Drew Barrymore gives birth to first child

  • Drew Barrymore has given birth to a daughter, her first child with husband Will Kopelman.

    The actress released a statement saying: "We are proud to announce the birth of our daughter, Olive Barrymore Kopelman, born September 26th, healthy, happy and welcomed by the whole family. Thank you for respecting our privacy during this most special time in our lives."

    Barrymore and Kopelman were married in a Jewish ceremony in June.

    The 37-year-old actress met Kopelman, an art consultant, in 2011.

    Barrymore was previously married to bar owner Jeremy Thomas and comedian Tom Green.

    She gained fame as a child actress in Steven Spielberg's E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial and has since acted in romantic comedies such as Never Been Kissed and He’s Just Not That Into You.