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John Barrymore

John Barrymore



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Dr. Jekyll &... DVD. Feature film. Stars John Barrymore & Nita Naldi. Dir. By John S. Robertson.... more info $18.95was $24.99 Buy Now

Hold That... John Barrymore, George Murphy, Marjorie Weaver. A politician running for... more info $19.95was $19.98 Buy Now

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Dr. Jekyll and... John Barrymore, Martha Mansfield. One of the first great American horror films,... more info $5.95was $6.98 Buy Now

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Also Known As: Died: May 29, 1942
Born: February 15, 1882 Cause of Death: myocarditis, complicated by chronic nephritis, cirrhosis of the liver and gastric ulcers
Birth Place: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA Profession: Cast ...


wife: Katherine Harris. Married on September 1, 1910 at age 18 against wishes of her father but with mother's blessing; divorced on December 4, 1917; died at 1927.
wife: Michael Strange. Writer. Born in 1890 formerly Mrs. Leonard Thomas; once cited by French artist Helleu as the most beautiful woman in the USA; mother of Diana; married on August 5, 1920; divorced; died in 1950.
wife: Dolores Costello. Actor. Born in 1906; leading lady in several Barrymore vehicles; married in 1928; went into semi-retirement after birth of daughter and son; divorced in 1934; died in 1979.
wife: Elaine Barrie. Actor. Born in 1915; married on November 6, 1936; divorced after several months, but later had decree set aside.

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