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Shirley Temple dies age 85

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Child star Shirley Temple Black has died at the age of 85. Nelson Aspen reports.

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Let's go to our showbiz editor Nelson Aspen.

Hi, Nelson.

Legendary actress Shirley Temple has passed away overnight.

Hello and welcome.

What life, what a lady.

Shirley Temple Black, passed away at the age of 85.

away at the age of 85.

You know, She was an extraordinary Talent2.

My cousin, I was so proud as a kid growing up knowing that my cousin, Daryl SdAn 10AK had created the Twentieth Century Fox studios.

He found this extraordinary gifted child, aged 3.

He played her a star.

She saved the Studio 52.

There is a foe photo of my cousin Daryl and Shirley and she saved the morale of the post depression country and went on to be a great, great star and then eventually, a great woman.

No Lindsay Lohan nonsense for Shirley.

After her acting career, she became a wife and mother and a diplomat.

Always a class lady.

Hats off to this phenomenonal woman whose film stood up as they did 50 or 60 days.

Apart from Daryl naming his daughter Daryl even.

He was one of the Zanucks, who the legendary family that basically built Hollywood, he is your uncleCertainly the 20 th sent ary Fox.

His grandfather and my father's grandfather were the same man.

We go to A from Z in the show biz world.

Aspen to Zanuck.

That's good enough for us, you are Hollywood royalty.

This year's Oscars nominees have come together for the annual lunch.

That's always a lot of fun.

I am not Hollywood royalty enough to get invited to that.

They gathered in Beverly Hills.

Here is how they responded to their Having worked so long and so intensively in the theatre, it felt to me to be a synthesis of my work on stage and my work on the screen.

You know, these opportunities don't come around every day.

So I relish it, I really do.

Money is never a concern to work with people like Martin Scorcese.

I would do whatever - I would paint his house if he asked me to.

And to be able to be part of this thing two years in a row, I just keep waiting for her to take me away and say, "I'm sorry sir, what are you doing here?

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" Funny, they never talk about the lunch itself.

The big night