True Love

Daytime’s hottest couples dish first dates, on-set fate and real-life mates

Wally Kurth (Ned, GENERAL HOSPITAL) and Rena Sofer (ex-Lois, GH; Eve, MELROSE PLACE)

When They First Met: It was in 1993, when Sofer auditioned for brassy Brooklynite Lois Cerullo. Their characters quickly became romantically involved, but for Kurth and Sofer. friendship was the first step. “We opened up to each other slowly,” Kurth told Digest in 1996.

How Long Have They Been Together? Friendship turned to love in 1994, and the pair became engaged a little over two years later. “I’ve been saying, ‘Yes’ for two years and three months,” enthused Sofer shortly after the engagement. “I was just waiting for the question.”

Married… With Kids? Kurth and Sofer made it official on March 31, 1996 in a private Montana ceremony, and daughter Rosabel was born later that year. Kurth has a teenage daughter, Meghann, from a previous relationship.

Soap Opera Digest
February 16

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