Stage: Played Helen of Troy in "Tiger at the Gates", Bucks County, PA, 1957.
5' 9½" (1.77 m)
Did You Know?
doesn't want to discuss anything with his actors.
Learned sign language at a very young age, as both of her parents were deaf. When Fletcher neared the end of her (spoken) Best Actress Oscar acceptance speech for
One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest
, she finished with a unique (unspoken) touch in American Sign Language: "For my mother and my father, I want to say thank you for teaching me to have a dream. You are seeing my dream come true. Thank you." (29 March 1976).