Ethel Barrymore

Ethel Barrymore
1879 - 1959
Ethel Barrymore  American Actress

Ethel Barrymore dating history


Ethel Barrymore was previously married to Russell Griswold Colt (1909 - 1923).

Ethel Barrymore was in relationships with Richard Harding Davis, Margaret Turnbull, Marion Kerby, Alma Kruger and Rose Dione.

Ethel Barrymore had encounters with Laura Hope Crews and Tallulah Bankhead.

Ethel Barrymore is rumoured to have hooked up with Winston Churchill.


American Actress Ethel Barrymore was born Ethel Mae Blythe on 15th August, 1879 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA and passed away on 18th Jun 1959 Beverly Hills, California, USA aged 79. She is most remembered for None But the Lonely Heart. Her zodiac sign is Leo.

Ethel Barrymore is a member of the following lists: American film actors, Best Supporting Actress Academy Award winners and American stage actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married1 15 years, 6 months - -
Dating5 - - -
Encounter2 - - -
Rumoured1 - - -
Total9 15 years, 6 months 1 year, 8 months -


First Name Ethel
Middle Name Mae
Last Name Barrymore
Maiden Name Blythe
Full Name at Birth Ethel Mae Blythe
Alternative Name Ethel Mae Blythe, Ethel Barrymore, Ethel Blythe, Sam
Age 79 (age at death) years
Birthday 15th August, 1879
Birthplace Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA
Died 18th June, 1959
Place of Death Beverly Hills, California, USA
Cause of Death Heart failure
Buried Calvary Cemetery, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 5' 7" (170 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Leo
Sexuality Bisexual
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
High School Convent of the Sacred Heart, Philadelphia, PA
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame None But the Lonely Heart
Year(s) Active 1895–1957
Official Websites,,
Father Maurice Barrymore (Patriarch of the Barrymore family, actor)
Mother Georgiana Drew (Actress)
Brother Lionel Barrymore (Actor), John Barrymore (Actor)
Family Member John Drew (grandfather) (stage actor), Louisa Drew (grandmother) (stage actress, theatre owner), Ethel Barrymore Colt (daughter)

Ethel Barrymore (born Ethel Mae Blythe; August 15, 1879 – June 18, 1959) was an American actress and a member of the Barrymore family of actors. Barrymore was a stage, screen and radio actress whose career spanned six decades, and was regarded as "The First Lady of the American Theatre".

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Partner Comparison

Ethel Barrymore79 LeoActress
Russell Griswold Colt76 LibraSpouse
Tallulah Bankhead66 AquariusActress
Rose Dione60 LibraActress
Richard Harding Davis51 AriesJournalist
Margaret Turnbull69 ScorpioScreenwriter
Marion Kerby79 CancerActress
Winston Churchill90 SagittariusHead of State
Alma Kruger88 VirgoActress
Laura Hope Crews62 SagittariusActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Samuel PeabodyMale29th November, 1909113 years oldRussell Griswold Colt
EthelFemale30th April, 1912111 years oldRussell Griswold Colt
John DrewMale9th September, 1913109 years oldRussell Griswold Colt


Johnny Trouble1957Katherine Chandler AKA NanaMovie
Playhouse 901956Ethel BarrymoreTV Show
Svengali and the Blonde1955NarratorTV Movie
Young at Heart1954Aunt Jessie TuttleMovie
Climax!1954Mme. Rosalie La GrangeTV Show
The Story of Three Loves1953Hazel Pennicott (segment "Mademoiselle")Movie
G.E. True Theater1953MotherTV Show
Main Street to Broadway1953Ethel BarrymoreMovie
Deadline - U.S.A.1952Margaret GarrisonMovie
Just for You1952Alida De BronkhartMovie
Omnibus1952TV Show
It's a Big Country1951Mrs. Brian Patrick RiordanMovie
Kind Lady1951Mary HerriesMovie
The Secret of Convict Lake1951GrannyMovie
Hollywood Opening Night1951Mother SuperiorTV Show
Pinky1949Miss EmMovie
That Midnight Kiss1949Abigail Trent BudellMovie
The Great Sinner1949Grandmother OstrovskyMovie
The Red Danube1949The Mother Superior ('Mother Auxilia')Movie
NBC Television Opera Theatre1949NarratorTV Show
Family Theatre1949NarratorTV Show
Portrait of Jennie1948Miss SpinneyMovie
Night Song1947Miss WilleyMovie
The Farmer's Daughter1947Mrs. MorleyMovie
The Paradine Case1947Lady Sophie HorfieldMovie
Moss Rose1947Lady Margaret DregoMovie
The Spiral Staircase1945Mrs. WarrenMovie
None But the Lonely Heart1944Ma Mott (as Miss Ethel Barrymore)Movie
Rasputin and the Empress1932The Czarina - Alexandra FeodorovnaMovie
Camille1926OlympeShort Film
The Divorcee1919Lady Frederick BerollesMovie
Our Mrs. McChesney1918Emma McChesneyMovie
An American Widow1917Elizabeth CarterMovie
The Call of Her People1917EgyptMovie
The Eternal Mother1917MarisMovie
The Greatest Power1917Miriam MonroeMovie
Life's Whirlpool1917Esther CareyMovie
The Lifted Veil1917Clorinda GildersleeveMovie
The White Raven1917Nan BaldwinMovie
National Red Cross Pageant1917Belgium - Flemish & Final episodes, FlandersMovie
The Awakening of Helena Ritchie1916Helena RichieMovie
The Kiss of Hate1916Nadia TurgeneffMovie
The Final Judgment1915Jane Carleson - Mrs. Murray CampbellMovie
The Nightingale1914Isola Franti - 'The Nightingale'Movie
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little_queenieslittle_queeniesAug 25, 2008

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