TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (9)
|Also Known As:||Died:||February 10, 2014|
|Born:||April 23, 1928||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Santa Monica, California, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
She, of course, had a non-alcoholic cocktail named for her, consisting of grenadine syrup and ginger ale.
The English author Graham Greene wrote a now famous article about Temple in which he alleged that she was really an adult impersonatimg a child after seeing her performance in "Wee Willie Winkie" in 1937.
"You've heard of chess champions at eight and violin virtuosos at ten. Well, she is an Ethel Barrymore at six." --Adolphe Menjou, facing the unenviable task of co-starring opposite Temple during the production of "Little Miss Marker" (1934)
"i'm very proud of what I did and I loved my career and have good, funny memories and all the good things that come with 19 years of working as an actress. And then I've had 25 years of fascinating work in diplomatic service, so it's certainly two different career tracks, both completely different but both very rewarding, personally." --Shirley Temple Black to New York Post, April 23, 1996.
Made special assistant to chairman of the President's Council on the Environment from 1970-72.
Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.Click here to contribute