Surviving Co-Stars from every Shirley Temple Movie - as of April 2017

by BWRocks | created - 24 Apr 2017 | updated - 30 Apr 2017 | Public

This list includes all of the living co-stars for every Shirley Temple motion picture.

1. Jane Withers

Actress | Giant

During the early times of the Depression when life was more famine than feast, child stars became the blue plate special of the day, served up by Hollywood to help nourish a nation besieged with troubles. Following 20th Century-Fox monumental success with Shirley Temple in the early 1930s, every ...

"Bright Eyes" '34 (Joy Smythe)

2. Jackie Cosbey

Actress | Carolina

Jackie Cosbey is an actress, known for Carolina (1934).

"Carolina" '34 (Jackie Tate) unknown

3. Avonne Jackson

Actress | The Little Colonel

Avonne Jackson was born on July 23, 1924 as Avonne Hartel Arch. She is an actress, known for The Little Colonel (1935).

"The Little Colonel" '35 (May Lily)

4. Hannah Washington

Actress | The Littlest Rebel

Hannah Washington was born on October 6, 1923 in Los Angeles, California, USA. She is an actress, known for The Littlest Rebel (1935), Sea Horses (1926) and The Notorious Lady (1927).

"The Littlest Rebel" '35 (Sally Ann)

5. Barbra Bell Cross

Little Miss Broadway

Barbra Bell Cross is an actress, known for Little Miss Broadway (1938).

"Little Miss Broadway" '38 (Carol) unknown

6. Marilyn Knowlden

Actress | Show Boat

In 1931, a one-day effort by Marilyn Knowlden's attorney father led to an interview, a next-day screen test and a large part for four-year-old Marilyn in one of the early "talkies", Women Love Once (1931). A ten-year movie career followed, where she played the daughter of such stars as Claudette ...

"Just Around the Corner" '38 (Gwendolyn)

7. Deidre Gale

Actress | The Little Princess

Deidre Gale was born in 1928 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Little Princess (1939), Honeymoon for Three (1935) and Mozart (1936).

"The Little Princess" '39 (Jessie)

8. Ira Stevens

Actress | The Little Princess

Ira Stevens was born on July 20, 1929 in London, England. She is an actress, known for The Little Princess (1939).

"The Little Princess" '39 (Ermengarde)

9. Johnny Russell

Actor | The Blue Bird

Johnny Russell was born on January 25, 1933 in Brooklyn, New York, USA as John Russell Countryman. He is an actor, known for The Blue Bird (1940), Jesse James (1939) and Sabotage (1939).

"The Blue Bird" '40 (Tytyl)

10. Gene Reynolds

Producer | M*A*S*H

Gene Reynolds was born on April 4, 1923 in Cleveland, Ohio, USA as Eugene Reynolds Blumenthal. He is a producer and director, known for M*A*S*H (1972), Lou Grant (1977) and Room 222 (1969). He has been married to Ann Sweeny since 1979. They have one child. He was previously married to Bonnie Jones.

"The Blue Bird" '40 (the studious boy)

11. Rhonda Fleming

Actress | Out of the Past

A native-born Californian, Rhonda Fleming attended Beverly Hills public and private schools. Her father was Harold Cheverton Louis (1896-1951). Her mother, Effie Olivia Graham (1891-1985), was a famous model and actress in New York. She has a son (Kent Lane), two granddaughters (Kimberly and Kelly)...

"Since You Went Away" '44 (one of the girls at the dance)

12. Terry Moore

Actress | Come Back, Little Sheba

Born Helen Luella Koford on January 7, 1929, the Los Angeles, California, native worked as a model before she made her film debut at age 11 in 20th Century-Fox's Maryland (1940). Throughout the 1940s she worked under a variety of names (her own, Judy Ford and January Ford) before settling on Terry ...

"Since You Went Away" '44 (the child refugee on the train)

13. Darryl Hickman

Actor | Network

Although younger brother Dwayne Hickman is probably the better-remembered sibling today with his still-huge cult following as TV's Dobie Gillis, Darryl Hickman was certainly the more popular actor and deemed more talented when they were children. During his years at MGM in the wartime 40s, Darryl ...

"Kiss and Tell" '45 (Raymond Pringle)

14. Ian Bernard

Actor | The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer

Ian Bernard was born on July 17, 1930 in Windsor, Ontario, Canada as Ian Jerrold Bernard. He is an actor, known for The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer (1947).

"The Bachelor and the Bobby-Soxer" '47 (Perry)

15. Conrad Janis

Actor | The Cable Guy

Conrad Janis was born on February 11, 1928 in New York City, New York, USA as Conrad Janowitz. He is an actor and director, known for The Cable Guy (1996), Airport 1975 (1974) and Bad Blood (2012). He has been married to Maria Grimm since November 30, 1987. He was previously married to Ronda Copland...

"That Hagen Girl" '47 (Dewey Koons)

16. Jean Porter

Actress | Cry Danger

One of MGM's more vivacious secondary stars during the 40s, petite and lovely Jean Porter was born in Texas in 1922 but left the state while young to pursue her dream as an actress. Following some vaudeville experience, she made her uncredited film debut in 1939 (age 17) and slowly graduated to ...

"That Hagen Girl" '47 (Sharon Bailey)

17. Kathleen Hughes

Actress | Revenge

Kathleen Hughes was born on November 14, 1928 in Hollywood, California, USA as Elizabeth Margaret von Gerkan. She is an actress, known for Revenge (1990), Telephone Time (1956) and Mr. Belvedere Goes to College (1949). She was previously married to Stanley Rubin.

"Mr. Belvedere Goes to Washington" '49 (Kay Nelson)

18. Alvin Greenman

Script_department | The Karate Kid

Alvin Greenman is an American actor, dialogue coach and script supervisor who's career in the movie and television business spanned over 50 years. Born in 1930 in New York, New York Alvin Greenman's last television appearance was in 2001 where he appeared in "Backstory,"a documentary series, as ...

"Mr. Belvedere Goes to Washington" '49 (Cornelius Whittaker)

19. Lonnie Thomas

Actor | Return of the Texan

Lonnie Thomas was born on June 9, 1947 in Los Angeles, California, USA as Lonnie Ray Thomas. He is an actor, known for Return of the Texan (1952), Four Star Playhouse (1952) and My Friend Flicka (1955).

"Mr. Belvedere Goes to Washington" '49 (Davy Ashley)

20. Patti Brady

Actress | Never Say Goodbye

Patti Brady was born on May 15, 1937 in Woodside, New York, USA. She is an actress, known for Never Say Goodbye (1946), Gasoline Alley (1951) and Corky of Gasoline Alley (1951).

"Adventure in Baltimore" '49 (Sis Sheldon)

21. Patsy Creighton

Actress | Adventure in Baltimore

Patsy Creighton is an actress, known for Adventure in Baltimore (1949).

"Adventure in Baltimore" '49 (Sally Wilson)

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