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1882–1942; American actor of stage, screen and radio

John Barrymore is ...

Dead
Born 15 Feb 1882 in Philadelphia
Died 29 May 1942 in Los Angeles
Age60 years, 3 months
Causeliver cirrhosis
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About John Barrymore

John Barrymore (born John Sidney Blyth; February 14 or 15, 1882 – May 29, 1942) was an American actor on stage, screen and radio. A member of the Drew and Barrymore theatrical families, he initially tried to avoid the stage, and briefly attempted a career as an artist, but appeared on stage together with his father Maurice in 1900, and then his sister Ethel the following year. He began his career in 1903 and first gained attention as a stage actor in light comedy, then high drama, culminating in productions of Justice (1916), Richard III (1920) and Hamlet (1922); his portrayal of Hamlet led to him being called the "greatest living American tragedian". After a success as Hamlet in London in 1925, Barrymore left the stage for 14 years and instead focused entirely on films. In the silent film era, he was well received in such pictures as Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920), Sherlock Holmes (1922) and The Sea Beast (1926). During this period, he gained his nickname, the Great Profile. His stage-trained voice proved an asset when sound films were introduced, and three of his works, Grand Hotel (1932), Twentieth Century (1934) and Midnight (1939) have been inducted into the National Film Registry. Barrymore's personal life has been the subject of much attention before and since his death. He struggled with alcohol abuse from the age of 14, was married and divorced four times, and declared bankruptcy later in life. Much of his later work involved self-parody and the portrayal of drunken has-beens. His obituary in The Washington Post observed that "with the passing of the years – and as his private life became more public – he became, despite his genius in the theater, a tabloid character." Although film historians have opined that Barrymore's "contribution to the art of cinematic acting began to fade" after the mid-1930s, Barrymore's biographer, Martin Norden, considers him to be "perhaps the most influential and idolized actor of his day".

Films

John Barrymore has worked on the following films:

The Show of Shows
1929 film by John G. Adolfi
1929
Night Flight
1933 film by Clarence Brown
1933
Dinner at Eight
1933 film by George Cukor
1933
Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
1920 film, directed by John S. Robertson
1920
Sherlock Holmes
1922 film by Albert Parker
1922
The Invisible Woman
1940 film by A. Edward Sutherland
1940
The Sea Beast
1926 film by Millard Webb
1926
Rasputin and the Empress
1932 film
1932
Maytime
1937 film by Robert Zigler Leonard
1937
Don Juan
1926 film by Alan Crosland
1926
Midnight
1939 film by Mitchell Leisen
1939
The Incorrigible Dukane
1915 film by James Durkin
1915
Beau Brummel
1924 film
1924
Counsellor at Law
1933 film by William Wyler
1933
A Bill of Divorcement
1932 film by George Cukor
1932
Eternal Love
1929 film by Ernst Lubitsch
1929
National Red Cross Pageant
1917 film by Christy Cabanne
1917
Are You a Mason?
1915 film by Thomas N. Heffron
1915
The Man from Blankley's
1930 film by Alfred E. Green
1930
Topaze
1933 film by Harry d’Abbadie d’Arrast
1933
When a Man Loves
1927 film by Alan Crosland
1927
State's Attorney
1932 film by George Archainbaud
1932
Raffles, the Amateur Cracksman
1917 film by George Irving
1917
Moby Dick
1930 film by Lloyd Bacon
1930
The Beloved Rogue
1927 film by Alan Crosland
1927
True Confession
1937 film by Wesley Ruggles
1937
Svengali
1931 film by Archie Mayo
1931
Spawn of the North
1938 film by Henry Hathaway
1938
Here Comes the Bride
1919 film by John S. Robertson
1919
The Mad Genius
1931 film by Michael Curtiz
1931
The Lotus Eater
1921 film by Marshall Neilan
1921
On the Quiet
1918 film by Chester Withey
1918
The Test of Honor
1919 film by John S. Robertson
1919
General Crack
1930 film by Alan Crosland
1930
Reunion in Vienna
1933 film by Sidney Franklin
1933
Bulldog Drummond's Revenge
1937 film by Louis King
1937
The Great Man Votes
1939 film by Garson Kanin
1939
The Red Widow
1916 film by James Durkin
1916
Arsène Lupin
1932 film by Jack Conway
1932
The Lost Bridegroom
1916 film by James Kirkwood
1916
An American Citizen
1914 film by J. Searle Dawley
1914
The Dictator
1915 film by Edwin Stanton Porter
1915
Night Club Scandal
1937 film by Ralph Murphy
1937
Hold That Co-ed
1938 film by George Marshall
1938
The Man from Mexico
1914 film by Thomas N. Heffron
1914
Bulldog Drummond Comes Back
1937 film by Louis King
1937
Nearly a King
1916 film by Frederick A. Thomson
1916
Playmates
1941 film by David Butler
1941
World Premiere
1941 film by Ted Tetzlaff
1941
Long Lost Father
1934 film by Ernest B. Schoedsack
1934
The Great Profile
1940 film by Walter Lang
1940