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Shirley Temple Black, commonly known as Shirley Temple, was a famous American diplomat, politician, actress, as well as a singer. Even though Shirley Temple had been performing in front of television screens since she was three years old, her rise to prominence came several years later, when she starred in David Butler’s comedy drama film entitled “Bright Eyes”. In the movie, Temple played the role of Shirley Blake, which was developed specifically for her. Temple’s role in “Bright Eyes” brought her a Juvenile Academy Award in 1935, for her input to the film industry. Temple followed her success with appearances in the 1935 musical film called “Curly Top”, as well as the 1937 musical drama movie “Heidi”, in which she co-starred with Jean Hersholt, Mary Nash and Marcia Mae Jones.

Shirley Temple Net Worth $30 Million

In addition to acting, Shirley Temple became known for her political ventures. In 1974, Temple earned the position of the United States Ambassador to Ghana, then became a Chief of Protocol of the United States, and in 1989 served under George H. W. Bush as the United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia.

A popular actress, as well as a politician, how rich is Shirley Temple? Sources state that Shirley Temple’s net worth is estimated to be $30 million. Most of Shirley Temple’s net worth came from her acting career, as well as her involvement in politics.

Shirley Temple was born in 1928, in Santa Monica, California. Temple was noticed in 1932, by Charles Lamont, who offered her a role in a collective series called “Baby Burlesks”. After that, Temple appeared in “Frolics of Youth”, “The Red-Haired Alibi” and “Little Miss Marker”. Shirley reached the peak of her career in 1935 and the following years, when she began to be featured in such major films as “Captain January”, “The Littlest Rebel”, and “Our Little Girl” to name A few. Temple failed to repeat her early success with her future works, therefore she decided upon her retirement from the film industry when she was 22 years old. However, even though she stayed away from the limelight for a while, Shirley Temple made her return to on television screens in 1958, when she began hosting a children’s anthology series called “Shirley Temple’s Storybook”, which aired for two seasons. Initially, the show seemed to be too amateur, hence, as a result of this it was recreated and re-released under the name of “The Shirley Temple Show”. Unfortunately, due to the competition on the network from such shows as “Dennis the Menace” and “The Wizard of Oz”, “The Shirley Temple Show” failed to maintain its ratings, and was eventually cancelled.

Aside from acting, Temple dabbled in politics, until she was diagnosed with breast cancer. Shirley Temple passed away in 2014, at the age of 85, due to obstructive pulmonary disease, which developed as a result of smoking. Temple’s contributions to the film industry have been acknowledged with Kennedy Center Honors, Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award, a bronze statue near the Fox Studio, as well as a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.


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Actress

Actress

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Merrily Yours 1933 Short Mary Lou Rogers
To the Last Man 1933 Mary Stanley (uncredited)
Dora's Dunking Doughnuts 1933 Short Shirley
Polly Tix in Washington 1933 Short Polly Tix
The Kid's Last Fight 1933 Short Shirley
Out All Night 1933 Child (as Shirley Jane Temple)
Kid in Hollywood 1933 Short Morelegs Sweettrick
Glad Rags to Riches 1933 Short Nell / La Belle Diaperina
Kid's Last Stand 1932 Girl
The Pie-Covered Wagon 1932 Short Shirley
Red-Haired Alibi 1932 Gloria Shelton
War Babies 1932 Short Charmaine
Runt Page 1932 Short Lulu Parsnips (uncredited)
The Red Skelton Hour 1963 TV Series Debutante
Shirley Temple's Storybook 1958-1961 TV Series Princess Irene / The Little Mermaid / Emily Winters / ...
A Kiss for Corliss 1949 Corliss Archer
The Story of Seabiscuit 1949 Margaret O'Hara / Knowles
Adventure in Baltimore 1949 Dinah Sheldon
Mr. Belvedere Goes to College 1949 Ellen Baker
Fort Apache 1948 Philadelphia Thursday
That Hagen Girl 1947 Mary Hagen
The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer 1947 Susan
Honeymoon 1947 Barbara Olmstead
Kiss and Tell 1945 Corliss Archer
I'll Be Seeing You 1944 Barbara Marshall
Since You Went Away 1944 Bridget 'Brig' Hilton
Miss Annie Rooney 1942 Annie Rooney
Kathleen 1941 Kathleen Davis
Young People 1940 Wendy
The Blue Bird 1940 Mytyl
Susannah of the Mounties 1939 Susannah Sheldon
The Little Princess 1939 Sara Crewe
Just Around the Corner 1938 Penny
Little Miss Broadway 1938 Betsy Brown
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938 Rebecca Winstead
Ali Baba Goes to Town 1937 Shirley Temple - at Fictional Premiere (uncredited)
Heidi 1937 Heidi
Wee Willie Winkie 1937 Priscilla Williams
Stowaway 1936 Ching-Ching
Dimples 1936 Dimples Appleby
Poor Little Rich Girl 1936 Barbara Barry
Captain January 1936 Star
The Littlest Rebel 1935 Virgie Cary
Curly Top 1935 Elizabeth Blair
Our Little Girl 1935 Molly Middleton
The Little Colonel 1935 Lloyd Sherman
Bright Eyes 1934 Shirley Blake
Now and Forever 1934 Penelope 'Penny' Day
Baby Take a Bow 1934 Shirley
Now I'll Tell 1934 Mary Doran
Little Miss Marker 1934 Marthy 'Marky' Jane
Change of Heart 1934 Shirley
Stand Up and Cheer! 1934 Shirley Dugan
Managed Money 1934 Short Mary Lou Rogers
As the Earth Turns 1934 Child (uncredited)
Mandalay 1934 Betty Shaw (scenes deleted)
Carolina 1934 Joan Connelly (uncredited)
Pardon My Pups 1934 Short Mary Lou Rogers
What's to Do? 1933 Short Mary Lou Rogers
Kid 'in' Africa 1933 Short Madame Cradlebait

