John Drew Barrymore

Born Jun 4, 1932

John Drew Barrymore was a member of the Barrymore family of actors, which included his father, John Barrymore, and his father's siblings, Lionel and Ethel. He was the father of four children, including John Blyth Barrymore and Drew Barrymore.

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Learn about the memorable moments in the evolution of John Drew Barrymore.


1932 Birth Born on June 4, 1932.


1952 20 Years Old All four of Barrymore's marriages ended in divorce. He married actress Cara Williams in 1952; they divorced in 1959.
1958 26 Years Old In 1958, he changed his middle name to Drew, although he had previously been credited in past works as Blyth, and appeared in many low budget films such as High School Confidential, Never Love a Stranger (1958), Night of the Quarter Moon (1959), and The Keeler Affair (1963) as Stephen Ward. … Read More


1966 34 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1966, Barrymore was signed to play a guest role as Lazarus in the Star Trek episode "The Alternative Factor". … Read More
1967 35 Years Old After the SAG suspension handed to him in 1967 was served, Barrymore only worked on-screen sporadically, sometimes with a few years between appearances.


1976 44 Years Old His TV and film career ended permanently by 1976, although even before this point he became more and more reclusive. … Read More


2003 71 Years Old In 2003, daughter Drew Barrymore moved him near her home despite their estrangement, paying his medical bills until his death from cancer. … Read More
2004 73 Years Old Died on November 29, 2004.
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