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Ira Gershwin’s height is 5ft 6in (1.68 m)

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.

Best Known For Movie: Catch Me If You Can
Height: 5ft 6in (1.68 m)
Born: December 6, 1896, New York City, New York, United States
Filmography: Hawaii Five-0 (2014), Strictly Come Dancing (2014), The Simpsons (), Cilla (2014), The Normal Heart (2014), Looking (2014), The Voice UK (2014), Parenthood (), Per un futur sense Alzheimer (2013), Labor Day (2013), Longwave (2013), The Mark of Beauty (), The Voice of the Philippines (2013), Steppin’ Out with Katherine Jenkins (2012), The Walking Dead (2012), BBC Proms (2012), Ginger & Rosa (2012), The 66th Annual Tony Awards (2012), The Voice (2012), Dancing with the Stars (2012), Hello I Must Be Going (2012), Blaus de l’ànima (2011), Òpera en texans (2011), Divendres (2011), Herr Alsmann trifft Frau Hielscher (2011), Late Show with David Letterman (), Fina estampa (2011), Glee (2011), Dancing Stars (2011), Wishful Drinking (2010), So You Think You Can Dance Canada (2010), Michael Feinstein’s American Songbook (2010), 15 Till Midnight (2010), $#*! My Dad Says (2010), The Tonight Show with Jay Leno (2010), Late Night with Jimmy Fallon (2010), Chico & Rita (2010), Eat Pray Love (2010), Huckabee (2010), A Star Is Born: Special Features (2010), Escrito nas Estrelas (2010), The Secret Life of the American Teenager (2010), Parks and Recreation (2010), Edge of Darkness (2010), Secrets of the Tribe (2010), Howl (2010), The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (2010), Els matins a TV3 (2009), Moonlight Serenade (2009), Fame (2009), Viver a Vida (2009), BBC Proms (2009), Public Enemies (2009), Ugly Betty (2009), Dancing with the Stars (2009), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History – The 1940s: Stars, Stripes and Singing (2009), Weltberühmt in Österreich – 50 Jahre Austropop (2008), Viva la Diva: Darcey Bussell and Katherine Jenkins (2008), Fringe (2008), True Blood (2008), The Adventures of Young Indiana Jones: Scandal of 1920 (2008), It Takes Two (2007-2008), Leatherheads (2008), Trying to Get Good: The Jazz Odyssey of Jack Sheldon (2008), Nancy LaMott: I’ll Be Here with You (2008), Definitely, Maybe (2008), Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure (2008), Eterna Magia (2007), Ballet Shoes (2007), P.S. I Love You (2007), Samantha Who? (2007), Two Faces (2007), The War (2007), American Masters (2007), Run, Fatboy, Run (2007), Sarah Vaughan: Live in ’58 & ’64 (2007), Singer’s Spotlight (2007), The Band’s Visit (2007), The Sopranos (), Raines (2007), Paraíso Tropical (2007), For the Bible Tells Me So (2007), The Killing (2007), The Good Shepherd (2006), Bones (2006), Gilmore Girls (), Man of the Year (2006), Brainstorm (2006), Life Is Not a Fairytale: The Fantasia Barrino Story (2006), 7th Heaven (), Take the Lead (2006), Shut Up and Sing (2006), Saturday Night Live: The Best of Jon Lovitz (2005), Agatha Christie: Poirot (2005), The Victoria’s Secret Fashion Show (2005), Carly Simon: A Moonlight Serenade on the Queen Mary 2 (2005), Nynne (2005), Six Feet Under (2003-2005), Veronica Mars (2005), América (2005), Today (), Great Women Singers of the 20th Century: Sarah Vaughan (2005), Spanglish (2004), The Aviator (2004), Saturday Night Live: The Best of Christopher Walken (2004), Still Standing (2004), Saturday Night Live (2004), Rosemary Clooney: Singing at Her Best (2004), Independent Lens (2002-2004), Mona Lisa Smile (2003), Something’s Gotta Give (2003), Stuck on You (2003), The Human