Actress and singer Irene Cara, popular for her roles in Fame and Flashdance from the 1980s, has died. A publicist announced Cara’s death on Saturday on her social media account, saying she died at home in Florida. Currently, no cause of death has been identified. Fame and Flashdance singer-actress Irene Cara died at 63. It is important for the family of Irene to be given privacy during this time of grief,” wrote Judith Moose. She also said that “The music and films she made will forever preserve the legacy of a beautiful soul”. Cara was born into a working-class Cuban/Puerto Rican family in the Bronx. When she was a child actor, she appeared regularly on the 1970s children’s show The Electric Company. Fame and Flashdance singer-actress Irene Cara died at 63.