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Shirley Temple Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : June 9, 2021

Short Biography

Shirley Temple was born on 23-04-1928 in Santa Monica in the state of California, United States. She was an American Film Actress, Television Actress, Dancer, Singer, Politician, Activist & Diplomat.

Shirley Temple Complete Bio & Career

Shirley Temple develops dancing and acting skills since her childhood. Her mother encouraged her in her hobby and sent her to a dance school named Maglin's Dance school in Los Angeles. She had a keen interest in learning so become a brilliant student of the academy. One day when she was performing her dance, an educational film's famous director Charles Lamont visited the academy. He got impressed with her talent and signed her for his picture. 
In 1932, Lamont cast her for educational film's short comedy film series ''Baby Burlesks''. This series was especially starring pre-school students for 10-minutes comedy. In 1933, she appeared in Baby Burleskk's part Glad Rags to Riches as Le Belle Diaperina. Afterward, she worked in many other films such as The Front Page, To The Last Man, The red Haired Alibi. As a child artist, she worked in more than 20 films. her acting was highly admired by the audience. 
In 1934, she was spotted by a famous songwriter at the movie theatre lobby when she was dancing there after the completion of the movie ''Frolics of Youth''. Jay Gorney called her for an audition and had a screen test for the movie ''Stand Up and Cheer''. Temple mesmerized the director and got signed for the film at the contract of $150 a week under the production house Fox Film Corporation. 

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

She was suffering from COPD and died on 10-02-2014 at the age of 85 in Woodside, California at her residence.

DEATHDAY 10 February,2014 (Thursday)
DEATH PLACE Woodside, California

Shirley Temple Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to a doctor's father George Francis Temple and a hairdresser mother Gertrude Temple.  She had two elder brothers named George Francis Temple, Jr. (who died on 27-05-1996) and John Stanley Temple (who died on 24-12-1985). On 19-09-1945, she married actor John Agar and together they had a daughter named Linda Susan Agar (who born on 30-01-1948). The couple divorced on 07-12-1950. Then she remarried businessman Charles Alden Black on 16-12-1950. With Charles, she had a son Charles Alden Black Jr. (actor, born on 28-12-1952), and had a daughter Lori Black (musician, born on 09-04-1954). Her husband died on 04-08-2005.

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Body Measurements

Breast Size 34
Waist Size 32
Hip Size 34
Skin Colour Fair
Eye Colour Brown
Hair Colour Blonde

Personal Info

Home Town California, United States
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address California, United States
School N/A
College N/A
Hobbies Dancing, singing, acting
Marital Status Married
Debut Baby Burlesks
Best Movies Baby Burlesks
Net Worth $30 Million


Favorite Color White

Shirley Temple Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Shirley Temple was 85 years 9 months & 17 days old age.