Oscar Winner Louise Fletcher Who Played Nurse Ratched Dead at 88

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Louise Fletcher, who won an Oscar for playing the sadistic Nurse Mildred Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, has died at 88.

Deadline reported that her family made the announcement through agent David Shaul but that no cause of death was given.

Fletcher passed away at the home she built in Montdurausse, France, with Shaul saying she told her family just before she died, “I can’t believe I created something so meaningful to my well-being.”

Read more at The Daily Beast.

Source: The Daily Beast

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