Clementine Ford

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Clementine Ford
ClementineFordMay10.jpg
Ford in May 2010
Born Clementine Shepherd Ford
(1979-06-29) June 29, 1979 (age 35)
Memphis, Tennessee, U.S.
Nationality American
Other names Clementine Shepherd-Ford, Clementine Ford-Wilcox
Occupation Actress
Years active 1998-present
Spouse(s) Chad Todhunter (m. 2000; div. 2004)
Cyrus Wilcox (m. 2013)
Children 1
Parents Cybill Shepherd
David Ford

Clementine Shepherd Ford (born June 29, 1979) is an American actress who is perhaps best known for her appearance as Molly Kroll on Showtime's The L Word. In April 2009, she joined the cast of the soap opera The Young and the Restless in the role of Mackenzie Browning, the fourth recast of "Mac."

Early life and career[edit]

Ford is the daughter of actress Cybill Shepherd and nightclub entertainer David Ford. Ford has two half-siblings, Molly "Ariel" Shepherd Oppenheim and Cyrus "Zack" Shepherd Oppenheim from her mother's remarriage to chiropractor Bruce Oppenheim.[1]

Ford made her acting debut on her mother's eponymous sitcom in 1998. That same year, she was named Miss Golden Globe and assisted at the 56th Golden Globe Awards ceremony.[2] Ford made her film debut in a bit role in 1999 in the teen comedy film American Pie. She has since had supporting roles in Bring It On (2000) and Cherry Falls (2000). From 2007 to 2009, she portrayed Molly Kroll on the Showtime drama series The L Word. In 2009, she won the role of Mackenzie Browning on the soap opera The Young and the Restless. She left the series in 2010. In June 2011, Ford featured in People magazine for embracing her real body.[3]

In March 2012, it was announced that Ford would star in the stage play Phantoms Go Down. The play was written by Ford's half-sister, Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim.[4]

Personal life[edit]

Ford is a vegan.[3] She also maintains a blog entitled The Dog Ate My Antidepressants.[5]

Relationships and marriages[edit]

In 2000, Ford married Canadian actor Chad Todhunter. They divorced in 2004.

In March 2009, Ford revealed that she is bisexual in an interview with Diva magazine.[6] In May 2009, Ford told Soap Opera Digest that she was in a relationship with musician and record producer Linda Perry.[7] Their relationship ended in 2011.[8]

In May 2012, Ford announced her engagement to actor Cyrus Wilcox. The couple married in April 2013. She gave birth to the couple's first child, a son named Elijah, in March 2014.[5]

Stage[edit]

  • Phantoms Go Down (2012) - Rosalind

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
1999 American Pie Computer Girl
2000 Cherry Falls Annette Duwald
2000 Bring It On New Pope Cheerleader #2
2004 Last Goodbye Agnes Shelby
2010 The Latin & The Gringo Deb
2014 Girltrash!: All Night Long Xan
Television
Year Title Role Notes
1998 Cybill Leah Addison 2 episodes
2003 Crossing Jordan Young Woman Episode: "Dead Wives' Club"
2004 House M.D. Samantha Campbell Episode: "Fidelity"
2007-2009 The L Word Molly Kroll 9 episodes
2009-2010 The Young and the Restless Mackenzie Browning 63 episodes

References[edit]

  1. ^ Toepfer, Susan (December 21, 1987). "Twinkle, Twinkle, Cybill's Stars". People 28 (25). ISSN 0093-7673. 
  2. ^ "Miss/Mr. Golden Globe". Hollywood Foreign Press Association. Retrieved September 6, 2008. 
  3. ^ a b Hamm, Liza; Herndon, Jessica; Wedemeyer, Jessica (June 27, 2011). "Real Bodies, Real Sizes". People 75 (25). ISSN 0093-7673. 
  4. ^ Jarchow, Boo. "Clementine Ford Stars in 'Phantoms Go Down' by Ariel Shepherd-Oppenheim - Video". SheWired. Retrieved March 28, 2012. 
  5. ^ a b Harbour, Maggie (May 9, 2014). "EXCLUSIVE: Moonlighting star a first-time grandma! Cybill Shepherd 'over the moon' as she celebrates birth of grandson Elijah". dailymail.co.uk. Retrieved June 24, 2014. 
  6. ^ Fairman, Michael (March 31, 2009). "Clementine Sets the Record "Straight"". advocate.com. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 
  7. ^ Owens, Devin (May 26, 2009). "Ford Fusion". Soap Opera Digest. 
  8. ^ Comingore, Aly (April 20, 2011). "Five Questions With Linda Perry". independent.com. Retrieved June 25, 2014. 

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