Notable Roles: Grand Hotel (1932); Twentieth Century (1934); Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde (1920); Dinner at Eight (1933)

Handsome and roguish, Barrymore was the most acclaimed and stylish star of the most famous generation of the most famous theatrical family in America. Handsome as he was, he often buried his face in makeup and distortion in order to create memorable characters of degradation or horror.