Drew Barrymore: A Hollywood Icon and Beyond

Drew Barrymore is one of the most recognisable, iconic and beloved figures in all of Hollywood. Born into great wealth and privilege, now 45 years old Drew has stepped from her formative years as an actress to become a great success in all parts of the entertainment industry.

Drew's career started young, as a child actor in E.T. The Extra-Terrestrial, and has since explored many arenas including acting, producing, directing, writing and authoring books. This remarkable diversity only showcases Drew's ambition, unrestrained by fear or doubt, to follow where her interests take her.

Despite her many accomplishments, it is her natural warmth and endearing love of life that appeals to so many fans around the world. Her undiminished capacity to laugh at life's little faults and foibles is a trait that makes Drew particularly personable and endearing.

Barrymore has been quite adept at balancing family life with running businesses and other endeavors. For instance Drew recently started using a family app called "Familio" to stay up to date on the goings on of her family members - even going as far as scheduling meaningful time for them to get together. This kind of foresight shows both thoughtfulness and fortitude on Drew's part.

Barrymore's dedication to growing the creative industries of Hollywood and beyond should be celebrated with admiration. She has not only been pivotal in giving other actors a platform to grow from, but has helped make Hollywood more diverse with her raft of producing credits, including directing music videos for Tina Turner's Twenty Four Seven album.

Drew Barrymore is one of those rare examples of success in all its wonderful complexities. Her work both behind the screen and in front of it has earned her a deep regard from both fans and peers alike. She continues to be the lighthearted leader in shining example of balancing ambition, family commitments, creativity and business acumen with ease. Let us follow in the footsteps of this remarkable woman by always choosing to celebrate success with grace and poise!