TWO YEARS LATER: A Look Back at ABC’s ‘One Life to Live’

One Life to Live, Erika Slezak, Victoria Lord Buchanan
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Victoria Lord (Erika Slezak) is considered the “matriarch” of “One Life to Live,” but she’s not without her faults. In 1986, thanks to the menacing Mitch Laurence (Roscoe Born), Viki’s dissociative identity disorder returns. The sweet and caring Viki becomes the wild Niki Smith and she wreaks havoc on Viki’s marriage. In the clip above, watch as Viki struggles to keep Niki Smith contained.