John Barrymore American actor

John Barrymore is a 60 years old American actor from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. John Barrymore was born on February 15, 1882 (died on May 29, 1942, he was 60 years old) in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania as John Sidney Blyth. His nickname was Blyth John Sidney.

John Barrymore



John Sidney Blyth better known as John Barrymore was an American actor of stage screen and radio. He first gained attention as a handsome stage actor in light comedy then high drama and culminating in his portrayals in Shakespearean plays Hamlet and Richard III. His success continued with motion pictures in various genres in both the silent and sound eras. Barrymore's personal life has been the subject of much writing before and since his death in 1942.
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His real name:
Birth name of John Barrymore is John Sidney Blyth
Is John Barrymore still alive?

No, he died on 05/29/1942, 81 years ago. He was 60 years old when he died. Cause of death: kidney failure. He died in Los Angeles and buried in Mount Vernon Cemetery .


His mother is Georgiana Drew and his father is Maurice Barrymore. His mother was American actor His mother died at the age of 36 (John was 11 years old). When John born she was 25 years old. () and Maurice Barrymore was 32 years old when John born.


Georgiana Drew
Mother: Georgiana Drew
Maurice Barrymore
Father: Maurice Barrymore


John Barrymore had four marriages.

Blanche Oelrichs

Blanche Oelrichs, American actor and writer

He married with Blanche Oelrichs (60), in 1920. John Barrymore was 37 and Blanche Oelrichs was 29 years old. After 8 years, they break up in 1928.

Katherine Corri Harris

Katherine Corri Harris, American actor

Barrymore married with Katherine Corri Harris (36), in 1910. John was 27 and Katherine Corri Harris was 19 years old. They ended their 7 years marriage in 1917.

Elaine Barrie

Elaine Barrie, American actress

He married with Elaine Barrie (87), in 1936. John was 53 and Elaine Barrie was 20 years old. They finished their 4 years marriage in 1940.

Dolores Costello

Dolores Costello, Actress

He married with Dolores Costello (75), in 1928. John Barrymore was 45 and Dolores Costello was 24 years old. After 6 years, they break up in 1934.


He had two children, Diana (38, Actress) and John (72, American actor) . When his first child, Diana Barrymore, was born, John Barrymore was 39 years old.


John Barrymore had 2 siblings. Actor director screenwriter Lionel (3 years older) and Actress Ethel (2 years older)


John Barrymore Movies (59)

There are 59 movies of John Barrymore.

His first feature film was Grand Hotel (1932, as Baron Felix von Gaigern). He was 50 when he starred in this movie. Since 1932, he has appeared in 59 feature films. The last one is The Golden Twenties (1950). In this movie, we watched him in the Himself (archive footage) character .

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John Barrymore movie characters

The names of the characters/jobs in the films he starred in are as follows:


He graduated from King's College School

What was John's zodiac sign?

John Barrymore zodiac sign was aquarius.

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