Billy Miller, the Daytime Emmy-winning actor from “The Younger and the Stressed” and “Basic Hospital,” died on Friday in Austin, Texas. He was 43.
Miller’s supervisor confirmed the information to Selection in an announcement on Sunday, which might’ve marked the actor’s forty fourth birthday.
“The actor was fighting manic despair when he died,” the assertion reads.
Miller was born on Sept. 17, 1979, and grew up in Grand Prairie, Texas. All through his childhood, he battled with Tarsal coalition, a uncommon situation that affected the cartilage in his ankles.
His break into the leisure trade got here when he was signed as a mannequin to Wilhelmina, happening to play Richie Novak for a short time within the cleaning soap opera “All My Kids.” Then, Miller would transfer over to “The Younger and the Stressed” to take over the function of Billy Abbott.
Miller’s function on “The Younger and the Stressed” landed him three Daytime Emmys, together with two for excellent supporting actor in a drama collection and excellent lead actor in a drama collection. He exited the cleaning soap in 2014 and joined “Basic Hospital.”
Miller performed the roles of Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on “Basic Hospital,” starring as a collection common till 2019 after which becoming a member of “Fits” for 5 episodes.
His further credit embrace appearances on “NCIS,” “The Rookie,” “Reality Be Instructed,” “Main Crimes,” “CSI: Crime Scene Investigation,” “Fortress” and “Monumental.” He was additionally featured in Clint Eastwood’s 2014 conflict drama “American Sniper” and Craig Brewer’s 2016 “City Cowboy” TV film drama, which starred Nathalie Kelley.
Miller is survived by his mom Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew Grayson and niece Charley.