Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore was born on February 22, 1975, in Culver City, California. Her parents are actors John Drew Barrymore and Jaid Barrymore. Many members of her family were or are actors. Barrymore’s godparents are Steven Spielberg and Sophia Loren.

Drew’s acting career started when she was 11 months old. She participated in a dog food commercial. At the age of 7, she was a host at “Saturday Night Live” and became the youngest person to have hosted this show. In 1980, she got her first role in “Altered States”. The role in “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial” made her one of the most famous child actresses and brought her Young Artist Award as Best Young Supporting Actress in a Motion Picture. For the role in “Irreconcilable Differences”, she got her first Golden Globe nomination. Her other famous movies are “Poison Ivy” (1992), “The Wedding Singer” (1998), “Never Been Kissed” (1999), “Charlie’s Angels” (2000), “Duplex” (2003) and “50 First Dates” (2004).

In 1990, Drew Barrymore published her autobiographical book “Little Girl Lost”. In 2004, she got a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. In 2007, she became a model for CoverGirl Cosmetics and the face of the Gucci jewelry line. Barrymore is also a director and producer. The first movie, directed by her, was 2009 “Whip It”. The actress produced various movies, including “Donnie Darko”, “Duplex” and “He’s Just Not That Into You”.

Barrymore was married to bar owner Jeremy Thomas in 1994-1995. Her second husband was actor Tom Green (2001-2002). Since 2012, she is married to art consultant Will Kopelman. They have two daughters: Olive and Frankie. Drew is a godmother of Frances Bean Cobain, the daughter of Kurt Cobain and Courtney Love.