Irene Cara (born on March 18, 1962 in New York City, New York) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing Flashdance...What a Feeling. She is best known for her recordings of the songs Fame and Flashdance... What a Feeling. ...show more
Irene Cara (born on March 18, 1962 in New York City, New York) is an American singer, Academy Award-winning songwriter and actress of African, Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing Flashdance...What a Feeling. She is best known for her recordings of the songs Fame and Flashdance... What a Feeling.
She also starred in the 1980 film version of Fame. Personal Her father Gaspar (died in 1994) is an Afro-Puerto Rican. Her mother Louise is of French and Cuban descent. She has 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
Married Hollywood stuntman Conrad Palmisano in 1986. They divorced in 1991. Her age has always been a confusing mystery by biographers who stated her birth year as either 1959 or 1964 from the day she shot to fame. In July 2004 the Associated Press claimed to have found her voter registration record in Florida, where she lives. ...show less
Albums & Singles by Irene Cara
Flashdance...What a Feeling - Single
Flashdance… What A Feeling
Flashdance...What a feeling
Flashdance… What A Feeling - EP
Flashdance...What A Feeling (Re-Recorded / Remastered)
Flashdance..What A Feeling - Single
Flashdance…What A Feeling (Adam Van House Mix)
What A Feeling
What a Feelin'
Anyone Can See
Page 1 of 1
Playlists Containing Tracks by Irene Cara
Movie Songs 101
History Of Rock n Roll
Best of the 90-00
80s Movie Magic
Golden Tracks from the 70s 80s and 90s!
NOW That's What I Call Movies
1983: Pop Hits
The best 80's Radio Hits
Inspiring Songs (Get up and go!!)
Now That's What I Call Movies
80s Cult Culture
Haim's favorite tracks
Billboard Hot 100 no.1's
80s 90s Time Machine
600+ of the Greatest Songs from the 1980s
70's & 80's
Run Like Hell
70' - 80' - 90'
When I run I burst into flames
All the One Hit Wonders
Q-Music Foute 500 2013
500 Song History of Popular American Music
Ultimate 80's Music
800 Hits of the 80's
Classic 80s !
Playlists We Love
New Releases USA
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the USA
New Releases UK
Each week we will update this playlist with the latest new releases from the UK
UK TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the top-selling singles in the UK, updated regularly.
The World's Most Perfect Pop Songs
The most perfect pop songs from around the world.
The very latest under-the-radar tracks you need to hear
This is the perfect playlist to unwind & relax to
Weekly Top 100 Tracks
Every Monday we publish a chart of the Top 100 tracks added to playlists in the previous week
Songs To Fall Asleep To
Feeling tired? This playlist is designed to help you unwind and send you to sleep.
Indie Feel Good
A hand picked selection of new indie music chosen to put a lift in your step & a smile on your face.
USA TOP 40 CHART
Listen to the best-selling singles in the United States, updated regularly.