ACTOR

Irene Cara

1959 - Today

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Irene Cara Escalera (born March 18, 1959) known professionally as Irene Cara, is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Cara sang and co-wrote the song "Flashdance... What a Feeling" (from the movie 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 1,747,529 page views. Her biography is available in 29 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 28 in 2019). Irene Cara is the 2,373rd most popular actor (up from 2,379th in 2019), the 3,939th most popular biography from United States (up from 3,972nd in 2019) and the 1,161st most popular American Actor.

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  • 1.7M

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  • 62.45

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 29

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 4.50

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.31

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among ACTORS

Among actors, Irene Cara ranks 2,373 out of 10,030. Before her are Bobby Driscoll, Ian Richardson, Machine Gun Kelly, Damian Lewis, Kelly Rutherford, and Philip Bosco. After her are Keir Dullea, Simonetta Stefanelli, Tim Kang, Shammi Kapoor, Chester Conklin, and Lauren Holly.

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Contemporaries

Among people born in 1959, Irene Cara ranks 110Before her are Mark Williams, Nobuo Uematsu, Lee Haney, Anatoly Onoprienko, Abu Omar al-Baghdadi, and R. A. Salvatore. After her are Nuri Bilge Ceylan, Nicole Brown Simpson, Azali Assoumani, Ralf Moeller, Pietro Vierchowod, and Baron Waqa.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Irene Cara ranks 3,939 out of 15,968. Before her are Woody Herman (1913), Ronnie Van Zant (1948), Elmer Drew Merrill (1876), Richard Linklater (1960), Philip Bosco (1930), and Luther Burbank (1849). After her are Charles Dvorak (1878), Keir Dullea (1936), Tim Kang (1973), Chester Conklin (1886), Lee Falk (1911), and Alan Sokal (1955).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Irene Cara ranks 1,161Before her are Vanessa Hudgens (1988), Linda Fiorentino (1958), Bobby Driscoll (1937), Machine Gun Kelly (1990), Kelly Rutherford (1968), and Philip Bosco (1930). After her are Keir Dullea (1936), Tim Kang (1973), Chester Conklin (1886), Lauren Holly (1963), Chris Hardwick (1971), and Rebecca Romijn (1972).

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