Birth Name: John Sidney Blyth
Born: 15 February 1882 Died: 29 May 1942
Country of origin: United States
Height: 5' 10"
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Description: John Barrymore was an American actor, frequently called the greatest of his generation. He first gained fame as a stage actor, lauded for his portrayals of Hamlet and Richard III. His success continued with motion pictures in both the silent and sound eras. A member of a multi-generation theatrical dynasty, he was the brother of Lionel Barrymore and Ethel Barrymore, and is the paternal grandfather of Drew Barrymore. ... (more)
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