(Washington) American artist Irene Cara, singer Popularity and global success Flashdance… what a feelingHe died at the age of 63, his agent told AFP on Saturday.
Irene Cara was found dead at her Florida home on Friday, and her agent, Judith Moos, said the cause of her death is currently unknown.
The New Yorker was “a talented person whose legacy will live on through his films and his music,” he wrote in a statement on Twitter.
Irene Cara rose to stardom in 1980 with the film Popularity, where she plays a young student at an art high school in New York. He sang the title track which won an Oscar for Best Film Score.
Three years later, he would co-write Flashdance… what a feelingA major portion of the film’s soundtrack Flash danceActress Jennifer Beals will perform a legendary dance.
The song, composed by star DJ Giorgio Moroder and sung by Irene Cara with her disco touch, would also win an Oscar. It is still sung by millions of people today.
After training in music, singing and dancing in her hometown of New York, Irene Cara rose to fame appearing on the small screen in the 1970s.
If she doesn’t find great success Popularity And Flash danceHe continued shooting in films like Artist DC carriage And City heatTelevision and Theatre.
He has no children, his agent told AFP.
“Pop culture practitioner. Award-winning tv junkie. Creator. Devoted food geek. Twitter lover. Beer enthusiast.”