Kristoff St. John joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in January 1991.
He was nominated for the Outstanding Supporting Actor Emmy in 1999 and 2000
for his role of Neil Winters. Kristoff was also nominated for his Y&R role in
1992 and 1993, in the category of Outstanding Younger Actor. He won the award in
1992. Additionally, he has been honored with six NAACP Image Awards as Outstanding
Actor in a Daytime Drama.
Kristoff was also nominated for the Outstanding Younger Actor Emmy in 1991, for
his role of Adam Marshall on the now defunct soap Generations.
Kristoff has had recurring roles on the television series Hanging with Mr.
Cooper and Martin. Additional credits include guest-starring roles on The Cosby
Show, Diagnosis Murder, A Different World, Jake and the Fatman and Happy Days. He
appeared in the made-for-television movies Beulah Land, The Atlanta Child Murders,
Roots II: The Next Generation and Finish Line. He launched his television career
at age seven with an appearance in the series That's My Mama. Kristoff has
also guest-starred on the television programs Suddenly Susan, Family Matters,
For Your Love and Get Real.
Kristoff developed and directed Soap World, a television pilot that eventually
became CBS Soap Break. His feature film credits include a starring role in
Avatar and The Champ. He hosted the fitness video Kick Butt and is in
pre-production with Kick Butt II. He hosted and produced the video
Backstage Pass as well.
Kristoff has studied at the Actor's Studio in Los Angeles, the Virgil Frye
Workshop and the Tony Morina Workshop. His parents are both in the entertainment
industry: his father, Christopher Kristoff, is an actor/director and his
mother, actress Maria St. John, is a graduate of London's Royal Academy
of Dramatic Arts.
Kristoff wrote a screenplay, Cafe America, which will be produced by Moonboy,
his own production company. He is a movie buff and also enjoys playing the
guitar in his spare time. Kristoff volunteers for various child-related
causes and has two children, Julian and Paris.
His birthday is July 15. He stands 6' 1" tall and has brown hair and brown eyes.