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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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Known For

The Little Princess
The Little Princess Sara Crewe
(1939)
Fort Apache
Fort Apache Philadelphia Thursday
(1948)
Heidi
Heidi Heidi
(1937)
Shirley Temple's Storybook
Shirley Temple's Storybook Herself - Narrator / Herself - Hostess / Christopher Robin's Mother / Emily Winters / Floretta / Gerande / Gillian / Herself / Herself - Host / Herself - Storyteller / Jo March Bhaer / Katrina Van Tassel / Narrator / Phoebe Pyncheon / Polly Baker / Princess Irene / Princess Ozma / The Little Mermaid / Tip
(1958-1961)

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 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
Wendy
 1938 Just Around the Corner
Penny
 1937 Heidi
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
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 To the Last Man
Mary Stanley (uncredited)
 1933 Out All Night
Child (as Shirley Jane Temple)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Release of the book "Shirley Temple: A Pictorial History of the World's Greatest Child Star" by Rita Dubas See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 10 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:

Shirley Temple doesn't hurt Shirley Temple Black. Shirley Temple helps Shirley Temple Black. She is thought of as a friend--which I am! See more »

Trivia:

2005: Premiere Magazine ranked her as #33 on a list of the Greatest Movie Stars of All Time in their Stars in Our Constellation feature. See more »

Trademark:

Curly hair

Star Sign:

Taurus

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What is the coverage like in the US? MJJslilgrl
I DIDN'T KNOW I'D TAKE IT THIS HARD PandaKym-TheOneAndOnly
Didn't make the cover of people magazine! mmonroe_78
TCM Remembers Shirley Temple jaysea2
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