Shirley Temple (born 1928) is arguably the most famous child actress in film history. She was very popular during the desperate times of The Great Depression. After leaving the stage, Temple entered politics, serving terms as chief of protocol and the U.S. ambassador to both Ghana and Czechoslovakia.
Shirley Temple ,Gary Cooper & Carole Lombard three great ones!(so had a crush on Shirley Temple when I was a kid, not realizing she was an adult by then...sigh, then again I crushed on Tinkerbell, and a Nun that flew...what a messed up and delightful childhood).
Former Childhood Star Shirley Temple Dies At Age 85
Shirley Temple Black (1928–2014) was an American actress, singer, dancer & one-time ambassador to Ghana & Czechoslovakia. She served as Chief of Protocol of the US, 1976–77. She began in films at age 3 in 1932; 'retired' in 1950 at age 22. She was on boards of many organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods and the National Wildlife Federation.
Shirley Temple dead: Latest reaction and tributes as family announce film star has died aged 85
Shirley Temple ~ She calls it corny but admitted that she fell in love with Charles Black at first sight. They met while she was in Honolulu. He was working for a shipping company, there, at the time. He admitted to her, while they were courting, that he had never seen any of her movies.