Soundtrack

Soundtrack

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression 2009 Video documentary performer: "Wot Cher!" - uncredited
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure 2008 TV Movie documentary performer: "Wot Cher!" - uncredited
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults 1997 TV Movie documentary performer: "At the Codfish Ball" uncredited, "On the Good Ship Lollipop" uncredited, "Animal Crackers in My Soup" uncredited, "Hop, Skip, Jump and Slide"
The Crossing Guard 1995 performer: "Good Ship Lollipop"
Living Seas 1986 TV Movie performer: "At the Codfish Ball"
That's Dancing! 1985 Documentary performer: "Organ Grinder's Swing"
Myra Breckinridge 1970 performer: "You Gotta S-M-I-L-E to Be H-A-Double-P-Y", "On the Good Ship Lollipop" - uncredited
Shirley Temple's Storybook 1960 TV Series performer - 1 episode
Honeymoon 1947 performer: "VEN AQUI", "I LOVE GERANIUMS"
Since You Went Away 1944 performer: "Happy Birthday to You" 1893 - uncredited
Kathleen 1941 performer: "Around the Corner" 1941, "Row, Row, Your Boat" or "The Old Log Hut" 1852 uncredited
Young People 1940 "I Wouldn't Take A Million" 1940, uncredited / performer: "Fifth Avenue" 1940, "Tra-La-La-La" 1940, "Young People" 1940, "On the Beach at Waikiki" 1915, "Baby Take a Bow" 1934 - uncredited
The Blue Bird 1940 performer: "Lay Dee O" - uncredited
Susannah of the Mounties 1939 performer: "I'll Teach You to Waltz"
The Little Princess 1939 performer: "The Fantasy", "Wot Cher!" 1891 - uncredited
Just Around the Corner 1938 performer: "This Is a Happy Little Ditty" 1938, "I Love to Walk in the Rain" 1938 - uncredited
Little Miss Broadway 1938 performer: "Be Optimistic" 1938, "How Can I Thank You?" 1938, "We Should Be Together" 1938, "If All the World Were Paper" 1938, "Swing Me an Old Fashioned Song" 1938 - uncredited
Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm 1938 performer: "An Old Straw Hat", "Come and Get Your Happiness", "On the Good Ship Lollipop", "Animal Crackers in My Soup", "When I'm with You", "Oh My Goodness", "Goodnight, My Love", "Parade of the Wooden Soldiers"
Stand-In 1937 performer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" 1934 - uncredited
Heidi 1937 performer: "In Our Little Wooden Shoes" 1937, "Holy God, We Praise Thy Name" 1774, "Silent Night" 1818 - uncredited
Wee Willie Winkie 1937 performer: "Auld Lang Syne" 1788 - uncredited
Stowaway 1936 performer: "Goodnight, My Love" 1936, "You Gotta S-M-I-L-E To Be H-A-Double-P-Y" 1936, "That's What I Want for Christmas" 1935 uncredited
Dimples 1936 performer: "The Gospel Train", "Hey, What Did the Blue Jay Say?" 1936, "He Was a Dandy" 1936, "Picture Me Without You" 1936, "Dixie-anna" 1936 - uncredited
Poor Little Rich Girl 1936 performer: "When I'm with You" 1936, "Oh My Goodness" 1936, "You've Gotta Eat Your Spinach, Baby" 1936, "But Definitely" 1936, "Buy a Bar of Barry's" 1936, "Military Man" 1936, "Peck's Theme" 1936 - uncredited
Captain January 1936 lyrics: "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" 1835 - uncredited / performer: "At the Codfish Ball" 1936, "The Right Somebody to Love" 1936, "Early Bird" 1936, "Asleep in the Deep" 1897 uncredited, "Chi mi freno in tal momento?" 1835 uncredited
The Littlest Rebel 1935 "Polly Wolly Doodle" 1880, uncredited / music: "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms" 1808 - uncredited / performer: "Polly Wolly Doodle" 1880, "Believe Me, If All Those Endearing Young Charms" 1808, " I Wish I Was in Dixie's Land" 1860 - uncredited
Curly Top 1935 performer: "Animal Crackers in My Soup" 1935, "When I Grow Up" 1935, "Curly Top" 1935 - uncredited
Our Little Girl 1935 1935, performer: "Lullaby to a Doll", uncredited
The Little Colonel 1935 performer: "Love's Young Dream", "My Old Kentucky Home" 1853 - uncredited
Bright Eyes 1934 performer: "On the Good Ship Lollipop" 1934 - uncredited
Now and Forever 1934 performer: "The World Owes Me a Living" - uncredited
Baby Take a Bow 1934 performer: "On Account-a I Love You" 1934 - uncredited
Little Miss Marker 1934 performer: "Laugh You Son of a Gun" 1934
Stand Up and Cheer! 1934 performer: "Baby, Take a Bow" 1934 - uncredited
Kid in Hollywood 1933 Short performer: "We Just Couldn't Say Good-Bye"
Glad Rags to Riches 1933 Short performer: "A Bird in a Gilded Cage" - uncredited

