Shirley Temple

Actress and Diplomat Shirley Temple Full Name: Shirley Temple [Shirley Temple Black]


Profession: Actress and Diplomat
Why Famous: A child star in the 1930s, she starred in the hit films Bright Eyes, Curly Top and Heidi.

As an adult, she became active in the Republican Party which led to her becoming a diplomat, serving as United States Ambassador to Ghana, and later to Czechoslovakia.

She also served as the first female Chief of Protocol of the United States and was in charge of arrangements for President Jimmy Carter's inauguration.

Born: April 23, 1928
Star Sign: Taurus
Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, USA

Died: February 10, 2014 (aged 85)
Cause of Death: Natural causes

Married Life

  • 1945-09-19 Actress Shirley Temple (17) weds actor John Agar (24) in an Episcopal ceremony at Wilshire Methodist Church

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