Lionel Barrymore

Lionel Barrymore
1878 - 1954
Lionel Barrymore  American Actor

Lionel Barrymore dating history


Lionel Barrymore was previously married to Irene Fenwick (1923 - 1936) and Doris Rankin (1904 - 1923).


American Actor Lionel Barrymore was born Lionel Herbert Blythe on 28th April, 1878 in Philadelphia, PA and passed away on 15th Nov 1954 Van Nuys, CA aged 76. He is most remembered for Young Dr. Kildare. His zodiac sign is Taurus.

Lionel Barrymore was in 4 on-screen matchups, including Billie Burke in Dinner at Eight (1933), Gloria Swanson in Sadie Thompson (1928), Greta Garbo in Mata Hari (1931) and Joan Crawford in Grand Hotel (1932).

Lionel Barrymore is a member of the following lists: American film actors, California Republicans and American film directors.


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Married2 19 years, 2 months 16 years, 7 months 13 years, 12 months
Total2 19 years, 2 months 16 years, 7 months 13 years, 12 months


First Name Lionel
Middle Name Herbert
Last Name Barrymore
Full Name at Birth Lionel Herbert Blythe
Alternative Name Lionel Barrymore
Age 76 (age at death) years
Birthday 28th April, 1878
Birthplace Philadelphia, PA
Died 15th November, 1954
Place of Death Van Nuys, CA
Cause of Death heart failure
Height 6' 0" (183 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Taurus
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Young Dr. Kildare
Year(s) Active 1893–1954
Father Maurice Barrymore (Patriarch of the Barrymores, actor)
Mother Georgiana Drew (Actress)
Brother John Barrymore (Actor)
Sister Ethel Barrymore (Actress)
Family Member John Drew (grandfather) (stage actor), Louisa Drew (grandmother) (stage actress, theatre owner), Drew Barrymore (great-niece), Mr. & Mrs. Sidney Drew (aunt & uncle)
Friend Eleanor Farjeon

Lionel Barrymore (born Lionel Herbert Blythe; April 28, 1878 – November 15, 1954) was an American actor of stage, screen and radio as well as a film director. He won an Academy Award for Best Actor for his performance in A Free Soul (1931), and remains best known to modern audiences for the role of villainous Mr. Potter in Frank Capra's 1946 film It's a Wonderful Life.

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Partner Comparison

Lionel Barrymore76 TaurusActor
Irene Fenwick49 VirgoActress
Doris Rankin59 VirgoActress


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Mary BarrymoreFemaleDoris Rankin
Ethel Barrymore IIFemaleDoris Rankin