Stain (2003), Anything Else (2003), Great Performances (), I’ll Be There (2003), Sabrina, the Teenage Witch (2003), Mulheres Apaixonadas (2003), Normal (2003), American Splendor (2003), Mwah! The Best of the Dinah Shore Show (2003), Live from Lincoln Center (2002), Sinatra: The Classic Duets (2002), Catch Me If You Can (2002), Martine (2002), The West Wing (2002), Crossing Jordan (2002), Elaine Stritch at Liberty (2002), Ronnie Milsap: Live (2002), The Broadway Concert (2002), Pangako… Ikaw lang (2001), Life with Judy Garland: Me and My Shadows (2001), These Old Broads (2001), How Harry Met Sally… (2001), Chocolat (2000), Bette (2000), Liam (2000), One Hundred Steps (2000), Return to Me (2000), The Whole Nine Yards (2000), Love’s Labour’s Lost (2000), About Adam (2000), VH1 Presents Donna Summer: Live and More… Encore! (1999), Bicentennial Man (1999), RKO 281 (1999), The Bachelor (1999), Larry David: Curb Your Enthusiasm (1999), Introducing Dorothy Dandridge (1999), Great Railway Journeys (1999), A Walk on the Moon (1999), Man of the Century (1999), At First Sight (1999), Sarah Brightman in Concert (1998), B. Monkey (1998), Meet Joe Black (1998), Marriages (1998), Little Voice (1998), Living Out Loud (1998), The Cruise (1998), Celebrity (1998), There’s Something About Mary (1998), Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1998), My Giant (1998), The Proposition (1998), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1998), Skinnamarink TV (1998), Dusk ’til Dawn (1997), L.A. Confidential (1997), Picture Perfect (1997), That Old Feeling (1997), Pavarotti & Friends for War Child (1996), Camping Cosmos (1996), Hollow Reed (1996), Friends (1996), Muppets Tonight (1996), The Outer Limits (1996), The Birdcage (1996), Jake’s Women (1996), Mr. Holland’s Opus (1995), Grumpier Old Men (1995), Golden Anniversary (1995), Cybill (1995), The Grass Harp (1995), Barbra: The Concert (1995), Forget Paris (1995), The Neon Bible (1995), Miami Rhapsody (1995), The War (1994), Mystery Science Theater 3000 (), Baseball (), Bullets Over Broadway (1994), Corrina, Corrina (1994), Doomsday Gun (1994), It Could Happen to You (1994), Entertaining the Troops (1994), That’s Entertainment! III (1994), Four Weddings and a Funeral (1994), American Playhouse (1993), Cracker (1993), The Young Indiana Jones Chronicles (1993), Diana Ross Live! The Lady Sings… Jazz & Blues: Stolen Moments (1992), Jennifer 8 (1992), Hero (1992/I), The Public Eye (1992), Mr. Saturday Night (1992), Traces of Red (1992), The 46th Annual Tony Awards (1992), The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson (), Brain Donors (1992), Quantum Leap (1992), MGM: When the Lion Roars (1992), Here’s Looking at You, Warner Bros. (1991), Bugsy (1991), My Girl (1991), Hot Shots! (1991), Madonna: Truth or Dare (1991), The Indian Runner (1991), Guilty by Suspicion (1991), He Said, She Said (1991), Designing Women (1991), Breakfast with the Arts (1991), Freddie and Max (1990), Avalon (1990), Tune in Tomorrow… (1990), Betsy’s Wedding (1990), The Bold and the Beautiful (1990), Ute Lemper: A Concert from the 1989 Bath International Festival (1989), Enemies: A Love Story (1989), Grammy Living Legends (1989), When Harry Met Sally… (1989), Loverboy (1989), Midnight Caller (1989), Working Girl (1988), Torch Song Trilogy (1988), Rain Man (1988), The Days and Nights of Molly Dodd (1987-1988), Aloha Summer (1988), The Golden Girls (1988), The Happy Valley (1987), Night Court (1985-1987), In Performance at the White House: A Tribute to American Music – Jerome Kern (1987), Poor