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Suits’ Gabriel Macht Shares Poignant Memories of His Late Co-Star

Monday, September 18th, 2023

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The tributes keep pouring in. Suits alum Gabriel Macht reacted to his co-star Billy Miller’s death with a heartfelt tweet remembering the soap veteran’s “kind nature,” “big smile,” and “honest approach” to acting.

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Macht starred as Harvey Reginald Specter on USA Network’s Suits , a legal drama following the employees at the fictional New York City law firm Pearson Hardman, for its whole run from Seasons 1 to 9. Miller played the recurring role of Marcus Specter, Harvey’s younger brother, from Seasons 4 to 9. “RIP my tv bro #BillyMiller I am touched by ur thoughtfulness, ur authentic honest approach 2 ur art, ur kind nature & big smile that Litt us all. May ur memory always be a blessing to ur Mother, ur Sister & her children. & 2 so many you’ve touched. Peace&,” Macht tweeted on September 18, 2023, after the news of Miller’s death.

Suits creator Aaron Korshalso honored Biller with his own tweet . “Very sad news for the entire Suits family,” Korsh wrote. “Billy Miller has passed away. I flew home once with Billy. We had a great time, bonding over the five hour flight, which seemed like it was over in minutes. A funny, smart, kind, gentle man.”

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Miller , who was best known for starring in soaps like Young & Restless and General Hospital , died in Austin, Texas, on Friday, September 15, 2023. He was 43 years old. His death came two days before his 44th birthday. His manager, who confirmed his death, told People in a statement that Miller had been “struggling with manic depression when he died.”

Miller won three Daytime Emmy Awards for his portrayal of Billy abbott on Young & Restless , including Outstanding Supporting Actor in a DramaSeries in 2010 and Outstanding Lead Actor in a Drama Series in 2014. Along with his soaps career, Miller had also starred in primetime shows like NCIS , The Rookie , CSI: Crime Scene Investigation , and Castle . He also starred on All My Children from 2007 to 2008.

“Heartbroken about #BillyMiller. My heart goes out to him, and everyone who loves him- he is loved by so many. ❤️ Warm, kind, incredibly talented.. a big hug to the daytime family. Rest in peace & happy heavenly birthday Billy,” General Hospital ‘s Risa Dorken tweeted after the news of Miller’s death.

Young & Restless ‘ Eileen Davidson tweeted a throwback photo from when she and Miller both won Emmys in 2014. “I’m so sad to hear of Billy Miller’s passing. His infectious charm and warmth left lasting impressions on all of us who were lucky enough to have him in our lives. Im gonna miss that mischievous smile. Love you Billy,” she tweeted .

Jason Thompson, who starred with Miller on General Hospital and later took on the role of Billy Abbott in Young & Restless , tweeted , “I’m so sorry and saddened to hear about my friend, Billy Miller. Heartbreaking. He was funny, had a great laugh and very talented. Light and love to his family and friends. ❤️”

Look through Billy Miller’s co-star’s tributes and messages in the photo gallery below. 

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<p>“RIP to my precious Billy Miller,” said his <em>Young & Restless </em>TV-mom on social media. “You were and are much loved by all of us who knew you.” </p>

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<p>The <em>General Hospital</em> star, whose Sonny for a time believed that Miller’s Drew was his bestie Jason, admitted, “I don’t know the details. I don’t need to know. What I know is this is incredibly sad, and Billy was way too young to leave this earth.”</p>

Elizabeth Hendrickson, Billy Miller"The Young and the Restless" SetCBS Televison CityLos Angeles3/3/09©Aaron Montgomery/jpistudios.com310-657-9661

<p>The soap-hopper was castmates with Miller on <em>All My Children</em> (as Maggie and Richie), <em>Young & Restless</em> (where they even tied the knot as Chloe and Billy) and <em>General Hospital</em> (as Margaux and Jason/Drew). Wrapping her head around the tragedy, she wrote, “We were co-stars, we were friends, we were more than friends. We were complicated at times… What never changed was my love for you. I’ll always love you, Billy.” (<a href="https://soaps.sheknows.com/the-young-and-the-restless/news/692241/elizabeth-hendrickson-remembers-billy-miller-after-death/" target="_blank">Read her full statement here.</a>)</p>

