Barrymore, John Drew


Barrymore, John Drew
▪ 2005

      American actor (b. June 4, 1932, Beverly Hills, Calif.—d. Nov. 29, 2004, Los Angeles, Calif.), was a fourth-generation member of one of the most famous American theatrical families—and the father of actress Drew Barrymore—but lifestyle and substance-abuse difficulties prevented him from attaining the success he might have enjoyed. He appeared on the stage, in such films as The Sundowners (1950) and While the City Sleeps (1956), and then in some television series, but in later years he became reclusive.

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