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    19 Facts About Drew Barrymore That I Think You Should Personally Be Aware Of

    She's had quite the career.

    1. To start, Drew Barrymore became a child star in the '80s with notable roles in E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial, Babes in Toyland, and Altered States.

    Drew Barrymore

    2. She was welcomed into the world on February 22, 1975 in Los Angeles, California.

    Drew Barrymore

    3. She comes from a long line of actors including her parents, John Drew Barrymore Jr. and Ildiko Jaid Barrymore.

    Drew Barrymore

    4. Drew's the real-life goddaughter of director Steven Speilberg.

    Drew Barrymore and Steven Spielberg

    5. She made television history at age 7 when she became the youngest Saturday Night Live host in 1982.

    Drew Barrymore on SNL in 1982

    6. Not to mention, Drew became the first woman to host SNL a total of six times when she appeared once again in 2009.

    Drew Barrymore on SNL in 2009

    7. She released a memoir titled Little Girl Lost when she was 15 and later went on to pen other books later in life.

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    8. In 1995, Drew co-founded a production company called Flower Films, best known for titles like Never Been Kissed, Donnie Darko, and more.

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    9. While she's iconic for her killer portrayal as Casey in Scream, Drew was originally going to play the lead role of Sidney Prescott.

    Drew Barrymore in Scream

    10. She has starred alongside Adam Sandler three times in films including The Wedding Singer, 50 First Dates, and Blended.

    Drew Barrymore and Adam Sandler

    11. Her first time directing a major motion picture was 2009's Whip It.

    Drew Barrymore

    12. The actor also teamed up with Best Coast to direct the band's 2011 music video for "Our Deal."

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    13. In 2012, Drew made her way into the makeup industry with the launch of the cruelty-free line, Flower Beauty.

    Drew Barrymore

    14. A few years later, she worked with Carmel Road Winery on an exclusive collection of wines.

    Drew Barrymore wines

    15. She's active on social with more than 15 million followers on Instagram alone.

    16. When it comes to allergies, the actor has to stay away from garlic, coffee, bee stings, and perfume.

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    17. Drew's the proud mother of two daughters named Frankie and Olive.

    Drew Barrymore

    18. She got her own television talk show in September 2020.

    Drew Barrymore

    19. And finally, Drew has continued to make a positive impact throughout her career by supporting good causes like the World Food Programme, Baby2Baby, and more.

    Drew Barrymore

    What's your favorite Drew Barrymore role of all time? Let us know in the comments!