Genie Francis Remembers TV’s Biggest Wedding

GENERAL HOSPITAL – airs Monday – Friday, on ABC (check local listings). (Disney/Christine Bartolucci)

In 1981, there were two weddings that everybody was talking about. The first, in July, was the wedding of Prince Charles and Lady Diana Spencer. The second, in November, was a fictional wedding: the General Hospital union of popular teen characters Luke and Laura (ironically, their married name was also Spencer). To this day, their wedding ceremony remains the most-watched episode of a daytime soap opera ever, as more than 30 million people tuned in for the nuptials. Genie Francis still plays the character on the show, nearly 42 years later, and she shared her memories of that momentous occasion with us. (Click on the media bar below to hear Genie Francis)


General Hospital airs weekdays on ABC Daytime and currently streams on Hulu.

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