Louise Fletcher

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Louise Fletcher
Louise Fletcher 2014.jpg
Louise Fletcher in 2014
Born
Estelle Louise Fletcher

(1934-07-22)July 22, 1934
DiedSeptember 23, 2022(2022-09-23) (aged 88)
OccupationActress
Years active1955–2017
Known forOne Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
Spouse(s)
Jerry Bick
(m. 1960; div. 1977)
Children2

Estelle Louise Fletcher (July 22, 1934 – September 23, 2022) was an American actress. She won many awards for her television and movie acting. She is most famous for playing the main antagonist "Nurse Ratched" in the movie One Flew over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975). That earned her an Academy Award for Best Actress, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award in 1976. She was also well-known for her role as the Bajoran religious leader "Kai Winn Adami" in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–99). She acted in many other movies and television series.

On September 23, 2022, Fletcher died at her home in Montdurausse, France, at the age of 88.[1]

References[change | change source]

  1. Evans, Greg. "Louise Fletcher Dies: Oscar-Winning 'One Flew Over The Cuckoo's Nest' Actor Was 88". Deadline Hollywood. Retrieved September 23, 2022.

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