The leisure world has misplaced an ’80s icon.
Irene Cara, identified for singing the joyful theme songs to the cult musical movies Fame and Flashdance, has died. she was 63.
Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, introduced the star’s demise on Twitter Nov. 25. “It’s with profound disappointment that on behalf of the household I announce the passing of Irene Cara. The Academy Award profitable actress, singer, songwriter, and producer handed away in her Florida house. Her reason for demise is presently unknown and can be launched when data is on the market.”
The assertion continued, “Irene’s household has requested privateness as they course of their grief. She was a fantastically gifted soul whose legacy will stay ceaselessly by means of her music and movies. Funeral companies are pending and a memorial for her followers can be deliberate at a future date.’
Cara started her leisure profession as a toddler singer. Within the ’70s, whereas nonetheless very younger, she additionally tried her hand as an actress, showing on the cleaning soap opera Love of Life, the youngsters’s selection present The Electrical Firm, the miniseries Roots: The Subsequent Generations and later, as a teen, because the lead in the 1976 musical movie Sparkle.