One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Actress Louise Fletcher Dies at 88.

Star Trek: Deep Space Nine and One Flew Over The Cuckoo’s Nest Oscar-Winning Actress Louise Fletcher Dies at 88.

Louise Fletcher won an Oscar in 1975 for her performance as the sadistic Nurse Ratched in the movie One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest,.

Her performance in the movie  still considered one of the greatest all-time villains in Hollywood.

Her death was announced by her family on Friday at her home in Montdurausse, France.

It has been reported that she passed away in her sleep at the home she had built from a 300-year-old farmhouse, surrounded by family.

Throughout his 60-year career, Fletcher appeared in dozens of television and film roles.

Louise Fletcher was born on July 22, 1934, in Birmingham, AL, to deaf parents. Her Academy Award acceptance speech was one of the most memorable moments of the award's history.