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April 23, 1928 - February 10, 2014
San Francisco, California
| Age 85
HILLEL ITALIE, The Associated Press
Shirley Temple, who sang, danced, sobbed and grinned her way into the hearts of Depression-era moviegoers and remains the ultimate child star decades later, died Monday night at 85.
Other pre-teens, from Macaulay Culkin to Miley Cyrus, have been as famous in their time. But none of them helped shape their time the way Temple did.
Dimpled, precocious and adorable, she was America's top box office star during Hollywood's golden age...
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"R.I.P. Shirley, you are sadly missed. You were the most talented child star ever & still to this day, no one even comes close. I grew up with you, laughed with you, cried with you ..."
"None will ever be a shirley temple"
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