Daughter of actor Maurice Costello and Mae Costello. Sister of actress Helene Costello and aunt of Deidre Le Blanc.
Grandmother of Blyth Dolores Barrymore and Jessica Barrymore (John's daughters), and Tony Barrymore (DeeDee's child).
Mother of actor John Drew Barrymore and DeeDee Barrymore.
Spoke with a severe lisp until about 1930. When talkies replaced silent films, she worked with a speech pathologist for almost two years to get rid of her lisp.
WAMPAS Baby Star award winner for 1926