Oscar-Winner Irene Cara Dies At 63

Posted November 26, 2022 by with 4 comments

She wrote and performed two of the most iconic film songs of the 1980’s, “Fame” and “Flashdance…What A Feeling,” with the latter winning her the Oscar and multiple Grammys. Irene Cara was just 63, and her death was announced today by her publicist:

A detailed obituary is on Deadline.

Irene Cara winning the Oscar in 1984:

Performing the song on Solid Gold (remember Solid Gold?!) in 1983:

And here was Irene Cara singing “Fame” (it’s not dated, but should be 1980 or 1981):

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