“Fame” and “Flashdance” singer and actress Irene Cara has died. Born in New York City, Cara’s biggest breakthrough came in 1980 when she was cast in Fame as Coco Hernandez.
Irene Cara’s publicist, Judith A. Moose, President of JM Media Group, announced that the artist had passed away on social media just after midnight on Saturday, November 26.
It is with deep sadness that I announce the death of Irene Cara on behalf of her family. The Oscar-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer has died at her Florida home. Her cause of death is currently unknown and will be released as information becomes available. – Irene Caras Publicist Judith A. Moose, President of JM Media Group
In the ’80s, Cara’s hit “Fame,” the theme song from the film of the same name, topped the Billboard charts. Her performance earned her a Gloden Globe for Best Actress.
Irene Cara’s “What a Feeling” from the film earned her an Oscar for Best Original Song.
Details of Irene Cara’s death were not disclosed. Irene’s family has asked for privacy as they process their grief.
She was a wonderfully gifted soul whose legacy will live on forever through her music and films. Funerals are pending and a memorial to her fans is planned at a later date. – Irene Caras Publicist Judith A. Moose, President of JM Media Group
Irene Cara was 63.
REST IN PEACE
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