‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara, dead at 63, publicist says

Actress Irene Cara poses during an interview in Los Angeles, on July 2, 1990. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)
Actress Irene Cara poses during an interview in Los Angeles, on July 2, 1990. (AP Photo/Nick Ut)(ASSOCIATED PRESS)
Published: Nov. 26, 2022 at 10:40 AM EST
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Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning singer of the title tracks to “Fame” and “Flashdance” has died, according to her publicist.

She was 63-years-old.

Her publicist Judith A. Moose made the announcement Saturday morning on Twitter.

The publicist said Cara died in her home in Florida. Her cause of death is unknown.

Moose said in a Tweet:

Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene. I'll be reading each and every one of them and know she'll be smiling from Heaven. She adored her fans.

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