Fast Facts

  • Debuted as Erica Kane on ABC's All My Children in 1970.
  • TV Guide called her Erica Kane "unequivocally the most famous soap-opera character in the history of daytime TV."
  • Made Broadway debut in 1999 in the revival of Annie Get Your Gun; also headlined a well-received cabaret show and performed on tour with Regis Philbin.
  • After 18 Daytime Emmy nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress in a Drama Series for her role as Erica Kane on All My Children, she finally won in 1999.
  • Has launched an extensive line of beauty products, accessories, clothing and perfumes.
  • Charitable efforts include Little Flower Children's Services of New York, a child-care agency that provides foster care and adoption support services in the New York area.
  • In 2005, became one of the few daytime actors to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
  • Competed on ABC's Dancing with the Stars at age 62.
  • Traveled to Africa in support of Feed the Children in 2009.


  • 1992, People's Choice Awards — Favorite Female Performer in a Daytime Serial: Winner


  • Andreas Huber — Son
  • Liza Huber — Daughter
  • Helmut Huber — Husband
  • Victor Lucci — Father
  • Jean Lucci — Mother


  • Marymount College, Tarrytown, NY (BA in Drama 1968)

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  • Birth Place: Scarsdale, NY
  • Profession: Actor, Singer

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