992) is a former American football guard. He played college football at Utah.

Isaac Asimov

died April 6th, 1992

Isaac Asimov was an American writer and professor of biochemistry at Boston University. During his lifetime, Asimov was considered one of the "Big Three" science fiction writers, along with Robert A. Heinlein and Arthur C. Clarke. A prolific writer, he wrote or edited more than 500 books. He also wrote an estimated 90,000 letters and postcards. Best known for his hard science fiction, Asimov also wrote mysteries and fantasy, as well as popular science and other non-fiction.

Isaac Babalola Akinyele

born April 18th, 1882

Oba Sir Isaac Babalola Akinyele, KBE was the first educated Olubadan of Ibadan, and the second Christian to ascend the throne.

Isaac Babel

died January 27th, 1940

Isaac Emmanuilovich Babel was a Russian writer, journalist, playwright, and literary translator. He is best known as the author of Red Cavalry and Odessa Stories, and has been acclaimed as "the greatest prose writer of Russian Jewry." Babel was arrested by the NKVD on 15 May 1939 on fabricated charges of terrorism and espionage, and executed on 27 January 1940.

Isaac Baker Brown

died February 3rd, 1873

Isaac Baker Brown was a prominent 19th-century English gynaecologist and obstetrical surgeon. He had a reputation as a specialist in the diseases of women and advocated certain surgical procedures, including clitoridectomies, as cures for epilepsy and hysteria. In 1867, his career ended when he was accused of performing these procedures without consent of the patients. He was subsequently expelled from the Obstetrical Society of London.

Isaac Barrow

died May 4th, 1677

Isaac Barrow was an English Christian theologian and mathematician who is generally given credit for his early role in the development of infinitesimal calculus; in particular, for proof of the fundamental theorem of calculus. His work centered on the properties of the tangent; Barrow was the first to calculate the tangents of the kappa curve. He is also notable for being the inaugural holder of the prestigious Lucasian Professorship of Mathematics, a post later held by his student, Isaac Newton.

Isaac Beeckman

died May 19th, 1637

Isaac Beeckman was a Dutch philosopher and scientist, who, through his studies and contact with leading natural philosophers, may have "virtually given birth to modern atomism".

Isaac Casaubon

born February 18th, 1559

Isaac Casaubon was a classical scholar and philologist, first in France and then later in England.
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