Jack Wagner: Falling in Love with a Co-Star Is "a Little Dangerous"
Season 4 Episode 406
Aired on 08/24/2014
In 1981, two high-profile weddings set the world abuzz: the royal wedding of Charles and Diana and the fictional wedding of beloved General Hospital
couple Luke and Laura.
In 1984, Luke and Laura passed the torch to the show's new "it" couple, Frisco and Felicia, played, respectively, by Jack Wagner and Kristina Malandro. Jack and Kristina's onscreen chemistry turned into a real-life romance. "That ride as Frisco and Felicia was, I would say, probably one in a lifetime, you know, because we came on after the Luke-and-Laura storyline," he says. "We were very emotionally connected. The chemistry was just coming off the page."
Jack and Kristina married in 1993 and had two children, Peter and Harrison. The couple divorced in 2006 but reunited onscreen in 2013 as Frisco and Felicia in honor of the show's 50th anniversary. "Falling in love with a co-star is amazing because you have something in common," he says. "It's also a little dangerous." In the video above, Jack explains what really happens when real life collides with fantasy.
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