CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless has launched many an A-list career. From Tom Selleck and Eva Longoria, to Shemar Moore and Paul Walker, the latter of whom died this weekend following a car crash in Southern California,Y&R boasts quite a stable of alums who made their mark in Hollywood.
As the entertainment industry mourns the Varsity Blues and The Fast and the Furious star—who appeared on Y&R in 1992 as Brandon Collins—the soap's publicist tweeted the following statement about the actor's passing:
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Much like deceased movie star Paul Walker, actors Kristoff St. John and Scott Reeves were portraying junior cosmetics executives on CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless back in 1992. Reeves (who appeared on Y&R from 1991-2001) played Ryan McNeil, a romantic rival to Walker's Brandon Collins for the affections of Victoria Newman (Heather Tom), daughter of CEO Victor Newman (Eric Braeden).
St. John is still playing savvy corporate suit Neil Winters over two decades later. Here's what Walker's former costars tweeted:
Before he became an A-list movie star, the late Paul Walker appeared on CBS Daytime's The Young and the Restless as Brandon Collins, a potential suitor for heiress Victoria Newman (Heather Tom). Brandon was hopelessly in love with his best pal Vicky, who only had eyes for her cad of a husband Ryan McNeil (Scott Reeves). Watch a clip of Walker and Tom during a Christmas Eve episode of Y&R from over two decades ago, after the jump. READ MORE