Cybill Shepherd

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  • Birth Name: Cybill Lynne Shepherd
  • Birth Place: Memphis, TN
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 02/18/1950, Aquarius
  • Profession: Actor, singer, producer
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Cybill Shepherd Fast Facts:
  • Name is a combination of the names of her grandfathers, Cyrus and Bill.
  • Voted Miss Teenage Memphis in 1966.
  • Studied opera before Orson Welles advised her to go into acting.
  • Former boyfriend Peter Bogdanovich spotted her on a cover of Glamour magazine and cast her in a bit part in The Last Picture Show (1971), her first film.
  • Briefly dated fellow Memphis native Elvis Presley when she was 19.
  • Has recorded several jazz albums.
  • In 2000, published her autobiography, Cybill Disobedience.
  • Played the mother of her real-life daughter Clementine Ford's character on The L Word (2007-09).
  • Is a supporter of gay rights and received a GLAAD Golden Gate Award in 2010. The award is presented to those who increase the LGBT community's visibility in the media.
  • Cybill Shepherd Relationships:
  • Molly Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim - Daughter
  • David Ford - Ex-husband
  • Andrei Nikolajevic - Fiancé
  • Bruce Oppeneheim - Ex-husband
  • Peter Bogdanovich - Ex-significant Other
  • Robert Martin - Ex-fiancé
  • Cyrus Zachariah Shepherd-Oppenheim - Son
  • Patty Shobe - Mother
  • William Jennings Shepherd - Father
  • Clementine Ford - Daughter
  • Cybill Shepherd Awards:
  • 1997 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1997 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1987 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1996 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 1995 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1995 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1987 People's Choice Awards: Favorite All-Around Female Entertainer - Winner
  • 1972 Golden Globe: New Star of the Year - Actress - Nominee
  • 1988 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1986 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female Performer in a New TV Program - Winner
  • 1987 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Female TV Performer - Winner
  • 1988 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actress in a Television Series - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1986 Emmy: Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series - Nominee
  • College:
  • Attended City University of New York, Hunter College, New York, NY; attended the College of New Rochelle, New Rochelle, NY; attended New York University, New York, NY; attended University of Southern California, Los Angeles, CA

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