In 1983, Robert (Tristan Rogers) wed Holly (Emma Samms) to block her deportation.
The cartel Paul (Paul Satterfield) was mixed up with forced him to tie the knot with Tracy (Jane Elliot) in 1991.
In 1999, Ned (Wally Kurth, second from near l.) wed Chloe (Tava Smiley, third from near l.) as part of a convoluted plot to make sure that Chloe didn’t lose her company, while Alexis (Nancy Lee Grahn) and Jax (Ingo Rademacher) entered into their own sex-less union to support the scheme.
Sonny (Maurice Benard) and Carly (then-Sarah Brown) married for the first time in 2000 so that she wouldn’t have to testify against him.
In 2002, Jason (Steve Burton, r.) and Brenda (Vanessa Marcil) were also briefly hitched in order to avoid testifying against each other. Reverend Grace (David Leisure) did the honors.
In 2012, Connie (Kelly Sullivan, r.) forced Johnny (Brandon Barash) to marry her in exchange for her silence about causing the car crash that killed Cole and Hope.
Anthony (Bruce Weitz) blackmailed Tracy into a miserable marriage in 2012 with his knowledge of her dirty mob money.
Ava (Maura West) blackmailed Nikolas (Marcus Coloma) into a marriage of convenience this past New Year’s Eve.