Irene Cara, ‘Flashdance’ and ‘Fame’ singer, Dead at 63

Irene Cara (AP News, AP News)

Irene Cara, the Oscar-winning singer of the title tracks to “Fame” and “Flashdance” has died.

She was 63-years-old.

Her publicist made the announcement this morning on Twitter.

The publicist said she died in her home in Florida.

Cara’s cause of death is unknown.

Her publicist went on to say, “Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene. I’ll be reading each and every one of them and know she’ll be smiling from Heaven. She adored her fans.”