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Drew Barrymore biography: 13 things about actress born in Culver City, California

Drew Blythe Barrymore is an actress and a talk show host born in Culver City, California, United States to John Drew Barrymore and Ildikó Jaid Makó Barrymore. John and Jaid were married from 1971 to 1984.

Raised on Poinsettia Place in West Hollywood, California, Drew appeared in a dog food commercial in January 1976. In 1980, she played Margaret Jessup in “Altered States“, which was her first film role.

Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore

In 1982, Drew moved to Sherman Oaks, Los Angeles, California and played Gertie Taylor in “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial“. She starred in “Firestarter” and “Irreconcilable Differences” in 1984 and “Cat’s Eye” in 1985.

In 1988, Drew she was placed in rehab. In 1989, she starred in “See You in the Morning” and “Far From Home“.

After being emancipated in 1989, Drew moved back to West Hollywood. Here are 13 more things about her:

  1. In 1992, she starred in “Poison Ivy” and “Guncrazy” and played Lindsay Rule in “2000 Malibu Road”. In 1993, she starred in “No Place to Hide“, “Doppelganger” and “Wayne’s World 2“.
  2. From 1994 to 1995, she was married to Jeremy Thomas. She starred in “Bad Girls” and “Inside the Goldmine” in 1994 and “Boys on the Side“, “Mad Love” and “Batman Forever” in 1995. Also in 1995, she created her own production company Flower Films with partner Nancy Juvonen.
  3. In 1996, she starred in “Everyone Says I Love You” and “Scream“. She starred in “Best Men” and “Wishful Thinking” in 1997, “The Wedding Singer“, “Ever After” and “Home Fries” in 1998, “Never Been Kissed” in 1999 and “Skipped Parts” and “Charlie’s Angels” in 2000.
  4. From 2001 to 2002, she was married to Tom Green. She starred in “Donnie Darko” and “Riding in Cars with Boys” in 2001 and “Confessions of a Dangerous Mind” in 2002.
  5. From 2002 to 2007, she was in a relationship with Fabrizio Moretti. She starred “Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle” in 2003 and “50 First Dates” in 2004.
  6. On November 29, 2004, her father died in Los Angeles at age 72. She starred in “Fever Pitch” in 2005, “Curious George” in 2006 and in “Music and Lyrics” and “Lucky You” in 2007.
  7. In 2008, she starred in “Beverly Hills Chihuahua“. In 2009, she starred in “He’s Just Not That Into You“, “Everybody’s Fine” and “Whip It“, which also marked her directorial debut.
  8. In 2010, she starred in “Going the Distance“. In 2012, she starred in “Big Miracle“.
  9. From 2012 to 2016, she was married to Will Kopelman. In 2013, she launched a cosmetics company called FLOWER Beauty. She starred in “Blended” in 2014 and “Miss You Already” in 2015.
  10. From 2017 to 2019, she played Sheila Hammond in “Santa Clarita Diet“. She served as a judge in “The World’s Best” in 2019 and “Beat Bobby Flay” in 2020.
  11. In 2020, she starred in “The Stand In” and started hosting “The Drew Barrymore Show”.
  12. In 2021, she introduced Beautiful kitchen tools and appliances, which are sold at 2,500 Walmart stores in the U.S. and online, and launched her first lifestyle book with Pilar Valdes titled “Rebel Homemaker: Food, Family, Life.”
  13. She was 48 years old when she hosted 2023 MTV Movie and TV Awards on May 7, 2023 at the Barker Hangar in Los Angeles.

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