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Drew Barrymore Biography

Birth Name:
Drew Blythe Barrymore
Birth Place:
Los Angeles, California, United States
Actor, producer, director

Fast Facts

  • At age 7, was the youngest person ever to host Saturday Night Live
  • Posed as Marilyn Monroe on the cover of John Kennedy Jr
  • 's magazine, George, in honor of Bill Clinton's 50th birthday
  • Called a 23-year-old girl who wanted to be on MTV's I Want a Famous Face and convinced her not to have cosmetic surgery to look like her
  • Received a quilt as a birthday gift from her godfather, Steven Spielberg, with the note "Cover yourself up
  • " Also enclosed was a copy of the January 1995 issue of Playboy magazine for which she posed nude
  • Her pictures were modified by Spielberg's art department so that she was shown fully clothed
  • Founded, with Nancy Juvonen, Flower Films production company in 1995
  • Received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame on February 3, 2004
  • Hosted SNL for the sixth time in 2009, making her the first woman to host the show more than five times


  • 2010Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: winner
  • 2009Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Female Actor in a Television Movie or Miniseries: winner
  • 2009Emmy-Outstanding Lead Actress in a Miniseries or a Movie: nominated
  • 2005People's Choice Awards-Favorite On Screen Match Up: winner
  • 2000Emmy-Outstanding Animated Program (for Programming More Than One Hour): nominated
  • 1993Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television: nominated
  • 1985Golden Globe-Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture: nominated
  • 1983BAFTA Film Awards-Outstanding Newcomer to Leading Film Roles: nominated