Patriarch of the Barrymore acting family and great-grandfather of actress Drew Barrymore, he was born Herbert Arthur Chamberlayne Blythe on September 21, 1849 in the Sikh holy city, Amritsar, Punjab or more precisely Fort Agra, India, the son of William Edward Blythe, a surveyor for the British East India Company and his wife Matilda Chamberlayne.

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