Billy Miller, the accomplished actor renowned for his Daytime Emmy-winning performances, has tragically passed away at the age of 43 in Austin, Texas. The actor, celebrated for his roles in shows like “The Young and the Restless” and “General Hospital,” had been battling manic depression.
In a statement to Variety, his manager, Marnie Sparer, revealed, “Billy was struggling with manic depression when he died.” Miller’s untimely passing occurred just two days before what would have been his 44th birthday.
Born in Oklahoma and raised in Texas, Billy Miller initially explored a career in modeling before landing his first significant break in daytime television as Richie Novak on the ABC soap opera “All My Children,” a role he portrayed from 2007 to 2008. Subsequently, Miller transitioned to “The Young and the Restless,” where he assumed the character of Billy Abbott.
Throughout his career, Billy Miller undertook various projects, including a stint in the US legal drama “Suits” and a memorable appearance in 10 episodes of Apple TV+’s “Truth Be Told.” Eileen Davidson, his co-star from “The Young and the Restless,” led tributes to the late actor, sharing heartfelt condolences and reminiscing about his infectious charm and warmth that left lasting impressions on those who had the privilege of knowing him.
Billy Miller is survived by his mother, Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson, and niece Charley. His passing marks a somber moment for the entertainment industry, which mourns the loss of a talented actor and beloved colleague.