Ethel Barrymore

(1879–1959)

Ethel Barrymore

Anecdote...

Miss Barrymore was in her Hollywood dressing room one day when a studio usher knocked on the door and called: “A couple of gals in the reception room, Miss Barrymore, who say they went to school with you. What shall I do?”

“Wheel them in,” came the reply

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Biographical Note: 
Ethel Barrymore was a U.S. actress, member of the remarkable Barrymore acting family ( and were her brothers). Among her most notable stage successes are Déclassée (1919), The Constant Wife (1928), and The Corn Is Green (1942). She also appeared in vaudeville, film, radio, and television.