Cybill Shepherd Biography (1950-)

Full name, Cybill Lynne Shepherd; born February 18, 1950, in Memphis, TN; daughter of William Jennings Shepherd (manager of a home appliance business) andPatty (a homemaker; maiden name, Shobe) Shepherd Micci; married David Ford (an auto parts manager, musician, and manager), November 19, 1978 (divorced, 1982); married Bruce Oppenheim (a chiropractor), March 1, 1987 (divorced, 1989[some sources cite 1990]); children: (first marriage) Clementine Ford; (second marriage) Molly Ariel "Ariel" Oppenheim, Cyrus Zachariah "Zack" Oppenheim.

Nationality
American
Gender
Female
Occupation
Actress, producer, singer, writer
Birth Details
February 18, 1950
Memphis, Tennessee, United States

Famous Works

  • CREDITS
  • Film Appearances
  • Jacy Farrow, The Last Picture Show, Columbia, 1971
  • Kelly Corcoran, The Heartbreak Kid, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1972
  • Annie P. "Daisy" Miller (title role), Daisy Miller, Paramount, 1974
  • Brooke Carter, At Long Last Love, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1975
  • Betsy, Taxi Driver, Columbia, 1976
  • Mary Jane, Special Delivery (also known as Dangerous Break), American International Pictures, 1976
  • Debbie Luckman, Silver Bears, Columbia, 1978
  • Gold girl, Americathon, 1979
  • Amanda Kelly, The Lady Vanishes, Rank, 1980
  • Jennifer, The Return (also known as The Alien's Return andEarthright), Greydon Clark, 1980
  • Corinne Jeffries, Chances Are, TriStar, 1989
  • Jacy Farrow, Texasville, Columbia, 1990
  • Nancy Brill, Alice, Orion, 1990
  • Returning Napoleon, Universal, 1991
  • Marilyn Schwary, Once upon a Crime, Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer, 1992
  • Claire Laurent, Married to It, Orion, 1993
  • Kiki Taylor, The Last Word (also known as Cosa Nostra: The LastWord), 1994
  • Herself, The Last Picture Show: A Look Back, 1999
  • Herself, The Muse, USA Films, 1999
  • Squirrels to the Nuts, 1999
  • June Nordstrom, Marine Life, Odeon Films, 2000
  • Falling off the Verge, Urbanmind Pictures, 2002
  • Also appeared in Wait for Me.
  • Television Appearances
  • Series
  • Colleen Champion, The Yellow Rose, NBC, 1983-1984
  • Madelyn "Maddie" Hayes, Moonlighting, ABC, 1985-1989
  • Cybill Sheridan Robbins Woodbine (title role), Cybill, CBS, 1995-1998
  • Host, Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, syndicated, 2000-2001
  • Miniseries
  • Eula Varner, The Long Hot Summer, NBC, 1985
  • Faith Kelsey, Telling Secrets (also known as Contract for Murder), ABC, 1993
  • Movies
  • Julie Walker, A Guide for the Married Woman, ABC, 1978
  • Elaine, Secrets of a Married Man, NBC, 1984
  • Vicki Orloff, Seduced, CBS, 1985
  • Karen Parsons, Which Way Home, TNT, 1991
  • Reeny Perdew, Memphis (also known as September), TNT, 1992
  • Samantha "Sam" Weathers, Stormy Weathers, ABC, 1992
  • Julie Warner, There Was a Little Boy, CBS, 1993
  • Debbie Freeman, Baby Brokers (also known as Stolen Hearts),NBC, 1994
  • Jody Stokes, While Justice Sleeps (also known as For the Love of My Daughter), NBC, 1994
  • Janice Johnson, Journey of the Heart, CBS, 1997
  • The Truth about Blondes (documentary), 2001
  • Due East, 2002
  • Specials
  • Herself, Miss Teenage America, CBS, 1968
  • Herself, Model of the Year, CBS, 1968
  • Herself, The Barbara Walters Special, ABC, 1985
  • ABC All-Star Spectacular, ABC, 1985
  • Elvis Memories, syndicated, 1985
  • Herself, Superstars and Their Moms, ABC, 1987
  • A Party for Richard Pryor, CBS, 1991
  • Herself, Picture This: The Times of Peter Bogdanovich in Archer City,Texas (also known as The Making of Texasville), Showtime, 1991
