Billy Miller, an actor from "The Young and the Restless" and "General Hospital,

 who got a Daytime Emmy, killed away on Friday in the Texas town of Austin. He was 43.

Miller's manager provided Variety with a statement on Sunday

the day before the actor would have turned 44, confirming the news.

According to the statement, the actor was battling manic depression at the time of his death.

Miller was raised in Grand Prairie, Texas, where he was born on September 17, 1979. 

He struggled with Tarsal coalition throughout his childhood,