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Cybill Shepherd to guest star on 'Family'

Cybill Shepherd, a cast member in the original 1972 version of the film The Heartbreak Kid, arrives at the premiere for the new remake of the film in Los Angeles on September 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen)
Cybill Shepherd, a cast member in the original 1972 version of the film "The Heartbreak Kid," arrives at the premiere for the new remake of the film in Los Angeles on September 27, 2007. (UPI Photo/Jim Ruymen) | License Photo

LOS ANGELES, Oct. 25 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Cybill Shepherd has landed a guest spot on the superhero comedy series "No Ordinary Family," ABC said Monday.

Shepherd is best known for her performances in the TV shows "Moonlighting," "Cybill," "The L Word" and "Psych," as well as in the movies "The Heartbreak Kid," "Taxi Driver" and "The Last Picture Show."

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She is to play Barbara Crane, mother of Stephanie, who is played by Julie Benz on "Family."

"Twilight" co-star Jackson Rathbone is also to guest star on "Family" as Daphne's friend, Trent, the network said.

Kay Panabaker plays Daphne.

Shepherd and Rathbone are to appear in the Nov. 9 episode.

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