  • Segment host, ABC's 40th Anniversary Special, ABC, 1994
  • Out There II, Comedy Central, 1994
  • People's 20th Birthday, ABC, 1994
  • CBS Sneak Peak '95, CBS, 1995
  • Awards Presentations
  • The 37th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, 1985
  • The 38th Annual Emmy Awards, 1986
  • The 39th Annual Emmy Awards, 1987
  • The 61st Annual Academy Awards Presentation, 1989
  • Host, The 47th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1990
  • The 16th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1990
  • Presenter, The 48th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1991
  • The 17th Annual People's Choice Awards, 1991
  • Host, The 13th Annual CableACE Awards, 1992
  • Presenter, The 44th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, 1992
  • Presenter, The 50th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1993
  • The 28th Academy of Country Music Awards, 1993
  • Host, The 47th Annual Prime Time Emmy Awards, 1995
  • Presenter, The 52nd Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1995
  • Presenter, The 30th Annual Academy of Country Music Awards, 1995
  • Presenter, The 1996 Emmy Awards, 1996
  • Presenter, The 54th Annual Golden Globe Awards, 1997
  • Episodic
  • "No Friends like Old Friends," Fantasy Island, ABC, 1983
  • "Love Is...," The New Love, American Style, ABC, 1986
  • Herself, Face to Face with Connie Chung, CBS, 1990
  • Ariel, Cybill, CBS, 1997
  • Herself, "A & E Biography: Nina van Horn," Just Shoot Me, NBC,2000
  • Herself, The Late Late Show with Craig Kilborn, CBS, 2000
  • Also appeared in episodes of other series, including Late Night with David Letterman and The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson, both NBC; and The Late Show with David Letterman, CBS.
  • Pilots
  • Carla, Masquerade, ABC, 1983
  • Madelyn "Maddie" Hayes, Moonlighting, ABC, 1985
  • Television Work
  • Executive Producer; Series
  • Cybill, CBS, 1995-1998
  • Executive Producer; Movies
  • (With Larry McMurtry) Memphis (also known as September), TNT, 1992
  • Stormy Weathers, ABC, 1992
  • (With others) Journey of the Heart, CBS, 1997
  • Stage Appearances
  • A Shot in the Dark, 1977
  • Picnic, 1980
  • Vanities, 1982
  • Also appeared in Lunch Power.
  • RECORDINGS
  • Albums
  • Cybill Does It ... to Cole Porter, MCA, 1974
  • (With Stan Getz) Mad about the Boy, Inner City, 1977
  • Vanilla with Phineas Newborn, Jr., Gold Coast/Peabody, 1978
  • Somewhere down the Road, Gold Castle Records, 1990
  • Talk Memphis to Me, Drive Records, 1997
  • Soundtrack Albums; with Others
  • At Long Last Love (selections), RCA Victor, 1975
  • Moonlighting: The Television Soundtrack Album, MCA, 1987
  • With others, recorded The Heartbreak Kid, Columbia.
  • WRITINGS
  • Teleplays
  • Movies
  • (With Larry McMurtry) Memphis (also known as September), TNT, 1992
  • Other Writings
  • Cybill Disobedience: How I Survived Beauty Pageants, Elvis, Sex, BruceWillis, Lies, Marriage, Motherhood, Hollywood and the Irrepressible Urge toSay What I Think (autobiography), HarperCollins, 2000

Further Reference

OTHER SOURCES

    Periodicals
    • Advocate, October 19, 1993, pp. 42-49
    • Entertainment Weekly, January 20, 1995, pp. 22-25
    • Good Housekeeping, April, 1995, p. 116
    • McCall's, November, 1995, p. 112
    • People Weekly, August 1, 1994, pp. 82-84
    • TV Guide, January 7, 1995, p. 24; April 20, 1996, pp. 18-21, 24; March 25, 2000, pp. 22-26, 75

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