Actress, Josephine Hull, was born Mary Josephine Sherwood on Jan 3, 1877 in Newtonville, MA. Hull died at the age of 80 on Mar 12, 1957 in New York City, NY and was laid to rest in Newton Cemetery and Crematory in Newton, Middlesex County, MA.
HONORS and AWARDS:.
Josephine Hull was nominated for one Academy Award, winning for Best Supporting Actress for Harvey (as Veta Louise Simmons) in 1950.
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She was honored with one star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the category of Motion Pictures.
in HARVEYBy Aurora on Apr 15, 2014 From Once Upon a Screen
Josephine Sherwood decided to study drama at Radcliffe College because she couldn’t fight the urge to perform. ?The Newtonville, Massachusetts native began?her journey to become one of the greats of the American theater in a stock company in Boston. ?Hers was not the built of a glamour queen, ... Read full article
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Veta Louise Simmons: Oh, yes, Aunt Ethel, Elwood sees *somebody*.
Veta Louise Simmons: Oh, Myrtle, don't be didactic. It's not becoming in a young girl. Besides, men loathe it.
Veta Louise Simmons: I took a course in art last winter. I learnt the difference between a fine oil painting, and a mechanical thing, like a photograph. The photograph shows only the reality. The painting shows not only the reality, but the dream behind it. It's our dreams, doctor, that carry us on. They separate us from the beasts. I wouldn't want to go on living if I thought it was all just eating, and sleeping, and taking my clothes off, I mean putting them on...
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