Ethel and Lionel Barrymore are the only brother and sister to win Oscars for acting. Lionel took home the Best Actor statue in 1931 for his performance in A FREE SOUL. Ethel won Best Supporting Actress honors in 1945 for NONE BUT THE LONELY HEART. Their brother, John, never won an Oscar but was an accomplished actor in his own right. John Barrymore is also the Grandfather of Drew Barrymore.
Photo is of Lionel Barrymore with Marie Dressler.
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