Barrymore



Maurice (Herbert Blythe) 1847–1905, U.S. and English actor, born in India.
his children: Ethel, 1879–1959, John, 1882–1942, and Lionel, 1878–1954, U.S. actors.
Contemporary Examples

Barrymore was just 11 when Babes in Toyland was broadcast on NBC.
Lights, Camera, Cocktails Brody Brown July 15, 2011

The jury is out on this last movie for Muggles, so Barrymore wins by a non-plastic surgeried nose—such a rarity in Hollywood!
Lights, Camera, Cocktails Brody Brown July 15, 2011

He fancies an American actor named Barrymore, but Barrymore, a prodigious drunk, soon storms back to Los Angeles.
Stoker Family Values Matthew Shaer October 29, 2009

For someone with such a sunny reputation as Barrymore, she is glad that people can see her summoning her sullen side.
Drew’s Anger and Darkness Rachel Syme April 9, 2009

But, as Barrymore recognizes, nothing about Little Edie or her life inside Grey Gardens could be simple.
Drew’s Anger and Darkness Rachel Syme April 9, 2009

Historical Examples

Then I tried another place, but they offered less, and I ran back to Barrymore’s.
The Port of Adventure Charles Norris Williamson and Alice Muriel Williamson

But one false statement was made by Barrymore at the inquest.
The Hound of the Baskervilles A. Conan Doyle

The ordeal lasted only about ten minutes, though it seemed a year, and then Mr. Barrymore’s tall form loomed in the dark doorway.
My Friend the Chauffeur C. N. Williamson and A. M. Williamson

Was it possible that it was Barrymore, after all, whom we had seen in the cab in Regent Street?
The Hound of the Baskervilles A. Conan Doyle

Very good, we will send a second wire to the postmaster, Grimpen: ‘Telegram to Mr. Barrymore to be delivered into his own hand.
The Hound of the Baskervilles A. Conan Doyle

noun
a US family of actors, esp Ethel (1879–1959), John (1882–1942), and Lionel (1878–1954)

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