Updated: Tue, 11 Feb 2014 20:15:00 GMT | By Maureen O'Hare
Shirley Temple: a life in pictures

Shirley Temple: the original child star

Shirley Temple (© Rex Features)
  • Shirley Temple (© Rex Features)
  • Shirley Temple, child star (© Rex Features)
  • Shirley Temple with Shirley Temple doll (© Rex Features)
  • Shirley Temple (© Moviestore Collection/Rex Features)
  • Marriage of John Agar and Shirley Temple (© Rex Features)
  • Shirley Temple and Charles Alden Black (© AP)
  • Shirley Temple and family (© AP)
  • Shirley Temple with Shirley Temple dolls, 1958 (© AP)
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The curly-haired cutie who brought cheer to Depression-era America retired from movies in 1950, enjoyed a TV comeback in the late '50s, then in later life acted as US Ambassador to Ghana and Czechoslovakia. Join us as we look back at the extraordinary life and career of Shirley Temple Black, who died on February 11, 2014, aged 85.

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