Eileen Davidson might not have been acting when she broke down in tears on the latest episode of The Young and the Restless. Her character, Ashley Abbott, started to cry after learning about the passing of Neil Winters, that was played by Kristoff St. John. The CBS show is addressing the death of Kristoff, who suddenly died on Sunday, February 3. Read on for all the details.
On Tuesday, April 23rd's episode, Neil was found by his son Devon Hamilton, played by Bryton James. The details surrounding how he died have not yet been revealed.
Several of the longtime characters get the horrific news on the episode that aired Wednesday, April 24.
Nikki Newman, played by Melody Thomas Scott, Victor Newman, played by Eric Braeden and others are in complete shock over the sudden passing of Neil.
Ashley cried while talking about his death with her brother Jack Abbott, played by Peter Bergman.
The Young And The Restless is airing several episodes dedicated to Neil this week with many past stars returning for it.
Shemar Moore, who played his brother Malcolm Winters on the show, will return for the April 25 and April 26 episodes.
Kristoff died in his California home on Sunday, February 3. Eileen, 59, and several other Y&R cast members have posted poignant tributes for him since his passing.
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