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Irene Cara, a celebrated actor, singer, and songwriter, passed away at the age of 63.

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Fame, which peaked at number one on the UK singles chart upon release in 1980, and Flashdance… What A Feeling was Irene’s two biggest hits.

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The latter song earned the singer an Oscar for Best Original Song. The two songs were taken from the soundtracks of the same-named 1980s movies.

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The publicist for the number-one artist released the following statement early on Saturday morning:

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 “It is with great regret that I announce Irene Cara’s passing on behalf of the family.

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In her Florida home, the Academy Award-winning actress, singer, composer, and producer passed suddenly

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. Her cause of death is currently unknown, but we will let you know as we have more details.