Our Mr. Sun1956Father Time (voice)TV Movie
Main Street to Broadway1953Lionel BarrymoreMovie
Lone Star1952Andrew JacksonMovie
Bannerline1951Hugo TrimbleMovie
Right Cross1950Sean O'MalleyMovie
Down to the Sea in Ships1949Capt. Bering JoyMovie
Malaya1949John ManchesterMovie
Key Largo1948James TempleMovie
Dark Delusion1947Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Duel in the Sun1946Sen. Jackson McCanlesMovie
It's a Wonderful Life1946Mr. PotterMovie
The Secret Heart1946Dr. RossigerMovie
Three Wise Fools1946Dr. Richard GaunghtMovie
The Valley of Decision1945Pat RaffertyMovie
Between Two Women1945Dr. Leonard B. GillespieMovie
Dragon Seed1944Narrator (voice, uncredited)Movie
Since You Went Away1944ClergymanMovie
3 Men in White1944Dr. Leonard B. GillespieMovie
A Guy Named Joe1943The GeneralMovie
Dr. Gillespie's Criminal Case1943Dr. Leonard B. GillespieMovie
The Last Will and Testament of Tom Smith1943GrampsShort Film
Calling Dr. Gillespie1942Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Tennessee Johnson1942Thaddeus StevensMovie
Dr. Gillespie's New Assistant1942Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Dr. Kildare's Victory1942Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Lady Be Good1941Judge MurdockMovie
The Bad Man1941Uncle Henry JonesMovie
Dr. Kildare's Wedding Day1941Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
The Penalty1941'Grandpop' LoganMovie
The People vs. Dr. Kildare1941Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Dr. Kildare's Strange Case1940Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
The Stars Look Down1940Narrator (U.S. release only) (voice, uncredited)Movie
Dr. Kildare Goes Home1940Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Dr. Kildare's Crisis1940Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Calling Dr. Kildare1939Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Let Freedom Ring1939Thomas LoganMovie
On Borrowed Time1939Julian Northrup - GrampsMovie
The Secret of Dr. Kildare1939Dr. Leonard Barry GillespieMovie
A Yank at Oxford1938Dan SheridanMovie
Test Pilot1938Howard B. DrakeMovie
You Can't Take It With You1938Martin VanderhofMovie
Young Dr. Kildare1938Dr. Leonard GillespieMovie
Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 121938Lionel BarrymoreMovie
A Family Affair1937Judge James K. HardyMovie
Captains Courageous1937Captain DiskoMovie
Navy Blue and Gold1937Capt. 'Skinny' DawesMovie
Saratoga1937Grandpa ClaytonMovie
Camille1936Monsieur DuvalMovie
The Devil-Doll1936Paul LavondMovie
The Gorgeous Hussy1936Andrew JacksonMovie
The Road to Glory1936Papa La Roche, Pvt. MorinMovie
The Voice of Bugle Ann1936Spring DavisMovie
Ah, Wilderness!1935Nat MillerMovie
Mark of the Vampire1935Professor ZelinMovie
Public Hero Number 11935Doctor Josiah GlassMovie
The Little Colonel1935Colonel LloydMovie
David Copperfield1935Dan PeggottyMovie
The Return of Peter Grimm1935Peter GrimmMovie
The Girl from Missouri1934Thomas Randall PaigeMovie
Treasure Island1934Billy BonesMovie
Carolina1934Bob ConnellyMovie
This Side of Heaven1934Martin TurnerMovie
Dinner at Eight1933Oliver JordanMovie
Night Flight1933Insp. RobineauMovie
One Man's Journey1933Eli WattMovie
Christopher Bean1933Dr. Milton HaggettMovie
Looking Forward1933Tim BentonMovie
Sweepings1933Daniel PardwayMovie
The Stranger's Return1933Grandpa StorrMovie
Should Ladies Behave1933Augustus MerrickMovie
Arsène Lupin1932GuerchardMovie
Broken Lullaby1932Dr. H. HolderlinMovie
Grand Hotel1932Otto KringeleinMovie
Rasputin and the Empress1932Grigori Yefimovitch RasputinMovie
The Washington Masquerade1932Jeff KeaneMovie
A Free Soul1931Stephen AsheMovie
Mata Hari1931General ShubinMovie
The Yellow Ticket1931Baron Igor AndreeffMovie
Guilty Hands1931Richard GrantMovie
The Christmas Party1931Lionel Barrymore (uncredited)Short Film
Free and Easy1930Lionel Barrymore - Director of Bedroom SceneMovie
The Mysterious Island1929Count Andre DakkarMovie
Sadie Thompson1928Alfred DavidsonMovie
West of Zanzibar1928CraneMovie
Alias Jimmy Valentine1928DoyleMovie
Road House1928Henry GraysonMovie
Drums of Love1928Duke Cathos de AlviaMovie
The Lion and the Mouse1928John RyderMovie
The River Woman1928Bill LeftyMovie
The Show1927The GreekMovie
Body and Soul1927Dr. LeydenMovie
Women Love Diamonds1927Hugo HarlanMovie
The Thirteenth Hour1927Prof. LeroyMovie
The Bells1926MathiasMovie
The Temptress1926CanteracMovie
The Barrier1926Stark BennettMovie
Brooding Eyes1926Slim Jim CareyMovie
The Lucky Lady1926Count FerranzoMovie
Paris at Midnight1926VautrinMovie
Wife Tamers1926Mr. BarryShort Film
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)Movie
Fifty-Fifty1925Frederick HarmonMovie
The Girl Who Wouldn't Work1925Gordon KentMovie
The Splendid Road1925Dan ClehollisMovie
The Wrongdoers1925Daniel AbbottMovie
A Man of Iron1925Philip DurbanMovie
Children of the Whirlwind1925Joe EllisonMovie
Die Frau mit dem schlechten Ruf1925Allan MerrickMovie
America1924Captain Walter ButlerMovie
Decameron Nights1924SaladinMovie
I Am the Man1924James McQuadeMovie
Meddling Women1924Edwin Ainsworth, John WellsMovie
Wedding Women1924Movie
