Shirley Temple: Google honours Hollywood icon with Doodle

Shirley Temple

American actress


Shirley Temple Black was an American actress, singer, dancer, and diplomat who was Hollywood's number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1934 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia, and also served as the United States Chief of Protocol.

 

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Born: 23 April 1928, Santa Monica, California, United States

Died: 10 February 2014, Woodside, California, United States

Children: Lori Black, Linda Susan Agar, Charles Alden Black Jr.

Spouse: Charles Alden Black (m. 1950–2005), John Agar (m. 1945–1950)

Albums: Walt Disney's Dumbo Also The Tootlepipers' Circus, MORE

Shirley Temple: Google honours Hollywood icon with Doodle

Shirely Temple: Google honours Hollywood Iconic Child star with an animated Doodle

 

Temple started her film career in 1931 at the age of three. Two years later, she achieved international fame in Bright Eyes, a feature film specially designed for her talent. She received a Special Teen Academy Award in February 1935 for her outstanding contribution as a teenage artist to motion pictures during 1934.

Google Doodle Celebrates American actor-diplomat Shirley Temple with animated doodle

 

Films such as Curly Top and Heidi followed year after year from the mid to late 1930s. Temple capitalized on licensed merchandise that had a healthy image of it; The goods included dolls, dishes and clothes. Her box-office popularity waned as she reached adolescence. She appeared in 29 films from ages 3 to 10, but appeared in only 14 films from ages 14 to 21. Temple retired from film in 1950 at the age of 22.

 

Google celebrates 'Miss Little Miracle' Shirley Temple with an animated dooodle

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In 1958, Temple returned to show business with a two-season television anthology series of fairy tale adaptations. She made guest appearances on television shows in the early 1960s and filmed a sitcom pilot that was never released. She sat on the boards of corporations and organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods and the National Wildlife Federation.

 

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Why is it called a Shirley Temple?

The drink was named after iconic child actress Shirley Temple. Legend has it that when she was out for dinner at a nice restaurant with her parents and other Hollywood types, who were all enjoying cocktails, the bartender made her a special non-alcoholic drink so that she too feel fancy.


Did Shirley Temple have naturally curly hair?

Shirley's hair was naturally not very curly. Before each show, her mother would put in 56 curlers to create her famous ringlets. Temple's entertainment career ended before most stars' careers began.


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