(AP) — The last “Young and the Restless” episode featuring Kristoff St. John will air Wednesday on CBS.
The actor, who played the struggling alcoholic and ladies’ man Neil Winters for 27 years, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. He was 52. The cause of death is under investigation by the medical examiner.READ MORE: Search Continues For Hennessy, The Cat Who Survived Miraculous Six-Story Jump From Burning Apartment
St. John had played Neil Winters on the soap opera since 1991, earning nine daytime Emmy nominations. He won a Daytime Emmy in 1992 for outstanding younger actor in a drama series.
His business guy character wended his way through romances, deaths of loved ones and other daytime travails that descended into alcoholism before going into rehab.
“The Young and the Restless” will broadcast a special tribute to St. John during Friday’s show.MORE NEWS: Convicted Man Fighting To Have Case Reheard After Jailhouse Confession Removes Evidence In A Murder He Says He Did Not Commit
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