Irene Cara died Friday night at her home in Florida at the age of 63, her agent, Judith A. Moose said in a tweet Saturday morning.
The cause of death is still unknown.
In a tweet, his agent said, “This is the hardest part of my job as an agent. I can’t believe I’m writing this”, he promised to read every message sent by fans before inviting the community to share their memories of Irene.
“She will laugh from heaven. He adored his fans,” he recalls.
If she lent her voice to the theme song “What a Feeling” in the movie “Flashdance” (1983), Irene Cara is also known for her role as Coco in the movie “Fame” (1980). Description of the title song.
Cara co-wrote “Flashdance” in 1984, which won her the Grammy Award for Best Pop Female Vocalist.
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