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Drew Barrymore Biography

Drew Barrymore, born as Drew Blyth Barrymore (born February 22, 1975), is an American actress, film director, screenwriter, producer, and model. She is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and she is the granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore. She first appeared in an advertisement when she was 11 months old. Barrymore made her film debut in Altered States in 1980. Afterwards, she starred in her breakout role in Steven Spielberg's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, and endeared herself to film audiences in her role as Gertie. She quickly became one of Hollywood's most recognized child actresses, going on to establish herself in mainly comic roles.

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Drew Barrymore Awards

2011 People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Comedic Star Nominated
2010 Golden Globes, USA Best Performance by an Actress in a Mini-Series or a Motion Picture Made for Television Grey Gardens (2009) (TV). Won
2010 Gracie Allen Awards Outstanding Female Lead in a Drama Special Grey Gardens (2009) (TV). Won
2010 People's Choice Awards, USA Favorite Movie Actress Nominated
2010 GLAAD Media Awards Won

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Drew Barrymore Trivia

  • She was, at seven years old, the youngest person ever to host. She was the Guest Host for "Saturday Night Live" (1975) when viewers voted that Andy Kaufman would never be allowed to return to the show.
  • Never finished high school.
  • Originally offered the lead role in Scream (1996) but chose to play Casey Becker because she thought it would be more fun.
  • Was engaged to Jamie Walters for a brief period of time.
  • Chosen by "People" magazine as one of the 50 Most Beautiful People in the World. [1997]
  • Daughter of John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore. Half-sister of Jessica, Blythe Dolores and John Blyth Barrymore. Niece of actress Diana Barrymore. Granddaughter of actor John Barrymore and Dolores Costello, on her father's side. Great-granddaughter of silent film actor Maurice Costello and Mae Costello. Great-niece of famed actors, Ethel Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore.
  • She is half Hungarian from her mother's side.
  • Listed as one of twelve "Promising New Actors of 1984" in John Willis' Screen World, Vol. 36. [1984]
  • Steven Spielberg gave her a quilt for her birthday with a note "Cover yourself up". Enclosed was a copy of the January 1995 issue of Playboy Magazine for which she posed nude, with the pictures altered by Spielberg's art department so that she appeared fully clothed.
  • Her favorite poet is e.e. cummings.
  • Her godmothers are Sophia Loren and Anna Strasberg.
  • As a child, she auditioned for the role of Carol Ann in Poltergeist (1982).
  • She was formerly a vegan: "I don't eat a ton of meat, and I don't wear a ton of leather, but I just don't put strict limitations on myself anymore".
  • Was offered the leading part of Nomi Malone in Showgirls (1995), but turned it down because she felt uncomfortable with the explicit nudity displayed in the script.
  • Her $3-million Beverly Hills mansion caught fire while she and fiance Tom Green were inside sleeping. The couple made it safely out, but the house was ruined. [February 2001]
  • Born on Saturday at 11:51 AM.
  • During an appearance on "The Rosie O'Donnell Show" (1996), she said that she never watches any of the movies she stars in.
  • In 1990, at the time completing her autobiographic book titled "Little Girl Lost" she was 14.
  • Began a relationship with Tom Green in February 2000, before getting engaged to him in July 2000. They married on 7 July 2001, but separated in December 2001 after just five months of marriage. Their divorce was finalized in October 2002.
  • Married Tom Green twice: first eloping to the South Pacific in March 2001, then on July 7, 2001 before family and friends in a ceremony in Malibu, California. She and Tom Green then honeymooned in Ireland.
  • Ranked #61 in Premiere's 2002 annual Power 100 List.
  • In honour of Bill Clinton turning 50, John Kennedy Jr. had Drew pose as Marilyn Monroe on the cover of his magazine, "George", with the heading, "Happy Birthday, Mr. President", which Marilyn Monroe sang to his father at the now-infamous 19 May 1962 Birthday Salute to President John F. Kennedy. (September 1996).
  • 3 February 2004: Got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, joining her famous relatives Ethel Barrymore, John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore as recipients of that honour.
  • Was in a long-term relationship with The Strokes drummer, Fabrizio Moretti (June 2002-December 2006).
  • Godmother of the late Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love's daughter, Frances Bean.
  • Referenced by name in the Invertigo song "Typical".
  • One of her hobbies is photography.
  • She is allergic to garlic, bee stings, perfume and coffee.
  • Lived with David Crosby and his wife for over a year.
  • Became a Boston Red Sox fan during the filming of the movie Fever Pitch (2005).
  • Her first of two impulsive marriages was to Welsh-born Jeremy Thomas, who was a Los Angeles barkeep. They had known each other only six weeks before they married, which was decided within hours one night. The impromptu setting was at Thomas' bar, "The Room," on Cahuenga Boulevard, shortly after 5:00 a.m, on March 20, 1994. Supposedly both were sober. The minister was a clairvoyant from a psychic hot line who arrived within a half an hour after being paged.
