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Shirley Temple (1928–2014)

Shirley Temple was easily the most popular and famous child star of all time. She got her start in the movies at the age of three and soon progressed to super stardom. Shirley could do it all: act, sing and dance and all at the age of five! Fans loved her as she was bright, bouncy and cheerful in her films and they ultimately bought millions of ... See full bio »

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 1958-1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Princess Irene / The Little Mermaid / Emily Winters / ...
- Onawandah (1961) ... Emily Winters
- The Terrible Clockman (1961) ... Gerande
- Babes in Toyland (1960) ... Floretta / Herself
 1947 That Hagen Girl
Mary Hagen
 1947 Honeymoon
Barbara Olmstead
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You
Barbara Marshall
 1944 Since You Went Away
Bridget 'Brig' Hilton
 1940 Young People
 1938 Just Around the Corner
 1937 Heidi
 1937 Wee Willie Winkie
Priscilla Williams
 1935 Curly Top
Elizabeth Blair
 1934 Now and Forever
Penelope 'Penny' Day
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Mary Doran
 1934 Change of Heart
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Shirley Dugan
 1934 As the Earth Turns
Child (uncredited)
 1934 Mandalay
Betty Shaw (scenes deleted)
 1934 Carolina
Joan Connelly (uncredited)
 1933 Kid 'in' Africa (Short)
Madame Cradlebait
 1933 To the Last Man
Mary Stanley (uncredited)
 1933 Dora's Dunking Doughnuts (Short)
 1933 Polly Tix in Washington (Short)
Polly Tix
 1933 The Kid's Last Fight (Short)
 1933 Out All Night
Child (as Shirley Jane Temple)
 1933 Kid in Hollywood (Short)
Morelegs Sweettrick
 1932 War Babies (Short)
 1932 Runt Page (Short)
Lulu Parsnips (uncredited)
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Other Works:

Album: "Dumbo" (Camden Records; CAL-1026) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 9 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Shirley Temple Black | Shirley Jane Temple | Shirley Temple-Black


5' 2" (1.57 m)

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Sunnybrook Farm is now a parking lot; the petticoats are in the garbage can, where they belong in the modern world; and I detest censorship. See more »


At age six she became the first recipient of the juvenile Academy Award. To this day she is the youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award. After receiving her award from actor/writer 'Irvin S. Cobb' (QV), she politely thanked him, then turned to her mother and asked, "Mommy, can I go home now?" Many years later, in an appearance on the 1984 Oscar show, Temple explained what had happened. ... See more »


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What is the coverage like in the US? MJJslilgrl
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