Josephine Hull

Birth Name: Mary Josephine Sherwood

Date of Birth: January 3, 1877

Place of Birth: Newtonville, Massachusetts, U.S.

Date of Death: March 12, 1957

Place of Death: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Ethnicity: English, small amount of Dutch

Josephine Hull was an American actress. She won the Academy Award for Best Supporting Actress for Harvey (1950).

Josephine was the daughter of Mary Elizabeth “Minnie” (Tewkesbury) and William H. Sherwood. She was married to actor Shelley Hull, until his death.

Josephine’s paternal grandparents were John W. Sherwood (the son of George H. Sherwood and Martha Van Cott Wetmore) and Amanda Mitchell Merrill.

Sources: Genealogy of Josephine Hull –

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