While official cause of death has yet to be determined, <strong>Sharon Alkus</strong>, the wife of Beau Kazer, who portrayed Brock Reynolds on CBS' "The Young and the Restless" off and on since originating the role in 1974, <a href="http://www.hollywoodreporter.com/news/beau-kazer-dead-young-restless-761713" target="_blank" rel="noopener noreferrer">told</a> <em>The Hollywood Reporter</em> that her husband is believed to have died in his sleep on December 30, 2014, and that he had been battling health issues for two years.