Kristoff St. John, 'Young and the Restless' Star, Dies at 52

Playing A Look Back at Kristoff St. John on Set of ‘The Young and the Restless’

Kristoff St. John, star of "The Young and the Restless," was found dead on Sunday. He was 52. 

St. John had appeared on the long-running soap opera from 1991 until this year, portraying Neil Winters. For the role, he won 10 NAACP Image Awards and earned nine Daytime Emmy Award nods.

According to TMZ, St. John was discovered by one of his friends who went to check on him. He was pronounced dead at the scene. 

There are no signs of foul play, but one source told TMZ that alcohol may have played a role. 

St. John previously threatened to kill himself in 2017 on the anniversary of his own son Julian's suicide. Julian took his life in 2014 while in treatment at a mental health facility. 

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