Kristoff St. John’s Last Episode of ‘The Young and the Restless’ to Air Wednesday

Soap opera will air a special tribute to the late actor during the show on Friday, Feb. 8

Kristoff St. John’s final episode of “The Young and the Restless” will air on Wednesday, Feb. 6 on CBS, starting at 12:30 p.m. ET and 11:30 a.m. PT, an individual with knowledge told TheWrap.

The soap opera will also air a special tribute to the long-running star on its Feb. 8 episode.

St. John, who portrayed Neil Winters on “The Young and the Restless” since 1991, died on Sunday at his home in Woodland Hills, California at the age of 52.

He was the longest-running African American actor on the legendary soap and was a two-time Daytime Emmy award winner as well as a 10-time nominee for the NAACP Image Awards.

“The news of Kristoff St. John’s passing is heartbreaking,” both CBS Television Network and Sony Pictures Television said in a joint statement on Monday. “He was a very talented actor and an even better person. For those of us who were fortunate enough to work with him on ‘The Young and the Restless’ for the last 27 years, he was a beloved friend whose smile and infectious laugh made every day on set a joy and made audiences love him. On behalf of the ‘Y&R’ cast and crew, CBS and Sony Pictures Television, we offer our heartfelt sympathy to his family and loved ones, especially his two daughters, Paris and Lola.”