Irene Cara, Date of Birth, Place of Birth


Irene Cara

American recording artist; singer and actress

Date of Birth: 18-Mar-1959

Place of Birth: New York City, New York, United States

Profession: actor, singer, pianist, singer-songwriter, stage actor, television actor, film actor, recording artist

Nationality: United States

Zodiac Sign: Pisces

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About Irene Cara

  • Irene Cara Escalera (born March 18, 1959), known professionally as Irene Cara, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress.
  • Cara sang and co-wrote the song "Flashdance...
  • What a Feeling" (from the movie Flashdance), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984.
  • Cara is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, and for recording the film's title song "Fame".
  • Prior to her success with Fame, Cara portrayed the title character Sparkle Williams in the original 1976 musical drama film Sparkle.

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