The role earned him nine Daytime Emmy Award nominations. He won a Daytime Emmy in 1992 for outstanding younger actor in a drama series and won 10 NAACP Image Awards.
Born July 15, 1966 in New York, St. John began working on the small screen at a young age. "That's what happened", she exclaimed. Kristoff and Mia sued the medical facility for negligence after Julian's death and settled the dispute out of court. In 2017, Entertainment Weekly reported that St. John himself entered treatment after a "mental health scare". The police placed him under a 72-hour hold for psychiatric evaluation. "I am truly heart broken right now, this man was my TV Dad for over 25 years", someone else wrote.
LA firefighters said paramedics were unable to revive him and he was pronounced dead at the scene.
St. John planned to marry fiancée and Russian model Kseniya Mikhaleva later this year; the two announced their engagement in 2018.
Mia reacted to Kristoff's death with an emotional post on social media (which she has since deleted), and it's clear she is connecting his death to Julian's.
She added: "No parent should ever have to bury their child, and for those who do, it is a nightmare that haunts you forever".
'I watched it the first time, I'll never watch it again, ' he said. "He was just a good, good man", Brown tweeted with a link to the news.