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Louise Fletcher

Actress Louise Fletcher

Full Name: Estelle Louise Fletcher
Profession: Actress

Nationality:
United States of America
American

Why Famous: Gained international prominence for her performance as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 feature film One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest, for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress.

Born: July 22, 1934
Birthplace: Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Age: 86 years old

Generation: Silent Generation
Chinese Zodiac: Dog
Star Sign: Cancer

Married Life

  • 1959-07-18 Actress Louise Fletcher (25) weds producer Jerry Bick (36)

Historical Events

  • 1975-11-19 "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" based on book by Ken Kesey, directed by Milos Forman and starring Jack Nicholson and Louise Fletcher is released (Academy Awards Best Picture 1976)
  • 1976-01-24 33rd Golden Globes: "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest", Jack Nicholson, & Louise Fletcher win
  • 1976-03-29 48th Academy Awards: "One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest", its stars Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher, and director Miloš Forman win

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