Estell Louise Fletcher was born on 22 July 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama.
She was critically acclaimed for her role as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
Her performance earned her an Academy Award, a BAFTA, and a Golden Globe Award.
Fletcher was born to missionary parents who were both, so she had to learn to speak from an aunt.
She was the second of four children.
Fletch had an illustrious career and was married to literary agent and film producer Jerry Bick in 1960.
They had two sons John Dashiell Bick, and Andrew Wilson Bick, they divorced in 1977. She did not remarry.
Louise Fletcher Health And Illness: Did She Die From Cancer?
No, Louise Fletcher did not die from cancer. Although she has had cancer twice, she survived both times.
Fletcher is reported to have died peacefully in her sleep of natural causes on September 23, 2022, with her family by her side.