John Barrymore

John Barrymore

Born Feb 15, 1882
  • Actor
John Sidney Blyth, better known as John Barrymore, was an American actor of stage and screen. He first gained attention as a handsome stage actor in light comedy, then high drama and culminating in his portrayals in Shakespearean plays Hamlet and Richard III. His success continued with motion pictur...

John Barrymore Stats


: John Sidney Blyth, Jack Barrymore, The Great Profile, Jack


: Actor


: 5 ft 8 in (1.75 m)


: United States of America

Date of Birth

: Feb 15, 1882 - May 29, 1942 (60 years old)

Place of Birth

: Philadelphia

Date of Death

: May 29, 1942

Place of Death

: Los Angeles

Cause of Death

: Cirrhosis | Pneumonia

John Barrymore Film Roles

  1. Dinner at Eight
    Larry Renault
    Dinner at Eight
  2. Don Juan
    Don Jose de Marana
    Don Juan
  3. Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
    Dr. Henry Jekyll
    Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
  4. Grand Hotel
    Baron Felix Von Gaigern
  5. Maytime
    Nicolai Nazaroff
  6. Midnight
    Georges Flammarion
  7. The Invisible Woman
    Professor Gibbs
    The Invisible Woman
  8. Twentieth Century
    Oscar Jaffee
  9. Marie Antoinette
    Louis XV of France
  10. General Crack
    Duke of Kurland
    General Crack

John Barrymore Film Appearances

  1. That's Entertainment, Part II
  2. Shakespeare's Women and Claire Bloom
  3. Coming Attractions: The History of the Movie Trailer

John Barrymore Books

  1. Confessions of an actor