‘Young And The Restless’ Alum Brett Hadley Dead At 92

Young and the restless Brett Hadley Wiki

Tragic breaking news for Young and the Restless fans as Brett Hadley has been confirmed dead at the age of 92.

As fans of Y&R will recall, the soap star played the role of police detective Carl Williams who had zero tolerance for nonsense. Brett Hadley played the role of Carl Williams on Young and the Restless from the years 1980 to 1990 and came back to play the role for another year from 1998 to 1999. When his character returned to the show in 1998, Carl was suffering from amnesia after being violently beaten. Thus, kicked off his new life under the name Jim Bradley.

Have any details about his cause of death been revealed just yet? Plus, Tv Shows Ace takes a closer look at his life and his career down below.

Young and the Restless alum dead at 92

Soap Opera Digest was the first to report on Brett Hadley’s death early this morning. Some outlets are reporting his cause of death has not been made public as of yet. But, The Hollywood Reporter reports the soap start passed away on June 14th at the Motion Picture & Television Country House and Hospital citing sepsis as his official cause of death.

This Young and the Restless alum was born in Lousiville, Kentucky on September 25, 1930.

Mary Ann Halpin, a dear friend of the former soap star, took to Facebook to issue a heartbreaking statement about his passing:

It is with a heavy heart that I have to say goodbye to my sweet friend Brett Hadley. He has been my friend since I was 19 years old. We were in an acting class and were the bad kids in the class. We sat in the back and giggled… I will miss his playful and deep conversation, his funny, flirty giggle and twinkling eyes. He took his last bow and gracefully left us yesterday.

Many of his Young and the Restless co-stars also issued statements on his passing via Soap Opera Digest.

  • Lauralee Bell (Christine): “Brett was the sweetest guy. Biggest smile and the believability of he and Doug Davidson being father and son was like no other!”
  • Jess Walton (Jill): “I was so sorry to hear of Brett Hadley’s passing. Although I did not share many scenes with him, I always found him to be a very kind and generous man. It’s always sad to lose one of our beloved castmates and he will be very missed.”
  • Kate Linder (Esther): “Brett was an amazing actor. He definitely owned that role. I can still hear his voice. There will never be another Carl Williams. My heart goes out to his family and friends.”
  • Thoughts and prayers go out to the co-stars and loved ones Brett Hadley left behind.

Rest in peace, Brett Hadley.

Allie Johnson

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