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Michael Douglas among A-Listers paying tribute to iconic actress Louise Fletcher
Michael Douglas has become one of the latest celebrities to pay tribute to legendary actress Louise Fletcher.The Nurse Ratched star passed away at her home in the south of France on Friday, September 23, 2022.Michael took to Instagram to share a thowback black-and-white picture of himself and Louise looking elegant at an event.In view of his one million followers, the Basic Instinct actor captioned the shot: "RIP Louise Fletcher."A rare and unique talent as well as a lovely lady who will be deeply missed!"Other well-known faces who paid homage to the late actress on social media include Jonathan Frakes.Jonathan shared a picture of Louise with his 592,100 Twitter followers, writing: "RIP Nurse Ratched #LouiseFletcher"Sharing a picture of Louise, actress Marlee Matlin tweeted: "Sad to read of the passing of Louise Fletcher."Brilliant actress & Academy Award winner, I remember her as the daughter of Deaf parents (CODA) who was the FIRST to sign her acceptance speech at the Oscars."And she was so lovely as my mother on 'Picket Fences.' RIP dear Louise."Fans of the late film star also inundated the social media platform with tributes for her.NewWaveTrekkie said: "I just heard about Louise Fletcher.She was a great actress who was more than just a good plug into a villain role."She had presence, talent, and beautifully underrated eyes."Her place in entertainment will be forever and fondly remembered by me.
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Louise Fletcher, who played iconic villain Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest in Oscar-winning performance, dies aged 88
Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, has died at the age of 88.The actress, who won an Oscar for her performance as the chillingly corrupt nurse, died on Friday September 23 at her home in Montdurausse, France from natural causes, her son Andrew Bick told The Hollywood Reporter.Born in July 1934 in Birmingham, Alabama as the second of four children to Deaf parents, her father, a reverend, founded more than 40 churches in the US state for people who are Deaf.Fletcher survived breast cancer twice in her life.Having begun her acting career in the late 1950s, appearing in TV series including Lawman and Maverick, the actress went on to star in the 1974 crime film Thieves Like Us, which helped bag her the role of Ratched in the 1975 adaptation of One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.The film, based on the 1962 novel of the same name by Ken Kesey, stars Jack Nicholson as mental institution patient Randle McMurphy.The patients at the institution team up against the tyrannical Nurse Mildred Ratched, exerting her power over them by means including her own version of psychotherapy and antipsychotic drugs.Nurse Ratched is widely regarded as one of the greatest fictional villains of all time, having been played by Joan Tetzel on stage and by Sarah Paulson in the 2020 TV series about the character.When Fletcher accepted her Oscar for the role, she famously used sign language to thank her parents in her speech, choking up as she expressed how much they meant to her.She also joked with the audience that ‘it looks like you all hated me so much that you’ve given me this award for it’, before adding: ‘I’ve loved being hated by you.’Following One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, Fletched went on to play Dr Gene Tuskin in the sequel to The
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