Andrew Louis "Drew" Pickles (born May 25, 1957) is an American actor best known for playing a fictionalized version of himself on Rugrats. He is also the co-founder of The Barney Bunch, along with Barney.


Drew Pickles' birthplace is unknown - he has stated throughout his life that he was born in San Francisco, California, however American medical records list his birthplace as being Minneapolis, Minnesota. His father Lou Pickles (November 8, 1915-August 1, 2004) was a noted gay rights activist and handyman while his mother Trixie Pickles (1927-1987) is stated to have been a burlesque performer.

Due to legal issues, Drew has mostly kept his childhood secretive but has hinted that he started having thoughts of being gay when he was in high school and has stated that his father often took him to pro-LGBTQ+ rallies and let him walk around his repair shop in Minneapolis.


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