Irene Cara

1959 - Today

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Irene Cara Escalera (born March 18, 1959) is an American singer and actress. Cara sang and co-wrote the song "Flashdance... What a Feeling" (from the film Flashdance), for which she won an Academy Award for Best Original Song and a Grammy Award for Best Female Pop Vocal Performance in 1984. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Irene Cara has received more than 2,368,971 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia. Irene Cara is the 2,534th most popular actor (down from 2,369th in 2019), the 4,064th most popular biography from United States (down from 3,937th in 2019) and the 1,208th most popular Actor.

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  • 29

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  • 4.34

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  • 3.32

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Among actors, Irene Cara ranks 2,534 out of 9,996Before her are Katherine Helmond, Hope Lange, Frank Finlay, Ferdinand Marian, Maryam d'Abo, and Tim Russ. After her are Lisa Niemi, Holly Marie Combs, Gérard Darmon, Frank Welker, Margaret Hamilton, and Kelsey Grammer.

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Among people born in 1959, Irene Cara ranks 131Before her are Patrick Bruel, Baltazar Maria de Morais Júnior, Pietro Vierchowod, Jim Yong Kim, Bernardo Rezende, and Roberto Moreno. After her are Nobuo Uematsu, Steven Knight, Hassan Diab, Massimo Bonini, Majid Majidi, and Majed Abdullah.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irene Cara ranks 4,064 out of 18,182Before her are Hope Lange (1933), Toni Braxton (1967), Walter Cunningham (1932), Howard Stern (1954), Tim Russ (1956), and Antonia Maury (1866). After her are Lisa Niemi (1956), Holly Marie Combs (1973), Freddie Hubbard (1938), Paul Rand (1914), Frank Welker (1946), and Margaret Hamilton (1902).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Irene Cara ranks 1,208Before her are Kristen Wiig (1973), Judy Holliday (1921), James Pickens Jr. (1954), Katherine Helmond (1929), Hope Lange (1933), and Tim Russ (1956). After her are Lisa Niemi (1956), Holly Marie Combs (1973), Frank Welker (1946), Margaret Hamilton (1902), Kristen Bell (1980), and Paul Wesley (1982).

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