Kristoff St. John
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January 1991 to Present
At A Glance

Kristoff St. John 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 installments 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.

Acting Portfolio: TELEVISION
The Young and the Restless
Neil Winters
January 1991 to Present

Generations
Adam Marshall
1989

Finish Line
Tito Landreau
1989

Charlie & Co.
Charlie Richmond Jr.
1985

The Atlanta Child Murders
Sheldon Kemp
1985

First the Egg
1984

An Innocent Love
1982

Beulah Land
Young Roman
1980

The Bad News Bears
Ahmad Abdul Rahim
1979

Roots: The Next Generations
Alex Haley as a boy
1979
Acting Portfolio: FILM
Pandora's Box
Victor Dubois
2001

The Champ
Sonny
1979

The New Adventures of Wonder Woman
Linc
1977

Happy Days
Brooker Brown
1976

That's My Mama
Andy
1975
Awards & Acclaim
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (2008; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys Winner, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1992; for The Young and the Restless)

Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series (2016, 2017; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1992, 1993; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1999, 2000, 2007, 2008, 2015; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Younger Actor in a Drama Series (1991; for Generations)
Daytime Emmys Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series (1990; for Generations)

Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Lead Actor (2003, 2016, 2017; for The Young and the Restless)
Daytime Emmys Pre-Nomination, Outstanding Supporting Actor (2004, 2005, 2007, 2008, 2015; for The Young and the Restless)

Image Awards Winner, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 2003, 2004, 2007, 2008)
Image Awards Nomination, Outstanding Actor in a Daytime Drama Series (1993, 1994, 1995, 1996, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2006, 2007, 2008)
Vital Statistics

PLACE OF BIRTH: New York, New York

DATE OF BIRTH: July 15, 1966

HEIGHT: 6'1"

HAIR: Black

EYES: Brown

MARITAL STATUS: Married; Allana Nadal [Nov 24, 2001)
PREVIOUS MARRIAGE: Mia Richardon [1991 to 1995]

CHILDREN: Son, Julian [Dec 5, 1989], and daughters Paris and Lola [April 15, 2003]

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