Drew Barrymore is an American actress, producer, director, model, and author.
Drew is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. Drew first appeared in an advert when she was just 11 months old.
Her first film appearance was in the Altered States (1982). She has since appeared in a number of films, including E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982), Firestarter (1984), Poison Ivy (1992), Boys on the Side (1995), Scream (1996), Ever After (1998), Charlie’s Angels (2000), The Wedding Singer (1998), 50 First Dates (2004), and Blended (2014).
Barrymore has also appeared on stage and on television and has directed two films, Whip It (2009) and Everybody’s Fine (2009). She is the author of the memoir, Wildflower (2015).
Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, to actor John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore (née Ildiko Jaid Mako). She has three half-siblings, John Blyth Barrymore, Jessica Barrymore, and Blyth Dolores Barrymore, and a stepsister, Nouvelle Marique. Barrymore’s godparents are Lee Strasberg and the screenwriter Robert Towne.
Barrymore is of Irish, English, German, and Welsh descent. She was raised Roman Catholic, though she has said that she does not practice the religion.
In her early teens, Barrymore experienced severe anxiety and depression, for which she was treated with therapy and medication.
Barrymore began acting when she was 11 months old, appearing in commercials and various television programs.
After Barrymore was born, her mother, Jaid, quickly brought her to audition for commercial work. She began appearing in television commercials at the age of 11 months. One of her first national commercials was for the Polaroid Camera. She made her film debut in 1982’s E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.
Barrymore told “People” in a 1993 interview that she used to suffer from severe anxiety and depression, which she treated with therapy and medication.
In 2003, Barrymore published her memoir, “Little Girl Lost”. The memoir generated mixed reviews, with some praising Barrymore’s openness about her personal struggles, while others criticized it for being too self-indulgent. In the book, Barrymore revealed that she had once attempted suicide by consuming a large number of pills.
She later commented that the book was “a way to exorcise some of my personal demons and at the same time help
Drew Barrymore is a talented actress who has been in the entertainment industry for over four decades. She has starred in some of the most iconic films of our time, including E.T., Charlie’s Angels, and The Wedding Singer. Barrymore is also an accomplished director, producer, and businesswoman. In recent years, she has launched her own successful lifestyle brand, Flower Beauty.
Barrymore is loved by fans all over the world for her charming personality and sense of humour. She is also a huge advocate for mental health awareness and has been open about her own struggles with anxiety and depression.
In 2019, Barrymore was honoured with a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. This is a well-deserved recognition for an actress and inspiring individual.
She is an active person on Social Media too and keeps sharing posts at regular intervals. Recently she shared a small video clip of herself enjoying the rain which was liked by her followers a lot.
The clip went viral quickly and everybody loved her joy and childish happiness while she was enjoying the rain and garnered a lot of likes and positive comments on the post reminding her followers of the joy of little things. She was heard saying “Whenever you can go out into the rain, do not miss the opportunity”.