Louise Fletcher, ‘One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest’ actress, dies at 88

Louise Fletcher death: Oscar-winning One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest star dies aged 88 

Louise Fletcher died in her sleep surrounded by family at her home in Montdurausse, 

No cause of death was given.

Louise Fletcher, who graduated from Ramsay High School.

Louise Fletcher began a career in acting in the 1950s with small roles on television. 

Louise Fletcher marrying producer Jerry Bick – who she later divorced – in 1960.

Louise Fletcher having two sons in quick succession, she decided to put her career on hold to be a stay-at-home mother and didn’t work for 11 years.

Louise Fletcher was chosen for the role of Nurse Ratched opposite Jack Nicholson in the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.

Louise Fletcher won the Best Actress Oscar for her performance in 1976, telling the audience at the awards ceremony.

Louise Fletcher was nominated for Emmys for her guest roles on the TV series Joan of Arcadia and Picket Fence