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

16:31  04 february  2019
16:31  04 february  2019 Source:   usatoday.com

Kristoff St. John's Co-Stars and Friends React to His Sudden Death

Kristoff St. John's Co-Stars and Friends React to His Sudden Death Kristoff St. John's friends and family are devastated over the actor's death. St. John was best known for his role as Neil Winters on The Young and the Restless, winning two Daytime Emmy awards for his work on the beloved soap. On Monday, his attorney, Mark Geragos, confirmed his death to ET. The cause of death is currently unknown. He was 52 years old. CBS Television Network and Sony Pictures Television (which produces The Young and the Restless) sent out a statement about his death. “The news of Kristoff St. John’s passing is heartbreaking," the statement reads.

Kristoff St . John , star of the long-running soap opera ' Young and the Restless ,' was found dead Sunday TMZ has learned. Law enforcement sources tell us one of Kristoff 's friends went to check on him at the actor's home in San Fernando Valley, and found his body.

" Young and Restless " star Kristoff St . John was found dead at age 52 . USA TODAY.

'Young and the Restless' star Kristoff St. John dead at 52 © 2018 CBS Photo Archive Kristoff St. John plays Neil Winters on THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS. (Photo by Monty Brinton/CBS via Getty Images) "Young and the Restless" star Kristoff St. John has died at age 52.

His attorney Mark Geragos confirmed the actor's death, saying in an email: "Sadly we can confirm."

Office Rosario Cervantes, of the LAPD, said police responded to an incident yesterday in the San Fernando Valley area where a person was pronounced dead. She could not confirm the name of the deceased.

“We did respond yesterday at 2:05 p.m. on Morea Way for a possible alcohol overdose and that’s going to be a coroner's case,” Cervantes said.

The Young and The Restless’ Eric Braeden: Kristoff St. John's Death Has ‘Devastated’ Cast

The Young and The Restless’ Eric Braeden: Kristoff St. John's Death Has ‘Devastated’ Cast Eric Braeden, who plays daytime soap opera icon Victor Newman in The Young and The Restless, told The Daily Beast that he and the rest of the cast were “really devastated” over the death of co-star Kristoff St. John. “We worked together for nearly 30 years. He was a wonderful actor, great to work with, bright and empathic,” Braeden told The Daily Beast in an exclusive interview. “But he carried so many things in his heart and soul, especially after the terrible death of his son. I don’t think he ever got over it, and I don’t think he ever fully dealt with it. He tried to. Publicly he had a good demeanor and a good life. But I think the pain was deep: very, very deep.

Kristoff St . John , who starred in the soap opera “The Young and the Restless ,” was found dead in his home Sunday.

Kristoff St . John , who was a star of daytime television since 1991, has died at the age of 52 .

'Young and the Restless' star Kristoff St. John dead at 52 © Provided by USA TODAY, a division of Gannett Satellite Information Network, Inc. Actor Kristoff St. John, left, and daughter Paris St. John attend the CBS Daytime Emmy After Party at Pasadena Convention Center on April 29, 2018 in Pasadena, California. USA TODAY has reached out to the medical examiner's office for more information.

St. John had played the character of Neil Winters since 1991 on the long-running CBS daytime soap opera.

The actor was nominated nine times for Daytime Emmy Awards, and he won 10 NAACP Image Awards.

He also had roles in the 1990s on a variety of sitcoms, including "Martin," "The Cosby Show," "Living Single" and "The Jamie Foxx Show."

St. John's son, Julian St. John, died of an apparent suicide in 2014 while in a mental health facility.

Kristoff St. John's last 'Y&R' airs Wednesday; show pays tribute Friday

Kristoff St. John's last 'Y&R' airs Wednesday; show pays tribute Friday Kristoff St. John, who played the groundbreaking character Neil Winters on the soap opera since 1991, will appear in the role one last time Feb. 6.

Kristoff St . John has died at age 52 , PEOPLE confirms. TMZ first reported that the Young and the Restless star was found dead Sunday after one of his friends went to check on him at his home in the San Fernando Valley. Police and paramedics were alerted and responded to the house, where the

Kristoff St . John starred for many years on "The Young and the Restless " as Neil Winters.CBS via Getty Images. He was 52 . Police said that officers responded to his home in the Woodland Hills neighborhood of Los Angeles at 2:05 p.m. Sunday and found him dead from a possible alcohol

On Jan. 21, St. John retweeted a tweet about the loss of a child that reads: "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."

He also responded to the tweet, writing: "Never a truer word was spoke. Thanks for posting this."

Actress Yvette Nicole Brown reacted to the news Monday on social media.

"No!!! This news has truly broken my heart," Brown tweeted. "Kristoff was pure & so kind. I will never forget how wonderful he was to me and everyone else he came into contact with. He was just a good, good man."

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