  • She was delivered by Dr. Paul Fleiss, father of Heidi Fleiss.
  • Best friends with Cameron Diaz since Charlie's Angels (2000). Both Cameron and Drew are huge fans of the rock group Ratt.
  • Drives a Porsche Carrera.
  • Currently (2005) lives part time in Hollywood Hills, and part time in Manhattan, New York.
  • When she found out that a 23-year-old girl wanted to be on MTV's "I Want a Famous Face" (2004) and have cosmetic surgery to look like her, she contacted the girl and successfully convinced her to not have the surgery.
  • Ranked #5 in VH1's list of the "100 Greatest Kid Stars".
  • Personal assistant is Kelly Kall.
  • Was ranked #3 in E's 50 cutest child stars all grown-up. (2005).
  • Her godfather Steven Spielberg is also the godfather of Gwyneth Paltrow.
  • Is a huge fan of The Beach Boys and appeared in their music video, "Rock and Roll to the Rescue" as well as singing "Wouldn't It Be Nice" in the film 50 First Dates (2004). Other favorite musicians include The Beatles, Daft Punk, Lauryn Hill, Coldplay Ratt and Beck.
  • Was named as an Ambassador Against Hunger for the United Nations World Food Program. [2007]
  • On October 10, 2009, she became the most frequent reoccurring female host of "Saturday Night Live" (1975), to date, hosting for her 6th time.
  • Great-granddaughter of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore. Great-great granddaughter of Louisa Drew. Great-grandniece of Sidney Drew. Grandniece of S. Rankin Drew, Ethel Colt, John Drew Colt, and Samuel Colt.
  • Close friend of Nancy Juvonen. She and Nancy have a production company together called Flower Films.
  • Ranked #40 on the Maxim magazine Hot 100 of 2008 list.
  • Referenced by name in the movie Monkeyshine (2008).
  • EdenPark, a punk band from York, Pennsylvania, recorded a song called "Barry Loves Drew Barrymore" on their limited edition, 2002 vinyl release, "Journey to the Center of Skull Mountain".
  • Was in a relationship with Justin Long twice. Their first relationship lasted from August 2007 until July 2008, and then in June 2009 they reconciled following a trip to Disneyland. They began living together in August 2009 but later broke up in November 2009.
  • Referenced in the Tim Sandlin book "Jimi Hendrix Turns Eighty" as the future governor of California.
  • Auditioned for the role of Satine in Moulin Rouge! (2001). However, Nicole Kidman, who went on to receive a Best Actress Oscar nomination for her performance, was cast instead.
  • Was in consideration for the role of Brandon Teena in Boys Don't Cry (1999). However, Hilary Swank, who went on to win the Best Actress Oscar for her performance, was cast instead.
  • Was in consideration for the role of Sandra Dee in Beyond the Sea (2004), but Kate Bosworth was cast instead.
  • Former sister-in-law of Jacqueline Barrymore and Rebecca Pogrow.
  • During a 1995 appearance on "Late Show with David Letterman" (1993), Barrymore shocked the normally unflappable host by climbing onto his desk and flashing him (but with her back to the camera) for his birthday.
  • Was in consideration for the role of Joyce Lakeland in The Killer Inside Me (2010), but Jessica Alba was cast instead.
  • Was named "Stonette of the Year" by High Times magazine in 2010 (for her performance in Going the Distance (2010)).
  • Has starred alongside Adam Sandler in two movies: The Wedding Singer (1998) and 50 First Dates (2004).
  • Aunt of John Barrymore IV, Sabrina and Blyth Barrymore.
  • Confirmed her engagement to art consultant Will Kopelman, whom she has been in a relationship with since February 2011, after he proposed to her with a colorless 4-carat diamond engagement ring on vacation in Sun Valley, Idaho (5 January 2012).
  • Daughter-in-law of Arie Kopelman. Sister-in-law of Jill Kopelman.
  • Gave birth to her 1st child at age 37, a daughter Olive Barrymore Kopelman on September 26, 2012. Child's father is her 3rd husband, Will Kopelman.
  • Among the guests at her June 2012 wedding to Will Kopelman were Steven Spielberg, Reese Witherspoon, Naomi Pomeroy and Busy Philipps. Best friend Cameron Diaz served as maid of honor. The reception was catered by Vinny Dotolo and Jon Shook. Wedding planner was Yifat Oren.
  • Ex-daughter-in-law of Mary Jane Green and Richard Green.
  • Auditioned for Heathers (1988), Great Balls of Fire! (1989), Cry-Baby (1990), Edward Scissorhands (1990), Bram Stoker's Dracula (1992) and Cape Fear (1991). Four roles were lost to Winona Ryder.
  • Was set to play the lead in Gregg Araki's "Frigid & Impotent" (1996). This project never happened.
  • Received her first kiss from Breckin Meyer, when they were both in grade school (she was 10 and he was 11).
  • Returned to work 8 months after giving birth to her daughter Olive in order to begin filming Blended (2014).

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Drew Barrymore Photos

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    Bvlgari Beverly Hills Hosts Special Dinner And Reception Celebrating Elizabeth Taylor's Bvlgari Jewelry Collection - Arrivals

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    Kimberly Snyder's Glow Bio Opening

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    2012 Los Angeles Film Festival - "Seeking a Friend for the End of the World" - Arrivals

  • Will Kopelman, Drew Barrymore

    2012 New York City Ballet Spring Gala - Arrivals

  • Drew Barrymore and Will Kopelman

    Natural Resources Defense Council's Ocean Initiative Benefit Hosted by Chanel

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    Arrivals For The World Premiere Of 'Lucky You'

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