Drew Barrymore became a star at age 7 with the release of Steven Spielberg 's E. At just 11 months old, she landed her first job in a dog food commercial. And while babies really can't act, it could be said that the profession was her destiny, a part of her DNA as a descendant of Hollywood royalty. In fact, Drew's lineage of entertainers dates back to the 18th century -- at least 7 generations -- beginning in Europe. Born to John Drew Barrymore and Ildiko Jaid Mako Barrymore, Drew's mom was only a sometime actress, who became Drew's manager, and used her daughter's fame to have a whirlwind social life that included taking Drew to Studio 54 when Drew was only 9 years old, where she was introduced to smoking, drinking and drugs. Meanwhile, dad John Drew followed in the Barrymore family business, working in film and TV, appearing on episodes of The Wild West, Rawhide and Gunsmoke , among others, and in a few unremarkable film roles.
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She is a member of the Barrymore family of actors, and the granddaughter of John Barrymore. Barrymore achieved fame as a child actress with her role in E. Following a highly publicized childhood marked by drug and alcohol abuse,  she released an autobiography, Little Girl Lost , at the age of She went on to appear in a string of successful films throughout the decade, including Poison Ivy , Boys on the Side , Mad Love , Batman Forever , Scream , and Ever After Barrymore made her directorial debut film Whip It , in which she also starred.
Drew Barrymore is sharing details about when she was placed in a "psychiatric ward" when she was 13 years old. She continued, "So, you know, sometimes it was as humorous as that and sometimes I was just so angry that I would go off and then I'd get thrown in 'the thing. Barrymore explained that "the thing" was a "full psychiatric ward" where she spent 18 months. If you did, you'd get thrown either in the padded room or get put in stretcher restraints and tied up," she claimed.
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