Josephine Alhanko (born in Stockholm, Sweden) is a Swedish actress and former Miss Sweden title holder. She is niece of the ballet dancer, Anneli Alhanko. Alhanko was Sweden's 28th semi-finalist at the Miss Universe 2006 pageant, held on 23 July in Los Angeles, California. She was the first Miss Sweden to place in nine years. Alhanko won Miss Sweden title in 2006, with the judges describing her as "professional, humble and sympathetic." At the Miss Universe pageant in 2006, Josephine beat favorites including Erin McNaught of Australia. She has acted in various TV productions, movies and plays. She was also a student in the English National Ballet School (1997–98). She played Flash/Florence in the series Real Humans, which was broadcast on SVT and on Yle in Finland and has since become an underground cult classic.