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Irene Cara

Irene Cara

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Birthday18 March 1964 (53)
Birthplace  USA
Irene Cara (born Irene T Escalera March 18, 1964) is an American singer and actress.

She sang the theme from Fame and "Flashdance (What A Feeling)". She played Coco Hernandez in Fame and Angela in romance thriller classic Aaron Loves Angela.

She won both the 1983 Best Original Song Academy Award and the 1984 Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance for "Flashdance (What A Feeling)".