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List of famous people who are friends with Shirley Temple, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Every person on this list has either been seen in public with Shirley Temple, or is known to be acquaintances or best friends with Shirley Temple. From the people who have had a falling out with Shirley Temple to Shirley Temple's current best friends, these are the people that Shirley Temple has or had a relationship with at some point. If you notice that any of Shirley Temple's celebrity friends are missing from the list, you can add them below and make this list of Shirley Temple's friends that much better.

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Alice Faye is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list Famous Friends of Shirley Temple
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Alice Faye was an American actress and singer, called by The New York Times "one of the few movie stars to walk away from stardom at the peak of her career". She is often associated with the Academy Award–winning standard "You'll Never Know", which she introduced in the 1943 musical film Hello, Frisco, Hello. ...more

Age: Died at 83 (1915-1998)

Birthplace: New York City, USA, New York

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Bill "Bojangles" Robinson was an American tap dancer and actor, the best known and most highly paid African American entertainer in the first half of the twentieth century. His long career mirrored changes in American entertainment tastes and technology, starting in the age of minstrel shows, moving to vaudeville, Broadway, the recording industry, Hollywood radio, and television. According to dance critic Marshall Stearns, “Robinson's contribution to tap dance is exact and specific. He brought it up on its toes, dancing upright and swinging”, giving tap a “…hitherto-unknown lightness and presence.” His signature routine was the stair dance, in which Robinson would tap up and down a set of ...more

Age: Died at 71 (1878-1949)

Birthplace: Jackson Ward, Richmond, Virginia, United States of America

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Dorothy Van is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list Famous Friends of Shirley Temple
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Dorothy Van was an American stage and TV actress who is best remembered for her comedic role as Aunt Effie Harper on the 1980s situation comedy Mama's Family. ...more

Age: Died at 74 (1928-2002)

Birthplace: Moline, Illinois, United States of America

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Jack Haley is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list Famous Friends of Shirley Temple
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John Joseph Haley, known as Jack Haley was an American vaudevillian, stage, radio, and film actor and singer best known for his portrayal of the Tin Man in the classic 1939 MGM film The Wizard of Oz. ...more

Age: Died at 81 (1898-1979)

Birthplace: Boston, USA, Massachusetts

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