Shirley Temple Black (1928-2014) – Child Star and Diplomat

Shirley Temple has passed away. Although of course she is remembered for her great early talent, many are unaware that she was also a distinguished diplomat, serving as US ambassador to both Ghana and Czechoslovakia.

The Little Princess (1939) is my favorite of her many films. She more than held her own among a large and impressive cast of adult actors. RIP Shirley.

In 2006 she was honored at the Kennedy Center:

This is a commercial for a Shirley Temple doll, I’d assume a later version.

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