Enemies of Women1923Prince LubimoffMovie
The Eternal City1923Baron BonelliMovie
Unseeing Eyes1923Conrad DeanMovie
The Face in the Fog1922Boston Blackie DawsonMovie
Boomerang Bill1922Boomerang BillMovie
The Great Adventure1921Priam FarllMovie
Jim the Penman1921James RalstonMovie
The Copperhead1920Milt ShanksMovie
The Devil's Garden1920William DaleMovie
The Master Mind1920Henry AllenMovie
His Father's Son1917J. Dabney BarroMovie
The Millionaire's Double1917Bide BenningtonMovie
The End of the Tour1917Byron BennettMovie
National Red Cross Pageant1917Undetermined role and episodeMovie
The Brand of Cowardice1916Cyril HamiltonMovie
The Quitter1916Happy Jack LewisShort Film
Dorian's Divorce1916Richard DorianMovie
The Upheaval1916Jim GordonMovie
The Curious Conduct of Judge Legarde1915Judge Randolph LegardeMovie
Dora Thorne1915Lord EarleShort Film
The Flaming Sword1915SteveMovie
A Modern Magdalen1915LindsayMovie
The Romance of Elaine1915Marcus Del Mar, Mr. XMovie
Wildfire1915John KeefeMovie
A Yellow Streak1915Barry DaleMovie
Judith of Bethulia1914Extra (uncredited)Movie
The Exploits of Elaine1914Undetermined RoleMovie
Classmates1914Bubby DumbleShort Film
Her Father's Silent Partner1914Short Film
Men and Women1914Robert Stevens, Stephen RodmanShort Film
The Power of the Press1914Steve CarsonShort Film
The Seats of the Mighty1914Monsieur DoltaireMovie
The Span of Life1914Richard BluntMovie
Strongheart1914Billy SaundersShort Film
Under the Gaslight1914William BykeMovie
The Woman in Black1914Robert CraneShort Film
Woman Against Woman1914Gilbert CravenShort Film
The Bartered Crown1914The LandlordShort Film
The Cracksman's Gratitude1914Short Film
Death's Marathon1913The Financial BackerShort Film
The House of Darkness1913The DoctorShort Film
An Adventure in the Autumn Woods1913The FatherShort Film
Almost a Wild Man1913In Audience (uncredited)Short Film
A Chance Deception19132nd PolicemanShort Film
The Crook and the Girl1913The NephewShort Film
The Enemy's Baby1913Postmaster Ben BrownShort Film
Fate1913The Father - Loving FamilyShort Film
The House of Discord1913The HusbandShort Film
An Indian's Loyalty1913The Cattle BuyerShort Film
Just Gold1913The Stay-at-Home BrotherShort Film
The Lady and the Mouse1913The FatherShort Film
The Little Tease1913In BarShort Film
Love in an Apartment Hotel1913In Hotel LobbyShort Film
The Mirror1913Daisy's FatherShort Film
A Misunderstood Boy1913The FatherShort Film
Near to Earth1913GatoShort Film
Oil and Water1913The Idealist's FriendShort Film
Pa Says1913Teddy's RivalShort Film
The Perfidy of Mary1913Mary's FatherShort Film
The Ranchero's Revenge1913The RancheroShort Film
The Sheriff's Baby1913Third BanditShort Film
So Runs the Way1913Undetermined Role (unconfirmed)Short Film
The Stolen Treaty1913The Japanese DiplomatShort Film
The Switch Tower1913First CounterfeiterShort Film
The Telephone Girl and the Lady1913The Desk SergeantShort Film
The Tender Hearted Boy1913Undetermined Secondary Role (unconfirmed, uncredited)Short Film
Three Friends1913Second FriendShort Film
A Timely Interception1913Uncle James - The Farmer's BrotherShort Film
Under the Shadow of the Law1913Charles Darnton - the EmployerShort Film
The Unwelcome Guest1913At Auction (uncredited)Short Film
The Vengeance of Galora1913Short Film
The Wanderer1913The Male LoverShort Film
The Well1913The FarmerShort Film
The Wrong Bottle1913The FatherShort Film
The Yaqui Cur1913The EasternerShort Film
All for Science1913DetectiveShort Film
A Gamble with Death1913Jim Benton - the BartenderShort Film
I Was Meant for You1913Lavina's FatherShort Film
In Diplomatic Circles1913The Japanese AmbassadorShort Film
Red Hicks Defies the World1913The RefereeShort Film
The Strong Man's Burden1913John - the Elder BrotherShort Film
The Work Habit1913The FatherShort Film
The Suffragette Minstrels1913Short Film
The Musketeers of Pig Alley1912The Musician's Friend (uncredited)Short Film
Friends1912Grizzly Fallon - Dandy Jack's FriendMovie
The New York Hat1912Preacher Bolton - the MinisterShort Film
Brutality1912At WeddingShort Film
The Burglar's Dilemma1912The AuthorShort Film
The Chief's Blanket1912The Young ManShort Film
A Cry for Help1912The TrampShort Film
The God Within1912The Woman of the Camp's LoverShort Film
Gold and Glitter1912The LoverShort Film
Heredity1912WoodsmanShort Film
The Informer1912Union SoldierShort Film
My Baby1912At TableShort Film
My Hero1912Undetermined Secondary RoleShort Film
The One She Loved1912The NeighborShort Film
The Painted Lady1912At Ice Cream Festival (uncredited)Short Film
So Near, Yet So Far1912In ClubShort Film
The Battle1911Wagon Driver (uncredited)Short Film
Fighting Blood1911Short Film
The Miser's Heart1911Jules - the ThiefShort Film
The Paris Hat1908Short Film
The White Caps1905Abusive husband (uncredited)Movie
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cboothe977cboothe977Jan 27, 2021

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little_queenieslittle_queeniesAug 26, 2008

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

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