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Full Name: Irene Cara Escalera
Date of birth: March 18, 1959, New York, New York
Astrological Sign: Pisces
Parents: Gaspar and Louise Escalera
Siblings: 2 sisters and 2 brothers
Height: 5'3''
Favorite color : green
 

Movies

Happily Ever After (1993) (voice) .... Snow White
Abenteuer von Pico und Columbus, Die (1992) (voice) .... Marilyn the firefly
Caged in Paradiso (1990) .... Eva
Busted Up (1986) .... Simone
Certain Fury (1985) .... Tracy
That's Dancing! (1985) (archive footage)
City Heat (1984) .... Ginny Lee
For Us the Living: The Medgar Evers Story (1983) (TV) .... Myrlie Evers
D.C. Cab (1983) .... Irene Cara
Killing 'em Softly (1982) .... Jane
Sister, Sister (1982) (TV) .... Sissy Lovejoy
Fame (1980) .... Coco Hernandez
Guyana Tragedy: The Story of Jim Jones (1980) (TV) .... Alice Jefferson
Apple Pie (1976)
Sparkle (1976) .... Sparkle
Aaron Loves Angela (1975) .... Angela

TV Series

"Roots: The Next Generations" (1979) (mini) .... Bertha Palmer Haley
"Electric Company, The" (1971) .... Iris, member of the Short Circus (1971-1972)
"Love of Life" (1951) .... Daisy Allen (1970-1971)

Miscellaneous Crew

Full Monty, The (1997) (singer: "Flashdance... What a Feeling '95")
Caged in Paradiso (1990) (singer: "Paradiso")
Busted Up (1986) (singer: "Dying for Your Love")
City Heat (1984) (singer: "Embraceable You" and "Get Happy")
D.C. Cab (1983) (lyricist: "The Dream") (singer: "The Dream")
Flashdance (1983) (lyricist: "Flashdance... What A Feeling") (uncredited), (singer: "Flashdance... What A Feeling") (uncredited)
Fame (1980) (singer)

Notable TV Guest Appearances

"Wetten, dass..?" (1981) .... Herself
The 23rd Annual Grammy Awards (1981) (TV)
"Hearts Are Wild" (1992)
"Gabriel's Fire" (1991) .... Selene
"Solid Gold" (1984) .... Herself
"Solid Gold" (1980)
"What's Happening!!" (1976) .... Maria
"Kojak" (1973) .... Amy
"Search for Tomorrow" (1970) .... Rec House Teen

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