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|Also Known As:||Died:||June 18, 1959|
|Born:||August 15, 1879||Cause of Death:||heart ailment|
|Birth Place:||Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
"More regal than royalty." --critical accolade once bestowed on Barrymore quoted in her The New York Times June 19, 1959 obituary.
"That's all there is; there isn't any more." --famous curtain speech by Barrymore
"A great lady and a great actress." --Harry S Truman on the occasion of Barrymore's seventieth birthday; quoted in her The New York Times June 19, 1959 obituary.
A Broadway theater (on 47th Street, west of Broadway) was named in her honor.
Barrymore was noted for her love of baseball, her large library and her morbid wit.
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