Shirley Temple died on February 10th, of 2014. When she was age 85. She died at her home in California (Woodside), Reason of the death is chronic obstructive pulmonary disease ( According to her dead certificate.
Below is brief of her biography
The actress was born April 23, 1928 in Santa Monica, California.
She began her creative career at the age of three with filming in the series called “Baby Burlesks” by Educational Pictures.
The girl’s popularity soared in 1934 after the comedy drama “Bright Eyes” directed by David Butler, where Temple played the role of the main character Shirley Blake.
The film was made specifically for her talents. And in December 1935, the girl received her first Academy Award. In the same year, the young actress received a major role in the musical film Curly Top. In 1937, Shirley played the role of Heidi in the film of the same name directed by Allan Dwan.
Temple’s popularity began to decline when the girl began to grow up. At twelve, she left the film industry to graduate from high school.
As a teenager, Shirley starred in several films of various quality, and completely finished her film career in 1950, at the age of 22. From 1935 to 1938, Temple was the highest grossing actress in the Motion Picture Herald.
The actress returned to show business in 1958 with her own children’s program, Shirley Temple’s Storybook. She also appeared on many television shows and starred in an experimental sitcom that never went on TV.
Shirley Temple has served on the board of directors of many corporations and organizations, including Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods, and the National Wildlife Federation.
In 1974, she was appointed United States Ambassador to Ghana, and in 1989 to Czechoslovakia. In 1988, Shirley published her autobiographical book called Child Star.
Shirley Temple has won many awards and prizes, including the President John F. Kennedy Center Award and the Screen Actors Guild Award for Lifetime Achievements
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