Elizabeth Hubbard

Born: 22 December 1933 (86 years old)
Gender: Female


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Elizabeth Hubbard is an American actress best known for her role as devious businesswoman Lucinda Walsh on the television soap opera As the World Turns, from 1984-2010.

Hubbard originated the role of Lucinda Walsh on As the World Turns in April 1984. The role earned her many honours including nine Daytime Emmy Award nominations for Outstanding Lead Actress, ten Soap Opera Digest award nominations, and four Soap Opera Update MVP Awards.

Her additional work in daytime television includes her portrayals of Dr. Althea Davis on The Doctors, for which she was the first recipient of a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actress, and Edith Wilson in First Ladies' Diaries, which earned her an additional Daytime Emmy Award.

Hubbard also appeared in the PBS production Ceremony of Innocence, as well as Law and Order. She also appeared in Hope and Faith, her maiden sitcom voyage.

Hubbard's numerous Broadway credits include The Physicists, for which she received the Clarence Derwent Award, Joe Egg and Children! Children!. She also appeared at Circle in the Square in Ibsen's John Gabriel Borkman and opposite George C. Scott in Noel Coward's Present Laughter.

She has had roles in the musicals Dance a Little Closer, I Remember Mama with Liv Ullmann, and A Time for Singing, and has appeared in both Broadway and touring productions of Look Back in Anger.

Off-Broadway, she appeared in War and Peace, The Boys from Syracuse and The Threepenny Opera. Her additional theatre credits, in locations other than New York City, include Blithe Spirit, Uncle Vanya and Macbeth.

On film, Hubbard appeared in Center Stage, Cold River, Ordinary People, The Bell Jar, I Never Sang for My Father, and Tribeca Film Festival's Award-winning The Treatment.

After graduating cum laude from Radcliffe, the New York City-born Hubbard pursued her theatrical education at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art in London, where she was the first American to receive the school's silver medal. She studied acting with Harold Clurman and Lee Strasberg in New York and has studied singing all her life.

Hubbard lives in New York City. She has one son, Jeremy Bennett.

Hubbard is a former AFTRA National Board Member and has sat on the board of The Women's Commission for Refugees and Children and the US Committee for Refugees. She is presently on the Board of Governors of NATAS.

In her free time, Hubbard enjoys writing, traveling, landscaping and opera.

Television Roles



Lucinda Walsh


Mrs. Cleary

Sam's Soap Opera Mother


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