Singer Irene Cara, known for her hit songs in films like "Flashdance" and "Fame", passed away on November 25.

Born in 1959 in the Bronx, New York City, Cara began her career in Spanish-language television.

Cara had won Oscar for her Best Original Song Flashdance in 1984

Cara's father was Puerto Rican and her mother Cuban-American.

Irene also scored big with the monster hit "Fame". She was nominated for a Golden Globe for "Best Actress" in the film.

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Her recent music project was 'Hot Caramel'

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