1. – Louise Fletcher, Thieves Like Us, 1974. Ex-child actress and Mary Martin’s Peter Pan understudy, “Tewkes” was actor Michael Murphy’s suggestion for the Robert Altman clan. She was part of his Talent Trust, helping script this re-make – and writing Nashville. She took a cameo instead of playing Shelley Duvall’s mother – the return of producer Jerry Bick’s wife, en route to an Oscar within three years.
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