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Barrymore US family of actors. Maurice (1847–1905) made his stage debut in London in 1872. In 1875 he emigrated to the USA, where he married the actress Georgiana Drew. They had three children. Lionel (1878–1954), a fine character actor, made many films, including Dinner at Eight (1933) and A Free Soul (1931), for which he won an Oscar for Best Actor. Ethel (1879–1959) was best known for her stage performances in A Doll's House (1905) and The Corn is Green (1942). She won an Oscar for Best Supporting Actress in None but the Lonely Heart (1944). John (1882–1942) was a matinee idol. His many films include Beau Brummel (1924), Don Juan (1926), and Grand Hotel (1932). Drew Barrymore (1975– ) became a childhood star in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial (1982). As an adult, her films include The Wedding Singer (1998).

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