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.
- 1959-07-18 Actress Louise Fletcher (25) weds producer Jerry Bick (36)
- 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", Jack Nicholson & Louise Fletcher wins