By James Scout/ Nov 27, 2022

Irene Cara, a Singer who Hit Stardom With 'Fame' and 'Flashdance,' Dies at 63

Irene Cara, an Oscar-winning singer, best known for penning the songs for the films "Fame" and "Flashdance," has passed away, according to a statement from her publicist on Saturday.

Irene Cara

In a message posted to Irene Cara's website and Twitter account, her publicist Judith A. Moose said, "It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Irene Cara on behalf of her family."

Irene Cara

The Oscar-winning actress, singer, songwriter, and producer died at home in Florida. She said that her cause of death is currently unknown, but details will be made public as soon as they become available.

Irene Cara

I can't believe I've had to write this, let alone release the news, Moose said, adding that this was "absolutely the worst part of being a publicist."

Irene Cara

Through her music and movies, she left behind a legacy that will endure forever, according to Moose.

Irene Cara

Through her music and movies, she left behind a legacy that will endure forever, according to Moose.

Irene Cara

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