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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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Filmography

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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
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You
Barbara Marshall
 1944 Since You Went Away
Bridget 'Brig' Hilton
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Annie Rooney
 1941 Kathleen
Kathleen Davis
 1940 Young People
Wendy
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Susannah Sheldon
 1938 Just Around the Corner
Penny
 1938 Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rebecca Winstead
 1937 Ali Baba Goes to Town
Shirley Temple - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
 1937 Heidi
Heidi
 1937 Wee Willie Winkie
Priscilla Williams
 1936 Stowaway
Ching-Ching
 1936 Dimples
Dimples Appleby
 1936 Poor Little Rich Girl
Barbara Barry
 1936 Captain January
Star
 1935 The Littlest Rebel
Virgie Cary
 1935 Curly Top
Elizabeth Blair
 1935 Our Little Girl
Molly Middleton
 1935 The Little Colonel
Lloyd Sherman
 1934 Now and Forever
Penelope 'Penny' Day
 1934 Baby Take a Bow
Shirley
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Mary Doran
 1934 Change of Heart
Shirley
 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)
Shirley
 1933 Polly Tix in Washington (Short)
Polly Tix
 1933 The Kid's Last Fight (Short)
Shirley
 1933 Out All Night
Child (as Shirley Jane Temple)
 1933 Kid in Hollywood (Short)
Morelegs Sweettrick
 1933 New Deal Rhythm (Short)
Girl Who Dislikes Spinach (uncredited)
 1932 War Babies (Short)
Charmaine
 1932 Runt Page (Short)
Lulu Parsnips (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial: Ireland's Health Service Executive "National Smokers' Quitline" (background song: "On Account-a I Love You" from Baby Take a Bow (1934)) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 5 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Personal Quote:

Good luck needs no explanation. See more »

Trivia:

Her two reputations (child star and ambassador) were once parodied on Saturday Night Live (1975). In the skit, Temple (played by Laraine Newman) is ambassador to Ghana, but still in her cute child star persona. She cutely talks Ghana's president (Garrett Morris) out of waging wars. See more »

Trademark:

Curly hair

Star Sign:

Taurus

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