Following a turbulent childhood that was marked by drug and alcohol abuse with two stints in rehab, she wrote her autobiography, Little Girl Lost (1991).
She appeared in a string of successful films, including Poison Ivy (1992), Boys on the Side (1995), Scream (1996) and Ever After (1998).
She has also co-starred with Adam Sandler in The Wedding Singer (1998), 50 First Dates (2004) and Blended (2014).
After Barrymore and Nancy Juvonen formed their joint production company Flower Films in 1995, it went on to produce several films in which she also starred, such as Never Been Kissed (1999), Charlie's Angels (2000), Donnie Darko (2001) and her directorial debut Whip It! Other acting credits include Music and Lyrics (2007), He's Just Not That Into You (2009), Going the Distance (2010) and Miss You Already (2015).
“I didn’t think I would ever get to experience that,” she tells the mag.
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She is a member of the Barrymore family of American stage and film actors, and is a granddaughter of actor John Barrymore.
Barrymore began acting on television, and soon transitioned to film with roles in E. the Extra-Terrestrial (1982) and Irreconcilable Differences (1984).