Ethel Barrymore

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Birthday
15, 1879
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jun 18, 1959 (79)
Birth Sign
Leo
Birthday
15, 1879
Birthplace
Philadelphia, PA
Death Date
Jun 18, 1959 (79)

About

Acclaimed Broadway and film actress who appeared in such plays as Secret Service and A Doll's House and in such films as Rasputin and the Empress and The Farmer's Daughter.

Before Fame

She made her debut as a stage actress during the New York City season of 1894.

Trivia

While living in England, she befriended Winston Churchill; rumor holds it that Churchill once asked for her hand in marriage.

Family Life

A member of the famous Barrymore acting family, she was the sister of famous actors Lionel and John Barrymore.

Associated With

Her great-niece Drew Barrymore became a well-known Hollywood actress.