DREW BARRYMORE

DREW BARRYMORE

Drew Blythe Barrymore born on February 22, 1975 in Culver City, California is an American actress, author, director,model and producer. Barrymore was born into an acting family as all her parents, great grandparents were actors, her father John Drew Barrymore an actor and her mother Jaid Mako an inspiring actress.

Barrymore’s started her career professionally at 11 months when she appeared in a dog food commercial.  She made her film debut after a small role in Altered States (1980). Later she was cast in Steve Spieldberg movie E.T the Extra- Terrestrial (1982)  where she presented as Gertie. For her role, she earned a Young Artist Award for Best Supporting Actress.

At 7, Barrymore had been chosen as the youngest ever guest host of the weekly TV program Saturday Night Live after Andy Kaufman was voted off the show on November 20, 1982. Gained such fame “shocked” Barrymore a lot by which it falsely brought her into a notoriously reckless and indulgent childhood. Since then she had to face such difficult phase when she found herself started drinking alcoholic beverages by the time she was 9, smoking marijuana at 10, and snorting cocaine at 12. She later on described this early period of her life in her 1990 autobiography, Little Girl Lost, which was completed at her 14 years.

In her late teens, her rebelliousness played itself out on screen and in print. Barrymore forged an image as a manipulative teenage seductress, beginning with Poison Ivy (1992). Afterwards she attracted public attention, shocking them with her fully nude pose for the January 1995 issue of Playboy, for which her godfather, Stephen Spielberg gave her a quilt for her 20th birthday with a note that read “Cover yourself up.”
Barrymore along with Nancy Juvonen, formed their production company known as Flower Films. The Company’s first movie Never Been Kissed was released in 1999 including he very successful “Charlie’s Angels” movie adaptation and its sequel “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle”. In 2002, Barrymore starred with Sam Rockwell and Julia Roberts in George Clooney’s directorial debut Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. In 2004, she starred opposite to Adam Sandler in 50 Frist Dates. In the American adaptation of the 1997 eponymous British remake “Fever Pitch” (2005), Barrymore played Lindsey Meeks, the love interest of Ben Wrightman (Jimmy Fallon). The film grossed a modest US$50 million worldwide. That’s not all as Barrymore had some more for the year 2007, naming some were “Lucky You,” “Music and Lyrics,” and “Grey Gardens.”
At age 16 in 1991, Barrymore became engaged to Leland Hayward. Barrymore was engaged to and lived with musician and actor Jamie Walters from 1992 to 1993. Barrymore dated MTV host and comedian Tom Green in 1999, before getting engaged in July 2000 and married a year later. Green filed for divorce in December 2001. In 2002, Barrymore began dating The Strokes’ drummer Fabrizio Moretti, their five-year relationship ended in January 2007. She 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 CEO Arie Kopelman  and married on June 2, 2012 in Montecito, California. Barrymore and Kopelman have two daughters. On April 2, 2016, Barrymore and Kopelman released a statement confirming they had separated and intended to divorce.
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