Soap opera actor Billy Miller, the star of “The Young and the Restless” and “General Hospital, has died suddenly at age 43.
According to his manager, Miller died suddenly on September 1, just two days before his 44th birthday.
The cause of death still hasn’t been released.
The Emmy-winning actor reportedly struggled with manic depression before his death, Miller’s manager said.
Miller grew up in Texas and was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma.
He appeared in several TV commercials before appearing on “CSI: NY” in 2006.
Miller began his soap opera career in 2007 by playing Richie Novak on “All My Children.”
In 2008, Miller took the role of Billy Abbott on “The Young and the Restless.”
The actor went on to win three Daytime Emmys.
The official “Young and the Restless” social media page posted a tribute to Miller:
“The daytime community mourns the loss of Billy Miller, who graced Y&R with his talent for many years as Billy Abbott. Our deepest sympathies to his family and loved ones,” the page wrote.
Miller landed the role of Jason Morgan on “General Hospital” in 2014.
He appeared in 592 episodes of the soap.
Miller appeared in the popular TV series “Suits” between 2015 and 2019.
He was also featured in 10 episodes of “Truth Be Told.”
The actor also appeared in “Ray Donovan,” “The Rookie,” NCIS,” “CSI,” “Castle,” and the “American Sniper” movie.
Variety reports that Miller is survived by his mother Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson, and niece Charley,
The statement said Miller also “leaves behind a great many friends and colleagues who will miss his warm personality, generous spirit, and genuine kindness.”