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The Younger and the Stressed gave a touching tribute to Billy Miller following his dying.
The CBS collection aired a heartfelt phase on the finish of their Thursday, September 21, episode in Miller’s honor. The montage — which started with a title card that learn, “In Loving Reminiscence” — featured scenes from Miller’s time on the present.
The cleaning soap opera later shared the tribute via their official social media, writing, “To finish as we speak’s episode we paid tribute to a vastly missed member of the Y&R household. Billy Miller will without end be in our hearts.”
Us Weekly confirmed on Monday, September 18, that Miller died by suicide on the age of 43 on Friday, September 15. On the time, Billy’s mom, Patricia Miller, informed Cleaning soap Opera Digest that the actor “fought an extended onerous valiant battle with bipolar melancholy” however finally “surrendered his life.”
Patricia famous that “the opposite causes of dying being informed will not be true” and thanked followers for his or her “love and help” throughout this troublesome time. She concluded her assertion: “All of us liked him a lot and are desperately making an attempt to take care of our loss. I’ll don’t have anything else to say.”
Miller earned three Daytime Emmy awards for his position as Billy Abbott on The Younger and the Stressed. He starred on the cleaning soap from 2008 to 2014 earlier than happening to play Jason Morgan and Drew Cain on Common Hospital till 2019. He later appearances on Fits, Ringer, The Rookie, Fact Be Informed and Ray Donovan.
“The daytime neighborhood mourns the lack of Billy Miller who graced Y&R along with his expertise for a few years as Billy Abbott,” learn a press release shared through the Younger and the Stressed’ X on Monday. “Our deepest sympathies to his household and family members.”
Following his dying, a lot of Billy’s former costars took to social media to mourn their loss. On Thursday, Common Hospital actor Maurice Benard — who detailed his personal journey with bipolar dysfunction in his 2020 memoir, Nothing Common About It — acquired candid about “the depths of ache” that come together with psychological sickness whereas imploring others to assist deliver consciousness.
“I don’t know easy methods to repair it,” he wrote through Instagram on Thursday. “We have now to determine it out. As a result of look — we solely hear concerning the celebrities that commit suicide. We don’t hear about all the opposite folks that you understand, that I do know. The one method that I understand how to repair it by what I’m doing right here. And that’s speaking … bringing consciousness.”
Billy’s former All My Kids castmate Chrishell Stause additionally mourned Billy through her Instagram Story. “Nonetheless processing this,” she wrote on Monday alongside a photograph of her and the Emmy winner. “Too many emotions, however you might be gone method too quickly and I’m so blissful I started working with you all these years, but additionally name you a good friend. I hope you might be at peace now.”
Sarah Michelle Gellar, who starred on Ringer alongside Billy, wrote through Instagram: “Relaxation in Peace Billy. was an honor to work with you however extra of an honor to know you.”