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Hollywood star Shirley Temple dies aged 85

Hollywood star Shirley Temple has died at the age of 85, her family said in a statement.

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Shirley Temple: The little girl with big appeal

As a child actress Shirley Temple was a box office draw from the early1930s, known for her singing, dancing and acting.

Her bouncy curls, dimples and cheerful disposition attracted a legion of fans worldwide.

Shirley Temple in a scene from The Little Princess Credit: Press Association
Shirley Temple started her career at a very young age.

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