Irene Cara, the singer behind big ’80s strikes from “Flashdance” and “Fame” has actually passed away.
Cara died in her Florida house Friday, according to her rep. Details surrounding her death were not divulged.
Irene won an Oscar for Best Original Song for “What a Feeling” — the renowned tune from “Flashdance” that made her a family name.
Irene likewise scored huge with her beast hit, “Fame” from the film of the very same name. She was chosen for a Golden Globe for “Best Actress” for her operate in the film.
Cara went on to appear in other motion pictures, consisting of “City Heat,” co-starring Clint Eastwood and Burt Reynolds. She likewise played opposite Tatum O’Neal in “Certain Fury.”
In 2004, Irene was bestowed a Prestige Award for Lifetime Achievement.
Her associate stated, “It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara. Irene’s family has requested privacy as they process their grief. She was a beautifully gifted soul whose legacy will live forever through her music and films.”