Drew Barrymore (born Feb. 22, 1974) is an American actress, author, director, model & producer that has come from a long-line of revered stage & cinema actors. Her grandfather was John Barrymore. She is a great actress in her own right. She started her career at just 11 months in an advertisement. Her break-out movie role was as Gertie (age 6) in the movie "E.T.: The Extraterrestrial" (1981).