The film became a critical and box office hit, earning several Academy Awards and nominations. Shepherd was cast opposite Charles Grodin in The Heartbreak Kid (1972).
She played Kelly, the beautiful, sunkissed young woman for whom Grodin's character falls while on his honeymoon in Miami.
According to Shepherd's autobiography, it was a 1970 Glamour magazine cover that caught the eye of film director Peter Bogdanovich.
Her first film was The Last Picture Show, also starring Jeff Bridges and Timothy Bottoms.4 February 1996Zoey rebels by vanishing, sending Cybill and Maryann on a wild goose chase to find her.Meanwhile, Ira tries to pass off a prostitute as his new love interest, and Cybill stars in a corny superhero show. 16 January 1995Cybill learns that either she or Andrea will lose their soap opera job, so the two go to war.19 November 1995Everyone has plans for Thanksgiving: Ira and Jeff go camping, Rachel's bound for Boston, Maryann expects a visit from Justin, Zoey makes plans with Sean, and Cybill is forced to work with a tyrannical prepubescent costar.