Liza Huber

Liza Huber

Huber in 2005, photo by Prphotos

Birth Name: Liza Victoria Huber

Place of Birth: Long Island, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 22, 1975

*50% Austrian
*25% Italian
*12.5% Swedish
*12.5% German

Liza Huber is an American actress. She appeared on the soap opera Passions.

She is the daughter of actress Susan Lucci and Austrian businessperson Helmut Huber. She is married to Alexander George Hesterberg III, with whom she has four children.

Liza’s maternal grandfather was Victor Lucci (the son of Nazzareno/Nazareno Ciucci, later Lucci, and of Rosaria/Rosario Di Lario/D’Ilario). Victor was born in New York, to Italian parents. Nazzareno was from Tagliacozzo, Province of L’Aquila, Abruzzo. His parents likely were Antonio Ciucci and Angela Marie/Felice D’Orazio. Rosario was the daughter of Gracinto/Giacinto Di Lario/D’Ilario and Fortunata Torturo.

Liza’s maternal grandmother was Jeanette/Jeannette Granquist (the daughter of John Granquist and Rose Sonner). Jeanette was born in Pennsylvania. John was Swedish. His parents likely were named Swan Granquist and Ida. Rose was born in Pennsylvania, to a German father, John/Johann B. Sonner, and to a Pennsylvania-born mother, Rosela/Rosella Guntersdorf, who was also of German descent.

Sources: Liza’s maternal grandparents, Victor Lucci and Jeanette/Jeannette Granquist, on the 1940 U.S. Census –

Liza’s maternal grandmother, Jeanette/Jeannette Granquist, on the 1920 U.S. Census –


Curious about ethnicity

6 Responses

  1. andrew says:

    parents: Helmut Huber and Susan Lucci

  2. fuzzybear says:

    *gasp* I’m Italian, Swedish, and German! Yes, I know that she’s Italian, Swedish, and Austrian, but Austria speaks German, so…yeah.

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