“It was endearing. We would keep E.T. alive hydraulically (even in between takes) because we would look over and Drew would have walked over when E.T. was stuck in a corner somewhere. And she would be talking to him. The guys would vigilantly bring him alive so that they could keep her suspension and belief alive with him.” Actress Dee Wallace recalls filming the 1982 Steven Spielberg classic E.T.: The Extra-Terrestrial with a young Drew Barrymore.