'Young and the Restless' actor Kristoff St. John dead at 52

"Young and the Restless" actor Kristoff St. John has died at age 52.

Officials say Los Angeles police were called to his home yesterday and his body was turned over to the Los Angeles County coroner. The cause of death wasn’t available.

St. John had played Neil Winters on the CBS soap opera since 1991, earning nine daytime Emmy nominations. He won 10 NAACP Image Awards.

St. John was twice married and divorced and was the father of a son and two daughters. His 24-year-old son, Julian, died in 2014.

On Jan. 21, St. John retweeted "Grieving the loss of a child is a process. It begins on the day your child passes, and ends the day the parent joins them."

 

Dawn Kamber