Famous People with Name Josephine

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Famous People with Name Josephine

Josephine as First Name

Josephine Edwina Jaques     Josephine Edwina Jaques       Origin/Culture/Country: British

Josephine Edwina Jaques: was a well-known English comedy actress, known by the stage name Hattie Jacques.Having started her career in the 1940s, Jacques first became famous through her appearances with Tony Hancock in The Tony Hancock Show and Hancock's Half Hour. From 1958 to 1974 she appeared in fourteen Carry On films, often playing the Matron. Hattie Jacques had a long professional partnership with Eric Sykes, with whom she co-starred in Sykes and A..., Sykes and a Big, Big Show and Sykes.

Josephine Grace Brand     Josephine Grace Brand       Origin/Culture/Country: British

Josephine Grace Brand: Brand's mother was a social worker, and Brand herself worked as a psychiatric nurse at the South London Bethlem and Maudsley Hospital until the mid-1980s. She was persuaded by agent Malcolm Hardee to begin a career in stand-up comedy, where she acquired the stage name, "The Sea Monster". She was central to the British alternative comedy movement, working London alternative comedy clubs, and appearing initially on the Saturday Live television show.

Josephine Garis Cochrane     Josephine Garis Cochrane       Origin/Culture/Country: Illinois.

Josephine Garis Cochrane: made the first practical mechanical dishwasher in 1886, in Shelbyville, Illinois.[3] Mrs. Cochrane was a rich woman who held many fancy dinner parties. She did not do any of the dishes herself because she had servants to do that for her, but she wanted a machine that could do the job faster without chipping as many dishes. No one had invented such a machine so she built one herself. She is said to have exclaimed, "If nobody else is going to invent a dishwashing machine, I'll do it myself!"[4] First she measured the dishes. Then she built wire compartments, each specially designed to fit either plates, cups, or saucers. The compartments were placed inside a wheel that lay flat inside a copper boiler. A motor turned the wheel while hot soapy water squirted up from the bottom of the boiler and rained down on the dishes.

Josephine Leemans-Verbustel     Josephine Leemans-Verbustel       Origin/Culture/Country: Belgian

Josephine Leemans-Verbustel: a Belgian singer who was given the nickname the "The Flemish Doris Day" in the 1950s.She had multiple number 1 hits in the national hit parade including "Que Sera Sera", a Dutch cover of the song by Doris Day, only one month after the original.

Josephine "Yeng" Constantino     Josephine "Yeng" Constantino       Origin/Culture/Country: Filipino

Josephine "Yeng" Constantino: a popular reality TV winner of Pinoy Dream Academyâa Philippine edition of Endemol's Star Academyâa reality TV singing search in the Philippines. After winning at Pinoy Dream Academy, Her first solo studio album 'SALAMAT' was released year 2007 via Star Records and did reached 3x Platinum Status (90,000+ copies sold) and her 2nd Album 'Journey'released the following year had reached a platinum status (30,000+ copies sold) , her 3rd Album is set to be release by fall of 2008. In spite of being new to the music industry, she had received tons of nominations and awards. Yeng dominated the 21st Awit Awards (2008 Music Awards) where she got 5 awards including the best album & best selling album of the year for 'Salamat'.

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