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|Born:||February 18, 1950||Cause of Death:|
|Birth Place:||Memphis, Tennessee, USA||Profession:||Cast ...|
RATE AND COMMENT
Began singing in church choirs at age eight (date approximate)
Began to study music
Voted Miss Teenage Memphis
Worked as model after unsuccessful bid for Miss Teenage America
Named "Model of the Year"
Cast as lead in "The Last Picture Show" after Polly Platt, wife of director Peter Bogdanovich, spotted her on the cover of <i>Glamour</i> magazine; created signature role of Jacy Farrow
Co-starred as the object of Charles Grodin's affection in "The Heartbreak Kid"
Released debut album, "Cybill Does It . . . To Cole Porter"
Played a politician's aide who catches the attention of Robert De Niro's Travis Bickle in "Taxi Driver"
Stage debut, "A Shot in the Dark"
TV acting debut, "A Guide For the Married Woman"
Left Los Angeles for Memphis in late 1970s; worked in theater
Last film appearance for a decade, "The Lady Vanishes"
Returned to Los Angeles and starred in TV series, "The Yellow Rose"
Founded Shoal's Creek, Inc. production company
Starred as Maddie on popular TV detective comedy series, "Moonlighting"
Debut in a miniseries, "The Long Hot Summer"
Signed long-term contract as spokeswoman for L'Oreal
Returned to feature films after a 10-year absence to star in "Chances Are"
Reprised her signature role of Jacy Farrow in the sequel "Texasville", directed by Bogdanovich
Debut as executive producer and co-writer (with Larry McMurtry and Susan Rhinehart) of TV-movie, "Memphis"
Executive produced and starred in CBS sitcom "Cybill"
Signed contract to write an autobiography
Published memoirs "Cybill Disobedience"
Portrayed a middle-aged lounge singer in "Marine Life"; screened at Toronto Film Festival
Hosted the syndicated talk show "Men Are From Mars, Women Are From Venus"; replaced in early 2001
Portrayed Martha Stewart in the TV movie, "Martha, Inc.: The Story of Martha Stewart" (NBC)
Had a recurring role on the ABC comedy, "8 Simple Rules... for Dating My Teenage Daughter"
Once again played Martha Stewart in the TV movie, "Martha Behind Bars"
Joined the cast of Showtime's lesbian-themed drama "The L Word," in its fourth season
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