One of the most beloved child stars ever has passed away.
Shirley Temple, also known as Shirley Temple Black, died on Tuesday from natural causes at the age of 85.
According to a statement from her loved ones, the former actress "was surrounded by her family and caregivers.
"We salute her for a life of remarkable achievements as an actor, as a diplomat, and most importantly as our beloved mother, grandmother, great-grandmother, and adored wife for fifty-five years of the late and much missed Charles Alden Black," the statement continues.
Known for her trademark curls and the song "On the Good Ship Lollipop," Temple starred in films like "Stand Up and Cheer!," "Bright Eyes," "Baby Take a Bow," "A Little Princess" and "Heidi" back in the 1930s. She was also given a mini Oscar for her work.
After retiring from films in the 1950s, Temple Black also worked in politics. She was married to John Agar from 1945-1950 and then to Charles Alden Black from 1950 until his death in 2005.
With Hollywood mourning one of its own, celebrity fans have taken to social media to share their condolences. We'll keep updating below as more messages come in.
The Good Ship Lollypop has sailed today with Shirley Temple aboard a true 1 of a kind. If you don't know her.. google or YouTube her. R.I.P.— Whoopi Goldberg (@WhoopiGoldberg) February 11, 2014
Little Shirley Temple raised the spirits of a nation during the Great Depression. RIP pic.twitter.com/yzoyw6xpML— mia farrow (@MiaFarrow) February 11, 2014
RIP Shirley Temple... she paved the way for many child stars everywhere, and will be greatly missed. True talent!— Anne V (@AnneV) February 11, 2014
My first acting inspiration. Shirley Temple. Rest in peace.— Emmy Rossum (@emmyrossum) February 11, 2014
Rest in peace Shirley Temple. The world is so much brighter because you were in it... pic.twitter.com/d7eQTbuPhy— oliviamunn (@oliviamunn) February 11, 2014
I loved her so much. I've seen every movie of hers, I own her scrapbooks& have 3 dolls. She was a… http://t.co/EaVFFN6JUL— rose mcgowan (@rosemcgowan) February 11, 2014
R.I.P Shirley Temple. U are amazing, u lived such an incredible life.— OneRepublic (@OneRepublic) February 11, 2014
Shirley Temple will forever be loved. What a legacy.— Candace Cameron Bure (@candacecbure) February 11, 2014
Heartbroken to lose my life-long role model! Happy Landings on a chocolate bar Shirley! Thank you for… http://t.co/sCdsP6Lc1j— Melissa Joan Hart (@MelissaJoanHart) February 11, 2014
The original movie cutie pie has died. A trailblazer. #ShirleyTemple I'm having a lollipop today.— Dominic Monaghan (@DomsWildThings) February 11, 2014
Rest in peace, Shirley Temple Black. I know that you're sailing up and away on the Good Ship Lollipop.— Joan Rivers (@Joan_Rivers) February 11, 2014
You inspired countless children & adults, including me. What an incredible life. Thank you, Shirley Temple. RIP. pic.twitter.com/FXDHMDXX1F— Pee-wee Herman (@peeweeherman) February 11, 2014
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