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John Blyth Barrymore

Actor, Director, Miscellaneous Crew
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Net worth 2018: Under Review
Industry: Actor
BirthDay: 15 May 1954
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BIOGRAPHY

John Blyth Barrymore was born on May 15, 1954 as John Blyth Barrymore Jr. He is an actor and director, known for Mysteries of Route 66, Full Moon High (1981) and Kung Fu (1972).

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1981

He is an actor and director, known for Mysteries of Route 66, Full Moon High (1981) and Kung Fu (1972)

1980

In 1980, his son John Drew Barrymore decided - after hearing a rendition of "The Cremation Of Sam McGee" - that it was high time to have his father cremated

1960

His mother is the film and television actress Cara Williams who starred in the TV series Pete and Gladys (1960) and The Cara Williams Show (1964) and the film The Defiant Ones (1958) where she earned an Oscar nomination for Best Actress in a Supporting Role for her portrayal of 'Billy's mother'

1954

John Blyth Barrymore was born on May 15, 1954 as John Blyth Barrymore Jr

1942

However, due to the fact that his brother Lionel and sister Ethel were Catholic and cremation had not at that time been sanctioned by the Catholic Church, the executors (Lionel and Mervyn Leroy) pulled some fancy judicial manipulations and Barrymore's remains were entombed at Calvary Cemetery, in Los Angeles after his death in 1942

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