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American actress and film producer who made her acting debut in Altered States

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Drew Blyth Barrymore is the granddaughter of John Barrymore. She made her acting debut when she appeared in advertisement when she was 11 months old. Her filming debut came in the 1980 movie Altered States. She became famous for her role in the movie E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial. Barrymore acted in several successful movies including Poison Ivy, Bad Girls, Boys on the Side, Everyone Says I Love You, The Wedding Singer and Lucky You. She received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 3, 2004. Drew hosted Saturday Night Live six times and became the first female to do so. She was also named Ambassador against Hunger for the UN World Food Programme in 2007.

Drew Barrymore Info

Birth nameDrew Blyth Barrymore
Date of BirthFebruary 22, 1975
Place of BirthCulver City, California, U.S.
OccupationsActress, Producer, Director
Spouse (s)Jeremy Thomas (1994–1995), Tom Green (2001–2002)
Years active1978–present
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 It's beautiful... picked it out and he's just got lovely taste, and it's really fancy. I'm sort of like a funky, eclectic girl so I feel like this is very fancy and I'm trying to like, you know, feel comfortable with it. 
— Drew Barrymore is getting used to engagement ring / February 02, 2012
 I think everyone expects you to kinda know right away what all the plans are. And I'm like, oh goodness, it happened a month ago. Do I not have it together, or is it okay to keep daydreaming? I root for his happiness and people's happiness. I like positivity! I'm a sucker for it. 
— Drew Barrymore is still daydreaming about her wedding / January 26, 2012
 He’s the cat’s pajamas. I couldn’t love, respect, admire and enjoy that individual more than I do. It would be physically impossible for me to have any more giggly joy at this person. 
— Drew Barrymore about his boyfriend Justin Long / September 15, 2010
 I’m really good on my own. I was good in my early teens, and then I got really bad at being alone for like 10 years. And then for the last decade I’ve developed such a love of my independence that I have to go, Okay, you’ve had dinner by yourself three nights in a row, now you have to see your friends. 
— Drew Barrymore / September 15, 2010
 I feel like I’m so grateful for my life. I really love my family and I feel their blood in my veins. But I grew up in a very un-posh environment with a struggling single mother. We were both paying the rent together. It was a tough circumstance, but I think that gave me a sense of gratitude. I worked as a waitress so I’m a crazy tipper — I respect people that work. I work myself really hard and I think to be raised in a working class environment was very helpful. As extraordinary and fancy and decadent as the Barrymores are I did not grow up in that kind of environment. 
— Drew Barrymore is grateful for her life / September 10, 2010

 I feel like I do have a family, they are my friends and they really mean everything to me. I don’t know what I’d do without my friends. I feel like I almost live my life to be able to have the luxury of being around them. And I feel like, if I’ve got in touch with what is important in life, my friends are the first thing on my list. They are my heart. 
— Drew Barrymore thinks of friends as family / September 05, 2010
 I just want to make my friends laugh. I want to make them feel that if they had a bad day I could be someone who provides dinners or atmospheres or weekends where we can all sort of go away and relax and sort of spend time with each other. I definitely like organizing things socially. Do I cook for them? No, no, no. I provide a place and some wine and we just try and make each other laugh. 
— Drew Barrymore thinks of friends as family / September 05, 2010
 I need them (rom-coms) at the end of a crap day — a nice happy ending and a fairytale. On the other hand I like movies that are very grounded in reality but still maintain their comedy. 
— Drew Barrymore watches romantic comedies when she had a bad day / August 25, 2010
 I swear to God, with some of these romantic comedies, these women are being shot in the bu** with steroids, and I feel like they’ll eat the husband alive on their wedding day. It just terrifies me — I don’t relate to that at all. I’m not at that place in my life where I want to play a character who says, ‘I just have to get married.’ 
— Drew Barrymore doesn’t relate to movies which depict women as wedding obsessed and needy / August 25, 2010

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