John Barrymore

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Noun1.John Barrymore - United States actor; son of Maurice Barrymore and Georgiana Barrymore (1882-1942)
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Born in 1975, Barrymore was the daughter of actor John Barrymore Jr and actress Ildiko Jaid, or Jaid Barrymore.
There are short references to the storied hotel's many famous guests, including actor John Barrymore and the many writers and editors who formed the influential Algonquin Round Table and who helped found New Yorker magazine, but the book is primarily a vehicle for Matilda's daily antics and her duties at her annual birthday party and feline fashion parade, a fund raiser for local animal shelters.
She also loved and moved in with a woman 20 years her senior, the former wife of John Barrymore, who was often condescending toward Brown's work.
Whereas there's a feeling in New York that a certain nobility exists in simply being part of a sweaty-handed struggle; it's a feeling that you are part of a long, dynamic history of the arts --from John Barrymore to the Group Theater to "Hamilton.
We have a very rich history of great actors living on Gramercy Park, including Edwin Booth, James Cagney, Gregory Peck and John Barrymore," said Harrison, who is the president of the Gramercy Park Block Association.
Drew Barrymore is a descendant of the Barrymore family of well-known American stage and cinema actors, and is a granddaughter of film legend John Barrymore.
Selznick in 1947, the producer instructed him to ''learn good American English the way it is spoken by John Barrymore and Fredric March.
The most prominent of the clan then being John Barrymore (1882-1942), one of the 20th century's most celebrated actors, and the grandfather of today's Drew Barrymore (1975).
The Barrymore girls, are part of a Hollywood dynasty stretching back to the 1930s and their grandfather, John Barrymore, a screen legend who also battled alcoholism.
As Hamlet, Edwin Booth and John Barrymore stripped away the stale conventions of their respective eras to offer simpler, more natural interpretations, sensitively captured in the 1893 reminiscences of Booth's friend William Winter and in a 1922 review of Barrymore by the great drama critic Stark Young.
The 38-year-old daughter of John Barrymore said that she can't mend her relationship with her mother, Jaid Barrymore, even after she has become a mother herself, as she cannot forgive her for her dysfunctional childhood, Contactmusic reported.
Drew is the granddaughter of film star John Barrymore, an alcoholic who died at 60.