Drew Barrymore’s Hollywood Evolution: From Child Star to Bad Girl to A-List Actress

12, 2015
The 50 First Dates star attended the Miss You Already premiere during the 2015 Toronto International Film Festival in Toronto, Canada. Article continues below

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1986
Drew Barrymore has some fun at the March of Dimes Gourmet Gala in Los Angeles. 6, 2008
The Fever Pitch star attends a Gucci and Madonna hosted event at the United Nations on in New York City
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Sept. S. She was briefly married to funnyman Tom Green from 2001–2002, but that ended. BILLY FARRELL/Patrick McMullan via Getty Images

Feb. 12, 2014
The pregnant actress was blooming in florals at the 71st Annual Golden Globe Awards held at the Beverly Hilton Hotel. 9, 2013
The pregnant actress arrived at the 2nd Annual Baby2Baby Gala at The Book Bindery in Culver City, Calif. Article continues below

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May 31, 1988
Drew was 13 years old when she attended the premiere of Big at 20th Century Fox Studios in Century City, Calif. Bettmann Archive/Getty Images

1979
Into her own world of make believe even back then, Drew tries on one of her mother’s hats. In the movie Barrymore played a drug addicted teen seeking help at a rehabilitation clinic. Gregg DeGuire/WireImage

2001
Showing off her engagement ring from Tom Green, Drew posed for pics at the 14th Annual Kids Choice Awards in Santa Monica, Calif. Frazer Harrison/Getty Images

January 8, 2017
Drew attends the 74th Annual Golden Globe Awards at The Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. Granitz/WireImage

1998
The starlet was as bright as a ray of sunshine at the 70th Annual Academy Awards in Los Angeles. Ron Galella/WireImage

1986
With a mouth full of braces, the actress smiles wide at a premiere at the Manns Bruin Theater in Westwood, Calif. The mother of two may almost be in the biz 40 years, but screen queen can’t stop, won’t stop slow down. 1, 1987
The then 12-year-old attended a “Commitment to Life III” Gala to Benefit AIDS Project Los Angeles (APLA) at the Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles. Photo by Evan Agostini/Getty Images. Latest On:  African Stars, Brand Ambassadors storm Imo for AMA Awards 2016

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1996
A dark-haired Drew was all smiles at the 1996 Pediatric AIDS Picnic in Brentwood, Calif. Article continues below

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2006
A red-headed Drew heated up the red carpet at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York City, New York. No celebrity has had the kind of enduring career that Drew Barrymore has had in her 39 years in Hollywood. Type Inside The Box Article continues below

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Feb. But then the cute kid grew up and turned into a wild child, starring in Poison Ivy   in 1992 and Bad Girls in 1994—the same year she got married for the first time at only 19-years-old. 20, 2009
Drew was pretty in pink at the 61st Primetime Emmy Awards held at the Nokia Theatre in Los Angeles. Ron Galella/WireImage

1990
Drew attended the premiere of The Freshman at the Coronet Theater in Westwood, Calif. CBS Photo Archive/Getty Images

1989
The star posed for a photo for a CBS Schoolbreak Special entitled 15 and Getting Straight. Dave Benett/Getty Images

July 27, 2005
The actress attended a screening of Fever Pitch in   London, England. Drew had some troubled times, but then she cleaned up her act and her acting roles started to change for the better her spine-chilling cameo in the 1996 sleeper hit Scream. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

2007
The sunny star showed off her colorful style when she attended an event to mark her partnership with CoverGirl Cosmetics at Four Seasons Hotel in Beverly Hills, Calif. Article continues below

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2000
Drew, who attended with Tom Green, was photographed at the   Loser   premiere in Los Angeles. Watch Daily Pop weekdays on E! The film tells the story of four prostitutes who join together to travel the Old West for better life. Jeffrey Mayer/WireImage

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1999
The actress went for a low-key look for the premiere of Dog Park. But Drew wasn’t content with just being in front of the camera. Ron Galella/WireImage

1984
The child star attended the 50th Anniversary of the Screen Actor’s Guild. at 12 p.m. Eventually she married Will Kopelman in 2012 and she had two children with him before they announced their split in 2016. Granitz/WireImage

1995
Drew was looking vampy when she attended during Batman Forever premiere at Mann’s Village Theater in Westwood, Calif. Article continues below

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The star attends the Marni and H&M Collection Launch at Lloyd Wright’s Sowden House in Los Angeles. Article continues below

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April 19, 1994
The 19-year-old looked casual at the premiere of the western Bad Girls in Los Angeles. Paul Drinkwater/NBC/NBCU Photo Bank via Getty Images

July 23, 2004
The smiley star appeared on The Tonight Show With Jay Leno. Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

Dec. 29, 1992
Smiling wide and rocking a funky hairstyle, Drew attended the 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards Nominations Announcements at Beverly Hilton Hotel in Beverly Hills. The bubbly star began nabbing big roles in big films like The   Wedding Singer (1998), Ever After (1998) and Never Been Kissed (2000), cementing   her star status as a leading lady. Bertrand Rindoff Petroff/Getty Images

1985
The growing girl is photographed   in the middle of the ’80s. As for her personal life. In 1982, Drew won our hearts in E.T. Searching for more update about this? Jason LaVeris/FilmMagic

April 24, 2016
The on-the-go mom had some fun at the Safe Kids Day at Smashbox Studios in Culver City, Calif. Ron Galella, Ltd./WireImage

May 19, 1993
Wearing blue sunglasses, Drew was looking cool at the premiere of Sharon Stone‘s thriller in Los Angeles. Jon Kopaloff/FilmMagic

June 4, 2011
The dazzling lady brought style to the Chanel dinner for the Natural Resources Defense Council’s Ocean Initiative on in Malibu, Calif. Kevork Djansezian/NBC/NBC via Getty Images

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2003
The actress went for a sexy style and tousled hair at the Charlie’s Angels: Full Throttle premiere. December 19, 2002. Article continues below

S. 19, 2002
The 27-year-old struck a pose at the Confessions of a Dangerous Mind New York Premiere at the Paris Theatre, New York City. S. Check out Drew’s evolution over the years…

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1978
The 4-year-old was photographed wearing a straw hat. Fergus McDonald/Getty Images

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Nov. The film also starred Jimmy Fallon. Nowadays, the recently divorced   A-lister is starring in her own Netflix series, The Santa Clarita Diet, which she also captains as the show’s executive producer. An offspring of the iconic Barrymore family, the 42-year-old leading lady has been acting since she was a mere 3-years-old. 19, 2010
The Never Been Kissed star went for a minidress to attend the world premiere of Going the Distance in London, England. Granitz/WireImage

1997
Wearing a button-down and jeans, the star went to the Elizabeth Glaser Pediatric AIDS Foundation Benefit in Los Angeles. Article continues below

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1991
The one-time child star showed off a more mature style when she attended the 1st Annual Spago Christmas Party for Toys for Totskis Russian Airlift at Spago Restaurant in Hollywood, Calif. In 1995 she started her own production company, Flower Films, which has produced 15 films and six television shows over the past 22 years. It’s dipped and peaked and dipped again. Article continues below

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1982
The child actress, who was around 7, was missing her two front teeth missing. She went to star in blockbuster hits like Charlie’s Angels, 50 First Dates and He’s Just Not That Into You. News every weekday at 7 and 11 p.m. Frank Edwards/Fotos International/Getty Images

1983
She smiled wide wearing a pink and white candy-striped dress.

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