Scott Clifton, Billy Miller 40th Annual Daytime Entertaimment Emmy Awards - Press Room at The Beverly Hilton Hotel on June 16, 2013 in Beverly Hills, California 6/16/13 © Jill Johnson/jpistudios.com 310-657-9661

<p>“This is not fair,” lamented <em>Bold & Beautiful</em>‘s Liam on Instagram, who famously tied with Miller for the Outstanding Supporting Actor Emmy in 2013. “We deserved so much more of him. Rest in peace, Billy. You’re immortal now.” </p>

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<p>“I was sad to learn of Billy Miller’s passing,” the legendary <em>General Hospital </em>actor told our sister site, TVLine. “He was a gifted actor and dynamic personality. Although our time together was brief, it was a complete pleasure to work with Billy on <em>General Hospital</em>, and to call him my friend. My condolences to his mother, family, friends and fans.”</p>

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<p>“Still processing this,” admitted the soap vet — who played Amanda opposite Miller’s Richie on <em>All My Children</em>, adding she had “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.” </p>

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<p>The Emmy winner played the first leg of Lily and Billy’s eventual relationship opposite Miller on <em>Young & Restless</em>. “There are no words,” she said. “You will be missed, Billy. Sending love to his friends and family.”</p>

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<p>“Shocked and saddened to hear that Billy Miller is no longer with us,” said the soap vet currently playing <em>Bold & Beautiful</em>‘s Deacon. “He was a terriffic actor and always kind when we would see each other. I pray that his family and friends find comfort and peace during this unimaginably difficult time.” </p>

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<p>“I am so saddened and shock to hear about Billy’s passing,” Instagrammed the <em>Days of Our Lives</em> MVP (as Kristen and Susan). “I had the honor of working with him on <em>All My Children</em> [during her run as Hannah and his as Richie] and <em>Young & Restless</em> [while she was Patty and Emily and he was Billy]. All I can say is… it was such a pleasure knowing you! You had a beautiful spirit, and it really sucks that you’re not here anymore… Goodbye, you!”</p>

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<p>Although he’d been on a break from social media, Goldin (here with Miller and <em>Young & Restless’ </em>Christian Jules LeBlanc) said that hearing about his former co-star “leaving the planet stopped me in my tracks. We worked together on <em>All My Children</em>,” continued Jake’s former portrayer. “We had an amazing cast, and he was truly one of my favorite people to work with and to be around. Billy, I know you felt everything very deeply. I hope you are free now and can rest. I will keep your grin and all the laughing we did together in my heart when I think about you. Until we meet again…” </p>

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<p>The <em>Suits</em> star tweeted, “RIP, my TV bro, Billy Miller. I am touched by your thoughtfulness, your authentic, honest approach to your art, your kind nature and big smile that lit us all. May your memory always be a blessing to your mother, your sister and her children, and to so many you’ve touched. Peace and love.”</p>

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<p>The creator of USA Network’s <em>Suits</em>, on which Miller recurred as Harvey’s brother Marcus, called the actor’s death “very sad news for the entire <em>Suits</em> family.I flew home once with Billy. We had a great time, bonding over the five-hour flight, which seemed like it was over in minutes. A funny, smart, kind, gentle man.”</p>

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<p>Though there was no love lost between <em>The Young and the Restless</em>‘ Billy and Victor, the same clearly was not true of their performers. “We lost Billy Miller,” tweeted Braeden Sunday evening. “It saddens me deeply! He was a very gifted actor! Amelia [Heinle, Victoria] and I took him to dinner on evening while he was in tough negotiations, and I remember telling him to reconsider, because rarely is an actor given a part that describes him almost perfectly, and to not make the mistake I had seen some actors make over my 60 years in the business, [thinking] that they are indispensable! Once an actor thinks that or is told that by some sycophants, they step onto a slippery road… usually to oblivion! ‘Billy Boy’ was not only a damn good actor but a nice man. May he rest in peace and meet up with Kristoff [St. John, Neil] in the beyond, ‘the undiscovered country from whose bourn no Traveller returns,’ and tell each other jokes! They were both loved by their colleagues.” </p>

