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Drew Barrymore is a popular American model, actor, director and producer

InformationDetail
BirthdayFebruary 22, 1975
NationalityAmerican
FamousProducer, Alcoholics, Bisexual, Film & Theater Personalities, Actresses, T V & Movie Producers, ISFP
City/StateCalifornia
SpousesWill Kopelman
Known asDrew Blyth Barrymore
Childrens Frankie Barrymore Kopelman, Olive Barrymore Kopelman
Birth PlaceCulver City, California, U.S.
Height163cm
GenderFemale
FatherJohn Drew Barrymore
MotherJaid Barrymore
Net Worth$125 million as of Jan 17,2017
Sun SignPisces
Born inCulver City, California, U.S.
Famous asActress, Producer

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Who is Drew Barrymore?

Drew Barrymore is a popular American model, actor, director and producer who first rose to fame as a child artist with her portrayal of Gertie in the Steven Spielberg masterpiece ‘E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial’. The granddaughter of the famous John Barrymore, Drew belongs from the prestigious Barrymore family that boasts of famous stage and movie actors. Even as a child, she was very natural before the camera. She overcame her teenage crises which involved drug and alcohol abuse and went on to become one of the most successful American actresses by proving her mettle in hit movies like ‘The Wedding singer’, ‘Music and Lyrics’, ‘50 First Dates’ and ‘Charlie’s Angels’. She and co-partner Nancy Juvoner founded the production company ‘Flower Films’ which has produced the cult film ’Donnie Darko’. 2007 People’s Magazine listed her as one of the 100 most beautiful people. She has also been the recipient of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. As an ambassador against Hunger for the UN World Food Programme, she has donated $1 million. Drew Barrymore is also the model for CoverGirl Cosmetics as well as the face of Gucci’s jewelry line. She has been the recipient of the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Television film.

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Childhood & Early Life

Drew Blyth Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 at the Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, California, to John Drew Barrymore, an actor and Jaid Barrymore, a struggling actress.

Drew Barrymore was a descendant of some of the most famous acting personalities like Maurice & George Drew Barrymore, John Barrymore and John Drew. Stephen Spielberg and Sophia Lauren adopted her as their goddaughter.

In 1984, when Drew was nine years old, her parents got divorced. The lack of a father had a negative impact on her life.

Drew’s first audition was for a Gainsburger puppy food commercial, when she was an 11 year old child.

When she was 2 years old, Drew had already acted in a TV movie called ‘Suddenly, Love’. Other acting ventures included ‘Bogie’ and small roles in TV commercials until she made her debut as a child actor in the 1980 feature movie ‘Altered States’.

Career

In the summer of 1982, Drew Barrymore starred in one of the highest grossing movies of all time. It was Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial’.

In 1984, she received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’.

Bby this time, Barrymore had walked into a phase of substance abuse which continued till she had to be admitted in a rehab, at the age of 14.

She came out of this phase successfully and starred in a few films like ‘Poison Ivy’(1992), ‘Gun-Crazy’(1992) and the Joey Buttafuoco scandal story ‘The Amy Fisher Story’ which exploited her rebellious girl image.

She went on to make headlines for more controversial events like posing nude for ‘Playboy’ and exposing herself on live TV in the ‘Late show with David Letterman’.

In 1995, with the launch of her production house ‘Flower Films’, Barrymore’s luck changed. The same year, she appeared in ‘Boys on the Side’ and ‘Batman Forever’, both commercially successful movies.

In 1996, Barrymore made a cameo appearance in the hit franchise ‘Scream’ and also starred in the Woody Allen musical ‘Everybody says I love you’.

From 1998, she was cast in a series of rom-coms like ‘Wishful Thinking’ (1997), ‘Wedding Singer’ (1998), ‘Home Fries’ (1998).

In 1999, Barrymore’s company produced the comedy ‘Never Been Kissed’. The film became a sleeper hit and she earned credit as the executive producer.

In 2000, her company released the majorly successful ‘Charlie’s Angels’, in which she was also an actor. This success solidified her standing in Hollywood.

She believed in the potential of ‘Donnie Darko’ and ‘Flower Films’ produced the movie which earned cult status.

In 2002, her turn in the biopic ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ was hugely acclaimed and she earned the status of a highly talented actress.

Since 2004, Drew Barrymore has acted and produced several successful movies like ’50 First Dates’ (2004), ‘Fever Pitch’ (2005), ‘Music and Lyrics’ (2007), ‘Lucky You’ (2007), ‘Grey Gardens’ (2009), ‘Going the Distance’ (2010).

Major Works

Drew Barrymore has a host of commercially successful movies to her credit. ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial collected a whopping $435,110,554, followed by ‘Charlie’s Angels’ ($125,305,544) and ’50 First Dates’ ($120,908,074) at the box office.

Awards & Achievements

Barrymore received the Young Artist Award as Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial’ in 1982.

She created a record as the youngest person to have hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ on November 20, 1982.

In 1999, she was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award for her outstanding performance as a child actor.

In 2010, she won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for ‘Grey Gardens’.

In 2004, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her 30 years in the film industry.

She was nominated several times for the PrimeTime Emmy Awards, BAFTA Award, American Comedy Awards.

