Academy Award and Golden Globe winner Louise Fletcher ("One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest) was born July 22 in Birmingham, Ala.
In addition to VR.5, she has a recurring role on "Star Trek" Deep Space Nine." Her numerous television credits include starring in the mystery series "The Boys of Twilight"; co-starring in the mini-series "In A Child's Name"; and guest starring on the series TALES FROM THE CRYPT, "The Twilight Zone," "Playhouse 90," "Yancy Derringer" and "Perry Mason," among others, and in the television movies "Can Ellen Be Saved?," "Thou Shalt Not Commit Adultery" and "A Summer To Remember."
Her feature film credits include "Brainstorm," which was the first movie about virtual reality, Robert Altman's "Thieves Like Us," "The Cheap Detective" from Neil Simon, "The Boy Who Could Fly," "Two Moon Junction" and "Blind Vision." She's also in production on "Virtuosity," which stars Denzel Washington.
Fletcher lives in Los Angeles. She has two sons, John and Andy.