Georgiana Drew

Georgiana Drew

Born Jul 11, 1856

Georgiana Emma Drew, aka Georgie Drew Barrymore, was an American stage actress and a member of the Barrymore acting family.

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1856 Birth Born on July 11, 1856.


1872 15 Years Old Born in Philadelphia, her family — parents John Drew and Louisa Lane Drew, brothers John Drew, Jr. and Sidney, and sister Louisa — were all actors. She made her theatrical debut in 1872 in The Ladies' Rattle. … Read More
1876 19 Years Old In Pique she met a young English actor, Maurice Barrymore, whom she married on December 31, 1876. … Read More


1890 33 Years Old In 1890 she had a great success in The Senator co-starring William H. Crane, and in 1891 as one of the two widows in Mr. Wilkinson's Widows. … Read More
1891 34 Years Old In December 1891, illness forced her to leave the stage.
1893 37 Years Old Suffering from what turned out to be consumption, she traveled West in 1893 with Ethel to take a cure, but died a few months later in Santa Barbara, California. … Read More
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