Few women in the past three decades have charmed audiences like actress, musician, author, producer, model and beauty queen Cybill Shepherd. She has tackled a wide range of roles with an indomitable spirit that has cemented her icon status for an entire generation. Last summer, Shepherd made her Broadway debut in Gore Vidal's "The Best Man," alongside John Stamos.
Shepherd has starred in three television series, including "The Yellow Rose," "Moonlighting," for which she won two Golden Globes® and an Emmy® nomination and the self-titled show "Cybill," for which she won a Golden Globe and three Emmy nominations and served as the show’s executive producer. Her most recent credits include the successful 2010 Lifetime Original Movie "The Client List," "Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith" and a recurring role on the ABC series "Eastwick." For three seasons, she appeared on the Showtime series "The L Word" and has also made guest appearances on "Psych," "Samantha Who" and "Criminal Minds." Other film credits include Showtime’s "Open Window," the NBC telefilm "Martha Stewart, Inc.," "Martha Behind Bars" for CBS and the Lifetime Original Movie Nora Roberts’ "High Noon."
In 1971, Shepherd made her film debut in the acclaimed film "The Last Picture Show," which led to starring roles in "Taxi Driver," "The Heartbreak Kid," "Daisy Miller," "Chances Are," "Texasville," "Alice," "Married to It," "Once Upon a Crime" and "Marine Life," just to name a few.
Born and raised in Memphis, Tennessee, Shepherd is a woman of many talents. Her theatrical experience includes starring roles in "Shot in the Dark," "The Seven Year Itch," "Last of the Red Hot Lovers," "Lunch Hour," "Vanities" and "Picnic." She has recorded 11 albums and has performed sold out concerts around the world. Her most recent, "At Home with Cybill," was released in 2004 and is available on her website (www.cybill.com/). In 2000, Shepherd released her memoir, "Cybill Disobedience: How I Survived Beauty Pageants, Elvis, Sex, Bruce Willis, Lies, Marriage, Motherhood, Hollywood, and the Irrepressible Urge to Say What I Think." In 1968, she was named Model of the Year and has appeared on the covers of Life, Vogue, Glamour and People, among others.
Shepherd currently resides in Los Angeles.