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Kristoff St. John & Character Neil Winters To Be Honored In 'The Young & The Restless' Storyline

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Feb. 8 2019, Published 4:27 p.m. ET

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CBS and The Young & the Restless have announced a plan to honor their late star, Kristoff St. John, and his character Neil Winters. In addition to the special tribute to the two-time Daytime Emmy winner during Friday's episode, the network revealed there will be an entire storyline dedicated to him and his character beginning in April. Keep reading for more.

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Kristoff, 52, was reportedly found dead by a friend in his house on Sunday, February 3.

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The star's final Y&R episode aired Wednesday, February 6.

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On Thursday, February 7, CBS revealed how the show will play tribute to the actor, who starred on the soap opera since 1991.

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"The Young and the Restless will forever value the legacy of Kristoff St. John in his portrayal of Neil Winters,” the network said in a statement. “Beginning in late April, Y&R will feature a storyline that pays tribute to both Kristoff and his character.”

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The actor's death affected many in Hollywood, including his co-star Eileen Davidson and talk show host Sheryl Underwood.

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What do you think about The Young & the Restless' plans to honor Kristoff? Let us know in the comments.

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