Shine On Your Way: “Young And The Restless” Star William Wintersole Passes Away At 88

Date November 8, 2019 10:17

On November 5, the world lost a great man, veteran actor William Wintersole at 88-years-old. Wintersole, who rose to prominence in his long-standing star role as Mitchell Sherman on the daytime drama show The Young and the Restless was a favorite to many Americans.

The Portsmouth, Ohio native, who began his career as an actor in the 1960s enjoyed great success in the entertainment business and he’s especially known for his work as a soap opera star.

His amazing role as a prominent attorney on CBS’s The Young and the Restless and General Hospital impacted millions as he entertained and inspired them to dream big and take charge. Other projects that featured the old hand include Star Trek: The Original Series (1966), The Fugitive (1963) and Seconds (1966) where he equally excelled.

Shine On Your Way: “Young And The Restless” Star William Wintersole Passes Away At 88© William Morris Agency

According to the prolific actor’s daughter, William Wintersole passed away in his home in Los Angeles after suffering complications from cancer. Posting on Facebook, Wintersole’s daughter Tiffany Harmon wrote celebrated his impact in the world.

Recognizing his great impact on the world and his 60-year-long career as a Hollywood actor, Tiffany said that he had touched the lives of many people. Noting the family’s sacrifices for him during the illness, Tiffany added that they will find peace knowing that he passed at home, surrounded by those he loved.

Fans received the news with great sorrow

For William Wintersole's fans, his death was a great blow and they wished the family strength in these tough times.

Wintersole’s death signifies the end of an era, as the actor inspired many with his captivating roles on screen. Wintersole is survived by his life partner, Marlene Silverstein and their two daughters Tiffany and Katherine and 3 grandkids.

Rest in peace William Wintersole. Shine on your way.

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