Cybill Shepherd

Born Feb 18, 1950

Cybill Lynne Shepherd is an American actress, singer and former model. Her best known roles include starring as Jacy in The Last Picture Show, as Betsy in Taxi Driver, as Madeleine Spencer in Psych, as Maddie Hayes in Moonlighting, as Cybill Sheridan in Cybill, and as Phyllis Kroll in The L Word.… Read More

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1950 Birth Born in 1950.


1966 16 Years Old Shepherd was born in Memphis, Tennessee, the daughter of Patty (née Shobe), a homemaker, and William Jennings Shepherd, who managed a home appliance business. Named after her grandfather Cy and her father Bill, Shepherd won the 1966 "Miss Teenage Memphis" contest at age 16, and the 1968 "Model of the Year" contest at age 18, making her a fashion star of the 1960s, resulting in fashion modeling work through high school and after.


1970 20 Years Old According to Shepherd's autobiography, it was a 1970 Glamour magazine cover that caught the eye of film director Peter Bogdanovich. … Read More
1972 22 Years Old Also in 1972, Shepherd posed as a Kodak Girl for the camera manufacturer's then ubiquitous cardboard displays.
1974 24 Years Old In 1974, Shepherd again teamed with Peter Bogdanovich for the title role in Daisy Miller, based on the Henry James novella. … Read More


1982 32 Years Old 1 More Event
In 1982, Shepherd returned to New York and soon after took to the stage alongside James MacArthur in a theatre tour of Lunch Hour by Jean Kerr. … Read More
1987 37 Years Old In 1987 she became pregnant by chiropractor Bruce Oppenheim, and married him, giving birth to twins, Cyrus Zachariah and Molly Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim during the fourth season of Moonlighting. They divorced in 1990. … Read More


1997 47 Years Old In 1997 she won her third Golden Globe award for CBS' Cybill (1995–1998), a television sitcom, in which the title character, Cybill Sheridan, an actress struggling with hammy parts in B movies and bad soaps, was loosely modeled on herself (including portrayals of her two ex-husbands).


2000 50 Years Old In 2000 Shepherd's bestselling autobiography was published, titled Cybill Disobedience: How I Survived Beauty Pageants, Elvis, Sex, Bruce Willis, Lies, Marriage, Motherhood, Hollywood, and the Irrepressible Urge to Say What I Think, written in collaboration with Aimee Lee Ball.
2001 51 Years Old That same year, Shepherd hosted a short-lived syndicated talk show version of the book Men Are from Mars, Women Are from Venus, but left the show in early 2001 and was replaced by Cristina Ferrare, Bo Griffin, Samantha Phillips, Drew Pinsky, and Rondell Sheridan.
2003 53 Years Old In 2003 she guest-starred on 8 Simple Rules as Cate Hennessy's (portrayed by Katey Sagal) sister. … Read More
2007 57 Years Old From 2007 until it ended, Shepherd appeared on the Showtime drama, The L Word as the character Phyllis Kroll for the show's final three seasons.
2008 58 Years Old 1 More Event
In 2008 she joined the cast of the USA Network television series Psych as Shawn Spencer's mother, Madeleine Spencer.


2010 60 Years Old 1 More Event
In the fall of 2010 Shepherd appeared in an episode of ABC's new show, No Ordinary Family. and in November of the same year she guest-starred in an episode of CBS' $h*! … Read More
2012 62 Years Old 1 More Event
In June 2012 she became engaged to boyfriend Andrei Nikolajevic. … Read More
2014 64 Years Old In October 2014, as part of the publicity for Do You Believe?, the upcoming Christian-themed film in which she will be starring, she revealed that she had returned to her Christian faith. "I was born a Christian, sang in the choir. … Read More
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