New details have surfaced concerning the death of soap opera actor Billy Miller, who passed away in September at the age of 43. Initial reports of his death did not provide a cause, but the Travis County Medical Examiner has since released a report stating that Miller suffered from bipolar disorder and depression. His body was found in a bathtub with a gunshot wound to the head, and multiple letters indicating suicidal intent were discovered nearby.
In addition to the details of his death, a toxicology report revealed that Miller had alcohol, cocaine, diphenhydramine, marijuana, and amphetamines in his system at the time of his passing. The actor was best known for his roles on General Hospital and The Young and the Restless, and his death was confirmed by his manager and later by his mother, who spoke about his battle with bipolar depression for years.
After leaving daytime drama, Miller appeared in several episodes of the USA drama Suits and the Apple TV+ drama Truth Be Told. His final credit was in a 2022 episode of NCIS. His former colleagues, Chrishell Stause and Eileen Davidson, expressed their sadness at his passing and shared their memories of working with him.
The news of Billy Miller’s death has been met with sadness from fans and colleagues in the entertainment industry. It is a tragic reminder of the impact of mental health issues and the importance of seeking help and support. Miller’s legacy lives on through his work and the memories of those who knew him.