CBS to pay tribute to late ‘Young and the Restless’ cast member
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- St. John, who had been a series regular on the show for nearly 30 years, died Feb. 4 of heart failure. He was 52.
- St. John portrayed Neil Winters on the soap, with his last appearance being the Feb. 6 episode.
- He had received eleven Daytime Emmy Award nominations, two Emmy Awards and ten NAACP Image Awards over the course of his career.
- The show played tribute to St. John Feb. 8, but the producers promised a proper send off later in the year.
- It wasn’t clear earlier how the show would handle St. John’s death.
- Winters’ death will be part of a four episode arc, with the show’s plot picking up the storyline of the characters learning of his death.