Drew Barrymore Biography
Drew Barrymore is an American actress, author, director, model and producer.Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975 in Culver City, California, to actor John Drew Barrymore (1932–2004) and aspiring actress Jaid (born Ildikó Jaid Makó; 1946-).
Jaid was born in a displaced persons camp in Brannenburg, West Germany, to Hungarian World War II refugees. Barrymore is one of four children with a half-brother, John, who is also an actor. Her parents divorced in 1984, when she was nine years old.
Drew Barrymore Career
Beginning as a child actress on television, she soon transitioned to feature films, most notably her biggest box office success, E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982).
Following a highly publicized, turbulent childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse with two stints in rehab, she released her autobiography, Little Girl Lost (1991). She then appeared in a string of successful films, including Poison Ivy (1992), Scream (1996), and Ever After (1998). She is also known for co-starring with Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer (1998), 50 First Dates (2004) and Blended (2014).
In 1995, Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen formed a joint production company, Flower Films, and it went on to produce several films in which Barrymore also starred, such as Never Been Kissed (1999), Charlie’s Angels (2000), Donnie Darko (2001) and her directorial debut Whip It! (2009).
Barrymore won a Screen Actors Guild Award and a Golden Globe Award for her performance in Grey Gardens(2009). She currently stars in the Netflix series Santa Clarita Diet (2017).
Barrymore is currently married to Will Kopelman.
Drew Barrymore Kids
Barrymore has two children named Frankie Barrymore Kopelman and Olive Barrymore Kopelman.
Drew Barrymore Age
Barrymore is 42 years of age.