The people working in the television sector were taken aback when they heard of Elizabeth Hubbard’s passing. Her appearances on series such as “The Doctors” and “One Life to Live” were a major factor in her rise to the top of the business.
She had an unparalleled amount of experience and was a formidable opponent throughout her time period. The fact that she has been nominated for eight Emmys is evidence of this.
But all of that is over now because the person who held a significant legacy is now making her way to the next planet.
Hubbard departed this earth when he was 89 years old. On Monday morning, Elizabeth Hubbard’s son took to Facebook to share the sad news that his mother had passed away.
Yet ever since she passed away, her devoted followers have been left wondering what the circumstances surrounding her passing were.
Who Was Elizabeth Hubbard?
According to Soap Opera Digest, Elizabeth Hubbard was born in New York City on December 22, 1933. She went to Radcliffe College, which was the women’s campus of Harvard University and graduated from the Royal Academy of Dramatic Arts in London.
The actress kicked off her career in the soap opera genre in 1962 with her role as Anne Fletcher on “Guiding Light,” and the following year, in 1963, she played Carol Kramer on “The Edge of Night.”
She began making appearances on “The Doctors” in 1964, and she played the role of Dr. Davis, a divorced New England physician, for a significant portion of the show’s run. According to IMDb, she had a role in more than 2,700 episodes of the show between the years 1964 and 1982, when it was finally canceled.
After “The Doctors” was canceled, she portrayed Estelle Chadwick on “One Life to Live” for a year before being known for her iconic daytime role on “As the World Turns.”
She had a successful career and was nominated for eight Daytime Emmys for the character that she played as Walsh during the course of that tenure. In addition, she received a nomination in 2016 for her performance as Eva Montgomery in the film “Anacostia.”
In addition, she was awarded the Clarence Derwent Award in 1965 for outstanding supporting female performance in the United States of America. In 2015, she was presented with the Gold Derby TV Lifetime Achievement Award.
Elizabeth Hubbard Death
Elizabeth Hubbard, whose unforgettable performance as the troublemaking businesswoman Lucinda Walsh on the CBS soap opera As The World Turns won her eight nominations for a Daytime Emmy Award, passed away over the weekend. Her age was 89.
On Facebook, Elizabeth Hubbard’s son Jeremy Bennett made the sad announcement of her passing away. The reason for death has not yet been disclosed.
Bennett replied in an email, “I’m sorry to say with a crushed heart that my mother died away over the weekend.” “Thank you for being an immovable rock that I could always rely on to help lead me through life. I shall make an effort to keep your memory alive for as long as I am able.
Actor Martha Byrne, who portrayed Elizabeth Hubbard’s on-screen daughter Lily in “As The World Turns,” paid an emotional homage to the actress on her Instagram page on Monday. Byrne portrayed Lily on the soap opera “As The World Turns.”
During the years 1970 and 1972, Elizabeth Hubbard was married to David Bennett. Jeremy, the only child she would ever have, was born to the couple.