John Drew, Jr.

Born Nov 13, 1853

John Drew, Jr. was an American stage actor noted for his roles in Shakespearean comedy, society drama, and light comedies. He was the eldest son of John Drew, who had given up a blossoming career in whaling for acting, and Louisa Lane Drew, and the brother of Louisa Drew, Georgiana Drew & Sidney Drew. As such, he was also the uncle of John, Ethel, and Lionel Barrymore and also great-great uncle to Drew Barrymore.… Read More

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1853 Birth Born on November 13, 1853.


1922 68 Years Old His memoirs, titled My Years on the Stage, were published in 1922. … Read More
1927 74 Years Old He died in San Francisco on July 9, 1927 shortly after having been visited by his nephews John & Lionel Barrymore both of whom had taken time off from movie making on the West Coast. … Read More
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