MORE details have emerged about General Hospital star Billy Miller’s sudden death as he battled depression.
Billy died on Friday, just two days before his 44th birthday. Michael Fairman TV first reported.
The TV star’s manager, Marnie Sparer, revealed that Billy had “suffered from manic depression” before his death.
An official cause of death is currently unknown.
News broke Sunday of the soap opera star’s death, which was confirmed by someone at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California that Billy co-owned, Michael Fairman TV reported.
A wave of love for the TV personality flooded social media, with many friends and family expressing their heartfelt appreciation.
Billy’s cousin Zeek Taylor took to Facebook to share kind words about the Young and the Restless alum.
“Sad news is hard to share, but yesterday I got a call saying my cousin Billy Miller had come over.” the post started.
“He was my second cousin and the son of my first cousin Pat, who I love very much. My heart aches for them, Billy’s sister Megan and everyone who loved him. I’m posting this in Billy’s memory and because I know that you were fans of him.
“Hard to find words”
Friends also shared their disbelief wrote on Instagram: “[Oh my God] my heart is broken. My dear friend Billy Miller, who I have known since my Aunt Alice started working at General Hospital, just died.
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“I still can’t believe it, Billy died far too young… I will never forget your talent, your smile and how humble you were. Rest in peace.”
And Billy’s former General Hospital co-star TK Weaver shared on X, the platform formerly known as Twitter: “Devastated. I’m having a hard time finding words. You always gave me such good advice. You were always there for me. You were great.” person. #BillyMiller I will never forget you. Please join me in praying for his family and loved ones.
Billy starred in the long-running series from 2014 to 2019.
He previously had a memorable role on “The Young and the Restless” from 2008 to 2014, which earned him three Daytime Emmy Award wins.
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