Elizabeth Hubbard (August 22, 1933 – April 2023) was an American actress, best known for her role as Althea Davis on the NBC daytime soap opera The Doctors (1964-1969, 1970-1977, 1981-1982). In 1974, as businesswoman Lucinda Walsh in the CBS soap opera As the World Turns (1984-2010), for which she received a Daytime Emmy Award for Outstanding Actress in a Drama Series and eight Daytime Emmy Award nominations. Hubbard has also appeared in films such as I Never Sang for My Dad (1970), The Bell Jar (1979), and Ordinary People (1980), and received another Emmy Award for playing Edith Wilson in the TV movie First Ladies Diaries: Edith Wilson. . (1976).
Elizabeth Hubbard was born in New York City, the daughter of Elizabeth Wright Hubbard and Benjamin Alldritt Hubbard. Her mother, a physician, was a pioneer in homeopathy and was one of the first women to earn a medical degree from Columbia University. He had two brothers named Theodore and Merle, the opera talent director.
Hubbard attended Radcliffe College and graduated with honors in 1955. He continued his theater training at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, where he became the first American to receive the school’s silver medal. He graduated. From (RADA) in 1957. She was married to furrier David Bennett from 1970 to 1972; She has a son named Jeremy Bennett (born September 20, 1971).
Elizabeth Hubbard death
Elizabeth Hubbard, star of As The World Turns, has died at the age of 89.
The death of the iconic Emmy-winning actress who played Lucinda Walsh in the series was announced on Facebook over the weekend by her 51-year-old son, Jeremy Bennett.
He wrote: ‘Sorry to tell you that my mom passed away over the weekend with a broken heart. Thank you for being an unwavering rock that has guided me through my life. I will try to honor your memories as long as I live. The star is a two-time Daytime Emmy Award winner and received her first award in 1974 in NBC’s Doctors series, Dr. Althea Davis received her role.
She won her second award in 1976 for the daytime drama television movie First Ladies Diaries: Edith Wilson. However, it was her role as ruthless businesswoman Lucinda Walsh that made her most famous, and earned nine Daytime Emmy Award nominations.
Jeremy is the only child she shares with her ex-husband David Bennett, whom she was married to from 1970 to 1973.
She most recently played Eva Montgomery in the soap opera Anacostia from 2015 to 2018. She was nominated for a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Actress in a Digital Daytime Drama Series in 2016 for her role.
Hubbard was born in New York and attended Radcliffe College, from which he graduated in 1955. He studied theater at the Royal Academy of Dramatic Art (RADA) in London, becoming the first American to receive the school’s silver medal.
Her on-screen acting role came when she played Anne Fletcher in the soap opera Guiding Light in 1962.
In 1964’s The Doctors, Dr. She made her debut as Althea Davis and played her own role until 1969 before choosing roles in Hollywood movies. He would then return to the series a year later and play Davis until 1977, playing the role intermittently until it was canceled in 1982.
He made his feature film debut in 1970 in the Oscar-nominated film I Didn’t Sing For My Father, opposite Gene Hackman. He has also appeared in films such as The Bell Jar (1979), Ordinary People (1980), and The Treatment (2006). She starred as society director Estelle Chadwick in 1983’s One Life to Live before joining As The World Turns the following year.
Hubbard was to leave the show temporarily in 1999, but returned a few months later and stayed until his final episode in 2010. In 2009, the star played sexologist Sair Poindexter in the Dutch soap opera Goede Tijden, Slechte Tijden (Good Times, Bad Times).