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<p>“A kind, generous soul,” lamented the man who plays <em>General Hospital</em>‘s Spinelli before adding a sentiment we could all agree with: “Damn.” </p>

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<p>“I’m so sad to hear of Billy Miller’s passing,” tweeted his former TV-sister, who played Ashley opposite his Billy on <em>Young & Restless</em>. “His infectious charm and warmth left lasting impressions on all of us who were lucky enough to have him in our lives. Im gonna miss that mischievous smile. Love you Billy.” </p>

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<p>“There are no words,” wrote the actress, Billy’s niece Abby on <em>Young & Restless</em>. “We mourn the loss of this talented, bright light. My thoughts are with your family, friends and loved ones.”</p>

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<p>The <em>General Hospital</em> alum who played Cameron to Miller’s almost-stepfather Drew said he was “heartbroken at the news of Billy’s passing. Beyond honored to have worked with such a talented actor. Beyond grateful to have known such an incredible man.”</p>

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<p>“Dearest Billy, sad to see you leave this world,” Facebook’d the <em>Young & Restless</em> scene stealer who plays Gloria. “Rest in peace.”</p>

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<p><em>Young & Restless</em>’ Devon Instagrammed that “we all loved you, Billy” and said a deeply felt “thank you for your heart and talent.”</p>

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<p>The <em>Young & Restless</em> leading lady called the news of Miller’s passing “heartbreaking. We will miss you, Billy.”</p>

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<p>“So very sad to hear this very sad and unexpected news,” said Alexis’ portrayer on Twitter. “I would like very much for my beloved <em>General Hospital</em> to have no more of it.” </p>

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<p>The youngster who played Jason and Sam’s son, Danny, on <em>General Hospital </em>admitted on Twitter that he was “Devastated,” adding that it was “hard to find words. You always gave me such good advice and were always there for me. You were an amazing person. I will never forget you.” Weaver then asked that others “please join me in praying for his family and loved ones.”  </p>

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<p>On <em>General Hospital</em>, Kurth and Miller were family as Ned and Jason/Drew. “I’m still processing this tragic news,” Kurth Instagrammed a few days after his former castmate’s passing. “I know Billy was very private, but he always opened himself up to us, his audience. We saw his sensitivity in every truthful moment on stage. He never held back. A very generous actor, and I will miss his undeniable talent. RIP.”</p>

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<p>The <em>Young & Restless</em> icon who plays Esther said, “My heart is broken for the family and friends of Billy Miller. It was an honor to work with him. He will be sorely missed.”</p>

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<p>“I’m so sorry and saddened to hear about my friend, Billy Miller,” tweeted Thompson, who starred opposite the late actor as <em>General Hospital</em>‘s Patrick, then later followed in his footsteps as <em>Young & Restless</em>‘ Billy. “He was funny, had a great laugh and [was] very talented. Light and love to his farmily and friends.” </p>

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<p>“I didn’t get to work with Billy Miller for very long,” Insta’d <em>Young & Restless</em>’ former Summer, “but any time I was lucky enough to work with him, it was always the best day. Everyone at work loved him, and it was clear what a bright light he was to everyone he knew. I’m so sorry to his family and friends for this loss.”</p>

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<p>“I’m very sorry to hear of the passing of Billy Miller,” said <em>General Hospital</em>‘s former Julian on Twitter. “RIP, Billy. You had much to offer. Condolences to his family, friends and the fans who loved him.” </p>

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<p>“Even though it was brief, us knowing and Ella working with Billy Miller, our hearts go out to all of his family and friends and fans,” wrote Ella’s mom of the little girl’s time playing Drew and Sam’s daughter, Scout, on <em>General Hospital.</em></p>

