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Agent: Shirley Temple Dead at 85
ABC News, by Staff

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Posted By:MissMolly, 2/11/2014 6:06:19 AM

Former childhood movie star Shirley Temple has died, her agent confirmed in a statement to ABC News. She was 85. According to the press release, she died Monday night, surrounded by her family and caregivers. Temple is best known for her doe-eyed turn in numerous 1930s films, including "Bright Eyes" and "Curly Top," roles that allowed her to showcase a special brand of energy and optimism for a country enduring the Great Depression. She started dancing at age 2 and acting at 3. By the time she was 5, she was stealing the show. In 1934, she was awarded a special miniature Oscar for

      


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Reply 1 - Posted by: civilservant, 2/11/2014 6:45:57 AM     (No. 9727632)

And we lose yet another jewel that made America.
R. I. P. Shirley.

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Reply 2 - Posted by: antiquegolf, 2/11/2014 6:51:51 AM     (No. 9727638)

Perhaps the most beloved child star ever, with the talent to back it up. She served with distinction in 4 administrations. Nothing to dislike. RIP.

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Reply 3 - Posted by: Peaches, 2/11/2014 6:55:42 AM     (No. 9727643)

God bless you, Shirley. Rest in peace.

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Reply 4 - Posted by: Rather Read, 2/11/2014 7:35:11 AM     (No. 9727672)

The older I get, the more I admire just what a talented youngster she was.

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Reply 5 - Posted by: dbdiva, 2/11/2014 7:50:26 AM     (No. 9727693)

RIP, Curly Top and know you´ve entertained millions.
I remember as a kid my Dad would sometimes order me a ´Shirley Temple´ when we would go out to eat. How grownup I felt!!

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Reply 6 - Posted by: kayjaymac, 2/11/2014 7:56:26 AM     (No. 9727698)

When I was little I thought Shirley Temple Black was the, ahem, black Shirley Temple.

Anyway, may she rest in peace.

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Reply 7 - Posted by: BirdsNest, 2/11/2014 7:57:15 AM     (No. 9727699)

She was a big part of my growing up. I am certain that many of us "of a certain age" are saddened by her death. R.I.P.

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Reply 8 - Posted by: beveyscool1, 2/11/2014 8:02:14 AM     (No. 9727710)

Young celebs today should take a chapter out of Shirley´s lifelong playbook. Rest in Peace, dear lady. Your movies still make me smile


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Reply 9 - Posted by: offrope, 2/11/2014 8:02:15 AM     (No. 9727711)

One of the few child stars who did not self destruct in later life. RIP, Curly Top.

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Reply 10 - Posted by: Rinktum, 2/11/2014 8:44:04 AM     (No. 9727773)

Spent many an hour in front of the TV watching her movies. Great entertainment. She was a darling and joy to watch, dancing and singing her way into your heart. God bless and comfort her family and friends during their time of grief. In childhood she was an American treasure and in adulthood she was an accomplished diplomat. She truly was a star in both worlds. RIP dear Shirley Temple Black. You made a difference in this world.

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Reply 11 - Posted by: zephyrgirl, 2/11/2014 8:50:14 AM     (No. 9727784)

RIP Shirley - a great American patriot.

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Reply 12 - Posted by: Coy860, 2/11/2014 8:56:07 AM     (No. 9727790)

A beautiful American, a lady through and through. RIP.

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Reply 13 - Posted by: preciosodrogas, 2/11/2014 9:02:43 AM     (No. 9727800)

My favorite - Heidi ... RIP.

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Reply 14 - Posted by: Brittany, 2/11/2014 9:23:52 AM     (No. 9727822)

Now 80, I was one of the first to feel her influence. I was named Shirley, actually for Aunt Sophia in the Jewish tradition and other reasons, but it was also for her. I had naturally curly hair and spent my childhood with rag curls (Google?)to imitate her hair style. G-d bless my mother to care so much for her 5th child in a very poor family.

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Reply 15 - Posted by: RayLRiv, 2/11/2014 9:33:22 AM     (No. 9727840)

"Oh my...GOODNESS!!!"

(always loved how she said that)

You will be missed, Sweet Lady. RIP Curly Top.

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Reply 16 - Posted by: pearlyjo, 2/11/2014 9:39:59 AM     (No. 9727849)

Loved her in The Bachelor and the Bobbysoxer. Great cast, but she was particularly appealing. RIP and thank you for hours of entertainment.

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Reply 17 - Posted by: mickturn, 2/11/2014 10:03:33 AM     (No. 9727895)

Sad to hear that!

Rest in Peace!!!!!!!!

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Reply 18 - Posted by: JoElla Bee, 2/11/2014 10:20:47 AM     (No. 9727934)


On The Good Ship Lollipop

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WLLSqpYyPD8

She left a lot of good memories for those of us who grew up back in the day. Thank you, Shirley Temple, for being the kind of *movie star* little kids could enjoy in their youth and look back on with fondness in adulthood because of the personal life you chose to live.

I´m thankful to have grown up in a more innocent time in America. Today´s youth have been deprived of a wonderful heritage, and many of them don´t know enough about it to even care. It´s heartbreaking. I grieve for them and what America has become. If we ever turn it around, it will be done by We The People because we have turned to Almighty God for help.

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Reply 19 - Posted by: lil dotty, 2/11/2014 10:58:43 AM     (No. 9728022)

#15 --- me too. First words to come to mind as this piece was read. #16....Temple and Grant. Like that movie, too. And Loy, can´t forget her! RIP Shirley Thanks for the memories

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Reply 20 - Posted by: wexfordcounty, 2/11/2014 11:02:08 AM     (No. 9728027)

The little girl who saved Fox studio in the early 1930´s. A lot of talent and class, all her life. Rest in peace, Shirley.

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Reply 21 - Posted by: Hazymac, 2/11/2014 11:09:42 AM     (No. 9728034)

Throughout her life she was a thoroughly admirable person, unspolied by fame, not to mention the greatest child star ever. We´ll all miss her. May she rest in peace.

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