Writer

Writer

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Child Star: The Shirley Temple Story 2001 TV Movie book - as Shirley Temple Black

Thanks

Thanks

TitleYearStatusCharacter
Special Collector's Edition 2014 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
The Comeback Kids 2014 TV Series in memory of - 1 episode
1 a Minute 2010 Documentary acknowlegment: Breast Cancer Survivor - as Shirley Temple Black

Self

Self

TitleYearStatusCharacter
12th Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2006 TV Special Herself - Winner: Lifetime Achievement Award
Hollywood Legends: Elizabeth Taylor and Shirley Temple 2001 Video documentary Herself
AFI's 100 Years... 100 Stars: America's Greatest Screen Legends 1999 TV Special documentary Herself
The Kennedy Center Honors: A Celebration of the Performing Arts 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself - Honoree
The 70th Annual Academy Awards 1998 TV Special Herself - Past Winner (uncredited)
Marisa Tomei's Salute to Shirley Temple 1996 TV Movie Herself
Wogan 1989 TV Series Herself - Guest
The 6th Annual American Cinema Awards 1989 TV Special Herself
Tournament of Roses Parade 1989 TV Movie Herself - Grand Marshal (as Shirley Temple-Black)
Sonya Live in L.A. 1988 TV Series Herself
Attitudes 1988 TV Series Herself
CBS This Morning 1988 TV Series Herself - Guest
Entertainment Tonight 1988 TV Series Herself
The Princess Grace Foundation Special Gala Tribute to Cary Grant 1988 TV Movie Herself
The 5th Annual American Cinema Awards 1988 TV Special Herself
The 58th Annual Academy Awards 1986 TV Special Herself - Audience Member
All-Star Party for 'Dutch' Reagan 1985 TV Special Herself
The 56th Annual Academy Awards 1984 TV Special documentary Herself
People Are Talking with Ann Fraser and Ross McGowan 1978 TV Series Herself - Guest
Jimmy Carter's Inaugural Gala 1977 TV Movie Herself
Donahue 1976 TV Series Herself - Guest
V.I.P.-Schaukel 1975 TV Series documentary Herself
Parkinson 1972 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Mike Douglas Show 1972 TV Series Herself - Co-Host
Shirley Temple v Praze 1969 Documentary short
Hinter den Sternen - Kulissengespräche über das internationale Showgeschäft 1968 TV Series documentary Herself
Shirley Temple's Storybook 1958-1961 TV Series Herself - Narrator / Herself - Hostess / Herself - Storyteller / ...
The 33rd Annual Academy Awards 1961 TV Special Herself - Presenter: Juvenile Award to Hayley Mills
The 11th Annual Primetime Emmy Awards 1959 TV Special Herself - Presenter
The Dinah Shore Chevy Show 1958-1959 TV Series Herself - Guest
The Ed Sullivan Show 1954 TV Series Herself - Guest
American Creed 1946 Short Herself
Our Girl Shirley 1942 Documentary short Herself
Screen Snapshots Series 18, No. 1 1938 Documentary short Herself
Screen Snapshots Series 17, No. 9 1938 Short documentary Herself - Oscar Presenter
20th Century Fox Promotional Film 1936 Documentary short Herself (uncredited)
The Hollywood Gad-About 1934 Documentary short Herself (uncredited)