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<p>Clearly hurting from the news, <em>General Hospital</em>‘s former Griffin was unflinching in his reaction on Instagram: “[Bleep] you, cruel world!” </p>

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<p>The Emmy winner, Mariah on<em> Young & Restless</em>, sent “love and light to all of Billy’s family and friends, and those he touched with his talent and work.”</p>

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<p>“He was so kind,” said <em>General Hospital</em>‘s former Hayden of her on-screen faux husband. “Generous to a fault. This is a tough one.” </p>

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<p>“Billy Miller was a great man and a gifted actor,” said Bell on behalf of Bell Dramatic Serial Company. “Billy left an indelible mark on <em>The Young and the Restless</em> with his brilliant portrayal of Billy Abbott. He will be sorely missed.” </p> <p> </p>

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<p><em>General Hospital</em>’s Felix was simply “stunned,” he said. “Rest in peace, Billy.”</p>

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<p>“Man, this sucks,” understated the actor who, as Shiloh, terrorized Port Charles. “Billy and I played on <em>General Hospital </em>for nearly a year. He was intense, focused, cool and kind. He knew [the] hamster wheel that I was about to start spinning on all too well, and always made himself available to help the new guy. Rest easy, man.”</p> <p> </p>

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<p>“I’m heartsick over this,” tweeted the <em>General Hospital</em> junior achiever, whose Jake was alternately Miller’s on-screen son and nephew. “Billy was always kind, helpful, encouraging and an all-around good guy. This is just so hard to process. I’m devastated and shocked! This is going to take a while. Please rest in peace, Billy. You have many fans that love you and are going to miss you.”</p>

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<p>“You have left a hole in our hearts,” Insta’d the <em>Young & Restless</em> vet aka Lauren. “We all loved you so much.”</p>

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<p>“Very sad to hear about Billy Miller,” tweeted <em>General Hospital</em>‘s Scott. “I so enjoyed his time on [the show]. He was a really good guy and funny and kind to all.” </p>

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<p>“I am beyond sad to hear this tragic news,” tweeted Obrecht’s portrayer. “Billy Miller was always so kind, professional and a wonderfully talented colleague at <em>General Hospital</em>. Deepest condolences to his family, friends and fans.” </p> <p>When a fan later asked her to share a specific memory, Gati said that Miller “was always kind, gracious, professional, courteous, friendly, generous. Adored by fans and colleagues. As I recall, he installed and paid for a fully-equipped gym in a space at the studio so everyone could use it. I can’t say enough nice things about him.” </p>

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<p>“I am devastated to hear news of the incredibly talented Billy Miller’s passing,” tweeted <em>General Hospital</em>‘s executive producer. “Oh behalf of the entire <em>GH </em>family, our hearts go out to his family and friends during this difficult time.” </p>

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<p>“The world is going to be just that little bit more dull without you in it,” said the Aussie who played Miller’s <em>Young & Restless </em>on-screen rival, Cane. “You had that ‘it’ factor that lit up every room you were in. Rest In peace, mate.” </p>

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<p><em>General Hospital</em>‘s Kevin tweeted that Miller “was gifted, smart, funny and impressed me as a great friend to those close to him. He didn’t blink when I asked him to put on this shirt to help raise up the women in our industry. His heart was in the right place and I always laughed around him. #FlightOfAngels #RIP.” </p>

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<p>Having played <em>Young & Restless</em>‘ Amber opposite Miller, Frantz tweeted that he “lit up every room you walked into with your light and your charm,” adding that he gave “the best hugs ever! I’ll always remember the laughs and the great times we had together. Hope you’ve found peace, my dear friend. I’ll love you forever!”</p>

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<p>“Billy,” said Anna’s portrayer on Intagram, “far too soon. Peace be with you.” Later, <em>General Hospital </em>co-star Laura Wright (Carly) echoed the sentiment, tweeting of his passing, “Way too soon.” </p>