Little Rich Girl: The Barbara Hutton Story (1987), Falcon Crest (1987), Pee-wee’s Playhouse (1987), Someone to Watch Over Me (1987), Dolly (1987), Someone to Love (1987), Man on Fire (1987), The Witches of Eastwick (1987), Nadine (1987), Miami Vice (1987), Fame (), Beyond Therapy (1987), One Voice (1986), Mr. Belvedere (1986), ‘Round Midnight (1986), Off Beat (1986), George Burns’ 90th Birthday Party: A Very Special Special (1986), Bassey: You Ain’t Heard Nothing Yet (1985), White Nights (1985), After Hours (1985), The Two Ronnies (1985), Webster (1985), Speed (1984), City Heat (1984), The Magic of David Copperfield VI: Floating Over the Grand Canyon (1984), Body and Soul (1984), Lassiter (1984), Once Upon a Time in America (1984), Deal of the Century (1983), Les mots pour le dire (1983), The 37th Annual Tony Awards (1983), Un, dos, tres… responda otra vez (1983), The 36th Annual Tony Awards (1982), Frank Sinatra: Concert for the Americas (1982), The Magic of David Copperfield IV: The Vanishing Airplane (1981), They All Laughed (1981), The 35th Annual Tony Awards (1981), AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Fred Astaire (1981), WKRP in Cincinnati (1981), American Pop (1981), The Muppet Show (), Big Blonde (1980), Amorevolmente (1980), The Carpenters: Music, Music, Music (1980), The Donna Summer Special (1980), De Mike Burstyn show (1980), Are You Being Served? (1978), The Waltons (), The Boss’ Son (1978), Pennies from Heaven (1978), The Choirboys (1977), Love for Lydia (1977), The Richard Pryor Show (1977), New York, New York (1977), Carpenters Very First Television Special (1976), M*A*S*H (1976), Rhoda (1976), Dinah! (1976), That’s Entertainment, Part II (1976), The Sonny and Cher Show (1976), Evening at Pops (1976), Oriental Blue (1975), Cher (1975), The Graham Kennedy Show (1972-1975), All in the Family (), Alice Doesn’t Live Here Anymore (1974), The Ernie Sigley Show (1974), Chinatown (1974), That’s Entertainment! (1974), Really Raquel (1974), The Carol Burnett Show (1974), A Summer Without Boys (1973), Save the Tiger (1973), A Safe Place (1971), Our American Musical Heritage (1971), The Barbara McNair Show (1971), The Dean Martin Show (), This Is Tom Jones (1969), The Lawrence Welk Show (1958-1969), Dean Martin Presents the Golddiggers (), The Jazz Age (1968), Here’s Lucy (1968), Star! (1968), Frank Sinatra: A Man and His Music + Ella + Jobim (1967), The Kraft Music Hall (1967), Music City USA (1967), The Go!! Show (1966), Hippodrome (1966), Hollywood a Go Go (1965), When the Boys Meet the Girls (1965), Shindig! (1965), Sylvia (1965), The Danny Kaye Show (1964), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964), Jazz 625 (1964), The Ed Sullivan Show (), The Jerry Lewis Show (1963), Hollywood and the Stars (1963), The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (1963), The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1963), The Jack Paar Program (1963), The Jack Benny Program (), The Garry Moore Show (1962), Julie and Carol at Carnegie Hall (1962), Here’s Edie (1962), Arthur Freed’s Hollywood Melody (1962), The Judy Garland Show (1962), The Bell Telephone Hour (1962), The Red Skelton Hour (1961), Yves Montand on Broadway (1961), Perry Como’s Kraft Music Hall (1954-1961), Bobby Darin and Friends (1961), Glenn Miller Time (1961), Hawaiian Eye (1960), Frank Sinatra’s Welcome Home Party for Elvis Presley (1960), The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: To the Ladies (1960), The Steve Allen Plymouth Show (1957-1960), Peter Gunn (1960), The Frank Sinatra Timex