Drew Barrymore is a great actress. Almost all her relatives are actors: John Drew Barrymore, Jr. (actor); mother: Ildiko Jaid Barrymore (actress); brother: John (actor); great-uncle: Lionel Barrymore (actor); Great-aunt: Ethel Barrymore (actress); grandfather: John Barrymore, Sr. (actor); godfather: Steven Spielberg (film director); fiance: Tom Green (Canadian comic).
Drew was born on February 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California. Her parents divorced when she was a few months old. The girl made her first commercial at nine months and her first TV film at the age of two. She always wanted to become an actress and at five she made her feature-film debut. At the age of seven she played in Steven Spielberg’s The Extra Terrestrial, and became a true celebrity.
It isn’t easy to be world-famous for the 7-year-old child. After appearing in the film Drew gave interviews, signed her autographs, posed for pictures and went to lots of Hollywood parties. She had to behave like a grown-up.