75 Facts About Drew Barrymore


Drew Blythe Barrymore was born on February 22,1975 and is an American actress, producer and talk show host.


Drew Barrymore received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004.


Drew Barrymore starred in a string of successful films during the 1990s and 2000s, including Charlie's Angels, Never Been Kissed, Poison Ivy, Boys on the Side, Mad Love, Batman Forever, Scream and Ever After.


Drew Barrymore starred with Adam Sandler in three films: The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, and Blended.


Drew Barrymore starred in her directorial debut film Whip It.


Drew Barrymore won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award for her role in Grey Gardens.


Drew Barrymore starred in the Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet and currently hosts her syndicated talk show The Drew Barrymore Show.


Drew Barrymore is the founder of the production company Flower Films.


Drew Barrymore launched a range of cosmetics under the Flower banner in 2013, which has grown to include lines in make-up, perfume and eyewear.


Drew Barrymore's parents divorced in 1984, when she was nine.


Barrymore is a niece of Diana Barrymore, a grandniece of Lionel Barrymore, Ethel Barrymore and Helene Costello, and a great-great-granddaughter of Irish-born John and English-born Louisa Lane Drew, all of whom were actors.


Drew Barrymore is a great-grandniece of Broadway idol John Drew, Jr.


Drew Barrymore grew up on Poinsettia Place in West Hollywood, until she moved to Sherman Oaks at the age of seven.


Drew Barrymore moved back to West Hollywood upon becoming emancipated at age fourteen.


Drew Barrymore attended elementary school at Fountain Day School in West Hollywood and Country School.


Drew Barrymore was a regular at Studio 54 as a young girl, and her nightlife and constant partying became a popular subject with the media.


Drew Barrymore was placed in rehab at the age of 13, and spent eighteen months in an institution for the mentally ill.


Drew Barrymore's career began at eleven months, when she appeared in a dog-food commercial.


Drew Barrymore won the Youth in Film Award for Best Young Supporting Actress, and was nominated for the Rising Star Award at the British Academy Film Awards.


Drew Barrymore endured a troubled youth and continued acting during the decade.


Drew Barrymore starred in the anthology horror film Cat's Eye, written by King.


The film received positive reviews and Drew Barrymore was nominated for a Young Artist Award for Best Leading Young Actress.


Drew Barrymore was offered a role of Cecile for Dangerous Liaisons, but it went to Uma Thurman.


Drew Barrymore starred in the romance film See You in the Morning.


Drew Barrymore's rebelliousness played itself out on screen and in print.


Drew Barrymore forged an image as a manipulative teenage seductress, beginning with Poison Ivy, which was a box office failure, but was popular on video and cable.


In Guncrazy, Drew Barrymore played a teenager who kills her abusive stepfather.


Variety remarked that she "pulls off impressively" her character, and Drew Barrymore was nominated for the Golden Globe Award for Best Actress in a Miniseries or Television Film.


Drew Barrymore played the younger sister of a murdered ballerina in No Place to Hide and a writer followed by what is apparently her evil twin in Doppelganger.


Drew Barrymore appeared in the western film Bad Girls, which follows four former prostitutes on the run following a justifiable homicide and prison escape.


Drew Barrymore posed nude for the January 1995 issue of Playboy.


In Boys on the Side, Drew Barrymore played a pregnant girl who attempts to escape from her abusive boyfriend.


Drew Barrymore made a brief but notable appearance in Wes Craven's 1996 slasher film Scream.


Drew Barrymore read the film's script and was interested in being involved, approaching the production team herself to request a role.


However, after unexpected commitments, Drew Barrymore played Casey Becker in a minor role, and Neve Campbell took the leading role.


In Home Fries, Drew Barrymore played a pregnant woman unknowingly falling for the stepson of the late father of her baby.


Drew Barrymore starred in the historical drama film Ever After, which made $98 million and was inspired by the fairy tale Cinderella.


Drew Barrymore voiced an anthropomorphic Jack Russell terrier in the Christmas television film Olive, the Other Reindeer and was nominated for a Primetime Emmy Award.


Drew Barrymore starred in Riding in Cars with Boys, as a teenage mother in a failed marriage with the drug-addicted father.


