Shirley Temple was born on April 23, 1928, in California. Her many talents, and “signature dimples, curly blonde curls, and a strong work ethic” led her to several movies and musicals, including ‘Stand Up And Cheer’ and ‘Bright Eyes’. She was a star even before age 10 and received an Academy Award at just six years old. He retired at age 22 and gradually moved into full-time public service.
“Temple not only helped millions of Americans overcome the hardships of the Great Depression as Hollywood’s top box office sweepstakes, but later shared his charisma with the world through his work in international relations,” Google says in tribute.
Temple was appointed the United States representative to the United Nations in 1969. To recognize her diplomatic accomplishments, including an embassy in Ghana and becoming the first chief of protocol for the State Department, Temple was appointed an honorary Foreign Service official in 1988.
In 2006, the Screen Actors Guild presented him with their Lifetime Achievement Award.