Archive Footage

Archive Footage

TitleYearStatusCharacter
21st Annual Screen Actors Guild Awards 2015 TV Special Herself - In Memoriam
Entertainment Tonight 2014 TV Series Herself
The 66th Primetime Emmy Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - In Memoriam
The Oscars 2014 TV Special Herself - Actress (In Memoriam) (as Shirley Temple Black)
The EE British Academy Film Awards 2014 TV Special Herself - Memorial Tribute
Shooting the Hollywood Stars 2011 TV Movie documentary Herself
Animation Lookback 2009 TV Series documentary Herself
To Oz! The Making of a Classic 2009 Video documentary short Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical History - The 1930s: Dancing Away the Great Depression 2009 Video documentary Herself
The Yellow Brick Road and Beyond 2009 Video documentary Herself
Hollywood Singing and Dancing: A Musical Treasure 2008 TV Movie documentary Herself
Private Screenings 2006 TV Series Shirley Blake / Annie Rooney
Corazón de... 2006 TV Series Herself
Biography 1995-2005 TV Series documentary Herself
American Masters 1997-2004 TV Series documentary Herself
Christmas from Hollywood 2003 Video documentary Herself
Walt: The Man Behind the Myth 2001 TV Movie documentary Herself
72nd Annual Academy Awards Pre-Show 2000 TV Special Herself (uncredited)
ABC 2000: The Millennium 1999 TV Movie documentary
Hollywood Screen Tests: Take 2 1999 TV Special documentary Herself (uncredited)
Fox Studios Australia: The Grand Opening 1999 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 20th Century: A Moving Visual History 1999 TV Mini-Series documentary Herself
Classified X 1998 TV Movie documentary Herself
Frank Capra's American Dream 1997 TV Movie documentary Herself
Hidden Hollywood: Treasures from the 20th Century Fox Film Vaults 1997 TV Movie documentary Herself
Off the Menu: The Last Days of Chasen's 1997 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
20th Century-Fox: The First 50 Years 1997 TV Movie documentary Herself (uncredited)
Inside the Dream Factory 1995 TV Movie documentary Herself
100 Years at the Movies 1994 TV Short documentary Herself
The Our Gang Story 1994 Video documentary Herself / Morelegs Sweettrick / Annie Rooney
Shirley Temple: America's Little Darling 1993 TV Movie Herself
60 Minutes: The Entertainers 1991 TV Movie documentary Herself
Shirley Temple: Hollywood's Biggest Little Superstar 1991 Video Herself
Hollywood on Parade 1990 Video documentary Herself
The Wonderful Wizard of Oz: 50 Years of Magic 1990 TV Movie documentary Herself
The 1930's: Music, Memories & Milestones 1988 Video documentary Herself - with Eddie Cantor
Moonlighting 1988 TV Series Herself
Muppet Babies 1988 TV Series
America Censored 1985 TV Movie documentary Elizabeth Blair
That's Dancing! 1985 Documentary Herself (clip from "The Little Colonel")
Going Hollywood: The '30s 1984 Documentary
Hollywood Out-takes and Rare Footage 1983 Documentary Herself (uncredited)
Hollywood's Children 1982 TV Movie documentary Herself
Has Anybody Here Seen Canada? A History of Canadian Movies 1939-1953 1979 TV Movie documentary Herself - Canada-Hollywood Dinner (uncredited)
AFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Henry Fonda 1978 TV Special documentary Actress 'Fort Apache (uncredited)
That's Action 1977 Documentary Herself
America at the Movies 1976 Documentary Shirley Blake
The Biggest Little Star of the 30's 1976 Short Herself
Hooray for Hollywood 1975 Documentary Herself
Brother Can You Spare a Dime 1975 Documentary Herself
M*A*S*H 1975 TV Series Virginia Cary
Fred Astaire Salutes the Fox Musicals 1974 TV Movie Herself
The Walt Disney Story 1973 Documentary short Herself (uncredited)
Black History: Lost Stolen, or Strayed 1968 TV Movie documentary Herself / Various Roles (uncredited)
The Love Goddesses 1965 Documentary Herself
The Sound of Laughter 1963 Documentary La Belle Diaperina, saloon singer
The Victors 1963 Herself (uncredited)
Days of Infamy 1962 Short documentary Herself - Visits RCAF Base
Project XX 1960 TV Series documentary Herself - Actress
Take It or Leave It 1944 Clip from 'Stand Up and Cheer' (uncredited)
Cavalcade of the Academy Awards 1940 Documentary short Herself

Won awards

Won awards

YearAwardCeremonyNominationMovieAward shared with
2006 Life Achievement Award Screen Actors Guild Awards
1992 Career Achievement Award National Board of Review, USA
1960 Star on the Walk of Fame Walk of Fame Motion Picture On 8 February 1960. At 1500 Vine Street.
1935 Juvenile Award Academy Awards, USA

In grateful recognition of her outstanding contribution to screen entertainment during the year ... More


TitleSalary
Fort Apache (1948) $110,000
Since You Went Away (1944) $2,200 (per week)
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) $75 /week
Pardon My Pups (1934) $1,000 /wk+$35,000 bonus at the end of each film to be held in trust until contract is over+$250/wk for her mother
Kid in Hollywood (1933) $150 /week
Red-Haired Alibi (1932) $50 (two days)
Fort Apache (1948) $110,000
Since You Went Away (1944) $2,200 (per week)
Stand Up and Cheer! (1934) $75 /week
Pardon My Pups (1934) $1,000 /wk+$35,000 bonus at the end of each film to be held in trust until contract is over+$250/wk for her mother
Kid in Hollywood (1933) $150 /week
Red-Haired Alibi (1932) $50 (two days)

