Former Child Star Shirley Temple Dies at 85


Shirley Temple

Shirley Temple, the most iconic child star of all time, has died at the age of 85.

The actress, best known for her signature curls, passed away peacefully in her California home. Shirley started her acting career at the age of 3; she starred in countless movies and quickly became Hollywood’s Sweetheart. At age 21 Shirley took a break from acting to later run for Congress and become a U.S. Diplomat to Ghana & Czechoslovakia.

Although this is very sad news, Shirley had a long fulfilling life and she will truly be missed.

-Martinique Swan

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