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Bar·ry·more

 (băr′ĭ-môr′)
Family of American actors, including Lionel (1878-1954), who won an Oscar in 1931 for Free Soul; his sister Ethel (1879-1959), who appeared mainly on stage but also won an Academy Award in 1944 for None but the Lonely Heart; and their brother John (1882-1942), known as "the Great Profile," who appeared on stage as Hamlet and Richard III and in many motion pictures, including Dinner at Eight (1933).
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Barrymore

(ˈbærɪˌmɔː)
n
(Biography) a US family of actors, esp Ethel (1879–1959), John (1882–1942), Lionel (1878–1954), and Drew (born 1975)
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Bar•ry•more

(ˈbær əˌmɔr, -ˌmoʊr)

n.
1. Maurice (Herbert Blythe), 1847–1905, U.S. actor.
2. his children: Ethel, 1879–1959, John, 1882–1942, and Lionel, 1878–1954, U.S. actors.
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ThesaurusAntonymsRelated WordsSynonymsLegend:
Noun1.Barrymore - United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)
2.Barrymore - United States actress; daughter of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1879-1959)
3.Barrymore - United States actorBarrymore - United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1878-1954)
4.Barrymore - United States actress; daughter of John Drew and wife of Maurice Barrymore; mother of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1854-1893)
5.Barrymore - United States actorBarrymore - United States actor; husband of Georgiana Emma Barrymore and father of Ethel Barrymore and John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore (1847-1905)
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