Drew Barrymore

Drew Barrymore
Drew Barrymore
Co-Founder
Beautiful
Drew Barrymore was born in Culver City, California, into a revered acting family that includes, among many others, her grandfather John Barrymore. She started performing in commercials before her first birthday. At age six she was chosen by director Steven Spielberg to co-star as ‘Gertie’ in E.T.: The Extraterrestrial. 

In 1995, she created her own production company, Flower Films, with partner Nancy Juvonen. Their first film was the 1999 comedy Never Been Kissed, followed by the box office hit Charlie’s Angels in 2000. Firmly established as a production powerhouse, Flower Films subsequently produced the features 50 First Dates, cult favorite Donnie Darko, Duplex, Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle, Music and Lyrics, Fever Pitch, He’s Just Not That Into You and Whip It, which she directed and appeared in. Drew won a 2009 Golden Globe Award and Screen Actors Guild Award for her role as fallen heiress Edith Bouvier Beale in the lauded HBO production of Grey Gardens. She also starred in and executive produced the Netflix original series Santa Clarita Diet.

Drew’s talk show, The Drew Barrymore Show premiered on September 14, 2020 with its fourth season resuming in October 2023. In June 2021, Drew launched a magazine, ‘DREW.’

In addition to Drew’s extensive film and television career, Drew is also the founder of Barrymore Brands. In 2013, Drew launched FLOWER Beauty, a cosmetics company. Drew has added eyewear, home, kids, hair tools and paint to her brand. In 2021, Drew introduced Beautiful kitchen tools and appliances, which is carried at 2,500 Walmart stores nationwide and online. On November 2, 2021, Drew launched her first lifestyle book with Pilar Valdes, “Rebel Homemaker: Food, Family, Life.

Speaking in:

Tuesday
January 16
2:30 pm3:00 pm
Javits North, Level 5, SAP Theatre
Beautiful, launched in March 2021, combines elegant design, contemporary colors and modern silhouettes for high-performance appliances and cookware that look beautiful in everyone's kitchen. Beautiful was co-founded by actor, host and producer Drew Barrymore, and Made by Gather founder and CEO Shae Hong with the intention of offering innovative, purposeful, and affordable products that bring… Read more