- Billy Miller, popular General Hospital and The Young and the Restless actor, has died at 67
- Miller portrayed iconic characters such as Richie Novak, Billy Abbott, and Drew Cain in daytime soap operas
- Co-stars and fans pay tribute to his work and life on social media
Billy Miller, an American television actor best known for his work in popular soap operas General Hospital and The Young and the Restless, has passed away at 67 years old. Over the course of his career, Miller earned a loyal fan following for his iconic portrayals of characters such as Richie Novak on All My Children, Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless, and Drew Cain on General Hospital.
In a statement provided by his representative, both the cause and specific details of Miller’s death were not revealed. Since news of his passing emerged, fellow actors, co-stars, and fans have taken to social media to honor the late soap opera star.
One notable tribute came from Jason Thompson, who now plays Miller’s former role as Billy Abbott on The Young and the Restless. Thompson took to Twitter to share his condolences, praising Miller’s work and expressing his gratitude for the opportunity to follow in his footsteps: “Losing a good one today… Billy Miller was one of the first to welcome me onto the set @YandR_CBS and made it so easy. What a wonderful actor. Grateful to follow in his footsteps.”
Other co-stars also honored Miller’s kindness and generosity, remembering their time working with him on-set. Lauralee Bell (Christine on The Young and Restless) posted a photo on Instagram with a heartfelt caption: “My heart is so heavy. Our friend and my favorite #BillyAbbott! Billy was an incredibly gifted actor and we all adored him! Oh the hours and hours of time with this sweet man… so many memories. We are crushed. @miller_67 you will be so missed! God speed my friend.”
Fans, too, contributed their thoughts and tributes to the late Miller, expressing appreciation for his memorable and heartfelt performances across his varied roles in daytime drama. As people remember his career, Miller’s work in General Hospital and The Young and the Restless undoubtedly solidified his legacy as one of daytime television’s most beloved actors.