‘Flashdance’ Singer Irene Cara Died of Hypertension, ‘High Cholesterol’:

 The cause of death for “Fame” and “Flashdance” singer Irene Cara has been revealed now.

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Irene Cara died at her home in Largo, Florida on Nov. 25 at 63.

Irene Cara, 63, died of hypertension and high cholesterol, with her official cause of death listed as arteriosclerotic and hypertensive cardiovascular disease, according to Reports.

An official report from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner  — noted that Cara was diabetic too.

The Oscar- and Grammy-winning singer Irene Cara died on Nov. 25 at her home in Largo, Florida.

The star, 63, died of hypertension and high cholesterol, with her official cause of death listed as arteriosclerotic and hypertensive cardiovascular disease, according to TMZ.

An official report from the Pinellas County Medical Examiner — who did not immediately respond to PEOPLE’s request for comment — also noted that Cara was diabetic.

The Oscar- and Grammy-winning singer died on Nov. 25 at her home in Largo, Florida.

  

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Her publicist Judith A. Moose Wrote on social media that “It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara, The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away in her Florida home.”

“It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara,” her publicist Judith A. Moose wrote on social media. “The Academy Award-winning actress, singer, songwriter and producer passed away in her Florida home.”

Moose added that “Irene’s family has requested privacy as they process their grief” All though “She was a beautifully gifted soul whose legacy will live forever through her music and films industry”.

While Cara first broke through in the 1980 musical Fame, where she sang the title track and starred as Coco Hernandez. The performance earned her Grammy Award nominations for best new artist and best female pop vocal performance both.

Later 3 years, she co-wrote and sang the No. 1 smash hit “Flashdance… What a Feeling” for the 1983 blockbuster of the same name, starring Jennifer Beals and Michael Nouri.

That track earned Cara two Grammy Awards, as well as an Academy Award for Best Original Song.

She released her last album, Irene Cara Presents Hot Caramel, in 2011.

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