Known For Acting
Known Credits 32
Day of Death 2022-11-25 (63 years old)
Place of Birth The Bronx, New York City, New York, USA
Also Known As
- Irene T. Escalera
- Irene Cara Escalera
- Айрин Кара
- Ирен Кара
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Irene Cara Escalera (March 18, 1959 - November 25, 2022) was an American singer, songwriter and actress. Cara sang and co-wrote the song Flashdance... What a Feeling from the film Flashdance. She won an Oscar for Best Original Song as a co writer.
Cara rose to fame as Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, and the hit song "Fame" spawned from the movie.