Irene Cara

Irene Cara
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Irene Cara  American Actress

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Irene Cara was previously married to Conrad E. Palmisano (1986 - 1991).

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Irene Cara is a 58 year old American Actress. Born Irene Cara Escalera on 18th March, 1959 in Bronx, New York, New York USA, she is famous for Movie Soundtrack for the movie in a career that spans 1962–present. Her zodiac sign is Pisces.

Irene Cara has been in an on-screen matchup with Debbie Allen in Fame (1980).

Irene Cara is a member of the following lists: Songwriters from New York (state), Best Original Song Academy Award-winning songwriters and Best Original Song Academy Award winning songwriters.

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TypeTotalLongestAverageShortest
Married1 5 years - -
Total1 5 years - -

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First Name Irene
Middle Name Cara
Maiden Name Escalera
Full Name at Birth Irene Cara Escalera
Alternative Name Irene Cara Escalera, Irene T Escalera
Age 58 years
Birthday 18th March, 1959
Birthplace Bronx, New York, New York USA
Height 5' 4" (163 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Zodiac Sign Pisces
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
Occupation Text Singer, songwriter, actress, producer, dancer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Movie Soundtrack for the movie
Music Genre (Text) Disco, Electropop, Dance-Rock, R&b, Electropop, Dance-Rock, Dance-Rock, electropop, dance-rock, R&B
Music Genre Pop, Pop/Rock
Year(s) Active 1968–present, 1962–present
Music Style Adult Contemporary, Soft Rock, Contemporary Pop/Rock, Classical
Music Mood Stylish, Cheerful, Rousing, Bright, Lively, Slick
Instrument Vocals, Actor
Instrument (text) Vocals, Piano, piano/keyboards
Record Label CTW (now Sesame Workshop), Universal Music, Warner Music Group, Epic, Geffen, Elektra
Associated Acts The Electric Company/The Short Circus, Diddy, DJ Bobo, DJ BoBo
Official Websites http://irenecara.com

Irene Cara Escalera (born March 18, 1959) is an American singer, songwriter, and actress. She sang and co-wrote the international hit song 'Flashdance... What a Feeling' (from the movie Flashdance), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984. She is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the 1980 film Fame, and for recording the film's title song 'Fame', which became an international hit. Cara also played the title character Sparkle Williams in the 1976 film Sparkle.

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NameAgeZodiacOccupationNationality
Irene Cara58 PiscesActress
American
Conrad E. Palmisano69 Taurus

Filmography

FilmYearCharacterType
The Magic Voyage1992Marilyn (English version, voice)Movie
Hearts Are Wild1992TV Show
Happily Ever After1990Snow WhiteMovie
Gabriel's Fire1990Celine BirdTV Show
Caged in Paradiso1990EvaMovie
Bustin' Loose1987TV Show
Busted Up1986SimoneMovie
Certain Fury1985Tracy FreemanMovie
City Heat1984Ginny LeeMovie
Ray Parker Jr.: Ghostbusters1984Cameo appearance (uncredited)Movie
Killing 'em Softly1982JaneMovie
Sister, Sister1982Sissy LovejoyTV Movie
American Playhouse1981Myrlie EversTV Show
Irene1981Irene CannonMovie
Fame1980CocoMovie
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones1980Alice JeffersonTV Movie
Roots: The Next Generations1979Bertha Palmer HaleyTV Show
Sparkle1976SparkleMovie
What's Happening!!1976MariaTV Show
Apple Pie1976DancerMovie
Aaron Loves Angela1975AngelaMovie
Kojak1973AmyTV Show
The Electric Company1971Iris - Member of the Short CircusTV Show
Love of Life1951Daisy Allen (1970-1971)TV Show
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IM2NICE4UNov 14, 2008

IRENE WAS AN EXTREMELY ATTRACTIVE, TALENTED AND UNDERATED ACTRESS. SHE WAS CLASSY AS WELL. NEVER REACHED HER POTENTIAL...


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