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<p>The <em>Young & Restless</em> alum who played Mac was “devastated to hear about Billy Miller. Such an enormous talent but more importantly an amazing, kind, considerate person. Sending so much love to his family and loved ones. Gone way too soon.”</p>

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<p><em>The Young and the Restless’</em> Traci posted a joyous photo of herself with TV siblings Miller and Davidson during happier times. “Soar with the angels, my darling Billy,” she captioned it on Instagram. </p>

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<p>“Such a shame,” noted <em>General Hospital</em>‘s former Dustin before admitting, “I barely knew Billy. We came up at the same time. He was having a fantastic run, not just the jobs, but his work. Almost a decade later, I saw him on my first day at <em>General Hospital, </em>told him how good he looked. He’d been training, had just done a shirtless scene.</p> <p>“Seems silly, I’m sure,” Lawson continued. “But as an actor/trainer/father of three kids, I understand how hard it can be and the insecurities we face whether we admit it or not. He graciously accepted the compliment. The most we ever spoke. But I liked him.” </p> <p> </p>

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<p>“Rest in peace, my friend,” wrote Rylan on Instagram. Like others, she worked with Miller on both <em>General Hospital </em>(where she was Lulu opposite his Jason/Drew) and <em>The Young and the Restless </em>(where she was Abby to his Billy). “What a tremendous loss for this world. Heartbroken.” </p>

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<p>“My heart goes out to Billy’s friends and family,” Instagrammed the <em>General Hospital</em> alum, who’s played Robin since she was a kid. “Sweet, talented man gone too soon.”</p>

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<p>The <em>Young & Restless</em> vet (who is now Leo on <em>Days of Our Lives</em>) remembers his late co-star as being “generous, passionate, fun, soulful and brilliant Billy. Can you just imagine the reunion between him and Jeanne [Cooper, Katherine]? I can. Rest well, dear Billy.”</p>

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<p>The <em>Days of Our Lives</em> star — Sarah around Salem parts — sent her “deepest condolences to [Miller’s] family and friends,” adding, “I think it’s apparent how beloved he always will be. What a true talent.”</p>

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<p>“RIP, sweet Billy. He was a good friend to me during our <em>General Hospital</em> days,” shared Rosalie’s former portrayer.</p>

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<p><em>General Hospital</em>‘s Amy shared with the twitterverse that she was “heartbroken” over Miller’s passing. “My heart goes out to him and everyone who loves him. He is loved by so many. Warm, kind, incredibly talented… a big hug to the daytime family. Rest in peace and happy heavenly birthday, Billy.” </p>

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<p>The <em>General Hospital</em> Emmy winner worked closely with Miller when he was cast as Jason, who turned out to be Carly’s future boo, Drew. News of his passing is “shocking,” she tweeted, “sending love and light to his family and friends.”</p>

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<p>The <em>Young & Restless</em> vet — formerly Paul on the show — called Miller a “beautiful soul, a loving brother… May you rest in peace. I’ll miss your brilliance.”</p>

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<p>“From the moment you stepped on stage for your screen test, I said, ‘This guy is so charming,’” Instagrammed the actress, who played Miller’s sister on <em>All My Children</em> and babymama on <em>Young & Restless</em>. “You were so good. We were all always just trying to keep up with you, your talent and your greatness. Always the most generous, with the best laugh and best smile. Huge heart. Kind to all. There were so many moments. My beautiful friend. There are no words. I love you. I’m so sad. And I’m so sorry.”</p>

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<p>“My fellow Texas brother,” tweeted Muhney, who played Adam opposite Miller’s Billy on <em>Young & Restless</em>, “you lit up every room with your smile. Your quiet intensite onscreen was second only to your gentle kindness and genuine care in private. After five years of sharing the stage with you, we shared our last scenes and departed together by way of a literal cliffhanger. (Move over, Thelma and Louise).”</p> <p>He continued, “We recently shared work on an Apple series, and your encouragements during and after that process, and your kindness over the years, are now but a few of the things I’ll hold on to as warm memories of you. What a big heart you had.” </p> <p>He concluded, “You were bigger and braver and bolder than this life. You were legend. There is no landing to this final cliffhanger, the wings you’ve spent your lifetime earning have carried you up to that wonderful place in the sky.”</p>

