19 Facts About Drew Barrymore That I Think You Should Personally Be Aware Of

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1.To start, Drew Barrymore became a child star in the '80s with notable roles in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Babes in Toyland, and Altered States.

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2.She was welcomed into the world on February 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California.

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3.She comes from a long line of actors including her parents, John Drew Barrymore Jr. and Ildiko Jaid Barrymore.

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4.Drew's the real-life goddaughter of director Steven Speilberg.

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5.She made television history at age 7 when she became the youngest Saturday Night Live host in 1982.

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6.Not to mention, Drew became the first woman to host SNL a total of six times when she appeared once again in 2009.

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7.She released a memoir titled Little Girl Lost when she was 15 and later went on to pen other books later in life.

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8.In 1995, Drew co-founded a production company called Flower Films, best known for titles like Never Been Kissed, Donnie Darko, and more.

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9.While she's iconic for her killer portrayal as Casey in Scream, Drew was originally going to play the lead role of Sidney Prescott.

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10.She has starred alongside Adam Sandler three times in films including The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, and Blended.

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11.Her first time directing a major motion picture was 2009's Whip It.

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12.The actor also teamed up with Best Coast to direct the band's 2011 music video for "Our Deal."

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13.In 2012, Drew made her way into the makeup industry with the launch of the cruelty-free line, Flower Beauty.

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14.A few years later, she worked with Carmel Road Winery on an exclusive collection of wines.

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15.She's active on social with more than 15 million followers on Instagram alone.

16.When it comes to allergies, the actor has to stay away from garlic, coffee, bee stings, and perfume.

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17.Drew's the proud mother of two daughters named Frankie and Olive.

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18.She got her own television talk show in September 2020.

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19.And finally, Drew has continued to make a positive impact throughout her career by supporting good causes like the World Food Programme, Baby2Baby, and more.

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What's your favorite Drew Barrymore role of all time? Let us know in the comments!