#Fact
1 Was bitten by on finger by baby alligator that belonged to exotic animal trainer Ralph Helfer.
2 United States Ambassador to Ghana (1974).
3 Recipient of Kennedy Center Honors (1998).
4 United States Delegate to the United Nations (1969).
5 United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1989).
6 She was the last surviving film star mentioned in the song "Let's Go to the Movies" featured in the film version of Annie (1982).
7 Received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild. [January 2006]
8 Presented with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award by Dakota Fanning and Jamie Lee Curtis. [January 2006]
9 Temple was Buddy Ebsen's best friend and he used to be her dancing partner.
10 She was a Girl Scout.
11 On Easter Sunday 1936, Joel McCrea sent Shirley a live bunny as a gift.
12 She was considered for the role of Veda Pierce in the Joan Crawford drama Mildred Pierce (1945), which went to Ann Blyth.
13 In the summer of 1976, she was named Chief of Protocol for the State Department.
14 In the fall of 1974, she was appointed American Ambassador to Ghana. Her excellent record during her two years in that position prompted Henry Kissinger to refer to her as "able and tough".
15 She was elected to the board of directors of Walt Disney Productions in May 1974.
16 In 1972, she was sworn in as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the President's Council on Environment. It was while serving in that position that she underwent a radical mastectomy. Her valorous handling of the publicity about the operation brought courage to thousands of women.
17 She was named a delegate to the United Nations, in 1969, by President Richard Nixon.
18 In 1967, she ran against Paul McCloskey in the Republican primary for California's 11th Congressional District. McCloskey won with 52,878 votes to her 34,521. One of the newspaper headlines read: "McCloskey Torpedoes Good Ship Lollypop".
19 From 1964 through 1966, she chaired the program division of the San Francisco Film Festival. She resigned that position when she objected to the "pornographic" content of Mai Zetterling's Nattlek (1966).
20 In 1965, she filmed a television pilot called "Go Fight City Hall" but it did not sell.
21 While at MGM in 1941, Shirley's mother turned down Babes on Broadway (1941), Panama Hattie (1942), National Velvet (1944), an Andy Hardy entry and Barnacle Bill (1941) for Shirley as not showcasing the child star properly. MGM finally put her into Kathleen (1941) and settled her contract.
22 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.
23 Aunt of Marina Black.
24 When Gary Cooper first met her on the set of their movie Now and Forever (1934), he asked for her autograph.
25 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
26 Was pregnant with daughter Linda Susan "Susie" Agar (later changed to Black), during the filming of That Hagen Girl (1947).
27 While her first daughter was delivered naturally, her son and her second daughter Lori Black were delivered by Caesarean.
28 Her childhood home is located at 231 Rockingham Avenue, Los Angeles, California (Brentwood).
29 A vocal supporter of the Vietnam War, when running for Congress as a Republican in 1967 she consistently argued that the US needed to send more troops to Southeast Asia.
30 Close friends with and supporter of Republican Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.
31 In a 1988 interview with Larry King, she stated that out of the $3 million she generated for 20th Century-Fox she only saw $45,000 in her trust fund.
32 A non-alcoholic cocktail, "The Shirley Temple", was created in her honor. It consists of ginger ale (or 7-Up), grenadine and orange juice, topped with a maraschino cherry and a slice of lemon.
33 September 9, 1936: She received a new contract from 20th Century-Fox, retroactive, paying her over $50,000 per film.
34 At age 6, she was the youngest presenter at the Oscars ever. She presented the "Best Actress" award in 1935. The winner was Claudette Colbert.
35 Bill Robinson (aka "Bojangles Robinson") was her idol when she was a child, and she got to work with him on four pictures.
36 November 1, 2006: She broke her wrist in a fall at her Northern California home.
37 She presented Walt Disney with his special Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). It was a standard-sized Oscar with seven little Oscars.
38 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.
39 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.
40 According to author Garry Wills in "John Wayne's America", director John Ford had serious issues with women, which carried over onto his sets. When he made Wee Willie Winkie (1937) with Shirley, she was a child as well as the top box office star in America and he treated her well. When she was cast in Fort Apache (1948), she was a young woman and he did not. Like her role in Wee Willie Winkie (1937), she played the "cute but unmanageable troublemaker at the post" who is befriended by and relies on an avuncular sergeant, both times played by Victor McLaglen. McLaglen had been blackballed by Ford for the previous seven years, but was brought back into the Ford stock company with this film. When Ford met Shirley, whose husband John Agar he had also cast in the picture, he rudely asked her, "Now where did you go to school, Shirley? Did you graduate?".
41 Was named #18 Actress, The American Film Institutes 50 Greatest Screen Legends.
42 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.
43 At age six she became the first recipient of the juvenile Academy Award. To this day she is the youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award. After receiving her award from actor/writer Irvin S. Cobb, she politely thanked him, then turned to her mother and asked, "Mommy, can I go home now?" Many years later, in an appearance on the 1984 Oscar show, Temple explained what had happened. At the 1935 Oscar banquet, her special award was one of the last to be presented that evening. She had been forced to sit through the entire awards ceremony, watching all the other awards being handed out. By the time she got her award, at about 10:00 p.m., she was exhausted and ready to go home to bed.
