Drew Barrymoor was 'Penny' in the film Confessions of a Dangerous Mind


Birth name Drew Blythe Barrymore

Date of Birth February 22, 1975

Place of Birth Culver City, California, USA

Nickname D

Height 5' 4" (1.63 m)


Drew Barrymore's career began at the age of 11 months, when she appeared in a dog food commercial.   She shot to fame as a child actor when she co-starred in the 1982 Steven Spielberg film E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial.

She was born into a famous family.  Her kin include the legendary Lionel, John and Ethel Barrymore.

Drew has had quite a troubled life, she has had problems from a very early age with drink and drugs.