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Liza Huber


Between 1999 and 2008, she portrayed Gwen Hotchkiss ‘s almost one thousand shows from the NBC soap opera Passions. Before you begin her acting profession, she was a cheerleader at New York’s Backyard City SENIOR HIGH SCHOOL and students on the School of NEW YORK at Chapel Hill. She performed the primary function in Four Canines and a Bone tissue at NY City’s Harold Clurman Movie theater. She and her sibling, Andreas, were blessed in Long Isle, NY, to business professional Helmut Huber and everything My Children celebrity Susan Lucci. With her hubby, Alexander George Hesterberg III, Huber welcomed kids called Royce, Brendan, Hayden, and Mason. From 2000 to 2002, Huber briefly left the ensemble of Passions; during this time period, celebrity Natalie Zea overran the function of Gwen Hotchkiss.

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Full Name Liza Huber
Date Of Birth February 22, 1975
Place Of Birth New York
Height 1.72 m
Profession Soap Opera Actress
Education University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
Nationality American
Spouse Alexander George Hesterberg III
Children Brendan Hesterberg, Royce Alexander Hesterberg, Hayden Victoria Hesterberg
Parents Susan Lucci, Helmut Huber
Siblings Andreas Huber
Awards Miss Golden Globe
TV Shows Passions
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1Playing "Gwen Hotchkiss" on the daytime NBC drama Passions (1999). [October 2002]
2Liza and her husband, Alexander Hesterberg, welcomed their first child on Friday, December 23rd: Royce Alexander who shares the same birthday with his grandmother, All My Children (1970) star Susan Lucci. [December 2006]
3Gave birth to her 4th child at age 37, a son Mason Alexander Hesterberg on February 6, 2013. Child's father is her husband, Alexander George Hesterberg III.
4Gave birth to her 3rd child at age 36, a daughter Hayden Victoria Hesterberg on March 23, 2011. Child's father is her husband, Alexander George Hesterberg III.
5Gave birth to her 2nd child at age of 33, a son Brendan Hesterberg on August 16, 2008. Child's father is her husband, Alexander George Hesterberg III.
6Gave birth to her 1st child age of 31, a son Royce Alexander Hesterberg on December 23, 2006. Child's father is her husband, Alexander George Hesterberg III.
7(March 13, 2004) Married her boyfriend of 2 years Alexander George Hesterberg III following a year-long engagement.
8She was a member of Chi Omega sorority.
9Her character "Gwen Hotchkiss" on Passions (1999) married her childhood sweetheart. Coincidentally, Liza married her childhood sweetheart whom she has known since grade school.
10She is of Italian, Austrian, and Swedish ancestry
11Trained in improvisation at NYU's Tisch School of the Arts with Richard Schechner, and received her undergraduate degree with a specialty in Communications with Film Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill.
12Was selected to be Miss Golden Globe at the 2000 Golden Globe Awards. [2000]
13Serves on the Junior Committee to support Little Flowers Children's Services of New York. (a child care agency)
14Enjoys skiing and golfing
15Was a competitive equestrian
16Studied acting at the Terry Schreiber Studio, The Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute and the Lynette Sheldon Actor's Studio.
17Speaks fluent German and Italian, and also speaks French
18Has a brother named Andreas Huber, who is 5 years younger than she is. Is Catholic, and attended St. Joseph's School in Garden City, New York for grammar school.
19Graduated from Garden City High School in Garden City, New York. Was a cheerleader and studied several foreign languages.
20Received her undergraduate degree with a specialty in Communications with Film Production from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
21Daughter of Susan Lucci and Helmut Huber



Passions1999-2008TV SeriesGwen Hotchkiss Gwen Hotchkiss Winthrop Gwen Hotchkiss Crane ...
Ebbie1995TV Movie70's Girl (uncredited)



The 34th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2007TV SpecialHerself
SoapTalk2003-2005TV SeriesHerself
My Coolest Years2005TV Mini-Series documentaryHerself
Street Smarts2004TV SeriesHerself
Soapography2004TV Series documentaryHerself
The 31st Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2004TV SpecialHerself
Miss USA2004TV SpecialHerself - Celebrity Judge
Hollywood Squares2003TV SeriesHerself
Intimate Portrait2003TV Series documentaryHerself
Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade2002TV SpecialHerself
The 27th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Co-Presenter: Outstanding Talk Show
The Rosie O'Donnell Show2000TV SeriesHerself
The 57th Annual Golden Globe Awards2000TV SpecialHerself - Miss Golden Globe
The Meredith Vieira Show2015TV SeriesHerself
Entertainment Tonight2015TV SeriesHerself
The 38th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards2011TV SpecialHerself

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Won awards

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2000Miss Golden GlobeGolden Globes, USA

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1I would be an actress whether or not my mother was.

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