Cybill won Model of the Year in 1968 from Stewart Models and has appeared on the covers of Life, Vogue, Glamour, and People, among others. She made her film debut in 1971 in the highly acclaimed The Last Picture Show, which led to starring roles in such films as The Heartbreak Kid, Daisy Miller, Taxi Driver, Chances Are, Texasville, Alice, Married to It, Once Upon a Crime, and “Marine Life.”
She has starred in three television series including The Yellow Rose, Moonlighting, for which she won three Golden Globes and an Emmy nomination and the self-titled show Cybill, for which she not only won a Golden Globe, but served as the show’s executive producer.
More recently, Cybill starred in Showtime’s Open Window and portrayed Martha Stewart in both the NBC tele-film, Martha Stewart, Inc. and Martha Behind Bars for CBS. Cybill also starred in the Showtime original series The L Word and has made guest appearances on Psych, Samantha Who and Criminal Minds. Her recent film credits include Lifetime’s High Noon and a starring role in The Hallmark Channel’s Mrs. Washington Goes to Smith. In addition, Cybill has just been signed on to a recurring role in the upcoming fall series Eastwick.
Shepherd’s 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.
In 2000, she 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.