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<p>Although she played <em>All My Children</em>‘s Kendall years before his Richie arrived in Pine Valley, the two would later work together on the 2011 primetime series <em>Ringer</em>. “Rest in peace, Billy,” she said on Instagram. “It was an honor to work with you, but more of an honor to know you.” </p>

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<p>The Emmy winner worked with Miller on both <em>Young & Restless</em> (where they were occasional in-laws Phyllis and Billy) and <em>General Hospital</em> (where they were Nina and <span style="text-decoration: line-through">Jason</span> Drew). “I hope he is remembered for the guy he really was,” she told <em>Extra</em>. “Someone who loved his family, an extraordinary actor and someone who really loved to love life.” (<a href="https://soaps.sheknows.com/the-young-and-the-restless/news/692417/billy-miller-remembered-michelle-stafford/" target="_blank">Read her whole interview here.</a>)</p>

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The longtime stars of USA Network's legal drama get emotional over the end of their nine-season run.

Warning: Spoiler alert! Do not proceed if you have not watched Wednesday's series finale of Suits .

It's the end of an era for Suits .

USA Network's outgoing legal drama wrapped its nine-year adventure with Wednesday's swan song , appropriately titled "One Last Con," giving its main characters -- Suits OGs Harvey Specter, Donna Paulsen and Louis Litt -- all happy endings as they embarked on new chapters in their lives. After kicking nemesis Faye Richardson to the curb (adios!), the series finale refocused its attention on tying up lingering storylines with a bow and set everyone on a path that would make longtime viewers content with the path these characters embark on.

There was Louis and Sheila's storybook wedding, which was cut short by Sheila unexpectedly going into labor during their "I do's," later giving birth to a healthy baby girl. There was Harvey and Donna's spontaneous decision to get married too, capping off a years-long journey of will they-won't they tension with a romantic wedding ceremony their closest friends (including Patrick J. Adams ' Mike Ross!) bore witness to. There was Harvey and Donna's decision to reunite with Mike and Rachel in Seattle , and start anew, handing over the reins of the firm to Louis, Samantha Wheeler, Katrina Bennett and Alex Williams. And lastly, there was Mike and Harvey's final scene, a direct callback to their first interview in the series' first episode -- the moment that started it all.

In their final Suits interview with ET, longtime stars Gabriel Macht and Sarah Rafferty -- each getting emotional at multiple points during the conversation -- reflected on their life-changing run, Harvey and Donna's spontaneous wedding, key callbacks to the 2011 pilot and what the past nine years have meant to them.

ET: Has it sunk in yet that Suits is over and this chapter in your life has closed?

Gabriel Macht : Yes and no. For nine years, almost 10 years, this character and this show and these people have been such a large part of my life that, to finish this beast, there's a lot of processing that I will continue to go through. That being said, it's been a month since we wrapped. I have grown my beard out. I have not put a... well, I had to put a suit on for one thing, but in the last few episodes, there were so many moving beats that Harvey had to play, whether it was losing his mom or getting engaged, finding the ring. So much has been on the line that he has been living on the edge. There's been so much emotion going on for the character that I was able to process some of the ending of this show through the character and through those moments. 

When we wrapped each of the main characters, it was really moving for me. But by the end of shooting on that final day, I was ready. It was very clear in my mind that everything comes to an end and there are new beginnings. I read something about this idea of "die it-ing.” I was really engaging in the dying of it and in that being all right. When we wrapped, it was like, “OK.” I'm sure there'll be days and there'll be times where I'm still processing it in some sort of way. But the overwhelming emotional loss of it was big about a month ago. And I want to be open to having further processing going on. 