Show: An Afternoon with Frank Sinatra (1959), But Not for Me (1959), Porgy and Bess (1959), Some of Manie’s Friends (1959), The Eddie Fisher Show (1958), An Evening with Fred Astaire (1958), 77 Sunset Strip (1958), Jazz Party (1958), The Lux Show (1957-1958), This Is Your Life (1958), The Frank Sinatra Show (1957-1958), Timex All-Star Jazz Show (1957), The Nat King Cole Show (1957), The Edsel Show (1957), The Gisele MacKenzie Show (1957), The Helen Morgan Story (1957), Beau James (1957), Hey, Jeannie! (1956-1957), Funny Face (1957), Stars of Jazz (1956), Omnibus (), That Certain Feeling (1956), MGM Parade (1956), Ford Star Jubilee (1955), The 27th Annual Academy Awards (1955), Three for the Show (1955), The Country Girl (1954), Your Hit Parade (1954), Young at Heart (1954), A Star Is Born (1954), Lady in the Dark (1954), Coke Time (1954), Texaco Star Theatre (1949-1954), Crime Wave (1954), The Glenn Miller Story (1954), Give a Girl a Break (1953), Three Sailors and a Girl (1953), So This Is Love (1953), The Ford 50th Anniversary Show (1953), Harry James and His Music Makers (1953), She’s Back on Broadway (1953), The Jane Froman Show (1952), The Liberace Show (1952), The Colgate Comedy Hour (1951-1952), With a Song in My Heart (1952), The Paul Whiteman’s Goodyear Revue (1952), Footlight Varieties (1951), Starlift (1951), I’ll See You in My Dreams (1951), Meet Danny Wilson (1951), An American in Paris (1951), The Frank Sinatra Show (1951), The Glass Menagerie (1950), Tea for Two (1950), Nancy Goes to Rio (1950), The Barkleys of Broadway (1949), The Man I Love (1947), The Shocking Miss Pilgrim (1947), Humoresque (1946), Till the Clouds Roll By (1946), The Jolson Story (1946), Okay for Sound (1946), George White’s Scandals (1945), Ziegfeld Follies (1945), Rhapsody in Blue (1945), Where Do We Go from Here? (1945), Cover Girl (1944), Lady in the Dark (1944), Girl Crazy (1943), The North Star (1943), Princess O’Rourke (1943), So’s Your Uncle (1943), Blues in the Night (1941), Lady Be Good (1941), Cavalcade of San Francisco (1940), Strike Up the Band (1940), The Goldwyn Follies (1938), A Damsel in Distress (1937), Shall We Dance (1937), Harry Warren: America’s Foremost Composer (1933), That’s a Good Girl (1933), Flying Devils (1933), Girl Crazy (1932), Delicious (1931), That Certain Trio (1931), Night Club Revels (1931), Playing with Fire (1931), Sky High (1931), The Gershwin’s ‘Porgy and Bess’ (2013), American Playhouse (1993), Song by Song (1977), The Jazz Age (1968), Kiss Me, Stupid (1964), Lady in the Dark (1954), An American in Paris (1951), Inside U.S.A. with Chevrolet (1949), The Barkleys of Broadway (1949), The North Star (1943), The Goldwyn Follies (1938), A Damsel in Distress (1937), Shall We Dance (1937), Girl Crazy (1932), Delicious (1931), Des Broadways liebstes Kind (1969), Nuit américaine (2005), That’s Entertainment! III (1994), They All Laughed (1981), That’s Entertainment, Part II (1976), That’s Entertainment! (1974), The Ed Sullivan Show (1964), The Bell Telephone Hour (1959), Gershwin’s Summertime: The Song That Conquered the World (2011), Great Performances (2003-2005), Broadway: The American Musical (2004), Walk on By: The Story of Popular Song (2001), Somewhere Over the Rainbow: Harold Arlen (1999), American Masters (1987).
Astrological Sign: Sagittarius
Occupation: Lyricist, Soundtrack
Died: August 17, 1983, Beverly Hills, California, United States
Spouse: Leonore Gershwin (m. 1926–1983)
Siblings: George Gershwin, Arthur Gershwin, Frances Gershwin

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