Cleaning soap star Billy Miller has died at the age of 43, Us Weekly can affirm.
Miller died on Friday, September 15, in Austin, Texas, in accordance to an obituary sent to Us by way of his spokesperson.
Although a cause of death was not quickly shared, the rep verified that Miller had been battling with manic melancholy at the time of his demise.
Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Miller made a splash in the cleaning soap scene when he landed the job of Richie Novak on All My Little ones in 2007. Just after two many years on the demonstrate, Miller took in excess of the position of Billy Abbott on Youthful and the Restless. (He was forged as Billy, the fourth actor to portray the character, just about a few months after his All My Young children exit.)
Miller labored on Younger and the Restless for 6 yrs, which gained him three Daytime Emmy trophies.
“My mother and father didn’t go to college or university and it was difficult adequate for them to swallow that I’d absent from striving to get a genuine degree [in business] to movie,” Miller previously told Cleaning soap Opera Digest in 2008 of pursuing an acting job. “My dad experienced a mini-heart assault but arrived close to — and now he’s a huge Texas male who watched daytime Television!”
Miller afterwards starred as Jason Morgan/Drew Cain on ABC’s Normal Hospital involving 2013 and 2019. His credits also included Fact Be Told, Fits, Ray Donovan, American Sniper and Castle.
Many of his previous costars have shared poignant memories of Miller next news of his passing.
“I am devastated to listen to information of the very talented Billy Miller’s passing. On behalf of the complete @GeneralHospital family, our hearts go out to his household and pals through this hard time,” Typical Healthcare facility executive producer Frank Valentini wrote through X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday, September 17.
Young and the Restless alum Eileen Davidson, for her section, also paid out tribute to her former colleague. “I’m so sad to listen to of Billy Miller’s passing. His infectious allure and warmth remaining long lasting impressions on all of us who ended up lucky ample to have him in our life,” she tweeted. “I’m gonna overlook that mischievous smile. Really like you Billy.”
In addition to his performing profession, Miller was also a restaurateur and owned various eateries in Los Angeles.
Miller is survived by mom Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-regulation Ronnie, nephew Grayson and niece Charley. “He also leaves behind a good numerous close friends and colleagues who will pass up his warm temperament, generous spirit and real kindness,” the rep’s statement concluded.
Further information about Miller’s memorial services are pending.