Billy Miller dead at 43: General Hospital and The Young and the Restless star dies two days before his 44th birthday

By Sonia Horon For Dailymail.Com

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General Hospital star Billy Miller has died at the age of 43. 

The soap opera actor and three-time Daytime Emmy winner, who also starred on The Young and the Restless, died on Friday, as reported by soap opera journalist Michael Fairman.

A cause of death has not yet been revealed. The actor’s death came just two days prior to this 44th birthday. 

His death was confirmed by someone at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California that Miller co-owned, according to Fairman. 

DailyMail.com has reached out to representatives for Miller. 

Gone too soon: General Hospital star Billy Miller has died at the age of 43, just two days before his 44th birthday; he is pictured in 2019

Gone too soon: General Hospital star Billy Miller has died at the age of 43, just two days before his 44th birthday; he is pictured in 2019

Unknown: His death was reported by soap opera journalist Michael Fairman. A cause of death has not yet been revealed; he is seen in a still from General Hospital

Unknown: His death was reported by soap opera journalist Michael Fairman. A cause of death has not yet been revealed; he is seen in a still from General Hospital

Oklahoma-born Miller worked in the mailroom at Industry Entertainment before being signed as a model to Wilhelmina. 

He had graduated with a communications degree at the University of Texas before moving to Los Angeles. 

He got his start in the entertainment industry after landing a role on the popular soap opera All My Children, playing Richie Novak. 

He then joined the cast of The Young and the Restless in 2008, playing the fourth iteration of Billy Abbott.

Miller left the show in 2014.

He received three Daytime Emmys for the role: two for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series and one for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series.

Miller joined the cast of General Hospital in 2014.

He played Jason Morgan and Drew Cain and was a series regular until 2019.

Claim to fame: The soap opera actor and three-time Daytime Emmy winner famously starred on General Hospital and The Young and the Restless; he is seen in 2009

Claim to fame: The soap opera actor and three-time Daytime Emmy winner famously starred on General Hospital and The Young and the Restless; he is seen in 2009

Successful: He received three Daytime Emmys for his role of Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless; Pictured at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 2013

Successful: He received three Daytime Emmys for his role of Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless; Pictured at the 40th Annual Daytime Emmy Awards in 2013

As he was: Prior to his acting career, Oklahoma-born Miller worked in the mailroom at Industry Entertainment before being signed as a model to Wilhelmina; seen 2009

As he was: Prior to his acting career, Oklahoma-born Miller worked in the mailroom at Industry Entertainment before being signed as a model to Wilhelmina; seen 2009

Miller also had credits in Showtime’s Ray Donovan, Meghan Markle’s show Suits, and Apple TV+’s Truth Be Told. 

Tributes from fans poured in on social media following the news of his passing.

‘I am so sad to learn of Billy Miller passing. I loved watching him on all my children young and the restless and general hospital. May he rest in peace,’ one person wrote on Twitter.

‘A real loss to the genre, just so sad,’ another added.


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