Sarah Rafferty: I've had all the emotions. I really gave myself the entire season to process the ending of it and then pretty intensely when it got time to actually say goodbye to people as they were wrapping. There was a lot of sadness and also so much gratitude and joy, and I’m just so thrilled it happened. Just tickled that it happened. We spent almost a decade doing this and you're just so grateful for our unbelievably talented crew and the fans who made it possible for us to keep coming back every year. When we finally yelled "cut" for the last time, I was really happy and ready to get back to spending a little bit more time with my family, having more time with my kids and taking some naps. With it airing, that's going to be another moment of like, "It's the last time a new one airs." And we're going to all be together for a wrap party so I'm glad we're going to be together, but it's going to be another layer of "Oh god! All the emotions again!"

What was the final day on set like? What was your final scene?

Macht:  When it was a series wrap on me, it was the series wrap on both Sarah and I. We'd wrapped Rick [ Hoffman ] earlier and that was very moving; it was a hard scene to shoot because there were so many lines in the episode that were hard say for us as actors because it meant differently for us than the characters. I think I said to the crew, "When I have to do interviews for this and ET asks me, 'What was it like in that last moment?’" this is the moment! I was sitting at Harvey’s desk, Donna comes in and says, "Come on, let's go," and he says, "I just need a couple of minutes." I looked around the crew, and I looked at Sarah, and I looked at [creator] Aaron [ Korsh ], and I looked at the space around me, and I just had so much reverence for being a part of this that has touched so many people. I felt this overwhelming sense of gratitude to have been in the right place at the right time, to have played this character, to have created these stories, to have touched so many people from my life -- my wife and my family. I had that incredible sense of “Wow, this has been an amazing trip. This has been incredible.”

Rafferty: The last thing was at 3 in the morning, the tiny piece where I go into Harvey's office and say “It's time to go, are you ready?" Prior to that, we had, days before, shot Donna walking through the office, taking that all in, joining Louis at the elevators and getting in the elevator with him. That was a particularly emotional day for me because I pointed out to Rick, "This is our last moment on screen and we're in it together." That goodbye was particularly hard. Early on in the last day of shooting, we shot the scene where Donna and Harvey meet Louis’ baby and then they tell Louis that they're leaving. That was almost excruciating because I could barely get through that one. That was very emotional. I think after nine years, that moment where Donna says to Louis, "I know we'd said we’d always be here for you, but you don't need us anymore." That was full on.

What was the toughest scene to get through?

Rafferty: It was that scene. I was having conversations with Aaron about it because I was like, “Just give me a second I kind of need to cry right now, so that when we roll, I can pull it back together." I had told him after the table read, "Schedule some time, this is going to be really hard." I had called him weeks ago and said -- he had told me a rough outline of what was going to happen, the getting married and that they were going to leave -- and I said, "The most important thing that I need from you in this is that leaving Louis is big." It's great that Donna helps eliminate for Harvey his true past and that he should, above all, be true to himself. He wants to go work with Mike, he wants to do good, he wants to leave this life behind; he's done all he can here. That's great that she was a part of facilitating that and that's a happy future they're looking forward to, but it’s still going to be huge to say goodbye to Louis. She does get to say "I'm not betraying you, you don't need me," like, “You're good. You got this." 

Macht:  Each scene had moments of, "This is sort of devastating," but on the flip side, it was like, "But it's so right and it makes so much sense to move on," you know? It was a scene on that final day when we shot Louis seeing his baby for the first time and sharing that moment with Donna and Harvey, and then Donna and Harvey telling him that they're moving to Seattle, that was hard. It was the final scene that we all shot together; Sarah, Rick and I had been there the longest. There were so many times where I would look over at Sarah and she was extremely emotional about it ending. And that was her way of processing it. I had to look away, because this was going to make me [break down]. So, for a time, I had to look away. I couldn't engage.

