A scene from ‘Fame’, the 1980 film that starred Irene Cara (pictured on the bonnet of the dar). Photo: Handout
A scene from ‘Fame’, the 1980 film that starred Irene Cara (pictured on the bonnet of the dar). Photo: Handout

Oscar-winning star of ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ Irene Cara dead at 63

  • She was well-known for the title track of the hit 1980s film Fame, with its indelible refrain ‘I’m gonna live forever, I’m gonna learn how to fly’
  • The singer and actor was found deceased at her home in Florida on Friday but the cause of death was unknown at that point, her publicist said

A scene from ‘Fame’, the 1980 film that starred Irene Cara (pictured on the bonnet of the dar). Photo: Handout
A scene from ‘Fame’, the 1980 film that starred Irene Cara (pictured on the bonnet of the dar). Photo: Handout
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