All My Life: A Memoir
When Susan Lucci and All My Children were introduced to the world in 1970, American television changed forever. Susan's character, the beautiful, spirited, and mercurial Erica Kane, was an original—the first vixen viewers loved to hate. But while millions have enjoyed getting to know Erica's many sides, the woman who played her has remained a mystery.
In her long-awaite...more
I enjoyed reading about her childhood, about her being the apple of her parents’ eyes ...more
"See that moon up there?
You can reach that high.
Never be afraid because you can be anything you want to be."
Susan Lucci was only five years old when her father shared these encouraging words with her. They inspired the highly imaginative child who loved make-believe to craft one of the most enduring characters in television history, an achievement that would earn her a record twenty-one Emmy nominations—the most for an actor in the award's history—and th...more
Her LONGTIME husband Helmut Huber is an Austrian, 10 yrs her senior. They met when Susan was still pretty much a teenager. He had to propose, repeated ...more
If you take the time to allow Lucci to take you on a backstage tour of her life-to-date and her more than four decade long career as Erica Kane, you should come away with several impressions: Lucci is absolutely nothing like Kan ...more
Don't get me wrong. She does talk about difficult times in her life, things that were very painful for her and which aren't generally known (a car wreck, a miscarriage, deaths) ...more
I learned so many things about both the actress and the character. The one thing that I wish that I could have is Susan's strength and ability to balance everything in her life. She jugg ...more
I enjoyed reading this memoir/autobiography. I appreciated the fact that this memoir wasn't trash talking other actors or politician's during the years Susan Lucci encountered for her wonderful acting career as the fabulous Erica Kane. I found it a complete waste when celebrities write about other actors in a really bad way! I wasn't raised to trash talk people for their personalities or outlooks on life through their eyes. I can relate to Susan Lucci becau ...more
Did you know she has a drama degree from Marymount?
That she had a disfiguring car accident as a youn ...more
Oft nominated for the daytime Emmy, Lucci has dominated daytime television for 40 years. Her character, Erica Kane, is a driving force: beautiful, powerful, talented, and full of passion.
Lucci, like Erica Kane, is full of passion and talent and beauty. Unlike Erica, she has been married only once (and still is) and is the loving mother of tw ...more
Three stars, because while I loved it, some of that sunshine and rainbows wa ...more