Drew Blythe Barrymore (born February 22, 1975) is an American actress, producer, director, talk show host and entrepreneur, who is the recipient of numerous accolades, including a Golden Globe, a Screen Actors Guild Award, and a BAFTA nomination. She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore.
Barrymore achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982). Following a highly publicized childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse, she released an autobiography, Little Girl Lost, 1991 at the age of 16. She went on to appear in a string of successful films throughout the decade, including Poison Ivy (1992), Boys on the Side (1995), Mad Love (1995), Batman Forever (1995), Scream (1996), and Ever After (1998). Barrymore collaborated with Adam Sandler on three films, The Wedding Singer (1998), 50 First Dates (2004) and Blended (2014).
Barrymore's other films include Never Been Kissed (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Donnie Darko (2001), Riding in Cars with Boys (2001), Confessions of a Dangerous Mind (2002), Charlie's Angels: Full Throttle (2003), Fever Pitch (2005), Music and Lyrics (2007), Going the Distance (2010), Big Miracle (2012) and Miss You Already (2015). Barrymore made her directorial debut film Whip It (2009), in which she also starred. She received a SAG Award and a Golden Globe for her performance in Grey Gardens (2009). She starred in the Netflix series, Santa Clarita Diet. Since September 2020, Barrymore has hosted The Drew Barrymore Show, a syndicated talk show.
In 1995, Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen formed the production company Flower Films. They have produced several projects in which Barrymore has starred. In 2013, Barrymore launched a range of cosmetics under the Flower banner, which has grown to include lines in makeup, perfume and eyewear. Her other business ventures include a range of wines and a clothing line. In 2015, Dutton published a collection of Barrymore's autobiographical essays in a book titled Wildflower. Barrymore received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 2004.