Louise Fletcher Cast as Pete's Mom on Private Practice

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Louise Fletcher, perhaps best known as Jack Nicholson's caretaker in One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest, has been cast as Pete's mother on Private Practice, TV Guide reports.

The Oscar-winning star, who recently appeared on Heroes as Peter's colleague Dr. Coolidge, will make her first Shondaland appearabce in the ninth episode of the season.

For much more on what's to come on the ABC show this fall, including one major story line in particular, follow the link to check out our Private Practice spoilers section.

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SOMETHING WILDER: Louise Fletcher will play Pete's mother this fall.

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wooooo, here comes nurse Ratched! bewaaaaaare!


LOL Pete looks way older than her!


*yawn* Sorry Pete fans. I'm just much more interested in the family members of a certain other character...ow I can't help myself. But the topic of Pete's mother somehow sets my mind on Tim's sis and Amy's reply to that queen/king's niece tweet...LOL xD

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