Irene Cara (born March 18, 1959) is an American singer and actress.
She became famous for her role in the 1980 film Fame, earning her a Golden Globe nomination, and her recording of the song "Fame" became an international hit.
Cara won an Academy Award in 1984 in the category of Best Original Song for co-writing "Flashdance...
What a Feeling", which also became an international hit."Television workLove of LifeThe Electric CompanyWhat's Happening!! sea.2, ep.1 "Rerun Gets Married"Roots: The Next GenerationsGuyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim JonesSister, SisterFor Us the Living: The Medgar Evers StoryBustin' LooseGabriel's FireGone Country Season 2KojakStage workMaggie Flynn (1968)The Me Nobody Knows (1970)Via Galactica (1972)Ain't Misbehavin' (1978) (replaced by Charlayne Woodard during previews)Got Tu Go Disco (1979)The Wiz (1980)What a Feeling!: The Rock & Pop Musicals in Concert (1996)
Flashdance...What A Feeling
What A Feeling (Flashdance) (Progressive Follow Up Radio Version)
Kiss & Walk Away
What A Feeling
What A Fieeling