More details have emerged about the sudden death of General Hospital star Billy Miller, who had been battling depression.
Billy passed away on Friday, just two days shy of his 44th birthday, Michael Fairman TV first reported.
The TV star’s manager Marnie Sparler revealed that Billy had been “suffering from manic depression” before his death.
The official cause of death is unknown at this time.
News of the soap opera star’s death broke on Sunday and was confirmed by officials at The Belmont, a restaurant and bar in Los Angeles, California, which Billy co-owned, Michael Fairman TV noted.
An outpouring of love for the TV personality flooded social media, with many friends and family members sharing heartfelt tributes.
Billy’s cousin Zeke Taylor shared some kind words about the Young and the Restless alum on Facebook.
“Sad news is hard to share, but yesterday I received word that my cousin Billy Miller passed away,” the post began.
“He was my second cousin, the son of my cousin Pat, whom I loved dearly. My heart aches for her, Billy’s sister Megan, and everyone who loved him. .I’m posting this in memory of Billy and because I know there are others out there who remember him.” Were you a fan of his? ”
“It’s hard to find the words.”
Friends also shared their disbelief, writing on Instagram:[Oh my God] my heart is broken Her dear friend Billy Miller, whom she had known since her Aunt Alice started working at General Hospital, has passed away.
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“I still can’t believe Billy passed away at such a young age… I will never forget your talent, your smile and your humble demeanor. May you rest in peace.”
Billy’s General Hospital co-star TK Weaver also wrote on Platform You were always there for me. You were an amazing person.” #BillyMiller I will never forget you. Please join us in praying for his family and his loved ones. ”
Billy appeared on the long-running series from 2014 to 2019.
Before that, she had a memorable role on The Young and the Restless from 2008 to 2014, for which she won three Daytime Emmy Awards.
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