Susan Lucci’s husband Helmut Huber dies at 84: The All My Children star calls it ‘tremendous loss’

By | March 30, 2022

Susan Lucci’s husband Helmut Huber has died at the age of 84, it as shared on Wednesday morning.

The TV producer and manager, who was a native of Austria, passed away on Monday on Long Island, New York.

The couple were married since 1969 and have two children together, Liza Huber, 47, and Andreas Huber, 34.

‘He was an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather, and friend,’ the soap opera star’s rep told People.

Sad loss: Susan Lucci’s husband Helmut Huber died on Monday at the age of 84, it as shared on Wednesday morning. Seen in 2017 in NYC

A long love: The couple have been married since 1969 and have two children together, Liza Huber and Andreas Huber

A long love: The couple have been married since 1969 and have two children together, Liza Huber and Andreas Huber

‘Helmut’s passing is a tremendous loss for all who knew and loved him. He was an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather, and friend,’ a statement from Lucci’s publicist, Jessica Sciacchitano, said.

‘The family kindly asks for privacy during this incredibly difficult time,’ it was added.

A rep for the family stated, ‘A family man, he was a loyal friend, and loved them deeply.

‘With a roaring sense of humour, larger-than-life personality, and a practical problem-solver, he lived his life to the fullest. Mr. Huber who formerly raced motorcycles in Austria was a first-rate skier, and avid golfer, belonging to the Garden City Golf Club and Westhampton Country Club.’

Sad loss: Helmut's passing is a 'tremendous loss for all who knew and loved him.  He was an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather, and friend,' a statement from Lucci's publicist, Jessica Sciacchitano, said.  Seen in December 2021

Sad loss: Helmut’s passing is a ‘tremendous loss for all who knew and loved him. He was an extraordinary husband, father, grandfather, and friend,’ a statement from Lucci’s publicist, Jessica Sciacchitano, said. Seen in December 2021

Huber is survived by Susan, and his two sons and two daughters as well as his brother, eight grandchildren and two great-grandchildren.

He worked as Lucci’s manager and the CEO of Pine Valley Productions.

In lieu of flowers, the family requests contributions are made to the American Stroke Association in support of stroke awareness and research, People claimed.

The couple met on the job at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island, New York when Susan was in her early 20s and just out of college.

‘The first time I saw Susie, it hit me,’ he told People in 1999. ‘Still today, she walks in a room, and I just light up.’

The way they were: Here they were seen at The American Heart Association's Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2020 at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 2020 in New York City

The way they were: Here they were seen at The American Heart Association’s Go Red For Women Red Dress Collection 2020 at Hammerstein Ballroom on February 2020 in New York City

They go way back: The power couple during Entertainment Tonight & ABC-TV Party at Tavern on the Green in New York City in 1983

They go way back: The power couple during Entertainment Tonight & ABC-TV Party at Tavern on the Green in New York City in 1983

In December, she turned 75 years old.

And she was seen dining with her husband the night before at their favorite restaurant.

‘Twas the night before my birthday,’ wrote the siren in her caption.

It was true love: The couple met on the job at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island, New York when Susan was in her early 20s and just out of college.  'The first time I saw Susie, it hit me,' he told People in 1999. 'Still today, she walks in a room, and I just light up.'  Seen in 1980

It was true love: The couple met on the job at the Garden City Hotel on Long Island, New York when Susan was in her early 20s and just out of college. ‘The first time I saw Susie, it hit me,’ he told People in 1999. ‘Still today, she walks in a room, and I just light up.’ Seen in 1980

The star is best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children during that show’s entire network run from 1970 to 2011.

The show won her an Emmy in May 1999; it was her 19th nomination.

After the show was canceled by ABC, the actress went on to appear in the comedy series Hot In Cleveland playing herself.

She also starred on ABC’s dramatic comedy series Devious Maids from 2013 to 2016.

A milestone!  Soap opera legend Lucci turned 75 years old in December;  here she is seen in 1978 at the start of her career

A milestone! Soap opera legend Lucci turned 75 years old in December; here she is seen in 1978 at the start of her career

TV vet: The star is best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children during that show's entire network run from 1970 to 2011. Seen left with Eileen Letchworth, right

TV vet: The star is best known for portraying Erica Kane on the ABC daytime drama All My Children during that show’s entire network run from 1970 to 2011. Seen left with Eileen Letchworth, right

Lucci is also known for her pinup figure.

Many times she has shown off her hot body on Instagram, much to the delight of her loyal 191K followers.

The brunette bombshell was in a white one-piece swimsuit as she walked on the beach during a vacation in 2020. ‘GOOD morning, St Barth’s,’ wrote the New York native.

Still a 10: Lucci is also known for her pinup figure.  Many times she has shown off her hot body on Instagram, much to the delight of her loyal 191K followers.  The brunette bombshell was in a white one-piece swimsuit as she walked on the beach during a vacation in 2020. 'GOOD morning, St Barth's,' wrote the New York native

Still a 10: Lucci is also known for her pinup figure. Many times she has shown off her hot body on Instagram, much to the delight of her loyal 191K followers. The brunette bombshell was in a white one-piece swimsuit as she walked on the beach during a vacation in 2020. ‘GOOD morning, St Barth’s,’ wrote the New York native

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