Louise Fletcher Net Worth

January 24, 2024
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Estelle Louise Fletcher was born on 22 July 1934, in Birmingham, Alabama USA, and is an actress, known for her Academy Award-winning career. She’s been active in the industry since 1958. Some of her most popular works include Robert Altman’s “Thieves Like Us”, “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest”, and “Flowers in the Attic”. All of her efforts have helped put her net worth to where it is today.

How rich is Louise Fletcher? As of mid-2017, sources inform us of a net worth that is at $1 million, mostly earned through a successful career in acting; other awards she’s won include a BAFTA Award and a Golden Globe Award. She also received Emmy nominations for her career on television. All of these achievements have ensured the position of her wealth.


Louise Fletcher Net Worth $1 million


Louise was born into a family with deaf parents, but she along with her siblings did not have any hearing loss problems. She was taught by an aunt to speak, and her aunt also introduced her to acting. She attended the University of North Carolina, and after graduating went to Los Angeles where she worked as a secretary, and took acting lessons by night.

In 1958, she started appearing in various television series ,such as “Lawman” and “Maverick”. The following year, she appeared in the original “Untouchables” TV series, as a guest in one episode. She also made a guest appearance in “Perry Mason”, and in 1960 was cast in the western television series “Tate” as Roberta McConnell. After just doing a single major film in the 1960s, she returned to film in 1974 with “Thieves Like Us”, directed by Robert Altman. This started to increase her net worth and opened more opportunities for her. She was cast in “One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest” as Nurse Ratched, and the film gained her recognition internationally, winning her an Academy Award for Best Actress, plus a BAFTA and Golden Globe Award.

She then had mixed success; she had several critically and financially successful films while there were also other projects which were failures. Some of her more popular roles during this time included “Exorcist II: The Heretic”, “The Lady in Red”, “Firestarter” and “Invaders from Mars”. Other films she had from the 1980s to the 1990s included “Two Moon Junction”, “Blue Steel”, and “Cruel Intentions” in which she played Sebastian’s Aunt. In 2005, she appeared in the film “Aurora Borealis” alongside Joshua Jackson.

Over the course of her career, she has also appeared in a lot of television movies, including “The Karen Carpenter Story”, and “Nightmare on the 13th Floor”. She had a recurring role in “Star Trek: Deep Space Nine” as the Bajoran, Kai Winn Adami. She also had Emmy Award nominations for her performances in “Picket Fences” and “Joan of Arcadia”. In 2009, she was cast in the NBC series “Heroes”, while one of her latest projects on television is “Shameless”.

For her personal life, it is known that Louise married producer Jerry Bick in 1960 and their marriage lasted until 1977. They had two sons, and Fletcher took a break from acting to raise her sons. She has apparently remained single since then.

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