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'The Last Picture Show' standout stars

Oscar winners Ben Johnson and Cloris Leachman starred alongside superstar model and budding actress Cybill Shepherd.

November 14, 2011
  • She was a superstar model when she made her film debut as the beautiful, spoiled Jacy Farrow.
She was a superstar model when she made her film debut as the beautiful, spoiled… (Cliff Lipson / Associated…)

A few of the standout stars from "The Last Picture Show's" ensemble cast:

Ben Johnson

A longtime member of John Ford's stock company, the veteran character actor earned a supporting actor Oscar as Sam the Lion.

Cloris Leachman

The actress was appearing as Phyllis on "The Mary Tyler Moore Show" when she won the supporting actress Oscar as embittered Ruth Popper.

Cybill Shepherd

She was a superstar model when she made her film debut as the beautiful, spoiled Jacy Farrow.

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