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Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple
Photo: Unknown author / Public domain / Wikimedia Commons

Birth Date

April 23, 1928


February 10, 2014


United States

Sun Sign


Natural hair color

Dark Brown

Eye color

Dark Brown


5 ft 2 in | 157.5 cm

Body Measurements

31-25-34 in | 79-63.5-86.5 cm


53 kg | 117 lbs

Bra Size


Shoe size

6 US | 36.5 EU

Early acting career First movie Breakthrough

Shirley Temple was born in Santa Monica, California, United States, on April 23, 1928, was an American actress.

Young Shirley Temple first started her film career at the age of three, in 1931.

She made her big screen debut in pre-Code feature length film The Red-Haired Alibi (1932) in role as Gloria Shelton.

She got her television debut in musical comedy series The Ed Sullivan Show (1954) in role as Herself.

Shirley's breakthrough performance came as Shirley Dugan in Pre-Code musical movie Stand Up and Cheer! (1934).

Shirley Temple Height and Weight

How tall was Shirley Temple and what was her weight? Shirley Temple's height was 5' 2" іn fееt аnd іnсhеѕ or 157.5 іn cеntіmеtrеѕ, her weight was 117 іn pоunds or 53 іn kіlоgrаmѕ.

Shirley Temple Body Measurements

Shirley Temple body measurements was bust-waist-hip 31-25-34 in inches or 79-63.5-86.5 in cеntіmеtrеѕ, her bra size was 31B with cup size B.

Best Movies

She was nominated for the Picturegoer Gold Medal Award for Best Actress for her role as Lloyd Sherman in comedy drama film The Little Colonel (1935).

Fort Apache (1948) Western as Philadelphia Thursday

The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947) comedy as Susan

The Little Princess (1939) drama as Sara Crewe

Heidi (1937) musical drama as Heidi Kramer

Since You Went Away (1944) drama as Bridget "Brig" Hilton

Bright Eyes (1934) comedy drama as Shirley Blake

Rebecca of Sunnybrook Farm (1938) musical comedy as Rebecca Winstead

Curly Top (1935) musical drama as Elizabeth Blair

The Littlest Rebel (1935) comedy drama as Virginia "Virgie"' Cary

Stowaway (1936) musical drama as Barbara "Ching-Ching" Stewart

Wee Willie Winkie (1937) adventure drama as Priscilla "Winkie" Williams

Little Miss Marker (1934) Pre-Code comedy drama as Marthy "Marky" Jane

Poor Little Rich Girl (1936) musical as Barbara Barry

Baby Take a Bow (1934) comedy drama as Shirley Ellison

I'll Be Seeing You (1944) drama as Barbara Marshall

Little Miss Broadway (1938) musical drama as Betsy Brown Shea

Captain January (1936) musical comedy drama as Helen "Star" Mason

Just Around the Corner (1938) musical comedy as Penny Hale

The Blue Bird (1940) fantasy as Mytyl

Best TV Shows

She hosted and narrated NBC television anthology series Shirley Temple's Storybook (1958-1961).

She guest starred in television shows:

The Ed Sullivan Show (1954)

The Dinah Shore Chevy Show (1958-1959)

Sing Along with Mitch (1964)

Donahue (1976)

The Mike Douglas Show (1972-1974)

CBS This Morning (1988)

Wogan (1989)


Attended Meglin's Dance School in Los Angeles.

Had Dutch, English and German ancestry.

Had two brothers, John and George, Jr.

She was discovered by Charles Lamont, a casting director for Educational Pictures, during her years at the Meglin's Dance School in Los Angeles (1931).

Featured on the cover of The Beatles' album "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band".

She became first recipient of the juvenile Academy Award (1935), at the age of 6.

She was youngest presenter at the Oscars ever, at the age of 6.

She was awarded a Star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame located on 1500 Vine Street in 1960.

She was the recipient of Kennedy Center Honors (1998) and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award (2006).

She began her diplomatic career in 1969.

She was named a delegate to the United Nations, in 1969.

Published her autobiography "Child Star" in 1988.

She had her own radio series on CBS "Junior Miss" (1942).

She retired from film (1950) at the age of 22.

Shirley died on Woodside, California, United States, at the age of 85.


She was married to:

Charles Black (1950-2005) they had a son, Charles Alden Black Jr. and a daughter, Lori Black.

John Agar (1945-1950) they had one daughter, Linda Susan

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