44 When she was a teenager her bodyguard was Louis Dean Palmer, whom she called "Palmtree".
45 She was voted the 38th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
46 Auditioned twice to be in "Our Gang" / "The Little Rascals". She apparently failed the first audition, and made the second while she was appearing in the "Baby Burlesks" series. "Our Gang" director Robert F. McGowan refused to agree to Shirley's mother's request that Shirley receive star billing with "Our Gang", so she didn't get in.
47 Appears on the cover of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
48 She learned her trade at Meglin's, a popular talent school. Judy Garland was once a fellow "Meglin Kiddie".
49 Shirley Jones and Shirley MacLaine were both named after her.
50 She became a Dame of Malta, although not from the officially recognized Roman Catholic order but rather from a non-Roman Catholic-unaffiliated entity.
51 Her mother, Gertrude Temple, did her hair in pin curls for each movie. Every hairstyle had exactly 56 curls.
52 Has three children: Linda Susan Agar, whom Charles Black later adopted, (b. January 30, 1948), Charles Black Jr. (aka Charles Alden Black Jr. "Charlie") (born in Bethesda, Maryland on April 24, 1952) and Lori Black (aka Lori Alden Black) (b. April 9, 1954). Oddly enough, both daughters were not only born in the same hospital in Santa Monica, CA, but both were delivered by the same doctor who had delivered Shirley herself.
53 When she was seven years old her life was insured with Lloyd's of London, and the contract stipulated that no benefits would be paid if the child film star met with death or injury while intoxicated.
54 She was considered to play Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz (1939), and there are several stories about why she didn't. One is that 20th Century-Fox refused to lend her to MGM. Another was that MGM considered her singing limitations "insurmountable". In either case, Judy Garland got the part.
55 When she was to play the role of Beauty in a production of "Beauty and the Beast," she was amused when her then very young daughter remarked, "Gee, Mom, you'll make a swell Beast!".
56 Her daughter "Lorax" (Lori Black) was the bass player for the rock band The Melvins .
57 Charles Black, the San Francisco businessman she married after divorcing John Agar, admitted to her, while they were courting, that he had never seen any of her movies.
58 United States Chief of Protocol (1976).
59 United States Ambassador to Ghana (1974).
60 Recipient of Kennedy Center Honors (1998).
61 United States Delegate to the United Nations (1969).
62 United States Ambassador to Czechoslovakia (1989).
63 She was the last surviving film star mentioned in the song "Let's Go to the Movies" featured in the film version of Annie (1982).
64 Received the Lifetime Achievement Award from the Screen Actors Guild. [January 2006]
65 Presented with the SAG Lifetime Achievement Award by Dakota Fanning and Jamie Lee Curtis. [January 2006]
66 Temple was Buddy Ebsen's best friend and he used to be her dancing partner.
67 She was a Girl Scout.
68 On Easter Sunday 1936, Joel McCrea sent Shirley a live bunny as a gift.
69 She was considered for the role of Veda Pierce in the Joan Crawford drama Mildred Pierce (1945), which went to Ann Blyth.
70 In the summer of 1976, she was named Chief of Protocol for the State Department.
71 In the fall of 1974, she was appointed American Ambassador to Ghana. Her excellent record during her two years in that position prompted Henry Kissinger to refer to her as "able and tough".
72 She was elected to the board of directors of Walt Disney Productions in May 1974.
73 In 1972, she was sworn in as Special Assistant to the Chairman of the President's Council on Environment. It was while serving in that position that she underwent a radical mastectomy. Her valorous handling of the publicity about the operation brought courage to thousands of women.
74 She was named a delegate to the United Nations, in 1969, by President Richard Nixon.
75 In 1967, she ran against Paul McCloskey in the Republican primary for California's 11th Congressional District. McCloskey won with 52,878 votes to her 34,521. One of the newspaper headlines read: "McCloskey Torpedoes Good Ship Lollypop".
76 From 1964 through 1966, she chaired the program division of the San Francisco Film Festival. She resigned that position when she objected to the "pornographic" content of Mai Zetterling's Nattlek (1966).
77 In 1965, she filmed a television pilot called "Go Fight City Hall" but it did not sell.
78 While at MGM in 1941, Shirley's mother turned down Babes on Broadway (1941), Panama Hattie (1942), National Velvet (1944), an Andy Hardy entry and Barnacle Bill (1941) for Shirley as not showcasing the child star properly. MGM finally put her into Kathleen (1941) and settled her contract.
79 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.
80 Aunt of Marina Black.
81 When Gary Cooper first met her on the set of their movie Now and Forever (1934), he asked for her autograph.
82 She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame at 1500 Vine Street in Hollywood, California on February 8, 1960.
83 Was pregnant with daughter Linda Susan "Susie" Agar (later changed to Black), during the filming of That Hagen Girl (1947).
84 While her first daughter was delivered naturally, her son and her second daughter Lori Black were delivered by Caesarean.
85 Her childhood home is located at 231 Rockingham Avenue, Los Angeles, California (Brentwood).
86 A vocal supporter of the Vietnam War, when running for Congress as a Republican in 1967 she consistently argued that the US needed to send more troops to Southeast Asia.
