We will answer the question of Who is Louise Fletcher husband? The famous actress passed away at the age of 88. We will examined her personal and career life.We will also look at the cause of her death.
Who was Louise Fletcher?
Estelle Louise Fletcher is a famous American actress.
She is famed for portraying as Nurse Ratcher in the popular 1975 movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest.
She was born on 22nd July,1934 to Estelle and Reverend Robert Capers Fletcher.
Louise Fletcher parents were both deaf and are reported to have worked with the deaf and hard of hearing.
Louise Fletcher was the fourth child of her parents and her father is said to have opened over 40 churches.
Fletcher won an academy award as well a Golden Globe Award for her role in the one Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest movie.
The actress is also popular for starring as a Bajoran Religious Leader(Kai Winn Adami) in the famous television series Star Trek:Deep Space Nine.
She was nominated for two Emmy Awards in recognition of her role in the 1999 television series Cruel Intentions.
Her last role was in 2017 and it was with the Netflix series Girlboss.
How did Louise Fletcher got into acting?
Reports had it that it was Louise Fletcher’s hearing aunt who introduced her to acting.
It was this same aunt who helped her to learn how to speak.
This good aunt of hers introduced her into theater when she was still a girl.
She moved to Los Angeles after college where she reportedly worked as a receptionist.
She worked during day and held classes at night. Her career is reported to mainly started in Television in Western.
The actress who stood 5feet and 10 inches tall was said to be too tall to featured alongside Hollywood leading cast men at the time.
Louise Fletcher movies.
The actress has a tall list of film and television roles. The following are a few of them.
Film movies that L. Fletcher starred in them.
She played the role of Mrs Kemler in the 1963 movie A Gathering of Eagles. She was Mattie in 1974 in the movie Thieves Like Us. This was after her return from the eleven years break she took to cater for her young children.
In 1975, Fletcher played the role of Midge in the movie Russian Roulette.
Her famous role was in 1975 when she played the role of Nurse Ratched in the movie One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest.
She became Dr. Gene Tuskin in 1977 in the movie Exorcist II: The Heretic and the following years in 1978, Fletcher role was Marlene DuChard in the movie The Cheap Detective and Anna Sage in the movie Lady in Red.
In 1979, she played three roles and the include: Emilia in the movie The Magician of Lublin, Miriam Steward in the movie Natural Enemies and Loes Bakker in the movie The Lucky Star.
Louise Fletcher roles in Television.
It all began in 1958 and she appeared in three of them. They are Flight, where her role is unknown, the next was Playhouse 90 and her role was Pete’s Girl. The other one is Bat Masterson with her role being Sarah Lou Conant and her last television role in 1958 was Yancy Derringer, where she played the role of Miss Nellie.
Other roles in television included Lawman, Maverick, 77Sunset strip, The Untouchables.
Her popular television role was in the one entitled Shameless, where she played the role of Peg Gallagher.
It was a recurring role with 4 episodes.
Shameless which spanned from January 2011 to April, 2021 was an American comedy-drama television series.
It is created by the famous John Wells and was aired on (Showtime) the American Premium television network which is owned by paramount media network.
It became the longest running original scripted series in the station(Showtime’s) history.
Shameless was what has been described as an adaptation of Paul Abbott’s British series of the same name.
It featured an ensemble cast(is one which is composed of multiple principal actors and performers who are typically assigned roughly equal amounts of screen time).
The cast was led by William H. Macy and Louise Fletcher was one of them.
Louise Fletcher death.
The actress died on 23rd September,2022. She died in her home in Montdurausse, France and was 88.
She left behind her two sons John Dashiell Bick, Andrew Wilson Bick, grand children and possibly many grand children.
The actress took as many as 11 years break in acting to raise her two sons.
Her son,Andrew Bick told a Hollywood reporter that she died of natural causes.
The actress battled with two bouts of breast cancer, but survived.
Who is Louise Fletcher husband?
Fletcher, who received an honorary degree from Gallaudet University in 1982 was married to Jerry Bick.
He was born on April 26, 1923 in New York City.
Jerry Bick was born as Jerome Bick in the USA.
Jerry Bick is Literacy agent and producer.
The producer is famed for his work on following: The Long Goodbye (1973), Against All Odds (1984) and Farewell, My Lovely (1975).
The pair got married in 1960 and got divorce in 1977.
The couple had two sons in their 17 years of marriage.
Is Jerry Bick, Fletcher’s ex husband alive.
L. Fletcher’s ex husband is not alive. He died on 22nd November, 2004. He was 81 at the time of his death.
Jerry Bick was said to have died from complications from parkinson’s disease.
Jerry Bick was also married to one Margaret. It is not clear if he had children with Margaret or not.
The famous Hollywood producer graduated from the University of Georgia.
He is said to have taught English, and studied at the Sorbonne. This was after serving in the Navy during World War II.
Louise Fletcher net worth
The actress whose active years spans from 1958 to 2017 is said to have an estimated net worth of $1 million.
This is money the actress earned through her long career in acting.
Louise Fletcher controversies
Fame comes with controversies and Fletcher’s life is not an exception. She was arrested and charged in 1998 over reckless driving.
The actress was said to have struck a police officer while the latter was removing a deer carcass from the road.
This led to the officer being hospitalized after suffering injuries to both of his legs.