Drew Barrymore starred in George Clooney's directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, based on the autobiography of television producer Chuck Barris.


Drew Barrymore reprised her role as Dylan Sanders in Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, and starred with Ben Stiller in Duplex.


Flower Films and Happy Madison Productions produced the film 50 First Dates, in which Drew Barrymore played an amnesiac woman and Sandler played a marine veterinarian.


The film grossed a modest US$50 million worldwide and had generally favorable reviews by critics who felt it "has enough charm and on-screen chemistry between [Fallon and Drew Barrymore] to make it a solid hit".


In Curtis Hanson's poker film Lucky You, Drew Barrymore played an aspiring singer and the subject of the affections of a talented player.


In Raja Gosnell's film Beverly Hills Chihuahua, Drew Barrymore voiced the titular character, a richly pampered pet who gets dognapped in Mexico and has to escape from an evil Doberman.


Drew Barrymore starred in the ensemble comedy He's Just Not That Into You, which received mixed reviews, partly due to her limited time on screen, while it grossed US$178 million worldwide.


Drew Barrymore played Edith Bouvier Beale, the daughter of Edith Ewing Bouvier Beale in the HBO film Grey Gardens, which is based on the 1975 documentary film.


In Everybody's Fine, Drew Barrymore played the daughter of a recently widowed retiree.


Drew Barrymore starred with Justin Long in Nanette Burstein's film Going the Distance.


Drew Barrymore starred in the biopic film Big Miracle, which covers Operation Breakthrough, the 1988 international effort to rescue gray whales from being trapped in ice near Point Barrow, Alaska.


In Blended, Drew Barrymore played a recently divorced woman ending up on a family resort with a widower.


On March 11,2021, Drew Barrymore said she was taking an indefinite hiatus from acting.


Drew Barrymore wrote a cookbook with chef Pilar Valdes titled Rebel Homemaker.


Drew Barrymore was named one of the 100 most influential people in the world by Time magazine in 2023.


Drew Barrymore became a CoverGirl Cosmetics' model and spokeswoman in 2007.


Drew Barrymore partnered with her because "she emulates the iconic image of CoverGirl with her fresh, natural beauty and energetic yet authentic spirit," said Esi Eggleston Bracey, vice president and general manager of CoverGirl Cosmetics North America.


Drew Barrymore brought not only her personality into this endorsement but her creative side, as she helped create the ads.


Drew Barrymore was No 1 in People's annual 100 Most Beautiful People list in 2007.


Drew Barrymore was named the new face for the Gucci jewelry line.


Drew Barrymore expressed hopes of exposing her work in a gallery one day, as she had documented the most recent decade of her life with a Pentax camera.


Drew Barrymore launched a women's fashion line in fall 2017 in conjunction with Amazon.


In 1991, Drew Barrymore was engaged to Leland Hayward's grandson, Leland III.


Drew Barrymore was engaged to Jamie Walters from 1992 to 1993.


Drew Barrymore married Welsh-born Los Angeles bar owner Jeremy Thomas on March 20,1994.


Drew Barrymore filed for divorce from him less than two months later.


In late 1994, Drew Barrymore began dating Hole guitarist Eric Erlandson, followed by MTV host and comedian Tom Green in 1999; she and Green were engaged in July 2000 and married a year later.


In 2002, Drew Barrymore began dating The Strokes drummer Fabrizio Moretti shortly after they met at a concert.


Drew Barrymore began dating Justin Long, but they broke up in July 2008.


In early 2011, Barrymore began dating art consultant Will Kopelman, the son of former Chanel COO Arie L Kopelman.


On July 15,2016, Drew Barrymore officially filed for divorce, which was finalized on August 3,2016.


Drew Barrymore is the godmother of Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.


In 1999, Drew Barrymore was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award commemorating her outstanding achievements within the film industry as a child actress.


Drew Barrymore became the youngest person to have hosted Saturday Night Live having hosted on November 20,1982, at 7 years of age, a record that still remains unbroken as of 2023.


On February 3,2007, Drew Barrymore hosted SNL for the fifth time, becoming the second female host in the show's history to do so.


Drew Barrymore hosted again on October 10,2009, becoming the first female to host six times.