Billy Miller, a three-time Daytime Emmy winner known for his roles on The Young and the Restless and General Hospital, died Friday, Sept. 15 in Austin. He would have celebrated his 44th birthday today.
Miller’s death was confirmed by soap opera journalist Michael Fairman. The actor was struggling with bipolar depression when he died.
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Miller grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. He was signed as a model to Wilhelmina, then began his acting career on the soap opera All My Children, playing Richie Novak. He moved on to The Young and the Restless in 2008 as the fourth actor to play the role of Billy Abbott.
He departed that show in 2014, but won three Daytime Emmys: two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and one for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.
Miller joined the cast of General Hospital in 2014 and played Jason Morgan and Drew Cain. He was a series regular until 2019.
His other acting credits included parts in Suits, Showtime’s Ray Donovan, and Apple TV+’s Truth Be Told.
Miller is survived by by his mother, Patricia; his sister, Megan and brother-in-law Ronnie; a nephew, Grayson; and a niece.
No memorial plans have been revealed. However, the management announcement said that donations can be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children
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