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Who knew there were so many famous people named Josephine in the world? Our list of celebrities named Josephine includes pictures and information about each person when available, so you can get to know them a little better if you don't know them. The famous Josephines below come from all walks of life, but all ended up achieving fame or notoriety in one way or another. This list includes singers named Josephine, actors named Josephine, and much more. Josephine Baker, Josephine Skriver, and Josephine Tey are only a few of the well-known people named Josephine on this list.
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Josephine Baker is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor, Singer, Dancer
Josephine Baker was an American-born French dancer, singer, and actress who came to be known in various circles as the "Black Pearl," "Bronze Venus" and even the "Creole ...more
Josephine Skriver is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Skriver is a Danish model known for her work with international fashion and beauty brands like Victoria's Secret, Gucci, Max Mara, Michael Kors, Bulgari, and DKNY.
Josephine Tey is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Writer
Josephine Tey was a pseudonym used by Elizabeth Mackintosh a Scottish author best known for her mystery novels. She also wrote as Gordon Daviot, under which name she wrote plays with an ...more
Josephine Johansson is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Cochrane is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Inventor
Josephine Garis Cochrane made the first practical mechanical dishwasher in 1886, in Shelbyville, Illinois, although a washing machine device was patented in 1850 by Joel Houghton. Cochrane was a ...more
Josephine Bornebusch is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Bornebusch Actor
Leyla Jerrie Josephine Bornebusch is a Swedish actress. She began her acting career in the Swedish drama series Rederiet in 1999 and a year later she starred alongside Alexander Skarsgård ...more
Josephine Butler is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Social Worker, Writer
Josephine Elizabeth Butler was a Victorian era British feminist and social reformer who was especially concerned with the welfare of prostitutes. She was intensely religious as an evangelical ...more
Josephine Jacqueline Jones is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor
Josephine Jacqueline Jones is a film actress.
Josephine Hull is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor
Josephine Hull was an American stage and film 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 ...more
Josephine Hutchinson is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor
Josephine Hutchinson was an American actress.
Josephine Decker is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Decker Screenwriter, Film Editor, Actor
Josephine Decker is an actress, film director, film editor, screenwriter. film producer and cinematographer.
Josephine Earp is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Earp Actor, Dancer
Josephine Sarah Marcus Earp was the common-law wife of Wyatt Earp, a famed Old West lawman and gambler. She met Wyatt in 1881 in the frontier boom town of Tombstone, Arizona Territory, when she ...more
Josephine Jacobsen is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Poet, Literary critic, Author
Josephine Jacobsen was an American poet, short story writer, and critic. She was appointed the twenty-first Poet Laureate Consultant in Poetry to the Library of Congress in 1971.
Josephine Forsberg is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Educator
Josephine Forsberg, ex-wife of film director Rolf Forsberg, was hired by Paul Sills and Viola Spolin to join the original Second City in 1959 as the female understudy and Spolin's teaching ...more
Joséphine de Beauharnais is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Joséphine de Beauharnais
Joséphine de Beauharnais was the first wife of Napoleon I, and thus the first Empress of the French. Her first husband Alexandre de Beauharnais was guillotined during the Reign of Terror, ...more
Josephine Tewson is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor
Josephine Ann Tewson is an English stage and television actress. She is best known for her roles in British television sitcoms, such as Elizabeth in Keeping Up Appearances and Miss Davenport in ...more
Josephine Japy is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Japy Actor
Josephine Japy is an actress.
Josephine Ho is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Ho
Josephine Chuen-juei Ho is the chair of the English department of National Central University, Taiwan, and coordinator of its Center For the Study of Sexualities. She has withstood lawsuits ...more
Josephine Silone Yates is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Josephine Silone Yates Teacher
Josephine Silone Yates, trained in chemistry, was one of the first black teachers hired at Lincoln University in Jefferson City, Missouri, and, upon her promotion, the first black woman to head ...more
Josephine Johnson is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Poet, Novelist, Essayist
Josephine Winslow Johnson was an American novelist, poet, and essayist. She won the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction in 1935 at age 24 for her first novel, Now in November. Shortly thereafter, she ...more
Josephine Crowell is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Actor
Josephine Crowell was a film actress.
Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Publisher, Journalist, Social activist
Josephine St. Pierre Ruffin was an African-American publisher, journalist, civil rights leader, suffragist, and editor of Women’s Era, the first newspaper published by and for African-American
Josephine Gattuso Hendin is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Novelist, Critic
Josephine Gattuso Hendin is an Italian American feminist novelist and critic.
Josephine Abady is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Theatre Director, Businessperson, Theatrical producer
Josephine R. "Josie" Abady was an American artistic, stage and film director/producer.
Joséphine de La Baume is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list Famous People Named Josephine
Singer-songwriter, Model, Actor
Joséphine de La Baume is a French actress, singer and model.