Drew Barrymore (born 22.02.75) Drew Barrymore is an American actress, screenwriter, film director, producer, model and author best known for her roles in 'E.T. The Extra Terrestrial', 'Donnie Darko', 'Scream' and '50 First Dates'.
Net Worth: According to Celebrity Net Worth in 2013, Drew Barrymore has a net worth of 125 million USD.
Childhood: Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, to Jade and John Barrymore. Her parent divorced when she was nine years old. As well as having five sibling, Barrymore has a predominantly actor-based family. Her father, John, was arguably the most famous actor of his day, and her godfather is Steven Spielberg.
Career: At 11 months old, she appeared in a dog food commercial after attending the audition and being bitten by the dog. Instead of crying, she laughed, landing her the part. In 1980, she appeared briefly in the film 'Altered State', before appearing in her breakout role in 'E.T. The Extra Terrestrial' the next year. After spending her late childhood going through a rebellious phase a result of sudden stardom, Barrymore channelled this new persona into films like 1992's 'Poison Ivy', and 1993's 'Guncrazy'. In 1995, she appeared alongside Whoopi Goldberg in 'Boys on the Side', before appearing in a cameo in 'Batman Forever'. The following year, she made an appearance in the film 'Scream', before settling into a more comfortable career path with regular starring roles in romantic comedies. She appeared in 'Wishful Thinking' in 1997, 'The Wedding Singer' in 1998, and 'Home Fries' in 1998. In the year 2000, Barrymore was nominated for a Primetime Emmy award for her part in 'Olive, the Other Reindeer'. The same year, she appeared in the film 'Charlie's Angels' before starring in the drama 'Riding in Cars with Boys' the following year. In 2003, she reprised her role in the 'Charlie's Angels' sequel, 'Full Throttle'. The following year, she made her directorial debut with the television documentary, 'Choose or Lose Presents: The Best Place to Start' about the US election process. She made her feature film directorial debut in 2009, with 'Whip It', which she also appeared in.
Personal Life: Barrymore was first engaged in 1991 at the age of 16, to Leland Hayward, although the marriage was called off after a few months. She then became engaged to Jamie Walters in 1992, and lived with him until they broke up in 1993. She married her first husband, Jeremy Thomas, in 1994 when she was 19. They were divorced two months later. In 1999, she began dating comedian Tom Green, and they became engaged in July 2000. After marring in July 2001, they filed for divorce in December of the same year. It was finalised in October, 2002, the same year Barrymore began a five-year relationship with Fabrizio Moretti from The Strokes. In 2011, she met Will Kopelman, and they were married in June, 2012. The couple have two daughters together.
Newly-single Drew Barrymore is back in the dating game - as the narrator of a new reality TV series for people looking for love.
The Never Been Kissed star, who announced her split from husband Will Kopelman earlier this month (Apr16), has loaned her voice to First Dates, a new programme which follows couples on first dates over the course of one night in a restaurant. At the end of each episode, the 'daters' will reveal if they are interested in seeing their partners again.
The series, produced by comedienne Ellen Degeneres, is based on a U.K. show of the same name.
First Dates is the latest small screen project for Drew - last month (Mar16), it was announced she and Justified star Timothy Olyphant will star in a new comedy, titled Santa Clarita Diet.
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Actress Drew Barrymore's is planning the perfect Mother's Day with her little girls, and it will revolve around a vintage Tom and Jerry cartoon marathon.
The Never Been Kissed star will spend 8 May (16) as a single mother for the first time, after splitting from husband Will Kopelman earlier this month (Apr16), but she won't be feeling sorry for herself - she'll have the couple daughters Olive, three, and Frankie, two, to keep her company, and she'll be spending quality one-on-one time with them.
"We don’t have any big plans or anything,” she told People magazine. "I would like to start the day by ourselves, just me and the girls, vintage Tom and Jerry."
The 41-year-old went on to reveal that the classic cartoon, originally created in the 1940s, is a staple in her home and she and the girls regularly sit down to watch together.
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore To Celebrate First Solo Mother's Day With Cartoons
Drew Barrymore is a better person because she's a mother.
The 41-year-old actress is mother to three-year-old Olive and two-year-old Frankie with estranged husband Will Kopelman. Drew and Will announced their split earlier this month (Apr16), but the most important thing in both of their lives is their daughters.
Drew explained during Safe Kids Day on Sunday (24Apr16) that she is determined to show her girls how important it is to take work seriously.
“I think it’s good to show my kids I’m passionate and have a good work ethic and that you have to earn what you have in this world,” she told Entertainment Tonight. “(Motherhood’s) just made me such a better person.
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore Tries To 'Live On The High Road'
Honoree Drew Barrymore - ASPCA 19th Annual Bergh Ball honoring Drew Barrymore, hosted by Nathan Lane wiith music by Mark Ronson at the Plaza Hotel - New York, New York, United States - Thursday 14th April 2016
, - the 19th Annual ASPCA Bergh Ball at The Plaza Hotel on April 14, 2016 in New York City. - New York, New York, United States - Friday 15th April 2016
Drew Barrymore was left overwhelmed with emotion as she served as a speaker at a children's charity event in New York City on Tuesday (12Apr16).
