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How old was Shirley Temple when she died?

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Shirley Temple Black was an American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat who was the top box-office attraction in Hollywood as a child actress from 1934 until 1938.

As an adult, she was appointed as the United States ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, as well as the United States’ Chief of Protocol.

 

How old was Shirley Temple when she died?

She was 85 at the time of her death.

 

In 1969, she was selected to represent the United States in a session of the United Nations General Assembly, where she served at the US Mission under Ambassador Charles W. Yost. Child Star, her autobiography, was released in 1988.

 

Temple received various accolades and medals, including the Kennedy Center Honors and the Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. The American Film Institute ranks her as the 18th greatest female American screen legend of classic Hollywood movies.

 

The references to Temple in the 1937 film Stand-In are one of many examples of how Temple was permeating popular culture at the time.

Source: Vimbuzz.com

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