Liz came to Salem in 1980. She is the daughter of the former governor of the unknown state where Salem is located. She is also a singer. One of the memorable songs performed by Liz was "Friends and Lovers", which was recorded as a duet by Loring with singer Carl Anderson and became a hit single in real life on the US pop chart. In 1983 she shot Marie Horton, whom she hated because Marie was married to her great love Neil Curtis. Liz was sent to prison but was later released on parole. After her divorce in 1986 she left Salem.