Charles Alden Black, Jr. Age, 61 years (April 28, 1952) Charles Alden Black Jr., Age He was married to the legendary former child actress and diplomat Shirley Temple from December 16, 1950, until his death. He died from myelodysplastic syndrome on August 4, 2005, at his home in Woodside, California, at the age of 86. They had a son Charles Alden Black Jr. and a daughter Lori Black.
Charles Alden Black (March 6, 1919 “ August 4, 2005) was a California businessman known for his work in aquaculture and oceanography as well as his marriage to Shirley Temple Black.
Black was born in Oakland, California in 1919. Black graduated from Hotchkiss School in Connecticut and Stanford University (class of 1940). His father, James Byers Black, was president of Pacific Gas and Electric Company. After attending Harvard Business School for one year, Black entered the Navy in 1941.