Louise Fletcher

1934 - Today

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Estelle Louise Fletcher (born July 22, 1934) is an American actress, best known for her portrayal of Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest (1975), which earned her an Academy Award, a BAFTA Award, and a Golden Globe Award. She is also well-known for her recurring role as Kai Winn Adami in the television series Star Trek: Deep Space Nine (1993–1999). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Louise Fletcher has received more than 2,803,115 page views. Her biography is available in 55 different languages on Wikipedia. Louise Fletcher is the 491st most popular actor (down from 459th in 2019), the 922nd most popular biography from United States (up from 932nd in 2019) and the 252nd most popular American Actor.

Louise Fletcher is most famous for her role as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 film "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest."

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  • 71.20

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  • 55

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  • 4.51

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  • 4.92

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Among actors, Louise Fletcher ranks 491 out of 10,030Before her are Emma, Lady Hamilton, Jude Law, Bourvil, Lillian Gish, Karl Malden, and Gerard Butler. After her are Lance Henriksen, Barbara Stanwyck, Yoshiko Yamaguchi, John Lithgow, Richard Griffiths, and Faten Hamama.

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Among people born in 1934, Louise Fletcher ranks 46Before her are Larisa Latynina, Brian Epstein, Ronald Wayne, Niklaus Wirth, Stanislav Shushkevich, and John L. Hall. After her are Jan Švankmajer, Eduard Khil, Mohamed Farrah Aidid, John Surtees, Jonas Savimbi, and David J. Thouless.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Louise Fletcher ranks 922 out of 15,968Before her are Mark David Chapman (1955), Percy Spencer (1894), James Jones (1921), Lillian Gish (1893), Karl Malden (1912), and Stan Getz (1927). After her are Lance Henriksen (1940), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), D. W. Griffith (1875), John Updike (1932), Larry Bird (1956), and Jerry Goldsmith (1929).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Louise Fletcher ranks 252Before her are Christopher Lambert (1957), Burt Young (1940), Tom Waits (1949), Harry Dean Stanton (1926), Lillian Gish (1893), and Karl Malden (1912). After her are Lance Henriksen (1940), Barbara Stanwyck (1907), John Lithgow (1945), Vincent Price (1911), David Hasselhoff (1952), and Billy Bob Thornton (1955).

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