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EMMY 1999 ~ Susan Lucci's Acceptance Speech


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Lucci's long-awaited acceptance speech, word for word

Susan Lucci (Erica, AMC) Photo: LMSFriday, May 21, 1999. The 26th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards

"Thank you so very much. You're very kind. I truly never believed that this would happen. First of all, I want to thank each and every one of you in this room. This is a room full of such talented, hardworking people, and the fact that you have thought that my work was worthy of notice NINETEEN times -- is something that I will treasure always.

I thank God for the many, many blessings in my life, for parents who always encouraged me to dream my dreams and who have been sitting in every audience of my lifetime, including tonight. For my great teachers -- who were so good at teaching, and who helped me grow.

Agnes Nixon, you changed the face of the media we work in. I am so grateful to have been placed in your hands. Thank you so much for creating the part of Erica Kane, and for allowing me to be part of your writing -- full of such humanity and passion and vision.

I have so many people to thank and they're telling me to wrap it up and I have so many other people to thank.

Joan D'Incecco, the legendary casting director at All My Children, who saw me as more than just an ethnic type and saw that I could play Erica Kane and for bringing me to Agnes' attention.

To the incredible acting company at All My Children with whom I have the privilege to play these scenes every day -- you inspire me! If I'm halfway good it's because I'm afraid I won't be as good as you.

To my children, Liza and Andreas. I wasn't meant to get this award before tonight, because if I had, I wouldn't have that collection of poems and letters and drawings and balloons and chocolate cakes you made me all this time to make me feel better.

To my husband, Helmut Huber, who has been with me every step of the way, and to the fans. I was only supposed to be on every other Tuesday. But, thanks to you, I'm here, and I promise! I will try my best never to let you down. I am going back into that studio on Monday, and I'm going to play Erica Kane for all she's worth!"

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