Actor Billy Miller of ‘The Young and the Restless,’ ‘General Hospital’ dies at 43

Billy Miller, a Daytime Emmy-winning soap opera star, has passed away at the age of 43. He was known for his roles in “General Hospital” and “The Young and the Restless.” Miller’s death occurred on a Friday, and it coincided with what would have been his 44th birthday. His family confirmed that he passed away in Austin, Texas, and noted that he was struggling with manic depression at the time. The cause of death was not disclosed.

Upon hearing the news of Miller’s passing, his fellow daytime television colleagues expressed their grief on social media. Frank Valentini, the executive producer of “General Hospital,” expressed his devastation and extended condolences to Miller’s family and friends. Jason Thompson, another actor from “General Hospital,” remembered Miller as a talented, funny, and warm-hearted individual.

Risa Dorkin, also from “General Hospital,” described Miller as warm, kind, and incredibly talented, expressing her heartbreak over his passing. Eileen Davidson, an actress from “The Young and the Restless,” shared pictures of her and Miller with their Daytime Emmy awards, reminiscing about his infectious charm and warmth.

Billy Miller’s career began as a model, signed to Wilhelmina. He gained recognition for his role as Richie Novak on “All My Children” from 2007 to 2008. From 2008 to 2014, Miller portrayed Billy Abbott on “The Young and the Restless,” earning three Daytime Emmy awards. After leaving the show in 2014, he went on to play Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on “General Hospital” until 2019.

Following his soap opera roles, Miller appeared in several TV series, including “Suits,” where he played the role of Marcus, the brother of Harvey Spector. His acting credits also include appearances in “Ray Donovan,” “Truth Be Told,” and “The Rookie.”

Billy Miller is survived by his mother Patricia, sister Megan, and other family members.