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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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 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 To the Last Man
Mary Stanley (uncredited)
 1933 Out All Night
Child (as Shirley Jane Temple)
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Other Works:

(4/8/48) Radio: Appeared in "Toledo Smith" episode of "Family Theater of the Air". 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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Personal Quote:

I work a 17-hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy. See more »


Her mother, Gertrude Temple, did her hair in pin curls for each movie. Every hairstyle had exactly 56 curls. See more »


Curly hair

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R.I.P Shirley Temple art25-992-772234
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AMAZING...and a bit creepy Pinky1313
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