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John Barrymore

John BarrymoreAKA John Sidney Blyth

Born: 15-Feb-1882
Birthplace: Philadelphia, PA
Died: 29-May-1942
Location of death: Los Angeles, CA
Cause of death: Cirrhosis of the Liver
Remains: Buried, Mount Vernon Cemetery, Philadelphia, PA

Gender: Male
Religion: Roman Catholic
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Occupation: Actor

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Romeo and Juliet

Father: Maurice Blyth Barrymore (actor)
Mother: Georgie Drew Barrymore (actress, d. 1893, tuberculosis)
Brother: Lionel Barrymore (actor)
Sister: Ethel Barrymore (actress)
Wife: Blanche Oelrichs ("Michael Strange", actress-poet, b. 1890, m. 5-Aug-1920, div. May-1925, d. 1950, one child)
Wife: Dolores Costello (actress, b. 1903, m. 24-Nov-1928, div. 9-Oct-1935, d. 1979, two children)
Wife: Katharine Corri Harris (actress, b. 1893, m. 1-Sep-1910, div. 6-Sep-1916, d. 1927)
Wife: Elaine Jacobs Barrie (actress, b. 1915, m. 9-Nov-1936, div. 27-Nov-1940, d. 2003)
Daughter: Diana Barrymore (actress, b. 3-Mar-1921 with Oelrichs, d. 25-Jan-1960 suicide)
Son: John Drew Barrymore (actor, b. 4-Jun-1929 with Costello)
Daughter: Dolores Ethel Mae Barrymore (b. 8-Apr-1930 with Costello)
Girlfriend: Evelyn Nesbit (showgirl, knocked her up, she had also dated architect Stanford White)

    Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer
    The New York Morning Telegraph
    Bankruptcy
    Nervous Breakdown
    Irish Ancestry
    Risk Factors: Alcoholism

    FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
    Playmates (26-Dec-1941) · Himself
    The Invisible Woman (27-Dec-1940) · Prof. Gibbs
    The Great Profile (30-Aug-1940)
    Midnight (15-Mar-1939) · Georges Flammarion
    The Great Man Votes (13-Jan-1939)
    Hold That Co-Ed (16-Sep-1938)
    Spawn of the North (26-Aug-1938)
    Marie Antoinette (8-Jul-1938) · King Louis XV
    Bulldog Drummond's Peril (17-Mar-1938)
    True Confession (24-Dec-1937)
    Bulldog Drummond's Revenge (16-Dec-1937)
    Bulldog Drummond Comes Back (3-Sep-1937) · Col. Neilson
    Maytime (26-Mar-1937) · Nazaroff
    Romeo and Juliet (20-Aug-1936) · Mercutio
    Twentieth Century (3-May-1934) · Oscar "OJ" Jaffe
    Long Lost Father (19-Jan-1934)
    Counsellor at Law (7-Dec-1933)
    Night Flight (6-Oct-1933) · Riviere
    Dinner at Eight (29-Aug-1933) · Larry Renault
    Reunion in Vienna (2-May-1933)
    Topaze (8-Feb-1933) · Topaze
    Rasputin and the Empress (23-Dec-1932) · Prince Paul Chegodieff
    A Bill of Divorcement (30-Sep-1932) · Hilary Fairfield
    State's Attorney (5-May-1932)
    Grand Hotel (12-Apr-1932) · The Baron
    Arsène Lupin (5-Mar-1932) · Duke of Chamerace
    The Mad Genius (7-Nov-1931) · Vladimar Ivan Tsarakov
    Svengali (22-May-1931) · Svengali
    Moby Dick (14-Aug-1930) · Ahab
    General Crack (25-Jan-1930)
    The Show of Shows (21-Nov-1929)
    Eternal Love (11-May-1929)
    Tempest (27-May-1928)
    The Beloved Rogue (12-Mar-1927) · François Villon
    When a Man Loves (3-Feb-1927)
    Don Juan (6-Aug-1926)
    The Sea Beast (15-Jan-1926)
    Beau Brummel (30-Mar-1924) · George Bryan Brummel
    Sherlock Holmes (7-Mar-1922) · Sherlock Holmes
    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (28-Mar-1920) · Dr. Henry Jekyll


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