It's tough being a celebrity mother; it is tougher being a popular daughter of that celebrity mother. That is what Liza Huber is. She was born as theelder daughter of soap opera actress Susan Lucci and Austrian businessman Helmut Huber on February 22, 1975 in Long Island in New York. Being fluent in Italian and German, she completed her education from Universities like Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Terry Schreiber Studio and Lynette Sheldon Actors Studio with a degree in communications and specialisation in film production. Making her television debut in 'Ebbie' in 1995, which starred her mother, Susan Victoria Lucci, Liza Huber has revealed in many interviews about the inspiration she drew from her actress mother. It is said that it was her parents who initially identified the actress in her. Susan Victoria Lucci, an American actress, television host and industrialist, popularly known for her character of Erica Kane on 'All My Children' is one of the highly paid actors in daytime television. She was honoured with a star on the Hollywood walk of Fame for her immense contribution to television.
Just as her mother, Liza Huber made her presence felt in television shows. She appeared in various television shows such as 'Today Show', 'Live with Regis and Kathie Lee', 'Donny and Marie', 'The Rosie O'Donnell Show', 'Soap Chat with Lisa Rinna', 'Entertainment Tonight' and 'Access Hollywood'. Liza also became popular for being an anchor at the 2000 daytime Emmy Awards. She also made her mark in several magazines like TV Guide, US Magazine and People. She was also honoured to be Miss Golden Globe in Golden Globe Awards, 2000.
Susan Lucci entered the television through the soap opera 'All My Children' (1970) in which she played the role of Erica Kane, which is regarded one of the best women characters. In 1978, she was nominated for 'Outstanding Lead Actress' Emmy Awards in a Drama Series, 'Emmy' and for her contribution in'All My Children'. The 1980's witnessed her name being one of the popular household names. Termed as the 'Crownless Queen of Daytime Television', it is no wonder that her daughter Liza Huber got inspired by her mother.
As mentioned above, Liza made her present felt in television arena in 1995 through the film 'Ebbie' that included even her mother. She also made her presence in 'Passions' in 1999 as Gwen Hotchkiss and continued until she left the show in 2000. While she stayed away from the show, she diverted her focus to theatre, where she co-produced and starred in the play, 'Four Dogs and a Bone' in Harold Clurman Theatre in New York. She came back to be part of 'Passions' in 2002 where she took over the character of Gwen Hotchkiss. Liza got married to her childhood friend Alexander Hesterberg III in March 2004.
Susan Lucci has appeared in plenty of melodramatic television movies which includes Mafia Princess (1986), Lady Mobster (1988), French Silk (1994), Seduced and Betrayed (1995), and Blood on Her Hands (1998). She also appeared on drama series, 'Dallas' during 1990's. The year of 1999 finally saw the Emmy Award finally reaching her after 18 nominations. The audience gave her a standing ovation of four minutes when her name was announced.
Liza Huber was honoured as Miss Golden Globe at Golden Globe Awards, 2000, has appeared as a celebrity judge. She has also appeared on Hollywood Squares. She also works closely with Ford Modelling agency. An expert golfer and skier, Huber is also associated with childcare services of New York.
The career and personal relationship of Liza Huber and Susan Lucci is indeed an inspiration for all mothers and daughters.
Liza Huber was the starlet daughter of Susan Lucci famous for her powerful role in the soap opera All My Children. Go through their profile to explore their relationship and career.