1. Drew's Career
Drew Barrymore first appeared on TV at the tender age of 11 months doing advertisements. She made her acting debut in 1980 as Margaret Jessup in Altered States, but Drew won America's heart when she landed the breakout role of Gertie in E.T.
2. Troubled Child
Drew's quick rise to fame led to a rebellious childhood. The actress began smoking when she was just 9 years old. At age 11 Drew began drinking and by age 12 she was smoking marijuana. However, her drug use didn't stop there, at age 13 she started doing cocaine and landed herself in rehab. Drew later did a second round of rehab, but has been clean ever since she was emancipated when she was 15 years old.
Drew has been married twice. Her first marriage to bar owner Jeremy Thomas only last about a month (March 20, 1994 - April 28, 1994). Her second marriage was to comedian Tom Green. They wed on July 7, 2001 and Tom filed for divorce in December 2001. Their marriage officially ended on October 15, 2002.
A fan of tattoos, Drew Barrymore has six of them. Here they are:
Left hip - Bouquet of flowers
Stomach - Butterfly
Toe - Crescent moon
Right leg - Celtic cross covered with vines
Back - Two angels - one with her mom's name "Jaid" and one with her ex-boyfriend's, James Walter, name underneath
5. Walk of Fame
In 2004 Drew received her very own star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.