Personal Life & Legacy

Drew Barrymore narrated her experiences of the troubled teenage years in her autobiography ‘Little Girl Lost’.

In 1994, Barrymore married a bar owner Jeremy Thomas. The marriage ended within a few weeks.

In 2001, she wedded the Canadian comedian Tom Green but the pair got divorced after 6 months.

She has also dated the drummer Fabrizio Moretti and the actor Justin Long, among others.

In June 2012, Drew Barrymore got married to her current husband Will Kopelman.

On September 26, 2012, the couple had their first child, daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman. Their second child, Frankie Barrymore Koppelman was born on April 22, 2014.

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Drew Barrymore awards

YearNameAward

Golden Globe Awards

2010Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or a Motion Picture Made for TelevisionGrey Gardens (2009)

MTV Movie & TV Awards

2004Best On-Screen Team50 First Dates (2004)
2001Best On-Screen TeamCharlie's Angels (2000)
1998Best KissThe Wedding Singer (1998)

People's Choice Awards

2008Favorite Leading LadyWinner
2005Favorite On-Screen Chemistry50 First Dates (2004)

Drew Barrymore biography timelines

  • // 22nd Feb 1975
    Drew Blyth Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 at the Brotman Medical Center in Culver City, California, to John Drew Barrymore, an actor and Jaid Barrymore, a struggling actress.
  • // 1980
    When she was 2 years old, Drew had already acted in a TV movie called ‘Suddenly, Love’. Other acting ventures included ‘Bogie’ and small roles in TV commercials until she made her debut as a child actor in the 1980 feature movie ‘Altered States’.
  • // 1982
    In the summer of 1982, Drew Barrymore starred in one of the highest grossing movies of all time. It was Steven Spielberg’s ‘E.T: The Extra-Terrestrial’.
  • // 1982
    Barrymore received the Young Artist Award as Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for ‘E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial’ in 1982.
  • // 20th Nov 1982
    She created a record as the youngest person to have hosted ‘Saturday Night Live’ on November 20, 1982.
  • // 1984
    In 1984, when Drew was nine years old, her parents got divorced. The lack of a father had a negative impact on her life.
  • // 1984
    In 1984, she received a Golden Globe nomination as Best Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture for her role in ‘Irreconcilable Differences’.
  • // 1992
    She came out of this phase successfully and starred in a few films like ‘Poison Ivy’(1992), ‘Gun-Crazy’(1992) and the Joey Buttafuoco scandal story ‘The Amy Fisher Story’ which exploited her rebellious girl image.
  • // 1994
    In 1994, Barrymore married a bar owner Jeremy Thomas. The marriage ended within a few weeks.
  • // 1995
    In 1995, with the launch of her production house ‘Flower Films’, Barrymore’s luck changed. The same year, she appeared in ‘Boys on the Side’ and ‘Batman Forever’, both commercially successful movies.
  • // 1996
    In 1996, Barrymore made a cameo appearance in the hit franchise ‘Scream’ and also starred in the Woody Allen musical ‘Everybody says I love you’.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, Barrymore’s company produced the comedy ‘Never Been Kissed’. The film became a sleeper hit and she earned credit as the executive producer.
  • // 1999
    In 1999, she was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award for her outstanding performance as a child actor.
  • // 2000
    In 2000, her company released the majorly successful ‘Charlie’s Angels’, in which she was also an actor. This success solidified her standing in Hollywood.
  • // 2001
    In 2001, she wedded the Canadian comedian Tom Green but the pair got divorced after 6 months.
  • // 2002
    In 2002, her turn in the biopic ‘Confessions of a Dangerous Mind’ was hugely acclaimed and she earned the status of a highly talented actress.
  • // 2004
    In 2004, she was honored with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame for her 30 years in the film industry.
  • // 2010
    In 2010, she won the Golden Globe Awards for Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television for ‘Grey Gardens’.
  • // Jun 2012
    In June 2012, Drew Barrymore got married to her current husband Will Kopelman.
  • // 26th Sep 2012 To 22nd Apr 2014
    On September 26, 2012, the couple had their first child, daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman. Their second child, Frankie Barrymore Koppelman was born on April 22, 2014.

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Drew Barrymore's FAQ

  • What is Drew Barrymore birthday?

    Drew Barrymore was born at 1975-02-22

  • Where is Drew Barrymore's birth place?

    Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, U.S.

  • What is Drew Barrymore nationalities?

    Drew Barrymore's nationalities is American

  • Who is Drew Barrymore spouses?

    Drew Barrymore's spouses is Will Kopelman

  • Who is Drew Barrymore childrens?

    Drew Barrymore's childrens is Frankie Barrymore Kopelman, Olive Barrymore Kopelman

  • How tall is Drew Barrymore?

    Drew Barrymore's height is 163

  • Who is Drew Barrymore's father?

    Drew Barrymore's father is John Drew Barrymore

  • Who is Drew Barrymore's mother?

    Drew Barrymore's mother is Jaid Barrymore

  • What is Drew Barrymore's sun sign?

    Drew Barrymore is Pisces

  • How famous is Drew Barrymore?

    Drew Barrymore is famouse as Actress, Producer