Categorised in: Famous Diplomat
In this rubric, we speak about the most famous diplomat in the world. They did something remarkable during their lifetime thanks to their vision, courage or sacrifice.
Today, we are speaking about Mrs Shirley Temple Black, borned in April 23, 1928 and died on February 10, 2014. She was an American actress, singer, dancer, businesswoman, and diplomat who was Hollywood’s number one box-office draw as a child actress from 1935 to 1938. As an adult, she was named United States ambassador to Ghana and to Czechoslovakia, and also served as Chief of Protocol of the United States.
Temple began her film career at the age of three in 1932. Two years later, she achieved international fame in Bright Eyes, a feature film designed specifically for her talents. She received a special Juvenile Academy Award in February 1935 for her outstanding contribution as a juvenile performer in motion pictures during 1934.
In 1958, Temple returned to show business with a two-season television anthology series of fairy tale adaptations. She sat on the boards of corporations and organizations including The Walt Disney Company, Del Monte Foods and the National Wildlife Federation.
She began her diplomatic career in 1969 when she was appointed to represent the United States at a session of the United Nations General Assembly, where she worked at the U.S Mission under Ambassador Charles W. Yost.
Temple was the recipient of numerous awards and honors, including the Kennedy Center Honors and a Screen Actors Guild Life Achievement Award. She is 18th on the American Film Institute’s list of the greatest female American screen legends of Classic Hollywood cinema.