Louise Fletcher



  • Birth Name: Estelle Louise Fletcher
  • Birth Place: Birmingham, AL
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 07/22/1934, Cancer
  • Profession: Actor
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Louise Fletcher Fast Facts:
  • Both parents were deaf; her father, an Episcopal priest, founded more than 40 churches for people with hearing difficulties.
  • Learned to speak from her aunt, who also introduced her to acting.
  • Made her feature-film debut in 1974's Thieves Like Us.
  • Thanked her parents in sign language during her Oscar acceptance speech in 1976.
  • Claims that she has a harder time watching One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975) as she gets older because Nurse Ratched, the role that earned her the Academy Award, is too cruel.
  • Louise Fletcher Relationships:
  • Estelle Caldwell Fletcher - Mother
  • Morgan Mason - Ex-significant Other
  • John Fletcher - Brother
  • Georgianna Fletcher - Sister
  • Roberta Ray - Sister
  • Robert Capers Fletcher - Father
  • Andrew Wilson Bick - Son
  • Jerry Bick - Ex-husband
  • John Dashiell Bick - Son
  • Louise Fletcher Awards:
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress for a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 2004 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • 1975 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actress in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 1976 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Motion Picture - Drama - Winner
  • 1976 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actress - Winner
  • 1981 Genie Awards: Best Performance by a Foreign Actress - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended All Saints Episcopal College, Vicksburg, MS; University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, NC (BA, 1957)

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