Former actress and Miss PH Josephine Estrada passes away in Arizona
KINGMAN, Arizona — Josephine Estrada Brown, a former Sampaguita Pictures contract star and Miss Philippines entry in the Miss Universe 1962 pageant passed away at 75 in Kingman, Arizona on April 13 just days after her April 9 birthday.
Estrada reportedly had been undergoing dialysis treatments and was slated for surgery.
She was a favorite leading lady of top actors in the ‘60s, such as Joseph Estrada, Tony Ferrer, Vic Vargas and Dolphy. She starred in about 70 films 1960 until 1983, choosing a movie career instead of finishing her medicine course.
Her first movie was “Mother Dearest.” She also starred in “Sa Linggo ang Bola,”
“Octavia,” “Tanzan the Mighty,” “Tansan vs Tarsan,” “Prinsipeng Tulisan,” and “Apat Na Kagandahan.”