Cara is one of the most awarded artists of her generation, winning Grammies both as a vocalist and a songwriter. She won a Golden Globe Award as well as a nomination for Best Supporting Actress, a Peoples Choice Award, an Obie Award as a child for her work in theatre, an Image Award as well as countless other industry honors for outstanding actress, singer and composer. She remains a beloved icon for an entire generation and an inspiration to young performers all over the world.
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Look back at the leading ladies of the s who made their mark with iconic roles and some major hairstyles, too. See the gallery. Looking for some great streaming picks? Check out some of the IMDb editors' favorites movies and shows to round out your Watchlist. Sign In. Up 5, this week. Cara is one of a select group of talented performers who have successfully made the transition from Theater to Television, then to Records, and then to Feature films.
Irene Cara Escalera born March 18,     known professionally as Irene Cara , is an American singer, songwriter, dancer and actress. Cara sang and co-wrote the song " Flashdance Cara is also known for playing the role of Coco Hernandez in the film Fame , and for recording the film's title song " Fame ". Prior to her success with Fame , Cara portrayed the title character Sparkle Williams in the original musical drama film Sparkle. Cara has two sisters and two brothers. She began to play the piano by ear , then studied music, acting, and dance seriously, first having dance lessons, aged five. Cara was the original Daisy Allen on the s daytime serial Love of Life. John Willis' Screen World , Vol. Cara graduated from the Professional Children's School in Manhattan.
You can't force her to change, nor should you if you could. I pray the holy Spirit will provide guidance to both of us, and that love conquers all. He has no vices, is the happiest person I know, is a healthy role model of manhood for my teen daughter and loves me to the depth of his soul.