Former cleaning soap opera star Billy Miller’s cause of death has officially been disclosed just after he unexpectedly died on Friday, September 15.
Just hrs immediately after Us Weekly confirmed his death on Monday, September 18, Billy’s mom, Patricia Miller, shared that the actor “surrendered his life” right after a yrs-lengthy struggle with bipolar depression.
“I want to personally thank the many followers and own good friends for the overpowering sum of enjoy, prayers and condolences sent to me and my loved ones on the devastating demise of my lovely son BJ — Billy Miller,” Patricia instructed Cleaning soap Opera Digest in a statement. “He fought a lengthy really hard valiant fight with bipolar melancholy for years. He did every little thing he could to manage the ailment. He liked his spouse and children, his mates and his admirers but in the end the sickness received the combat and he surrendered his existence.”
She ongoing: “The other brings about of loss of life being explained to are not correct. I want they were but they just are not. We all loved him so substantially and are desperately making an attempt to deal with our decline. I will have nothing at all further to say. Many thanks for the enjoy and support.”
Previously on Monday, Us confirmed that Billy died at the age of 43 on September 15 in Austin, Texas. At the time, his rep exposed that he struggled with manic despair prior to his passing.
Billy bought his start off as Richie Novak on All My Youngsters in 2007 ahead of taking above the position of Billy Abbott — the fourth actor to participate in the aspect — on Youthful and the Restless. He nabbed 3 Daytime Emmys during his six-yr stint on the clearly show.
“My parents did not go to college or university and it was hard adequate for them to swallow that I’d long gone from attempting to get a actual degree [in business] to film,” he informed Soap Opera Digest in 2008 of pursuing an acting vocation. “My father experienced a mini-coronary heart assault but came around — and now he’s a huge Texas person who watched daytime Television set!”
Alongside with appearances on Fits, Ray Donovan, American Sniper, Truth Be Advised and Ringer — opposite Sarah Michelle Gellar – Billy starred on ABC’s Standard Medical center from 2013 to 2019. Exterior of the leisure industry, he was a restauranteur and owned a number of eateries around Los Angeles.
Next his dying, quite a few of Billy’s costars took to social media to mourn the loss of the beloved cleaning soap star.
“Still processing this,” Chrishell Stause, who appeared on All My Young children with Billy, wrote by means of her Instagram Story. “Too several thoughts, but you are long gone way too shortly and I’m so joyful I obtained to work with you all people a long time, but also get in touch with you a pal. I hope you are at peace now.”
Geller, 46, also paid out tribute. “Rest in Peace Billy,” she wrote alongside an Instagram photograph of the pair. “It was an honor to operate with you but more of an honor to know you.”
Miller is survived by mother Patricia, as effectively as sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson and niece Charley. “He also leaves driving a fantastic numerous friends and colleagues who will miss his warm identity, generous spirit and authentic kindness,” his rep explained to Us on Monday.