Farewell, Neil: Kristoff St. John’s final episode of The Young and the Restless will air Wednesday, Feb. 6.
The actor, who was found dead in his home Sunday, will also be honored during the CBS sudser on Feb. 8. It’s unclear how the show will address the character of Neil Winters going forward.
St. John was 52. In March, he returned to work at Y&R after a four-month-plus hiatus. He had sought a a leave of absence to undergo psychiatric treatment after a reported scare regarding his mental health. The actor had been open about his battles with depression after the loss of his son, Julian, who died by suicide four years ago.
On Monday, tributes from St. John’s fellow stars and other celebrities filled social media. He originated the role of Neil on Y&R in 1991 and won two Emmys for playing the makeup executive who was best known for his tempestuous relationship with Drucilla Winters (Victoria Rowell).