Ethel Barrymore

Aug 15, 1879


Born into a long-established American theatrical family, Ethel Barrymore dreamed of being a concert pianist, but found that acting was virtually the only profession for which she was truly qualified -- and which ensured a livable income. Like all her forebears, she worked her way up the theatrical ladder from bits to full leads. Though she was quite… More


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Young At Heart
2 minutes 25 seconds
The Paradine Case
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