Real Name: Drew Blyth Barrymore
Height: 5' 4
Hair: Light Brown
Eyes: Blue / Green
Born: Born February 22 1975 in Culver City, California, USA.
Discovered: Drew was born into a well-known acting family, the granddaughter of actor John Barrymore and Dolores Costello. Drew's first movie role was a small part in the movie Altered States. The role that made young Drew famous came two years later in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial.
Income: Charlie's Angels, Full Throttle: $14,000,000
Confessions of a Dangerous Mind: $250,000 (scale)
Donnie Darko: $500,000
Charlie's Angels: $9,000,000
Ever After: $3,000,000
Resume: Drew went on to star in several films in the 80's including three films in 1984, Irreconcilable Differences, Firestarter and Cat's Eye. In 1989 Drew also starred in Far From Home, but unfortunately she was also becoming known for her drug and alcohol abuse. In 1990 she co-wrote a book about her rehabilitation, but she was still making news with her nude pictures in 1992, promoting her provocative new movie, Poison Ivy.
Drew's career wasn't all it could be, although she received acclaim for her role in the independent film Guncrazy in 1992, and in 1993 was one of three actresses to play the famed Amy Fisher in the made-for-TV movie, The Amy Fisher Story. Dabbling in modeling, Drew was featured in a series of print ads for Guess Jeans.
In the mid 90's Drew's career took off like never before, with a cameo in Wayne's World 2, and starring roles in hit movies like Boys on the Side, Mad Love, and Batman Forever.
One hit movie followed another, with Drew starring in Like a Lady, alongside Julia Roberts in Everyone Says I Love You, in the teen-horror smash hit Scream, in the multi-faceted movie Wishful Thinking in 1997, and co-starring with Dean Cain in Best Man.
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1998's The Wedding Singer proved to be a perfect role for Drew, who co-starred with Adam Sandler. The movie was one of several romantic comedies that Drew would make famous. Also in 1998, she played a new Cinderella in Ever After, and in 1999 starred as an undercover reporter posing as a high-school student in Never Been Kissed.
Drew's career was propelled even further with Charlie's Angels and its sequel, Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle, based on the 1970's hit, Drew starred as one of the famed crime-fighting trio. Drew convincingly played a single mother in 2001's Riding in Cars With Boys. In 2002 she starred in the critically acclaimed film directed by George Clooney, Confessions of a Dangerous Mind. Several romantic comedies followed including Duplex co-starring Ben Stiller, 50 First Dates reuniting Drew and Adam Sandler, and the recent Fever Pitch alongside Jimmy Fallon. Drew has several movies to come, ensuring her career will continue to rise.
Known For: Her wild teenage years.
Romance: Recently linked to The Strokes' drummer Fabrizio Moretti.
Married actor Tom Green on July 7 2001, the pair divorced on October 15 2002.
Married barkeep Jeremy Thomas in 1994, divorced six months later.
Has dated actor Luke Wilson, Hole's guitarist Eric Erlandson, and she was once engaged to actor James Walters.
Quotes: "I know certain actors are totally screwed up on drugs, yet it gets covered up. Why wasn't I excused for 'exhaustion' or 'the flu'?" - Drew Barrymore
"There's something liberating about not pretending. Dare to embarrass yourself. Risk." -Drew Barrymore
"I believe in fate. I believe that everything happens for a reason, but I think it's important to seek out that reason - that's how you learn." - Drew Barrymore
"I believe you can be the person that you dream of being." - Drew Barrymore
"I try to make movies that I would want to go see rather than ones I would just want to do as an actor. I want people to have movies full of romance and hope and empowerment, something they can escape into and feel good about. I love happy endings." - Drew Barrymore