TEMPLE, Shirley [1928-2014] -- American child film star, diplomat, SAG Lifetime Achievement Award
SAG Lifetime Achievement Award (2006/01)
Kennedy Center Honors (1998)
Dame of Malta
BLACK, Shirley Temple
Appearing in films from 1932 at age 3,
she was the box office leader for three straight years: 1936-1938.
She was easily the most famous child star of all time.
At the height of the depression,
President Franklin Delano Roosevelt is reported to have proclaimed that
"as long as our country has Shirley Temple, we will be all right."
She died of natural causes in February, 2014.
| Youngest presenter: Best Actress Academy Award to Claudette Colbert (æ 6y) |
| Youngest Academy Award recipient: Juvenile Award |
| Delegate to the United Nations |
| First celebrity to go public with announcement of her mastectomy |
| US Ambassador to Ghana |
| First female US Chief of Protocol |
| First Honorary Foreign Service Officer |
| Her book: Child Star: An Autobiography |
| US Ambassador to Czechoslovakia |
| Career Achievement Award (National Board of Review) |
| Kennedy Center Honors |
| SAG Lifetime Achievement Award |
Curly Top (1935 film) Fort Apache (1948 film) Heidi (1937 film) Kid's Last Stand (1932 film, her first) Little Miss Marker (1934 film)
- Husband: ¤AGAR, John [1921-2002] American film actor