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6. Brad Dourif, "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest" (1975)
A fellow stammerer to Norton's jailbird, and also in a cage of his own, was Brad Dourif in Milos Forman's 1975 masterpiece "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest." Dourif went on to have a thriving career as a character actor, and all of the technique and skill that paved the way for that longevity can be traced back to his work here. As Billy Bibbit, a troubled youth awakening to the fruits of love and the torment of adolescence, Dourif conveys so much with his eyes, his clenched anxiety and his touching gentleness.