She first appeared in the Steven Spielberg’s movie “E.T. The Extra Terrestrial” as the super-cute and young “Gertie.” This movie became part of our culture and made Spielberg to change the image of Hollywood.
She was born as Drew Blythe Barrymore from California on February 22, 1975. She was an actress, model, producer, writer-author and director. Her parents separated while she was 9 years old. She has 1 brother named John Blyth and to half-sisters named Blyth Dolores and Jessica Blyth. She was married to
Jeremy Thomas in 1994 and got divorced the following year. She also married
Tom Green in 2001 and got divorced the following year also – 2002. His latest,
Will Kopelman whom she married in 2012. Drew Barrymore came from a family with long-time acting career and reputation.
She made her first appearance as Margaret in the 1980 movie “Altered States.” Her career jump-started in 1982 movie “E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.” This was followed by “Firestarter” as Charlene and “Irreconcilable Differences” as Casey both in 1984. She also appeared as Amanda in the 1985 film “Cat’s Eye.” She went back in 1989 film “See You in the Morning” as Cathy Goodwin and “Far From Home” both in 1989. She started to smoke at the age of 9 and did severe vices including cocaine. She got into rehab twice and finally repelled herself from doing her mistakes. She made various movies but unfortunately she never was able to reclaim blockbusters. She went back with
Adam Sandler in the movie “The Wedding Singer” and their theme song “Grow Old With You” became part of our pop-culture. She also appeared in the movie “Scream” in 1996. She appeared as Danielle in a Cinderella themed movie “Ever After” and “Home Fries” both in 1998. She went back with her blockbuster movie “Never Been Kissed” in 1999. She was noted to be one of “The Sexiest Woman Alive” after releasing the movie “Charlies Angels: Full Throttle” with
Cameron Diaz and
Lucy Liu. She made another blockbuster movie with Adam Sandler in her unforgettable character “50 First Dates” and more. They really have a good team-up with Sandler when they launched another movie entitled “
Blended” in 2014 and she does have upcoming movie “Miss You Already” in 2015. She appeared in various television films and mini-series.
In total, she won 32 awards and 86 nominations as of this moment. She got the Favorite Actress Award for the Wedding Singer, Never Been Kissed and Charlie’s Angels. She won TV Performance of the Year for the Grey Gardens. She got the Icon Award, GLAAD Vanguard Award, Female Star of the Year, Hasty Pudding Woman of The Year, Hollywood Film Festival’s Actress Of The Year, Walk of Fame Star and more.