Emmy-Winning Soap Opera Star Billy Miller Dies at 43

Billy Miller, a distinguished actor known for his roles in beloved soap operas like “The Young and the Restless” and “General Hospital,” died on Friday. Miller, who was due to turn 44 on Sunday, was grappling with manic depression at the time of his demise, as per his manager’s statement.

Miller’s journey into the acting world began with a part in “All My Children” in 2007, which marked the onset of his prosperous career in soap operas. His magnetic charm and acting skills led him to a starring role in “The Young and the Restless” from 2008 to 2014. His portrayal of Billy Abbott in the show earned him three Daytime Emmy Awards. His notable achievements include the outstanding supporting actor in a drama series in 2010 and 2013, and outstanding lead actor in a drama series in 2014.

Following his successful run in “The Young and the Restless,” Miller became a part of ABC’s “General Hospital.” However, his acting abilities were not confined to soap operas. He made appearances in TV series such as “Suits” and AppleTV+’s “Truth Be Told.” His final acting role was a guest appearance on “NCIS” in 2022.

Away from the camera, Miller was a prosperous restaurateur, owning multiple bars and restaurants in Los Angeles. He leaves behind his mother, Patricia, and sister Megan. His manager painted a picture of him as a warm, generous, and genuinely kind individual, whose absence will be deeply felt by his friends and colleagues.

In honor of Miller, his manager has asked for donations to be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children.