(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: DePaul’s Aneesah Morrow Named Big East Freshman For The Eighth Time; An Award That’s A Gift That Keeps On Giving
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.READ MORE: Driver Crashes At Touhy Avenue After Shots Are Fired At Car On Edens Expressway; Lanes Shut Down For Hours
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: University of Illinois Board Of Trustees Vote To Increase Tuition For In-Coming State Freshmen
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