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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 ...


great-grandmother: Eliza Lane. Actor, singer.
mother: Georgiana Drew. Actor.
father: Maurice Barrymore. Actor. Born on September 21, 1847.
uncle: John Drew. Actor.
brother: Lionel Barrymore. Actor. Born on April 28, 1878; died on November 15, 1954; acted together in film on several occasions.
sister: Ethel Barrymore. Actor. Born on August 15, 1879; died on June 18, 1959; acted together with John and with brother Lionel in "Rasputin and the Empress" (1932).
daughter: Diana Blanche Barrymore. Actor. Born on March 3, 1920; died in 1960; mother, Michael Strange; author of autobiography, "Too Much, Too Soon" (1957).
daughter: Dolores Ethel Mae Barrymore. Born on 1930; mother, Dolores Costello.
son: John Blyth Barrymore. Actor. Born in 1932, mother, Dolores Costello.
grandson: John Blyth Barrymore. Former actor. Born in 1954.
granddaughter: Drew Barrymore. Actor. Born on February 22, 1975.

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