Cleaning soap opera followers all over the world are mourning the demise of actor Billy Miller, who was finest recognized for his roles on The Younger and the Stressed and Basic Hospital. Miller was 43.
Miller died in Austin, Texas, on Friday, solely two days earlier than what would have been his forty fourth birthday.
His supervisor advised Folks in an announcement that Miller was “combating manic melancholy when he died.” (Manic melancholy is an outdated time period for what's now referred to as bipolar dysfunction.)
A reason behind demise has not but been launched publicly.
Miller, who was raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, acquired his begin on All My Youngsters in 2007.
From there, Miller performed Billy Abbott on The Younger and the Stressed from 2008 to 2014. Miller’s portrayal of Abbott, the “spoiled wealthy boy”-turned-alcoholic, was immensely well-liked among the many cleaning soap opera’s devoted followers.
Miller received three Daytime Emmy Awards for the function, two for excellent supporting actor in a drama sequence and one for excellent lead actor in a drama sequence. He was the fourth actor to play Abbott on The Younger and the Stressed.
Miller later joined the forged of Basic Hospital, the place he performed Jason Morgan from 2016 to 2017. He additionally portrayed Morgan’s twin, Drew Cain, till he left Basic Hospital in 2019.
Miller, who began his profession as a mannequin, additionally appeared on Fits, CSI: Crime Scene Investigation and Fort.
A lot of Miller’s castmates and followers shared tributes following his demise.
Risa Dorken, who performs Nurse Amy Driscoll on Basic Hospital mentioned she was “heartbroken” by information of Miller’s demise.
“Heat, sort extremely proficient… a giant hug to the daytime household,” Dorken wrote.
Eric Braeden, who portrays Victor Newman on The Younger and The Stressed, mentioned he was deeply saddened by the lack of a “very gifted actor.” He described a time he advised Miller to not again down amid “robust negotiations” for a tv function.
“‘BILLY BOY’ was not solely a rattling good actor however a pleasant man!” Braeden wrote.
Eileen Davidson, who is thought for enjoying Ashley Abbott on The Younger and the Stressed, shared a beautiful throwback photograph of she and Miller holding their Daytime Emmy awards.
“His infectious allure and heat left lasting impressions on all of us who have been fortunate sufficient to have him in our lives. Im gonna miss that mischievous smile,” she wrote.
All through his profession, Miller had been public about his battle with tarsal coalition, a uncommon genetic situation that connects the bridge tissues in somebody’s tarsal bones. The situation typically causes aches and pains in an individual’s ft and will end in issue strolling.
Regardless of his situation, Miller attributed his “dedication” and “love” as causes for his success.
Miller is survived by his mom Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson and niece Charley.
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