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Irene Cara

Mostly Credited As: Irene Cara
Birth Name: Irene Cara Escalera
Date Of Birth: March 18, 1959 (Age 55)
Country Of Birth: USA
Birth Place: New York City, New York
Height: 5' 4" (1.62 m)

Irene Cara


Irene Cara is 55 years old and was born on March 18, 1959.
She is known for her role as Bertha Palmer Haley in the show Roots: The Next Generations
she was married to Conrad E. Palmisano.
She is 5' 4" (1.62 m) tall and was born in New York City, New York (USA)

TV Appearances

Main cast 
Roots: The Next Generations (1979)As: Bertha Palmer Haley
Love of Life (1951)As: Daisy Allen #1 (1970-1971)
Episode Cast Credits 

Hit Me Baby One More Time (US) (2005) 
  Week 3 01x03: (Jun/16/2005) As Herself 

Where Are They Now? (1999) 
  Music Movie Stars 02x01: (Jun/07/2000) As Herself 

The Academy Awards (1953) 
  The 58th Annual Academy Awards 34x01: (Mar/24/1986) As Herself ("Here's to the Losers"), [Musical Guests]
  The 56th Annual Academy Awards 32x01: (Apr/09/1984) As Winner: Best Original Song (for 'Flashdance') 
  The 53rd Annual Academy Awards 29x01: (Mar/31/1981) As Herself ("Fame" / "Out Here On My Own"), [Musical Guests]

The Golden Globes (1944) 
  The 41st Annual Golden Globe Awards 41x01: (Jan/29/1984) As Winner: Best Original Song (for "Flashdance... What a Feeling" from'Flashdance) 

Fame (1982) (1982) 
  Fame Looks at Music '83 03x11: (Jan/23/1984) As Herself 

American Bandstand (1957) 
  Irene Cara / Felony 26x29: (Apr/30/1983) As Herself 
  Irene Cara / Livingston Taylor 24x06: (Oct/18/1980) As Herself 

Soul Train (1971) 
  Irene Cara/ Andrae Crouch 11x17: (Mar/27/1982) As Herself 
  Larry Graham/ Irene Cara/ Kurtis Blow 10x03: (Oct/04/1980) As Herself 

Solid Gold (1980) 
  Season 1 Debut co-host Paul Anka 01x01: (Sep/13/1980) As Herself 

The Midnight Special (1973) 
  Host: Christopher Cross 09x02: (Sep/12/1980) As Herself 

What's Happening!! (1976) 
  Rerun Gets Married 02x01: (Sep/22/1977) As Maria 

Kojak (1973) (1973) 
  A Hair-Trigger Away 04x07: (Nov/07/1976) As Amy 
Featured Songs

Crossing Jordan Songs:
Crazy Little Thing Called Love + Flashdance (What a Feeling) 
King of the Hill Songs:
Unfortunate Son + Flashdance... What a Feeling 
Six Feet Under Songs:
The Last Time + Flashdance...What A Feeling 
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