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Also Known As: Diana Blanche Barrymore Died: January 25, 1960
Born: March 3, 1920 Cause of Death: drug overdose
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: actor, writer

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Daughter of legendary actor John Barrymore, she appears to have inherited his instability without acquiring his talent. She appeared in a handful of early forties films without success and later succumbed to a variety of personal problems including alcoholism and suicidal tendencies.

Daughter of legendary actor John Barrymore, she appears to have inherited his instability without acquiring his talent. She appeared in a handful of early forties films without success and later succumbed to a variety of personal problems including alcoholism and suicidal tendencies.

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CAST: (feature film)

1.
 Ladies Courageous (1944) Nadine
2.
 Fired Wife (1943) Eve Starr
3.
 Frontier Badmen (1943) Claire
4.
 Nightmare (1942) Leslie Stafford
5.
 Eagle Squadron (1942) Anne Partridge
6.
 Between Us Girls (1942) [Caroline] Carrie [Bishop]
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Education

American Academy of Dramatic Arts: New York , New York -

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husband:
Bramwell Fletcher.
husband:
John Howard.
husband:
Robert Wilcox. Died in 1955.

Family close complete family listing

father:
John Barrymore. Actor. Born in 1882; died in 1942.
mother:
Michael Strange. Writer. Born in 1890; died in 1950.
uncle:
Lionel Barrymore. Actor.
aunt:
Ethel Barrymore. Actor.
half-sister:
Dolores Ethel Barrymore. Born in 1930.
half-brother:
John Blyth Barrymore. Born in 1932.
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Bibliography close complete biography

"Too Much, Too Soon" Henry Holt & Co
"The House of Barrymore" Alfred A. Knopf

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