Virginia Congressman Donald McEachin dies at 61

Donald McEachin, the congressman representing Virginia’s 4th congressional district, has died, according to a statement from his office. He was 61. “We are all devastated at the passing of our boss and friend, Congressman Donald McEachin,” the representative’s chief of staff, Tara Rountree, said in a statement. “Valiantly, for years now, we have watched him … Read more

Borscht Belt comedian Freddie Roman dies at 85: ‘The ultimate pro’ – National

Comedian Freddie Roman, the former dean of The Friars Club and a staple of the Catskills comedy scene, has died. He was 85. Roman died Saturday afternoon at Bethesda Hospital in Boynton Beach, Florida, his booking agent and friend Alison Chaplin said Sunday. His daughter told the entertainment trade Deadline that he suffered a heart … Read more

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ Singer-Actor Irene Cara Dies at 63

New York —  Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance … What a Feeling” from 1983’s “Flashdance,” has died. She was 63. Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced the news on … Read more

Belarus foreign minister Vladimir Makei dies suddenly, state news agency says | World News

Belarusian Foreign Minister Vladimir Makei

Belarus’s long-serving foreign minister has died “suddenly”, the country’s state news agency has said. Vladimir Makei, who had been in post since 2012, was 64. He attended a conference in the Armenian capital, Yerevan, earlier this week, and had been due to meet Russian foreign minister Sergei Lavrov on Monday. “Foreign minister Vladimir Makei has … Read more

Irene Cara, ’80s pop star behind ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ theme songs, dies at 63

CNN  —  Actress and singer Irene Cara, an Oscar and Grammy winner best known for the theme songs of “Fame” and “Flashdance” in the early ’80s, has died, her publicist said. She was 63. “Please share your thoughts and memories of Irene,” Judith Moose said in a tweet announcing the singer’s death. “I’ll be reading … Read more

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ singer Irene Cara dies at 63 : NPR

NEW YORK — Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie Fame and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance … What a Feeling” from 1983’s “Flashdance,” has died. She was 63. Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced the news on … Read more

Irene Cara: ‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ star dies at 63 – National

Oscar, Golden Globe and two-time Grammy winning singer-actress Irene Cara, who starred and sang the title cut from the 1980 hit movie “Fame” and then belted out the era-defining hit “Flashdance … What a Feeling” from 1983’s “Flashdance,” has died. She was 63. Her publicist, Judith A. Moose, announced the news on social media, writing … Read more

‘Fame’ and ‘Flashdance’ Singer Dies at 63

Legendary actress and singer Irene Cara, best known for her performances in Fame and Flashdance, has died. She was 63. “It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara,” the late performer’s publicist, Judith A. Moose, wrote in a statement published via Twitter on Saturday, November 26. “The Academy … Read more

Oscar-Winning Actress/Singer Irene Cara Dies At 63 – Deadline

Sad notice on a Thanksgiving weekend. Irene Cara has died at age 63, per her publicist. The Oscar-winning singer was best known for the Flashdance theme What A Feeling and for starring in Fame and singing that film’s unforgettable theme song. Cause of death hasn’t yet been divulged. It is with profound sadness that on … Read more

Irene Cara, Oscar-winning singer and actress, dies at 63

Irene Cara, known for singing the title tracks to “Fame” and “Flashdance,” has died, her publicist announced on Saturday. Cara, a New York native, was 63. “It is with profound sadness that on behalf of her family I announce the passing of Irene Cara,” read the statement on Cara’s Twitter page posted by her publicist, … Read more