Irene Cara (born Irene Escalera on March 18, 1959 in The Bronx, New York City) is a Latina singer and actress of Cuban and Puerto Rican descent. She has won every major award in the entertainment industry except for an Emmy (for television) and a Tony (for Broadway). She is most famous for being the actress in and singer of the 1980 hit song Fame and 1983 Flashdance... What a Feeling.
Her father Gaspar(died in 1994) is Afro-Puerto Rican. Her mother Louise Escalera is of French and Cuban descent. down for a colour picture of Irene & her parents). Two Blk&Wht pic of Irene's parents: http://irenecarashrine.com/Irene740.htm1. She has 2 sisters and 2 brothers.
Married Hollywood stuntman Conrad Palmisano in 1986. They divorced in 1991.
Her age has always been a confusing mystery by biographers who stated her birth year as either 1964 or 1959 from the day she shot to fame. In Jul...
|birth date||March 18,1959|
|birth place||Bronx, New York|
|website||Irene Cara Official Website|