Kristoff St. John

Born: 15 July 1966 (54 years old)
Gender: Male



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Kristoff St. John is an American actor best known for his role as Neil Winters on the daytime soap opera The Young and the Restless, since 1991.

He made his television debut at age seven in the sitcom series That's My Mama, and continued to star in series such as Charlie & Company, with Flip Wilson, Gladys Knight and Della Reese; The Bad News Bears and The San Pedro Beach Bums.

His television credits include more than two dozen television guest starring roles such as Suddenly Susan, Arliss, The Jamie Foxx Show, Get Real, Pensacola, Martin, Living Single, For Your Love, The Cosby Show and Diagnosis Murder.

Additionally, he had a recurring role on Hangin' with Mr. Cooper.

Throughout his career, St. John has worked with such legendary entertainers as Richard Pryor, Tony Orlando, Diahann Carroll, Jack Warden, James Earl Jones, Smokey Robinson, Irene Cara, Farrah Fawcett, Jon Voight, and had the distinction of playing the title role of Young Alex Haley in Roots 2, for which he won a Youth in Film award.

St. John's feature film credits include The Champ, Top of the Heap, Avatarmania and Pandora's Box.

In 1989, St. John joined the cast of Generations, where he played the role of Adam Marshall, which garnered him two Daytime Emmy nominations for Best Supporting Actor in 1990 and 1991.

In 1992 he won the award for his role as Neil Winters on Y&R. He was nominated for Daytime Emmys in 1993, 1999, 2000, 2007, and won a Daytime Emmy for Outstanding Supporting Actor in 2008.

In addition, St. John won the NAACP Image Award as Best Actor in a Daytime Drama in 1993, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2007 and 2008. He has been nominated for the Image award 13 times.

St. John has formed his own production company to produce and direct his own projects. In 1995 he produced and hosted the CBS series CBS Soap Break, an up close and personal look at CBS soap stars.

He has also written, produced, directed and hosted two instalments of a behind-the-scenes video series titled Backstage Pass to the Daytime Emmys. He also exercised his hosting chops as a co-host on the red carpet for TV Guide Channel's 2007 Golden Globes pre-show.

St. John, who is active with the Juvenile Diabetes Foundation, American Diabetes Foundation and PETA, has three children: Julian, Paris and Lola.


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