John Drew Barrymore (born John Blyth Barrymore; June 4, 1932 – November 29, 2004) was a member of the Barrymore family of actors, which included his father, John Barrymore, and his father's siblings, Lionel and Ethel. He was the father of four children, including John Blyth Barrymore and Drew Barrymore. Suffering from the same problems that had destroyed his father, John Drew became a derelict. Estranged from his family, including his children, his physical and mental health deteriorated
Ethel Barrymore c. 1901~She was one of the twentieth century’s most elegant, beautiful and gifted actresses. She was the sister of actors John Barrymore and Lionel Barrymore, the aunt of actor John Drew Barrymore, and the great-aunt of actress Drew Barrymore.
Dolores Costello (September 17, 1903 – June 5, 1983) was an American film actress who achieved her greatest success during the era of silent movies. She was nicknamed "The Goddess of the Silent Screen". She was stepmother of John Barrymore's daughter Diana, by his second wife Blanche Oelrichs, the mother of John Drew Barrymore and Dolores (Dee Dee) Barrymore, and the grandmother of John Barrymore III, Blyth Dolores Barrymore, Brahma Blyth (Jessica) Barrymore, and Drew Barrymore.
Actor Maurice Barrymore (1845 - 1905) & wife Georgiana Drew Barrymore - parents of Lionel, Ethel and John Barrymore. Georgiana was the daughter of actress and theatre owner Louisa Lane Drew (1820-1897) and stage actor John Drew (1827-1862).
John Drew Barrymore claimed he saw his father only once. In the '50s, already battling well-publicized liquor and drug problems, he appeared in such movies as The Sundowners, High Lonesome, Quebec, The Big Night, Thunderbirds and While the City Sleeps. He is the father of Drew Barrymore.
Dolores Costello, silent film star, wife of John...
Dolores Costello, silent film star, wife of John Barrymore, grandmother of Drew Barrymore, 1926