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Josephine Hull

Josephine Hull
Personal information
Birth nameMary Josephine Sherwood
Birth dateJanuary 3, 1886
Place of birthNewtonville, Massachusetts, U.S.
Date of deathMarch 12, 1957(age 71)
Death placeThe Bronx, New York, U.S.
OccupationActress
Years active1905 - 1955
SpouseShelly Hull (1910-1919) (his death)

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Josephine Hull (born January 3, reportedly 1886, but probably 1883 - died March 12, 1957) was an Academy Award winning American actress who also was a director of plays. She had a successful 50-year career on stage while taking some of her better known roles to film. She won the Oscar as Best Supporting Actress for Harvey, a role she originated on the Broadway stage.


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