Shirley Temple Black died Monday at age 85, her family confirmed.
She was best known for starring as a child in the '30s in films such as Stand Up, Bright Eyes, Cheer, and Curly Top.
Temple starred in a total of 43 feature films, and was even awarded a special juvenile Oscar in 1935.
Temple later became active in politics and held several diplomatic posts in Republican administrations, including ambassador to Czechoslovakia.
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