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‘The Young and the Restless’ Emmy Winner Was 43 – The Hollywood Reporter



Billy Miller, the three-time Emmy winner for The Younger and the Stressed who additionally had long-running roles in All My Youngsters and Common Hospital, has died. He was 43.

The actor died Friday in Austin, Texas, and was battling manic despair on the time, his supervisor instructed The Hollywood Reporter on Sunday, which might’ve marked Miller’s forty fourth birthday. His reason behind demise just isn’t accessible presently.

Miller broke out when he landed the position of Richie Novak on ABC’s All My Youngsters. Shortly after he left the cleaning soap opera, he was forged as Billy Abbott on CBS’ The Younger and the Stressed. He portrayed the character to a lot important acclaim over the course of greater than 700 episodes. The identical yr Miller left the CBS cleaning soap, he took on one other long-running half as Jason Morgan/Drew Cain on ABC’s Common Hospital.

Following three, lengthy back-to-back stints on a few of the greatest cleaning soap operas on cable, Miller moved on to recurring roles in drama sequence like Fits and Fact Be Advised. He additionally appeared in Ray Donovan, Deadly Honeymoon, American Sniper, Ringer, Fort and Justified over the course of his profession.

William John Miller II was born in Tulsa, Oklahoma, on Sept. 17, 1979, and raised in Grand Prairie, Texas. He attended the College of Texas in Austin and studied manufacturing sequence. Upon graduating, he moved to Los Angeles and started working within the mailroom at an leisure administration/manufacturing firm.

After some mates dared him to pursue a profession as an actor, he did, and his first successes got here from the industrial world, the place he booked a number of nationwide adverts. Along with appearing, Miller additionally owned a number of Los Angeles eating places and bars for a few years.

He’s survived by his mom, Patricia, sister Megan, brother-in-law Ronnie, nephew, Grayson and niece, Charley.

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