Irene Cara, who made the 80s hits ‘Flashdance’ and ‘Fame’, has passed away.

Irene Cara Irene Cara

Irene Cara the Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away at her home in Florida, her publicist Judith A. Moore announced on Twitter. she was a beautiful soul with a legacy that will live on forever through his music and films.

Irene also had a hit with the film ‘Fame’ of the same name. Cara was nominated for a Golden Globe for “Best Actor” for his role in the film.Cara went on to appear in other films, including “City Heat” with Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds.

She also starred in “Some Fury” alongside Tatum O’Neal. However, despite her greater success, Cara’s music career was hampered by a decades-long legal battle with Network Records, a lawsuit she claimed denied her music. royalties on his music.

Her performance in Fame earned her two Grammy nominations in 1981 for Best New Artist and Best Performance (Female) at the 23rd Annual Grammy Awards. 

Singer Irene Cara Irene Cara

In the 2000s, Cara went into “semi-retirement”, holding singing competitions and live performances. “I have a very beautiful beach house and a lovely life,” She told Songwriter Universe. “Today I live on my royalties and work when I want, and I consider myself semi-retired. I don’t want to work… I don’t make more money working than I do.

In 2004, Irene received the Prestige Lifetime Achievement Award.

Cara’s cause of death is currently unknown, but will be released when information becomes available, her spokeswoman said. A funeral is now taking place and a memorial service is planned for Kara’s fans later.

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