John Barrymore

John Barrymore bio

Birth Name: John Sidney Blyth

Occupation: Stage Actor

Place Of Birth: Philadelphia

Date Of Birth: February 15, 1882

Date Of Death: May 29, 1942

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: White

Nationality: American

John Barrymore was born on the 15th of February, 1882. He was known for being a Stage Actor. Prolific actor of stage and film, and grandfather of Drew Barrymore, who starred in Don Juan and Dr. Jekyll & Mr. Hyde.

John Barrymore was born in Philadelphia. He originally wanted to escape his theatrical heritage and attempted to be a cartoonist and reporter for newspapers in New York City, though he eventually decided to join the family business. He made his debut on stage at the Cleveland Theater in Chicago in 1903. His theatrical career took off when he starred in a silent film adaptation of Hamlet in 1922, having starred as Dane in the Broadway production for 101 performances.

John Barrymore was a Aquarius and was born in the G.I. Generation.

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John Barrymore was born in 1880s.

John Sidney Blyth is part of G.I. Generation also known as The Greatest Generation. This generation experienced much of their youth during the Great Depression and rapid technological innovation such as the radio and the telephone. The initials "G.I." is military terminology referring to "Government Issue" or "General Issue".


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John Barrymore’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Barrymore’s parents.

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Personal Life

Like many famous people and celebrities, John Barrymore kept his personal life private. Once more details are available, we will update this section.

John Barrymore was born in the Year of the Horse.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Sidney Blyth
NICKNAME: John Sidney Blyth, The Great Profile, John Barrymore
RELIGION: Roman Catholic
BIRTH SIGN: Aquarius
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday



Zodiac Sign: John Barrymore was a Aquarius. People of this zodiac sign like to have fun with friends, help others, fight for causes, are a good listener and dislike broken promises, being bored, and people who disagree with them. The strengths of this sign are being independent, original, while the weaknesses can be running from emotional expression, temperamental and uncompromising. The greatest overall compatibility with Aquarius is Leo and Sagittarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Barrymore was born in the Year of the Dragon. People born under this sign are seen as warm-hearted and easygoing. Independence is one of their greatest strengths, but sometimes they're overly frank with others.

Ruling Planet: John Barrymore had a ruling planet of Uranus and has a ruling planet of Uranus. Back the early 2,000 B.C. the outer planets, Neptune and Pluto, were not yet discovered, since the telescope had not yet been invented. Astrologers and astronomers could only work with planets visible to the eye.

John Barrymore’s birth sign is Aquarius and he had a ruling planet of Uranus.

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