Soap actor Jerry Douglas, famous for his decades of work in “The Young and the Restless,” has died … TMZ has learned.
The cause of death and when Jerry died are both currently unclear, but those details are expected to come soon.
JD logged nearly 900 episodes on ‘Young & Restless’ dating back decades … he was the third actor to play John Abbott, presiding over the Abbott Mansion and Jabot Cosmetics for 25 years until the fan-favorite character was killed off in 2006.
He appeared in tons of other big TV shows over the years, including … “Cold Case,” “Melrose Place,” “Mission: Impossible,” “The Incredible Hulk” and “The F.B.I.” … just to name a few.
Jerry also worked on the big screen, with smaller roles in movies like “JFK” and “Good Guys Wear Black.”
Douglas was 88 and recently celebrated his birthday early with a bunch of his former castmates from ‘Young & Restless.’
He’s survived by his wife, Kym Douglas, and his children.
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