Colleagues and friends remember Billy Miller as more details of his passing emerge.
Billy Miller passed away suddenly on September 15, 2023, at the age of 43, just shy of what would have been his 44th birthday on September 17, taking the soap opera world by surprise. As family and friends mourn his loss, more details on the cause of death have become available and a press release was issued by his representative.
Billy Miller: The Official Statement
Miller’s manager, Marnie Sparer, issued an official statement, “Emmy Award-Winning actor Billy Miller died on September 15, 2023 in Austin, Texas. The actor was struggling with manic depression when he died. He was 43.”
Many friends and co-stars took to social media to share their memories of the talented thespian whom they called a friend. Soap Hub is sharing some of those tributes.
Matt Cohen (ex-Griffin) had a couple of posts for his GH co-star.
An All My Children social media account took a moment to remember the actor who brought the character of Richie Novak to life.
When Miller left Y&R in 2013, cast and crew chose to give him a two-part video send-off which is even more poignant now. Special thanks to the Y&R fan, Lene (@I3neee91), for posting this.
The gifted actor is survived by his mother, Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew, Grayson, and niece, Charley. He leaves behind a wonderful catalog of work, many great friends, and colleagues, who will forever miss his warm personality, generous spirit, and kindness.
Donations in Miller’s memory can be made to the Texas Scottish Rite Hospital for Children. Soap Hub sends its sincere condolences to Miller’s family, friends, co-stars, and fans everywhere. He will be missed.