‘General Hospital’ Alum Billy Miller Dead at 43

Cleaning soap star Billy Miller has died on the age of 43, Us Weekly can verify.

Miller died on Friday, September 15, in Austin, Texas, based on an obituary despatched to Us through his spokesperson.

Whereas a reason for loss of life was not instantly shared, the rep confirmed that Miller had been battling manic despair on the time of his loss of life.

Born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, Miller made a splash within the cleaning soap scene when he landed the position of Richie Novak on All My Youngsters in 2007. After two years on the present, Miller took over the position of Billy Abbott on Younger and the Stressed. (He was forged as Billy, the fourth actor to painting the character, almost three weeks after his All My Youngsters exit.)

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Miller labored on Younger and the Stressed for six years, which earned him three Daytime Emmy trophies.

“My dad and mom didn’t go to school and it was arduous sufficient for them to swallow that I’d gone from making an attempt to get an actual diploma [in business] to movie,” Miller beforehand advised Cleaning soap Opera Digest in 2008 of pursuing an performing profession. “My dad had a mini-heart assault however got here round — and now he’s an enormous Texas man who watched daytime TV!”

Miller later starred as Jason Morgan/Drew Cain on ABC’s Basic Hospital between 2013 and 2019. His credit additionally included Fact Be Advised, Fits, Ray Donovan, American Sniper and Fort.

'Young and the Restless' and 'General Hospital' Soap Star Billy Miller Dead at 43

Billy Miller poses on the forty first Annual Daytime Emmy Awards on June 22, 2014 in Beverly Hills.
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A number of of his former costars have shared poignant reminiscences of Miller following information of his passing.

“I’m devastated to listen to information of the extremely gifted Billy Miller’s passing. On behalf of your entire @GeneralHospital household, our hearts exit to his household and mates throughout this tough time,” Basic Hospital govt producer Frank Valentini wrote through X (formerly Twitter) on Sunday, September 17.

Younger and the Stressed alum Eileen Davidson, for her half, additionally paid tribute to her former colleague. “I’m so unhappy to listen to of Billy Miller’s passing. His infectious attraction and heat left lasting impressions on all of us who had been fortunate sufficient to have him in our lives,” she tweeted. “I’m gonna miss that mischievous smile. Love you Billy.”

Along with his performing profession, Miller was additionally a restaurateur and owned a number of eateries in Los Angeles.

Miller is survived by mom Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson and niece Charley. “He additionally leaves behind an awesome many mates and colleagues who will miss his heat character, beneficiant spirit and real kindness,” the rep’s assertion concluded.

Additional particulars about Miller’s memorial service are pending.