87 Close friends with and supporter of Republican Presidents Richard Nixon and Ronald Reagan.
88 In a 1988 interview with Larry King, she stated that out of the $3 million she generated for 20th Century-Fox she only saw $45,000 in her trust fund.
89 A non-alcoholic cocktail, "The Shirley Temple", was created in her honor. It consists of ginger ale (or 7-Up), grenadine and orange juice, topped with a maraschino cherry and a slice of lemon.
90 September 9, 1936: She received a new contract from 20th Century-Fox, retroactive, paying her over $50,000 per film.
91 At age 6, she was the youngest presenter at the Oscars ever. She presented the "Best Actress" award in 1935. The winner was Claudette Colbert.
92 Bill Robinson (aka "Bojangles Robinson") was her idol when she was a child, and she got to work with him on four pictures.
93 November 1, 2006: She broke her wrist in a fall at her Northern California home.
94 She presented Walt Disney with his special Academy Award for Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs (1937). It was a standard-sized Oscar with seven little Oscars.
95 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.
96 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.
97 According to author Garry Wills in "John Wayne's America", director John Ford had serious issues with women, which carried over onto his sets. When he made Wee Willie Winkie (1937) with Shirley, she was a child as well as the top box office star in America and he treated her well. When she was cast in Fort Apache (1948), she was a young woman and he did not. Like her role in Wee Willie Winkie (1937), she played the "cute but unmanageable troublemaker at the post" who is befriended by and relies on an avuncular sergeant, both times played by Victor McLaglen. McLaglen had been blackballed by Ford for the previous seven years, but was brought back into the Ford stock company with this film. When Ford met Shirley, whose husband John Agar he had also cast in the picture, he rudely asked her, "Now where did you go to school, Shirley? Did you graduate?".
98 Was named #18 Actress, The American Film Institutes 50 Greatest Screen Legends.
99 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.
100 At age six she became the first recipient of the juvenile Academy Award. To this day she is the youngest person ever to receive an Academy Award. After receiving her award from actor/writer 'Irvin S. Cobb' (QV), she politely thanked him, then turned to her mother and asked, "Mommy, can I go home now?" Many years later, in an appearance on the 1984 Oscar show, Temple explained what had happened. At the 1935 Oscar banquet, her special award was one of the last to be presented that evening. She had been forced to sit through the entire awards ceremony, watching all the other awards being handed out. By the time she got her award, at about 10:00 p.m., she was exhausted and ready to go home to bed.
101 When she was a teenager her bodyguard was Louis Dean Palmer, whom she called "Palmtree".
102 She was voted the 38th Greatest Movie Star of all time by Entertainment Weekly.
103 Briefly considered for the role of Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz (1939), but it was determined that her singing limitations were "insurmountable", and Judy Garland, MGM's first choice, was cast instead.
104 Auditioned twice to be in "Our Gang" / "The Little Rascals". She apparently failed the first audition, and made the second while she was appearing in the "Baby Burlesks" series. "Our Gang" director Robert F. McGowan refused to agree to Shirley's mother's request that Shirley receive star billing with "Our Gang", so she didn't get in.
105 Appears on the cover of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".
106 From the late 1960s onward she was increasingly active in Republican Party politics. She served as US ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia and held other government positions.
107 She learned her trade at Meglin's, a popular talent school. Judy Garland was once a fellow "Meglin Kiddie".
108 Shirley Jones and Shirley MacLaine were both named after her.
109 She became a Dame of Malta, although not from the officially recognized Roman Catholic order but rather from a non-Roman Catholic-unaffiliated entity.
110 Her mother, Gertrude Temple, did her hair in pin curls for each movie. Every hairstyle had exactly 56 curls.
111 Has three children: Linda Susan Agar, whom Charles Black later adopted, (b. January 30, 1948), Charles Black Jr. (aka Charles Alden Black Jr. "Charlie") (born in Bethesda, Maryland on April 24, 1952) and Lori Black (aka Lori Alden Black) (b. April 9, 1954). Oddly enough, both daughters were not only born in the same hospital in Santa Monica, CA, but both were delivered by the same doctor who had delivered Shirley herself.
112 When she was seven years old her life was insured with Lloyd's of London, and the contract stipulated that no benefits would be paid if the child film star met with death or injury while intoxicated.
113 She was supposed to play Dorothy Gale in The Wizard of Oz (1939), and there are several stories about why she didn't. One is that 20th Century-Fox refused to lend her to MGM. Another was that MGM considered her singing talent "insurmountable". In either case, Judy Garland got the part.
114 When she was to play the role of Beauty in a production of "Beauty and the Beast", she was amused when her then very young daughter remarked, "Gee, Mom, you'll make a swell Beast!".
115 Her daughter "Lorax" (Lori Black) was the bass player for the rock band The Melvins .
116 In recent years, she openly admitted to a mastectomy operation, perhaps the first public figure ever to do so, and she encouraged other women who required the surgery to follow her example without fear.
117 Charles Black, the San Francisco businessman she married after divorcing John Agar, admitted to her, while they were courting, that he had never seen any of her movies.

