Sharon Alkus

DETAILS: The Battle is Set — ‘Y&R’s’ Jill vs. Victor

Ever since Jill Abbott Atkinson decided to push forward in removing Chancellor Industries from the clutches of Victor Newman (Eric Braeden), who was left the company per Katherine’s will, fans have clamored for the ultimate showdown between the pair and they’re definitely in for a great ride as Jill’s portrayer, Jess Walton, tells Soap Opera Network of the storyline that picked up steam on yesterday’s episode.

Widow of ‘Y&R’s’ Beau Kazer Reveals Actor Had Health Issues, Was Writing a Book

While official cause of death has yet to be determined, Sharon Alkus, 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, told The Hollywood Reporter 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.

R.I.P. Beau Kazer – ‘Y&R’ Alum Passes

Beau Kazer, who originated the role of Brock Reynolds on CBS’ “The Young and the Restless” in 1974, has died. The actor passed on December 30 in Thousand Oaks, California. He was 63 years old.