Although Kristoff St. John passed away on Feb. 3, because THE YOUNG & THE RESTLESS tapes in advance, his final appearance as Neil Winters was in the episode that aired on Feb. 6. The soap also put together a special tribute to the actor for the Friday, Feb. 8 episode. However, because of the shooting schedule, the show can’t address St. John’s passing for another couple months. “Y&R will forever value the legacy of Kristoff St. John in his portrayal of Neil Winters,” a rep from the soap said in a statement. “Beginning in late April, Y&R will feature a storyline that pays tribute to both Kristoff and his character.”
So fans can look forward to a special storyline paying tribute to St. John’s decades in Genoa City as they wrap up Neil’s storyline, and you can watch the Feb. 8 tribute video right here:
Make sure to stay tuned for the tributes and for more Y&R news, keep reading the CBS edition of Soaps In Depth magazine.