Dr. Dean Kent Brooks, former superintendent of the Oregon psychiatric hospital
where the Oscar-winning 1975 picture “One Flew Over the Cuckoo’s Nest” was
filmed, and who had a small, well-received on-screen role as the fictional hospital’s superintendent ("Dr. John Spivey) died on Thursday at his home in Salem, Ore.,
according to his daughter Dennie Brooks. He was born in Colony, Kan. in 1916.