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One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest


by Ken Kesey

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest Resources

Movie or TV Productions

1975 Movie

One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest, directed by Milos Forman in 1975, won five Oscars. The awards included Best Picture, Best Actor in a Leading Role (Jack Nicholson as McMurphy), and Best Actress in a Leading Role (Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched).


The Author

A photo of Ken Kesey as a young man.

The Author as an Older Man

Ken Kesey as an old man with his once-famous Magic Bus.

Big Nurse

Louise Fletcher as Nurse Ratched in the 1975 film.


Author Obituary
Ken Kesey died in 2001 at the age of 66. This obituary provides some great information on his life.

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