• Billy Miller’s cause of death revealed as suicide
• Miller was found in the bathtub of his home and had letters specifying intent
• Miller had been battling bipolar disorder and depression for years
Here is what happened:
Billy Miller’s cause of death has been confirmed as suicide by the Travis County Medical Examiner’s office nearly three months after his passing. According to the report obtained by Entertainment Tonight, the report states that Miller was found in the bathtub of his home and was pronounced dead at the scene. Letters specifying intent were also recovered and it was confirmed that he suffered from bipolar disorder and depression.
Miller’s manager had previously shared that the Emmy winner died on September 15 in Austin, Texas, just two days before his 44th birthday. After his passing, his mother Patricia Miller spoke out about the tragic loss, thanking fans, friends, and colleagues for the “overwhelming amount of love” their family received. She also stated, “We all loved him so much and are desperately trying to deal with our loss.”
The soap opera star was also honored with touching tributes shared by fellow costars, including Chrishell Stause, who worked alongside Miller on All My Children. Stause wrote in a social post, “Too many feelings, but you are gone way too soon and I’m so happy I got to work with you all those years, but also call you a friend. I hope you are at peace now.” Miller’s Ringer costar Sarah Michelle Geller also reflected on his lasting legacy, noting in an Instagram Story post, “It was an honor to work with you but more of an honor to know you.”
If you or someone you know needs help, call 988 to reach the Suicide and Crisis Lifeline. You can also call the network, previously known as the National Suicide Prevention Lifeline, at 800-273-8255, text HOME to 741741 or visit SpeakingOfSuicide.com/resources for additional resources.