Oscar-winner Louise Fletcher dies at 88 in her French home | Hollywood

Louise Fletcher died at the age of 88. Her family confirmed reports that the Oscar winner died of natural causes at her home in Monduras, France. She was known for playing Nurse Ratched in the Milos Forman-directed 1975 film One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest starring Jack Nicholson. She won the Academy Award for Best Actress for her role in 1976. Also read: Titanic actor David Warner dies of cancer-related illness at age 80

Louise’s acting career has spanned over 60 years with numerous performances in both television and film. She had a recurring role as the Bajoran religious leader Kai Wing Adami in Star Trek: Deep Space Nine, and she was also known for her roles in Picket Fences and Joan of Arcadia. According to reports, Louise died while sleeping surrounded by her family in a converted 300-year-old farmhouse.

Louise’s death was reported by Deadline. Her family has not specified the cause, but her agent, David Scholl, said she told her family about her beloved home on Sept. 23.

Louise was born on July 22, 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama, USA, to deaf parents. Her Louise began her acting career in the late 1950s with television her series such as Roman, Bat Her Masterson, Maverick, The Untouchables, 77 Her Sunset Her Strip.

With her Oscar win, Louise became only the third woman to win an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award for a single performance. As per her deadline, she used her sign language in her Academy Awards acceptance speech in one of the Oscar’s most memorable moments.

Louise was married to film producer Jerry Bick from 1959 until their divorce in 1977. Granddaughter Emily Kaya Bic. Sister Roberta Ray and brother-in-law Edward Ray. and ten nieces and nephews.

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