Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore

Movie Actress

Drew Blythe Barrymore is an American actress, director, producer, talk show host and author. A member of the Barrymore family of actors, she has received several awards and nominations, including a ...

Full Name
Drew Blythe Barrymore
Feb 22, 1975
5′ 4″
Net Worth


Drew Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 in Culver City, California. She is the daughter of actor John Barrymore and Ildiko Jaid Mako. Her parents separated when she was nine months old, and she was raised by her mother and stepfather, Jeremy Thomas.

Barrymore started acting at a very young age; she made her first film appearance in Altered States when she was just 11 months old. When she was seven years old, she made her breakthrough in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial as Gertie and won over audiences with her performance. In 1985, at the age of 10, she became the youngest person ever to host Saturday Night Live. After a string of successful films throughout the 1980s and 1990s, including Poison Ivy, Scream, The Wedding Singer and Charlie's Angels, Barrymore established herself as one of Hollywood's most beloved actresses.

In addition to her successful acting career, Barrymore has also ventured into directing and producing films such as Whip It and Flower Films. She has also founded two production companies: Flower Films in 1995 and Rollercoaster Entertainment in 2014. She has since produced several films including Donnie Darko (2001), Music and Lyrics (2007) and Going the Distance (2010).

Barrymore is an active philanthropist who supports organizations such as UNICEF, Feeding America and the Elizabeth Taylor AIDS Foundation (ETAF). She is also an advocate for women’s rights and animal welfare causes.

Life Timeline

<div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1975</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Drew Barrymore is Born</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">On February 22, 1975, Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, California.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1982</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in E.T.</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starred as Gertie in Steven Spielberg's classic movie E.T. the Extra Terrestrial.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1990</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Received Golden Globe Award</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Received The Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress for her role in the movie “Mermaids”.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">1995</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Launched Production Company</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Launched her own production company called Flower Films.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2005</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Directorial Debut</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Directed her first feature film, “Whip It” starring Ellen Page.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2011</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Presenter at the Oscars</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Presenter at the 83rd Academy Awards ceremony.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="timeline-item"><p id="" class="timeline-year">2019</p><h3 id="" class="timeline-title">Starred in Netflix Series</h3><p id="" class="timeline-text">Starred in the Netflix series “Santa Clarita Diet” alongside Timothy Olyphant.</p></div>

Why We Love Them

<div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">A.</span> She's Talented & Versatile</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drew Barrymore is a talented and versatile actress who has been in the business since she was young. She is known for her roles in movies such as “E.T.”, “Charlie’s Angels”, “The Wedding Singer”, “50 First Dates” and many more.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">B.</span> She's an Inspiration</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drew Barrymore is an inspiration to many women out there. Despite her struggles and difficult times, she always rises above and continues to show us how powerful and resilient she really is.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="whywelove-item"><h3 id="" class="whywelove-title"><span class="whywelove-leter">C.</span> She's a Philanthropist</h3><p id="" class="whywelove-text">Drew Barrymore is also a philanthropist, supporting causes like animal rights, Habitat for Humanity, Children's Health Fund and many more. Her charitable work is a testament to her commitment to making the world a better place.</p></div>

Interesting Facts

<div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">1.</span> Started Acting at Age 7</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Drew Barrymore started her acting career when she was just seven years old, appearing in the 1982 film Altered States.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">2.</span> Has Her Own Production Company</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Drew Barrymore has her own production company, Flower Films, which she founded in 1995 with partner Nancy Juvonen.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">3.</span> First Female to Host Saturday Night Live</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">Drew Barrymore became the first female to host Saturday Night Live by herself when she hosted in 1982 at the age of 7.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">4.</span> First Woman to Appear on the Cover of Playboy</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 1995, Drew Barrymore became the first woman to appear on the cover of Playboy magazine without having appeared in a nude pictorial inside the magazine.</p></div>

    <div id="" class="facts-item"><h3 id="" class="facts-title"><span class="facts-number">5.</span> Won a Golden Globe Award</h3><p id="" class="facts-text">In 2004, Drew Barrymore won a Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Motion Picture Musical or Comedy for her performance in 50 First Dates.</p></div>


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