Irene Cara, best known for singing the title tracks of “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died, her publicist announced Saturday.
Kara, a resident of New York, was 63 years old.
“It is with great sadness that I announce the passing of Irene Kara on behalf of her family,” Read the statement on Cara’s Twitter page His publicist, Judith A. Posted by moose. “The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away at her Florida home.”
The cause of death is unknown, Moose said, and funeral services are pending.
Moose said, “She was a beautifully talented soul whose legacy will live on forever through her music and films.”
Moose also encouraged fans to share their memories of Cara.
“It’s the worst part of being a publicist,” Moose said. “I can’t believe I have to write this, let alone release the news. Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene. I will read each and every one of them and know she will be smiling down on me from heaven.” She admired her fans.”
Cara was nominated for a Best Actress Golden Globe for her performance in the 1980 musical “Fame” and later won for singing and co-writing the theme song to “Flashdance” in 1984. Cara is also a Grammy winner, having performed in several live theatres. performance during his career.