Drew Barrymore won the hearts of audiences around the world when she acted in “E.T: The Extraterrestrial” at the age of 7. She went on to gain a wild reputation soon after her disturbed childhood and substance abuse.

Her career suffered a negative impact for several years. She regained her success and lost fame in 1995 when she co-founded Flower Films.

From thereon, she went on to become a successful actress, businesswoman, and producer. In short, she has been the mainstay of Hollywood ever since.

She has starred in popular films, including Confessions of a Dangerous Mind, Charlie’s Angels, The Wedding Singer, and Music and Lyrics.

Despite all the ups and downs since her early life, the actress continued to develop into a recognizable and unbeatable force.

Let’s take a look at her incredible life through pictures.

10 1982

Drew Barrymore as a seven-year-old Gertie in E.T: The Extraterrestrial.

9 In 1989

Barrymore dons hoop earrings and a floral shirt. She is 14 years of age here.

8 In 1991

Drew Barrymore’s disturbed childhood saw wide publication, more so because of her alcohol and drug abuse. In 1991, at the age of 16, Barrymore released an autobiography titled “Little Girl Lost.”

7 In 1995

In 1995, Barrymore regained her success and popularity when she co-founded Flower Films. From this point onward, she only continued to build her career as an acclaimed model, actress, businesswoman, and producer.

6 In 2000

Drew Barrymore starred in Charlie’s Angels in the year 2000, alongside Lucy Liu and Cameron Diaz.

5 In 2004

Drew played the role of Sandler in 50 First Dates in the year of 2004. Adam Sandler’s Happy Madison and Flower Films collaborated on this project. Barrymore was the lady with the temporary memory loss and a marine veterinarian’s love interest.

4 In 2009

In 2009, Barrymore came with her directorial debut in ‘Whip It.’ She also starred in the same and received a Golden Globe as well as a SAG Award for her ‘Grey Gardens’ performance the same year.

3 In 2014

In 2014, the iconic Barrymore gave birth to her child, Frankie Barrymore Kopelman.

2 In 2015

Drew received nominations for the People’s Choice Award in 2015.

1 In 2017

In 2017, Drew starred in Santa Clarita Diet, an American horrorcomedy web series on television. She appeared alongside Timothy Olyphant.

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