Official Press Release, The Mayor's Office of the City of New York
MAYOR GIULIANI HOSTS KEY TO THE CITY AND PROCLAMATION CEREMONY IN HONOR OF SUSAN LUCCI
Congratulates Lucci On Her First Daytime Emmy Award
Mayor Rudolph W. Giuliani today proclaimed Thursday, May 27 as Susan Lucci Day in New York City and gave the celebrated actress the Key to the City at ceremony at City Hall. Ms. Lucci, who for the past 28 years has starred as the dazzling Erica in ABC's daytime drama series " ," has just won her first Daytime Emmy Award for best actress, on her 19th nomination.
"I want to congratulate Susan Lucci on winning her first Daytime Emmy Award for best actress," Mayor Giuliani said. "Life as Erica in 'All My Children' hasn't been rose-colored for Susan. During the past 28 years she has survived a kidnapping, a plane crash, an encounter with a grizzly bear, nine marriages and a daring helicopter rescue of one of her lovers from prison. For performing all these risky deeds and her unquestionable talent, I think this Emmy Award was long overdue."
In addition to her leading role in "All My Children," Susan Lucci has starred in the television movies "Blood on her Hand," "Seduced and Betrayed," "Mafia Princess," "Anastasia," "The Bride in Black," and "Ebbie," among many others. She has co-hosted a myriad of ABC Television Network specials, and appeared in critically acclaimed television commercials.
In addition to the Emmys, Ms. Lucci has won countless other awards, including the 1992 People's Choice Award, the 1993 Soap Opera Digest Award for Outstanding Lead Actress, and the 1994 Crystal Apple Award.
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