Shirley Temple on Her Wedding Day in 1945

Shirley Temple married her first husband, Sgt. John Agar Jr. on Sept. 19, 1945 in Hollywood. The couple was married for only four years and had one child together. The actress married Charles Alden Black in 1950. The couple had two children and remained married until his 2005 death.


Shirley Temple, 1945

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Shirley Temple in her wedding dress, 1945


A 17 year old Shirley Temple married handsome Army Air Corps sergeant John Agar in front of a whopping 500 guests (source).


The lovely bride wore a full length satin bridal gown with a fitted bodice, short t-shirt style sleeves and a round neck. The dress featured embroidery detail along the neckline and had a stunning cathedral style train. Shirley also wore a full length veil attached to a pretty tiara, which mirrored the embroidery pattern and elegant satin gloves in a colour to match that of her wedding gown (source).