Inside Louise Fletcher’s net worth as Oscar-winning Nurse Ratched dies at 88
Oscar-winning actress Louise Fletcher, best known for her roles as Enrolled sister One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest and Kai Winn Adami in Star Trek: Deep Space Ninehe died at the age of 88. Let’s take a look at her net worth.
Louise breathed her last on Friday, September 23 at her home in Montdurausse, France.
Her agent David Shaul announced the actress’ death to Deadline and Rolling Stone, revealing that she died in her sleep. At the time of writing, the cause of her death has not been revealed.
Louise built the house out of a 300-year-old farmhouse, and according to Deadline, the actress told her family today: “I can’t believe I’ve created something so meaningful to my well-being.”
What is Louise Fletcher Net Worth?
Celebrity Net Worth reports that Louise was worth around $1 million.
Born in Birmingham, Alabama, the American actress began her career in the 1950s appearing in television shows such as Legislator (1958), Maverick (1959) and the original Untouchable series.
In 1975, Louise gained worldwide recognition for her Academy Award-winning role as Nurse Ratched. One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, which also starred Jack Nicholson. Louise, who was born to deaf parents, used sign language to deliver her speech during her iconic Oscar acceptance speech.
Talking about the role with The Independent she said in 2016: “I’m past the romantic age. Before long I would be too old to play young and too young to play old.’
Louise also won a BAFTA and a Golden Globe for her portrayal of Nurse Ratched. Her character also inspired Ratched, a remake of her show starring Sarah Paulson.
Her other iconic film roles came Brainstorm (1983), 2 days in the valley (1996), An incendiary (1984) and Flowers in the attic (1987) among others.
She also played a recurring role Star Trek: Deep Space Nine as Kai Winn Adami, a Bajoran religious leader.
Louise’s extraordinary acting career spanned over 60 years.
Louise was the mother of two children
Despite her huge professional success, Louise kept her personal life out of the limelight.
She married film producer Jerry Bick in 1959, just as her television career was taking off. The couple were together for 19 years until divorcing in 1978.
Neither Louise nor Jerry remarried after their divorce. The couple had two sons during their marriage – John Dashiell Bick and Andrew Wilson Bick.
Fans mourn the death of the Nurse Ratched actress
Many fans took to Twitter to mourn Louisa’s death when news of her passing broke.
“RIP Louise Fletcher, whose extraordinary iconic performance as Nurse Ratched in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest will forever be remembered, as will her amazing and deeply moving Oscar speech, which she ended by speaking to her deaf parents in ASL,” one fan wrote.
Next A Twitter user said: “RIP Louise Fletcher, so utterly unforgettable in One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest that it overshadowed the rest of her career, but she was strong, from Altman and Leon to Winn Adami on DS9 to the perfectly cast grandmother in Flowers. In the attic.”
“Oh, Louise Fletcher. What a talent. I know Nurse Ratched is her most famous role, but she was the MOST delicious and hated villain on Deep Space Nine. I loved when she appeared in an episode. You were REALLY in trouble when she smiled,” another fan said.
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