Louise Fletcher

Television Actress / Film Actress / Actress | * 07/22/1934 (86) | Birmingham, Alabama, USA
Estelle Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934), known professionally as Louise Fletcher, is an American actress. She had her acting debut in the television series 77 Sunset Strip in the 1957/58 season. She guest starred in the television series Bat Masterson (episode "Cheyenne Club”) as well as Wagon Train in 1959 before making her film debut in A Gathering of Eagles in 1963. In 1974, after a decade-long hiatus from acting in which she raised a family, Fletcher appeared in Robert Altman's Thieves Like Us. The following year, Fletcher gained international recognition for her performance as Nurse Ratched in the drama film One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), for which she won the Academy Award for Best Actress, BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role and Golden Globe Award for Best Actress. She became only the third actress to ever win an Academy Awa... ()
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Most frequent genres for this person: Drama | Thriller | Comedies

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Awards & Nominations for Louise Fletcher

Academy Award for Best Actress BAFTA Award for Best Actress in a Leading Role Academy Award for Best Actress Golden Raspberry Award for Worst Supporting Actress

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Movies with Louise Fletcher as Actress(78)

as Abbie2013 A Perfect Man
as Aunt Will2012 Of Two Minds
as Claire2011 Cassadaga
as Ellen Taylor2010 The Genesis Code
as Miz Elda2007 The Last Sin Eater
as Martha Wilson2007 A Dennis the Menace Christmas
as Bonnie2006 Fat Rose and Squeaky
as Evelyn2005 Dancing in Twilight
as Ruth Shorter2005 Aurora Borealis
as Grammy2004 Clipping Adam
as Esther2003 Finding Home
as Mother Superior2002 Manna from Heaven
as Grandma Collins2002 The Contract
as Aunt Cora2001 After Image
as Grace Cornwell2000 Big Eden
as Iva Doll2000 More Dogs Than Bones
as Katherine Mulroney2000 Very Mean Men
as Aunt Eva1999 The Devil's Arithmetic
as Nellie Goodwin1999 A Map of the World
as Helen Rosemond1999 Cruel Intentions
as Warden Mildred Reinecke1999 Time Served
as Sally's Mother1998 Johnny 316
as Gloria1997 The Girl Gets Moe
as Lydia McGuffy1997 Heartless
as Restaurant Owner (uncredited)1997 Gone Fishin'
as Mrs. Saunders1997 Breast Men
as Judge1996 Edie & Pen
as Mrs. Perdue1996 Frankenstein and Me
as Miriam Benton1996 The Stepford Husbands
as Evelyn1996 2 Days in the Valley
as Schuldirektorin Evelyn Doyle1996 High School High
as Esther1996 Mulholland Falls
as Elizabeth Deane1995 Virtuosity
as Belle Delongpre1995 Return to Two Moon Junction
as Lillian1994 Tollbooth
as Bartender (uncredited)1994 On Deadly Ground
as Faye Maddox1994 Someone Else's Child
as Dorothy O'Hara1994 The Haunting of Seacliff Inn
as Innkeeper1994 Giorgino
as Miss Taylor1992 Blind Vision
as herself1992 The Player
as Dr. Erhardt1990 Shadowzone
as Shirley Turner1990 Blue Steel
as Letti Gordon1990 Nightmare on the 13th Floor
as Mrs. Grady1989 Best of the Best
as Agnes Carpenter1989 The Karen Carpenter Story
as Belle Delongpre1988 Two Moon Junction
as Olivia Foxworth1987 Flowers in the Attic
as Mrs. McKeltch1986 Invaders from Mars
as Pearl1986 Nobody's Fool
as Dr. Sadie M. Bishop1986 Second Serve
as Dr. Dolly McKeever1985 A Summer to Remember
as Norma Manders1984 Firestarter
as The Cemetery Directress (Extended Cut)1984 Once Upon a Time in America
as Mother1984 Talk to Me
as Lillian Reynolds1983 Brainstorm
as Eileene Draygon: Park Supervisor1983 Grizzly II: Revenge
as Mrs. Benjamin1983 Strange Invaders
as herself1981 Be Pretty and Shut Up!
as Barbara Moorehead1981 Strange Behavior
as Loes Bakker1980 The Lucky Star
as Mama Dracula1980 Mama Dracula
as Miriam Steward1979 Natural Enemies
as Anna Sage1979 The Lady in Red
as Marlene DuChard1978 The Cheap Detective
as Dr. Gene Tuskin1977 Exorcist II: The Heretic
as Midge1975 Russian Roulette
as Nurse Mildred Ratched1975 One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
as Mattie1974 Thieves Like Us
as Bea Lindsey1974 Can Ellen Be Saved?
as Mrs. Kemler1963 A Gathering of Eagles

TV Shows/Series with Louise Fletcher as Actress(30)

as Peggy Gallagher2011 Shameless
as Dr. Coolidge2006 Heroes
as Doris Leeman1998 Fantasy Island
as Mrs. Wagner1996 7th Heaven
1995 VR.5
1994 ER
as Vedek Winn1993 Star Trek: Deep Space Nine
as Jean Taylor1991 In a Child's Name
1960 Tate
1958 Lawman

Full Name: Louise Fletcher
Born: Sunday, 07/22 1934 (July) in Birmingham (current age: 86 years + 136 days)
Zodiac sign: Cancer (Chinese zodiac sign: Dog)
Educated at: University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Other names for Louise Fletcher (nicknames, foreign languages etc.):
"Estelle Louise Fletcher"
Louise Fletcher frequently works together with these people:
William Schallert (10x, Actor)
Montgomery Pittman (10x, Crew)
George Wallace (9x, Actor)
John Glover (8x, Actor)
Jean Willes (8x, Actress)
Jay Novello (8x, Actor)
Kasey Rogers (8x, Actress)
Jon Lormer (8x, Actor)
Richard Reeves (8x, Actor)
Lane Bradford (7x, Actor)
Rita Lynn (7x, Cast)
Michael Laughlin (5x, Crew)
WatchPlayStream ID: PEOPLE:2283, Added: 03/23/2018, Last updated: 11/22/2020