Disappearance of Irene Cara, the interpreter of Fame and What a Feeling

Oscar winner for best original song from the film Flashdance, the singer left at the age of 63.

«It is with deep sadness that I announce the passing of Irene Cara. The cause of his death is not yet known and we will let you know as soon as this information becomes available.“. It is in these terms that a press release published this Saturday on Twitter by the manager of Irene Cara, Judith Moose, announced the sad news. “It’s the worst part of an agent’s job, to post such an announcement. Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene. I will read each one of them and I know she will smile from heaven. She adored her fans.”wrote the emotional agent.

The Oscar-winning singer for best original song from the film Flashdance What a feeling co-written with Giorgio Moroder, was 63 years old. She died at her home in Florida, the statement said.

Born in 1959, Irene Cara became known for her appearances on the small screen in the 1970s, after training in music, singing and dancing in her hometown of New York. Her role in the cult musical film Fame, directed in 1980 by Alan Parker, will bring him consecration. She interpreted the role of Coco Hernandez and had composed the song of the credits, which also won an Oscar.

If she has not found the great success of Fame et Flashdancethe artist continued to shoot in films, such as D.C. Cab et Guns up!television and theater.


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