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Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore


Date of Birth:
Feb 22, 1975

Place of Birth:
Culver City, California, United States

Actress, Author, Director, Model, Producer

John Drew Barrymore,Jaid Barrymore

Jeremy Thomas (m. 1994; div. 1995), Tom Green (m. 2001; div. 2002), Will Kopelman (m. 2012)


Drew Barrymore - Summary Details

Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, author, director, model and producer. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of actor John Barrymore. Barrymore first appeared in an advertisement when she was eleven months old. In 1980, she made her film debut in Altered States. In 1982, she starred in her breakout role as Gertie in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial and quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles.

Following a turbulent childhood which was marked by recurring drug and alcohol abuse, and two stints in rehab, Barrymore wrote the 1990 autobiography, Little Girl Lost. She successfully made the transition from child star to adult actress with a number of films including Poison Ivy, Bad Girls, Boys on the Side and Everyone Says I Love You. Subsequently, she also starred in romantic comedies, such as The Wedding Singer and 50 First Dates.

In 1997, she and her business partner Nancy Juvonen formed the production company Flower Films, with its first production the 1999 Barrymore film Never Been Kissed. Flower Films went on to produce the Barrymore vehicle films Charlie's Angels, 50 First Dates and Music and Lyrics, as well as the cult film Donnie Darko. Barrymore's more recent projects include He's Just Not That Into You, Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Everybody's Fine and Going the Distance. A recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, Barrymore appeared on the cover of the 2007 People magazine's 100 Most Beautiful people.

Barrymore was named an Ambassador Against Hunger for the UN World Food Programme (WFP). Since then, she has donated over US$1 million to the program. In 2007, she became both CoverGirl's...

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Toni Collette and Drew Barrymore Miss You Already

Featuring a picturesque London setting and terrific chemistry between Barrymore and Collette, Miss You Already is a heartwarming film about the true meaning of...

Drew Remembers her E.T. Days

Before she was controversial, and well before she briefly married - and divorced - Tom Green, Drew Barrymore was this cute child whose portrayal of Gertie in the now...

50 First Dates

In the unforgettable romantic comedy '50 First Dates', love means never having to say "Who the hell are you?"Marine vet Henry Roth (Adam Sandler) finds the perfect...

Music and Lyrics

Music and Lyrics starring Drew Barrymore & Hugh Grant; A washed up singer is given a couple days to compose a chart-topping hit for an admiring teen sensation. Though...

Piper Perabo Beverly Hills Chihuahua Interview

Beautiful Piper Perabo seems to have come full circle: She made her film debut opposite Rocky and Bullwinkle and in her latest film one of her co-stars is a Beverly...

Ellen Page Whip It Interview

In Whip It, Ellen Page delivers a nuanced and vivid performance as Bliss, a small town girl who rejects her mother's need to make her a beauty pageant competitor...

Drew Barrymore

DREW BARRYMORE, became America's sweetheart after her captivating performance as "Gertie" in the Steven Spielberg smash hit E.T. - The Extra-Terrestrial) Prior to that...

Charlie's Angels2 - Full Throttle

Charlie's Angels ARE full throttle from go to woe. Dressed to kill, with a pose to match, the angels, Natalie Cook (Cameron Diaz), Dylan Sanders (Drew Barrymore) and...

Charlie's Angels Full Throttle

Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle is a sequel to the blockbuster action-adventure, comedy hit released by Columbia Pictures in 2000 and inspired by the phenomenally...

Riding In Cars With Boys

Drew Barrymore plays Beverly, a woman who had grand dreams as a teenager only to find them derailed by her weakness for boys, which resulted in an accidental pregnancy.

Lucky You

Billie Offer (Drew Barrymore) is a young singer from Bakersfield with more heart than talent. Huck Cheever (Eric Bana) is a poker player whose emotions at the table...

The Perfect Catch

The Farrelly Brothers ('There's Something About Mary', 'Dumb & Dumber') take a slight departure from their signature breed of over-the-top, gross-out humour and opt...

Going the Distance DVD

Mix Drew Barrymore and Justin Long, as let's face it, the cutest on/off couple ever. Add a touch of comedy genius Christina Applegate and the hilarious Jason Sudeikis...

Going the Distance

When aspiring journalist Erin moves to San Francisco to finish her last year of school, boyfriend Garrett, an assistant music scout, stays in Manhattan to pursue his...

Beverley Hills Chihuahua

Diamonds are a dog's best friend in the hilarious pampered puppy adventure Beverley Hills Chihuahua. Get ready to meet and fall in love with Chloe, a spoilt-rotten...

Raja Gosnell Beverley Hills Chihuahua Interview

Director Raja Gosnell talks about the fun that goes into making a film like Beverley Hills Chihuahua.

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