Mary Josephine Sherwood
|Born||Jan 3, 1877|
|Died||Mar 12, 1957|
New York City, NY
|Age||Died at 80|
|Final Resting PlaceNewton Cemetery and Crematory|
|Top Roles||Veta Louise Simmons, Abby Brewster, Mrs. Piper, Miss Birdie Wheeler|
|Top Genres||Comedy, Drama, Crime, Western, Fantasy, Mystery|
|Top Topics||Screwball Comedy, Based on Play, Alcohol|
|Top Collaborators||Frank Capra (Director), James Stewart, Craig Stevens, Hank Mann|
|Shares birthday with||Ray Milland, Marion Davies, Anna May Wong see more..|
Josephine Hull Overview:
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.
|1950||Best Supporting Actress||Harvey (1950)||Veta Louise Simmons||Won|
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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Josephine Hull Quotes:
Veta Louise Simmons: Oh, yes, Aunt Ethel, Elwood sees *somebody*.
Abby Brewster: [to Mortimer about the body in the window seat] Who can that be?
Veta Louise Simmons: Judge Gaffney, is that all those doctors do in places like that - think about sex?
Judge Gaffney: I don't know.
Veta Louise Simmons: Because if it is they ought to be ashamed of themselves. It's all in their heads anyway. Why don't they get out and take long walks in the fresh air?
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