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Cybill Shepherd is an American actor, model, and singer. She is best known for her performances in movies such as ‘The Last Picture Show’ and ‘Taxi Driver.’ Shepherd started working as a model in her teenage years. After winning the ‘Miss Teenage Memphis’ title, she was offered several modeling assignments. She was featured on the cover of the fashion magazine ‘Glamour,’ which caught the attention of film director Peter Bogdanovich. She made her debut with his movie ‘The Last Picture Show.’ Her debut performance earned Shepherd a nomination for the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the ‘New Star of the Year – Actress.’ Following her success in this movie, Shepherd was offered major roles in movies such as ‘The Heartbreak Kid,’ ‘Daisy Miller,’ and ‘Taxi Driver.’ When her career graph in movies starting showing a decline, Shepherd returned to her hometown and began working in regional theater. When she returned to screen appearances, Shepherd concentrated on TV series.

For her stellar performance in the series ‘Moonlighting,’ Shepherd won the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the ‘Best Actress- Television Series Musical or Comedy.’ ‘Cybill’ was another sitcom in which she gave a noteworthy performance. She is a social activist and supports causes such as gay marriage and abortion rights. Shepherd has written her autobiography, too.

Cybill Lynne Shepherd was born on February 18, 1950, in Memphis, Tennessee. Her father, William Jennings Shepherd, was a manager of a home appliances business. Her mother, Patty, was a homemaker. Not much is known about her siblings.
Shepherd attended the ‘Hunter College,’ the ‘College of New Rochelle,’ ‘New York University,’ and the ‘University of Southern California.’ In 1966, Shepherd won the ‘Miss Teenage Memphis’ title. The same year, she won the congeniality award at the ‘Miss Teenage America’ contest. After this win, Shepherd was offered several modeling assignments.
In 1972, Shepherd appeared as ‘Kelly Corcoran’ in the dark romantic comedy ‘The Heartbreak Kid.’ The movie narrates the story of a man who falls in love with another girl during his honeymoon trip with his wife. ‘Kelly Corcoran’ was the beautiful college girl who was the love interest of the protagonist. The movie received favorable reviews from critics.
In 1974, Shepherd played the title role in the drama movie ‘Daisy Miller.’ It was about a rich and beautiful young woman disregarding the ways of the upper class. The movie was directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It turned out to be a box-office failure. The same year, she recorded her debut music album, ‘Cybill Does It…To Cole Porter.’
In 1976, Cybill Shepherd appeared in the psychological thriller ‘Taxi Driver.’ The movie was about a taxi driver obsessed with a girl named ‘Betsy’ ending up being driven to insanity. The movie featured Shepherd as ‘Betsy.’ Shepherd received good reviews for her work in the movie.
In the latter half of the 1970s, Shepherd faced a setback in her acting career. Several movies featuring her, such as ‘At Long Last Love,’ ‘The Lady Vanishes,’ and ‘The Return,’ turned out to be box-office failures. Shepherd returned to her hometown, Memphis, and concentrated on performing in regional theater.
In 1982, Shepherd returned to New York for a theater tour of ‘Lunch Hour’ by Jean Kerr. From 1983 to 1984, she performed in the TV series ‘The Yellow Rose,’ which was aired on the ‘NBC’ network. The series was about the life of the ‘Champion’ family, with Shepherd performing as ‘Colleen Champion.’
From 1985 to 1989, Shepherd starred in the comedy–drama series ‘Moonlighting,’ which was telecast on ‘ABC.’ It had Bruce Willis and Shepherd in lead roles. Both played private detectives in the series. The show was a mix of comedy, drama, mystery, and romance. It was highly popular with the viewers and helped Shepherd establish her career on screen. Her performance helped her win two ‘Golden Globe Awards’ for the ‘Best Actress- Television Series Musical or Comedy.’
From 1995 to 1998, Shepherd performed in the title role of ‘Cybill Sheridan’ in the series ‘Cybill,’ which was telecast on ‘CBS.’ It narrated the story of a struggling middle-aged actor and a single mother of two daughters. Her performance in the series earned Shepherd the ‘Golden Globe Award’ for the ‘Best Actress- Television Series Musical or Comedy.’ She was nominated for an ‘Emmy Award,’ too.
In the 2000s, Shepherd performed in series such as ‘The L Word’ and ‘The Client List.’ In 2012, she made her debut on ‘Broadway,’ with a revival of the play ‘The Best Man’ by Gore Vidal. She also appeared in movies such as ‘Listen to Your Heart,’ ‘Expecting Mary,’ and ‘Do You Believe
Birthday: February 18, 1950.

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Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart

Cybill Shepherd, Joanna Cassidy

Released: 2003

Directed by: Jason Ensler

Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart is a 2003 NBC TV movie starring Cybill Shepherd as Martha Stewart in which the life of Martha Stewart is outlined starting from her life in New..

Once Upon a Crime…

John Candy, Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1992

Directed by: Eugene Levy

This film is a 1992 ensemble comedy film starring Richard Lewis, John Candy, James Belushi, Cybill Shepherd, Sean Young and Ornella Muti. The film was directed by Eugene Levy. It is the..

Married to It

Cybill Shepherd, Stockard Channing

Released: 1993

Directed by: Arthur Hiller

Married to It is a 1991 film directed by Arthur Hiller about three New York City couples with disparate careers, ages, and lifestyles who nonetheless bond through their mutual connection..

Pilot

Bruce Willis, Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1985

Directed by: Robert Butler

Dave and Maddie face a difficult situation when they have to tell their client that the son he..

At Long Last Love

Burt Reynolds, Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1975

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

At Long Last Love is a 1975 American musical romantic comedy film written, produced and directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and stars Burt Reynolds and Cybill Shepherd. The film pays..

Taxi Driver

Robert De Niro, Jodie Foster

Released: 1976

Directed by: Martin Scorsese

Taxi Driver is a 1976 American neo-noir psychological thriller film directed by Martin Scorsese and written by Paul Schrader. Set in New York City soon after the end of the Vietnam War, the film..

Texasville

Jeff Bridges, Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1990

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Texasville is a 1990 American drama film directed by Peter Bogdanovich. It is a sequel to The Last Picture Show, and based on the novel Texasville by Larry McMurtry. Jeff Bridges, Cybill…

Daisy Miller

Cybill Shepherd, Cloris Leachman

Released: 1974

Directed by: Peter Bogdanovich

Daisy Miller is a 1974 American drama film produced & directed by Peter Bogdanovich, and starring then-girlfriend Cybill Shepherd in the title role. The screenplay by Frederic Raphael is..

The Lady Vanishes

Angela Lansbury, Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1979

Directed by: Anthony Page

The Lady Vanishes is a 1979 British comedy mystery film directed by Anthony Page. Its screenplay by George Axelrod was based on the novel The Wheel Spins by Ethel Lina White. It..

Chances Are

Robert Downey Jr., Cybill Shepherd

Released: 1989

Directed by: Emile Ardolino

Chances Are is a 1989 romantic comedy film directed by Emile Ardolino and starring Cybill Shepherd, Robert Downey, Jr., Ryan O’Neal, and Mary Stuart Masterson. The original music score was composed.
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