A series of unfortunate events Wiki

Josephine Anwhistle was Violet, Klaus and Sunny Baudelaire's second cousin's sister-in-law, and becomes their guardian in The Wide Window. She dies and is killed by leeches in a leech attack after getting pushed overboard by Captain Sham (Count Olaf) by eating a banana before entering the territory of the Lachrymose Leeches.

Aunt Josephine portrayed by Meryl Streep

Personality and Traits[]

  • She thinks grammar is the greatest joy in life.
  • She is shown to be irrationally afraid of many things, including common household items such as a telephone and a stove.