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1 We would have to invent the U.N if we did not have it, which is not an original thought.
2 When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I've been getting younger ever since.
3 I work a 17-hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy.
4 I ran for Congress just once.
5 Good luck needs no explanation.
6 Sunnybrook Farm is now a parking lot; the petticoats are in the garbage can, where they belong in the modern world; and I detest censorship.
7 [on her adult experiences as a former child star] I do get pinched a lot. Mostly it's women, my peer group and even older than I am, and I'm old. They tend to want to touch. If I go on a tour I'll get pinched on the arm, the back, the cheeks, the chin. They say, "You're so cute", or "You were so cute". Then they hang on, and I come home black and blue. It's a hazard.
8 I was so short that I became an expert in belts and shoes and people's hands and handbags. I learned that I liked the working crew the most, more than the stars. I liked the guys that I worked with very, very much. It was my extended family. The crew worked on almost all of my films. We had a marvelous time. I had a "Shirley Temple Police Force" and all of the crowd and various celebrities I would have join my force. I was very careful that they kept their badges polished, and if they lost them there was a big fine. If they gave them away, there was a bigger fine. We had just so much fun. I teased them a lot, too, particularly the cameramen, who had a lot of trouble with me.
9 When I saw work shoes I would know that that person worked. I was very worried about people with shiny, pointed shoes as a child.
10 [to the Screen Actors Guild' in 2005] I've been blessed with three wonderful careers - motion pictures and television, wife, mother and grandmother, and diplomatic services for the United States government. I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the "Lifetime Achievement Award". Start early.
11 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.
12 I'm not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for That Hagen Girl (1947), which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.
13 Shirley Temple doesn't hurt Shirley Temple Black. Shirley Temple helps Shirley Temple Black. She is thought of as a friend--which I am!
14 One famous movie executive who shall remain nameless, exposed himself to me in his office. "Mr X", I said, "I thought you were a producer, not an exhibitor".
15 Any star can be devoured by human adoration, sparkle by sparkle.
16 I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.
17 We would have to invent the U.N if we did not have it, which is not an original thought.
18 When I was 14, I was the oldest I ever was. I've been getting younger ever since.
19 I work a 17-hour day, and I'm personally responsible for 108 staff members in the embassy.
20 I ran for Congress just once.
21 Good luck needs no explanation.
22 Sunnybrook Farm is now a parking lot; the petticoats are in the garbage can, where they belong in the modern world; and I detest censorship.
23 [on her adult experiences as a former child star] I do get pinched a lot. Mostly it's women, my peer group and even older than I am, and I'm old. They tend to want to touch. If I go on a tour I'll get pinched on the arm, the back, the cheeks, the chin. They say, "You're so cute", or "You were so cute". Then they hang on, and I come home black and blue. It's a hazard.
24 I was so short that I became an expert in belts and shoes and people's hands and handbags. I learned that I liked the working crew the most, more than the stars. I liked the guys that I worked with very, very much. It was my extended family. The crew worked on almost all of my films. We had a marvelous time. I had a "Shirley Temple Police Force" and all of the crowd and various celebrities I would have join my force. I was very careful that they kept their badges polished, and if they lost them there was a big fine. If they gave them away, there was a bigger fine. We had just so much fun. I teased them a lot, too, particularly the cameramen, who had a lot of trouble with me.
25 When I saw work shoes I would know that that person worked. I was very worried about people with shiny, pointed shoes as a child.
26 [to the Screen Actors Guild' in 2005] I've been blessed with three wonderful careers - motion pictures and television, wife, mother and grandmother, and diplomatic services for the United States government. I have one piece of advice for those of you who want to receive the "Lifetime Achievement Award". Start early.
27 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.
28 I'm not too proud of the movies I made as a grownup except for That Hagen Girl (1947), which nobody remembers but which gave me a chance to act.
29 Shirley Temple doesn't hurt Shirley Temple Black. Shirley Temple helps Shirley Temple Black. She is thought of as a friend--which I am!
30 One famous movie executive who shall remain nameless, exposed himself to me in his office. "Mr X", I said, "I thought you were a producer, not an exhibitor".
31 Any star can be devoured by human adoration, sparkle by sparkle.
32 I stopped believing in Santa Claus when I was six. Mother took me to see him in a department store and he asked for my autograph.

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