Cybill Shepherd is an actress, singer and former model, who is best known for her role as Cybill Sheridan in the 1995 TV series, Cybill.
Born in Memphis, Tennessee, Shepherd's modeling career began at a young age when she won the "Miss Teenage Memphis" pageant in 1966 and the "Model of the Year" contest in 1968. Soon after, Shepherd became a big fashion icon who graced the covers of every major magazine in the US. Her status opened the numerous doors of opportunity. In 1971, she debut as an actress in "The Last Picture Show". She continued to build her film career with influential roles in "The Heartbreak Kid" and "Taxi Driver".
In 1985, Shepherd landed the role of Maddie Hayes in ABC's "Moonlighting" opposite Bruce Willis. Her role earned her 2 Best Actress trophies from the Golden Globe Awards.
Shepherd would then receive her 3rd Golden Globe in 1997 with her portrayal of the title character, Cybill Sheridan, in the CBS' sitcom, "Cybill".
More recently, Shepherd has landed the role of Phyllis Kroll in the Showtime drama, The L Word
, in 2007. After a year, she joined the cast of Psyche
as Shawn Spencer's mother, Madeleine Spencer.
Shepherd returns as one of the cast in Lifetime's new original drama, The Client List
alongside Jennifer Love Hewitt