In one of her first public appearances since announcing her split from husband Will Kopelman earlier this month (Apr16), the Never Been Kissed star took the podium at the Pierre Hotel for a luncheon benefiting the New York Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Children - the world’s first child protective agency.
And as the mother-of-two began her speech, Drew warned the crowd that she may shed some tears as she recalled a special trip to Africa to help less fortunate kids.
"As you women know, laughter and crying are twins - and you men are still struggling with that," Drew said. "If I break down during this story, you will understand that I'll just turn it into laughter, and you men will think we're crazy. We are, but it's that 'crazy' that actually evolves into compassion, and that's what is beautiful about women.
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore Gives Emotional Speech At Children's Charity Event
Drew Barrymore is determined not to let her two daughters become child stars.
The Never Been Kissed actress shares Olive, three, and 23-month-old Frankie with estranged husband Will Kopelman, whom she split from in March (16).
While the American star was once one of Hollywood's most recognised child actresses, thanks to her breakout role as Gertie in 1982's E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Drew does not want her girls to follow in her footsteps.
"I'd never let them become child actors," she told U.S. Good Housekeeping magazine, adding she freely admits to being a strict parent. "They'll have a chastity belt, a tracker system, no cell phones and we'll live in the middle of nowhere..."
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore: 'I'll Never Let My Girls Be Child Actors'
Drew Barrymore is set to guest star alongside her estranged husband Will Kopelman's sister in TV series Odd Mom Out.
The Charlie's Angels star confirmed she was splitting from the art consultant of more than three years on 02 April (16), and less than two weeks later, it has been announced she will be working with his sister Jill Kargman on her scripted series.
Drew will make a rare return to TV to play a neighbour named Meredith who survives a blizzard with Jill, a fictionalised version of Kargman, and her partner Andy.
Veteran actress Blythe Danner, Gwyneth Paltrow's mum, will also appear in the New York-based comedy series as Jill's mother Sarah. Both guest stars will feature in the upcoming second series, which airs from 20 June (16).
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore To Guest Star In Estranged Sister-in-law's Show
Barrymore had grown very close with her in-laws, and the split has affected her greatly, according to a source talking to Entertainment Tonight.
Less than a week after she confirmed her split from her third husband Will Kopelman, new details have emerged about Drew Barrymore’s efforts to make their marriage a lasting one.
The 41 year old actress, a former child star of E.T. and star of dozens of blockbusters, announced her split from her art dealer husband Kopelman last week, with the mutual intention to divorce. They have two young daughters together – Olive (3) and Frankie (1).
Drew Barrymore with Will Kopelman in 2013
Drew Barrymore and estranged husband Will Kopelman decided to divorce after a long battle to make their marriage work.
The Charlie's Angels star and Will announced their decision to split last week (beg28Mar16) after nearly four years of marriage.
Drew and Will, who have two daughters Olive, three, and 23-month-old Frankie, reportedly attempted to work through their difficulties for a considerable time before deciding to part ways.
Of their decision to divorce a source tells America's People magazine the pair, "tried to work through things for some time," adding, "This was not an overnight decision They both really wanted to make it work."
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore Desperately 'Tried To Work Things Through'
Cameron Diaz is supporting her longtime friend Drew Barrymore as she divorces husband Will Kopelman, because they "rely on each other".
The Never Been Kissed actress confirmed reports last week (ends03Apr16) that she was splitting from her art consultant spouse after almost four years of marriage. Now her best friend Cameron has insisted she'll be there for her, like they have for each other ever since they starred together on 2000 action film Charlie's Angels.
"Everybody pulls the wagons around (for) our friends, whoever needs us at whatever point in time," Cameron tells Andy Cohen on his SiriusXM radio show. "Even if it's something that the public doesn’t know about. Internally were all going, 'OK, who needs us now?'"
Cameron also expressed the importance of keeping friendships alive as people get older and settle down and possibly get married and have children.
Continue reading: Cameron Diaz Supporting Drew Barrymore Through Divorce
Drew Barrymore admitted she knew her life was headed in a new direction as she broke her silence following news of her split from husband Will Kopelman.
The 41-year-old actress and estranged husband Will Kopelman announced their plans to divorce last week (ends03Apr16) after nearly four years of marriage. In what appears to be her first interview since the split, Drew has opened up about her main concern in the break-up - her hopes the couple's daughters Olive, three, and 23-month-old Frankie are not adversely affected by the breakdown of their parents' relationship.
"My life's mission and the only thing that matters as of now is that my daughters know what our lives were like, how we lived, and how much I love them," she told PopSugar.com. "For them to know that they were not just loved, but, like, ridiculously, utterly, life-alteringly loved. That's the only reason I'm here now!"
Drew spoke to the website as she attended the Pebble Beach Food & Wine Festival this weekend (02-03Apr16). She admitted she knew her marriage issues were coming to a head a few months ago, and decided to call a close friend for some "physically productive and life-choice productive" advice.
Continue reading: Drew Barrymore: 'I Knew Life Was Heading In A New Direction'
Date of birth
22nd February, 1975
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