John Barrymore

John Barrymore
1882 - 1942

John Barrymore  American Actor


John Barrymore (born John Sidney Blyth; February 14 or 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor on stage, screen and radio. A member of the Drew and Barrymore theatrical dynasties, he initially tried to avoid the stage, and briefly attempted a ...

Confirmed Relationships10
Longest Relationship7 yrs, 11 mths
Average Relationship Length3 yrs
Rumored Relationships2
First Name John
Middle Name Sidney
Last Name Barrymore
Full Name at Birth John Sidney Blyth
Alternative Name John Sidney Blyth, The Great Profile, John Barrymore
Age 60 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th February, 1882
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States
Died 29th May, 1942
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of Death Cirrhosis
Height 5' 10" (178 cm)
Build Athletic
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature His Profile.
Zodiac Sign Aquarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And Radio, Actor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And RadioActor On Stage, Screen And Radio
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame The Great Profile
Year(s) Active 1903-1941, 1903-1941
Father Maurice Barrymore (Barrymore family patriarch)
Mother Georgiana Drew (actress)
Brother Lionel Barrymore
Sister Ethel Barrymore
Family Member John Drew (grandfather) (Irish Actor. Georgie Drew´s Father), Louisa Drew (grandmother) (Georgie Drew s Mother and Actress), Drew Barrymore
Friend W.C. Fields, Gene Fowler, Errol Flynn (Errol Flynn idolized John Barrymore), Carole Lombard, Constance Collier, Raoul Walsh, John Decker, John Gilbert
Associated People Vincent Sherman
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Rest in Peace John Barrymore.
Passed away on 29th May, 1942 aged 60.

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John Barrymore60 AquariusActor
Elaine Barrie87 CancerActress
Carole Lombard33 LibraComedian
Katharine Hepburn96 TaurusActress
Myrna Loy88 LeoActress
Dolores Costello75 VirgoActress
Mary Astor81 TaurusActress
Blanche Oelrichs60 LibraPoet
Jeanne Eagels39 CancerActress
Katherine Corri Harris36 LibraActress
Evelyn Nesbit82 CapricornActress
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Hedda Hopper80 TaurusActress
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Diana Blanche
Female3rd March, 192195 years old
Dolores Ethel Mae
Female8th April, 193086 years old
John Drew
Male4th June, 193283 years old

Onscreen Matchups


Playmates1941 John Barrymore Movie
World Premiere1941 Duncan DeGrasse Movie
The Great Profile1940 Evans Garrick Movie
The Invisible Woman1940 Professor Gibbs Movie
Midnight1939 Georges Flammarion Movie
The Great Man Votes1939 Vance Movie
Bulldog Drummond's Peril1938 Colonel Neilson Movie
Marie Antoinette1938 King Louis XV Movie
Spawn of the North1938 Windy Turlon Movie
Hold That Co-ed1938 Governor Movie
Romance in the Dark1938 Zoltan Jason Movie
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back1937 Colonel Neilson Movie
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge1937 Colonel J.A. Nielson Movie
Maytime1937 Nicolai Nazaroff Movie
True Confession1937 Charley Jasper Movie
Night Club Scandal1937 Dr. Ernest Tindal Movie
Romeo and Juliet1936 Mercutio - Kinsman to the Prince and Friend to Romeo Movie
Twentieth Century1934 Oscar Jaffe Movie
Long Lost Father1934 Carl Bellairs Movie
Counsellor at Law1933 George Simon Movie
Dinner at Eight1933 Larry Renault Movie
Night Flight1933 Riviere Movie
Topaze1933 Professor Auguste A. Topaze Movie
Hamlet, Act I: Scenes IV and V1933 Hamlet Movie
Reunion in Vienna1933 Archduke Rudolf von Habsburg Movie
A Bill of Divorcement1932 Hilary Movie
Arsène Lupin1932 Duke of Charmerace Movie
Grand Hotel1932 The Baron Movie
Rasputin and the Empress1932 Prince Chegodieff Movie
State's Attorney1932 Tom Cardigan Movie
Svengali1931 Svengali Movie
The Mad Genius1931 Vladimar Ivan Tsarakov Movie
Moby Dick1930 Ahab Movie
General Crack1930 Duke of Kurland, Prince Christian Movie
The Man from Blankley's1930 Lord Strathpeffer Movie
Eternal Love1929 Marcus Paltran Movie
The Show of Shows1929 Richard III in 'Henry VI Part III' Movie
Tempest1928 Sgt. Ivan Markov Movie
The Beloved Rogue1927 François Villon Movie
When a Man Loves1927 Chevalier Fabien des Grieux Movie
Don Juan1926 Don Jose de Marana Movie
The Sea Beast1926 Captain Ahab Ceeley Movie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925 Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited) Movie
Beau Brummel1924 Gordon Bryon 'Beau' Brummel Movie
Sherlock Holmes1922 Sherlock Holmes Movie
The Lotus Eater1921 Jacques Leroi Movie
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde1920 Dr. Henry Jekyll Movie
Here Comes the Bride1919 Frederick Tile Movie
The Test of Honor1919 Martin Wingrave Movie
On the Quiet1918 Robert Ridgeway Movie
Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman1917 A.J. Raffles Movie
National Red Cross Pageant1917 The Tyrant - Russian episode Movie
The Lost Bridegroom1916 Bertie Joyce Movie
Nearly a King1916 Jack Merriwell, Prince of Bulwana Movie
The Red Widow1916 Cicero Hannibal Butts Short Film
Are You a Mason?1915 Frank Perry Movie
The Dictator1915 Brooke Travers Movie
The Incorrigible Dukane1915 James Dukane Short Film
An American Citizen1914 Beresford Kruger Movie
The Man from Mexico1914 Fitzhugh Movie
One on Romance1913 Jack Wilson (as Jack Barrymore) Short Film
The Dream of a Moving Picture Director1912 The Movie Villain (as Jack Barrymore) Short Film
A Prize Package1912 Si Hawkins (as Jack Barrymore) Short Film
The Widow Casey's Return1912 The Rejected Suitor (as Jack Barrymore) Short Film
Just Pretending1912 The Policeman (as Jack Barrymore) Movie
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Comments on John Barrymore

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AnnaandgeorgeJun 7, 2009

Can someone see the resemblance with Drew Barrymore?

little_queeniesAug 26, 2008

Included him on a group for the Barrymore Family! Please, check his `community` section, thanks!! :)

StellaSabataJul 4, 2008

i Finally got thr 5.000 point to post more pictures of John!! yay!

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