Billy Miller who played on The young and the restless and General Hospitaldied at the age of 43.
Miller died on Friday (September 15) in Austin, Texas, his manager confirmed in a statement Variety on Sunday (September 17).
Little is known about the circumstances of his death, which came two days before his 44th birthday.
A statement from Miller’s manager said he was “battling manic depression when he died.”
Variety noted that Miller suffered from tarsal coalition, a rare ankle condition, as a child.
Miller’s acting career included several popular soap operas, starting with the role of Richie Novak All my children from 2007 to 2008.
He won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his role as Billy Abbott The young and the restless before connecting General Hospitalwho plays twins Jason Morgan and Drew Cain from 2014 to 2019.
Miller also had a brief role on Suits and appeared in American Sniper.
Outside of the acting world, Miller owned several bars and restaurants in the Los Angeles area.
Tributes have poured in for the actor, including from the X/Twitter account for The young and the restless.
“The daytime community is mourning the loss of Billy Miller, who graced Y&R with his talent for many years as Billy Abbott. Our deepest condolences to his family and loved ones,” it read.
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