Georgiana Drew

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Birthday
11, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 2, 1893 (36)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
11, 1856
Birthplace
Pennsylvania
Death Date
Jul 2, 1893 (36)

About

Remembered for her roles in late nineteenth-century Broadway productions of As You Like It, Pique, and The Senator, she is most well known as a member of the famous Barrymore acting family.

Before Fame

In 1872, she made her professional stage debut in a production of The Ladies' Rattle.

Trivia

Sadly, she died of tuberculosis in her mid thirties.

Family Life

The daughter of actor parents John and Louisa Drew, she grew up in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. Her marriage to British actor Maurice Barrymore produced three famous children: Lionel, Ethel, and John Barrymore.

Associated With

Her great-granddaughter, film actress Drew Barrymore, was named in her honor.

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