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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

Captain January
(1936)
Fort Apache
Fort Apache Philadelphia Thursday
(1948)
The Little Princess
The Little Princess Sara Crewe
(1939)
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm Rebecca Winstead
(1938)

Filmography

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 1963 The Red Skelton Hour (TV Series)
Debutante
- Love Is a Many-Splintered Thing (1963) ... Debutante
 1958-1961 Shirley Temple's Storybook (TV Series)
Princess Irene / The Little Mermaid / Emily Winters / ...
- The Princess and the Goblins (1961) ... Princess Irene
- The Little Mermaid (1961) ... The Little Mermaid
- Onawandah (1961) ... Emily Winters
- The Terrible Clockman (1961) ... Gerande
- Babes in Toyland (1960) ... Floretta / Herself
 1949 A Kiss for Corliss
Corliss Archer
 1949 The Story of Seabiscuit
Margaret O'Hara / Knowles
 1949 Adventure in Baltimore
Dinah Sheldon
 1949 Mr. Belvedere Goes to College
Ellen Baker
 1948 Fort Apache
Philadelphia Thursday
 1947 That Hagen Girl
Mary Hagen
 1947 The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer
Susan Turner
 1947 Honeymoon
Barbara Olmstead
 1945 Kiss and Tell
Corliss Archer
 1944 I'll Be Seeing You
Barbara Marshall
 1944 Since You Went Away
Brig Hilton
 1942 Miss Annie Rooney
Annie Rooney
 1941 Kathleen
Kathleen Davis
 1940 Young People
Wendy
 1940 The Blue Bird
Mytyl
 1939 Susannah of the Mounties
Susannah Sheldon
 1939 The Little Princess
Sara Crewe
 1938 Just Around the Corner
Penny
 1938 Little Miss Broadway
Betsy Brown
 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 Bright Eyes
Shirley Blake
 1934 Now and Forever
Penelope 'Penny' Day
 1934 Baby, Take a Bow
Shirley
 1934 Now I'll Tell
Mary Doran
 1934 Little Miss Marker
Marthy 'Marky' Jane
 1934 Change of Heart
Shirley
 1934 Stand Up and Cheer!
Shirley Dugan
 1934 Managed Money (Short)
Mary Lou Rogers
 1934 As the Earth Turns
Child (uncredited)
 1934 Mandalay
Betty Shaw (scenes deleted)
 1934 Carolina
Joan Connelly (uncredited)
 1934 Pardon My Pups (Short)
Mary Lou Rogers
 1933 What's to Do? (Short)
Mary Lou Rogers
 1933 Kid 'in' Africa (Short)
Madame Cradlebait
 1933 Merrily Yours (Short)
Mary Lou Rogers
 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 Glad Rags to Riches (Short)
Nell / La Belle Diaperina
 1932 Kid's Last Stand
Girl
 1932 The Pie-Covered Wagon (Short)
Shirley
 1932 Red-Haired Alibi
Gloria Shelton
 1932 War Babies (Short)
Charmaine
 1932 Runt Page (Short)
Lulu Parsnips (uncredited)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

Album: "Bambi" (Camden Records; CAL-1012) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 6 Print Biographies | 7 Portrayals | 1 Interview | 12 Articles | 2 Pictorials | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:


Alternate Names:

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

Height:

5' 2" (1.57 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I class myself with Rin Tin Tin. People in the Depression wanted something to cheer them up, and they fell in love with a dog and a little girl. See more »

Trivia:

Second husband Charles Black was a businessman and maritime issues consultant. He served on a Commerce Department advisory committee and several National Research Council panels. He also co-founded a Massachusetts-based company that developed unmanned deep-ocean search and survey imaging systems. He died of bone marrow disease at age 86 in 2005. It had been diagnosed three years earlier. See more »

Trademark:

Curly hair

Star Sign:

Taurus

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