Actress Shirley Temple Dead At 85

Actress Shirley Temple Dead At 85

Via AFP:

Shirley Temple, the child star icon who captured hearts in Depression-era America with her blond ringlets before becoming a US ambassador, has died at the age of 85, her family said Tuesday.

Temple, who started acting at the age of three and shot to stardom with songs including her signature tune "On the Good Ship Lollipop," died of natural causes on Monday night in her California home, surrounded by her family and caregivers.

"We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and...

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