Irene KaraThe singer best known for her ’80s hits “Flashdance” and “Fame” has died of complications from high blood pressure and cholesterol … TMZ has learned.
In medical documents obtained by TMZ, the medical examiner in Pinellas County ruled that Erin’s official cause of death was arteriosclerotic and hypertensive coronary artery disease. It was also discovered that Irene was a diabetic.
As reported. The singer passed away She was 63 in her Florida home in November.
Irene, best known for her 80s hit Flash Dance… won an Oscar for Best Original Score.
Irene is the woman behind the song “Fame” from the movie of the same name … She received the Golden Globe Award for “Best Actress” for her role in the movie.
Fans may also remember Irene from other movies… including “City Heat,” costarring Clint Eastwood And Burt Reynolds. She also appeared in “some rage” playing the opposite Tatum O’Neal.
Erin’s work and talent did not go unnoticed… In 2004, she was awarded a Lifetime Achievement Award.