But there was that scene with Louis, Sarah and Harvey in the bullpen, where they decide to take Faye on and do it. That was the last scene that we shot with Rick and that was really hard. He said a really nice goodbye speech and gave so much respect to the crew and to Sarah and I. That was really, really sweet. There was a moment a few days earlier, when we wrapped Wendell Pierce . He said some words to me that just struck a chord with me -- got me, really got me. 

Earlier this year, Sarah said that she didn't see a big white wedding in the cards for Harvey and Donna . Yet in the finale, they end up getting married. Did that come as a surprise?

Rafferty: Yes, I was totally surprised. When I did say that to you, I was being honest and Aaron knows I feel this way. I was like, "She's not the girl who's been dreaming of a white wedding and figuring out what kind of ice sculpture she wants." She doesn't strike me as that and her end game, it wasn't ever going to be that she got the guy. I don't think that's what Donna's journey was over the nine years at all and I don't think that's what we played. The fact that their wedding was spontaneous was really beautiful for them, because everyone’s here and we need to make a public vow to each other. They will be our witness, and we're going to be partners for life moving forward. thought that was lovely, but I think it wasn't the big white wedding.

I hope the fans will be super happy with it and get what they want because I really want the fans to be happy -- like deeply want the fans to be happy. They made us so happy by keeping us on the air, so I hope that they get that it has this extra layer of depth and maturity. These aren't 20-year-old people, either. They've been through a lot and they're coming out of the darkness. Full.

Macht:  Aaron and I spoke early on before we started shooting and he pitched me the major plot points and I was down for all of them. When it came to closure, as far as the show is concerned and for the "Darvey" fans, Aaron gave the fans what they wanted. I think it made sense and I think it all came down in the right way -- and I love that there's a twist. You're seeing Louis and Sheila get married and then it's basically a double whammy. One of the funnier lines, which I said maybe once, but it may have just been in my head and never came out of my mouth… It would've been funny if Harvey said to Louis, "Can you believe it? The two of us got married on the same day?" But I thought it worked out great. It was a great surprise. The ring that Lily gave him in the envelope was super moving. It was [perfect] for the Suits fan and it delivers. 

Did you even envision that they would reach a point where they would get engaged or married at the end? 

Rafferty: No, I didn't actually think about that. But I had been one of the people who have said all along -- maybe I said it to you -- that they've always been partners. He's the one who said, "I can't be me without you.” They definitely have this, for better or worse, co-dependent relationship, where she couldn't move on with her life with another man and the times that she tried, he couldn't live without her. She always felt like he would never emotionally rise to the occasion to be a partner to her in that way and they got over that in season nine. The circumstances led them to get over it, but I never thought we would shoot a wedding. It wasn't even on my radar. I just thought, they'll be together in a deep way, but it was lovely that it turned into a wedding.

There was a scene from season one where Harvey makes this quip to Donna after she anticipates all his needs and says, "Marry me." One one could make the argument that this was basically nine years in the making. 

Rafferty: Oh yeah! That was in the pilot. He says, "Marry me," and she finishes all of his sentences and she's busy typing at the same time and then she's like, "I took care of that, we've been married for the last seven years." And it's true, they were work married, they were joined at the hip. Funny, you're right, full circle. And she got a pretty dress -- and it wasn't white.

How much of the vows were scripted? Were you able to add your own flair to them?

Rafferty: It was totally scripted. I said, "I do," like, "Finally!" that made the crowd laugh at one point. You know, like a regular "I do"? Like an "I do, f**k yeah! We have all been waiting!" ( Laughs .)

There were a lot of extras in that wedding scene. Were some of them longtime crew members on the show?

Rafferty : Our background actors have been with us the whole journey and a lot of them were there that night. When it was just Gabriel and I shooting very late at night, the background actors took us aside and gave us these beautiful cards and had speeches. We really connected with them and they have been so loyal to us. They're a huge part of our family. They were there for us and they were so generous to give Gabriel and I those cards and to give us a lovely send-off. They became a family among themselves too.

Mike and Harvey's final scene in Harvey's office was a nice callback to the very first scene they had together in the pilot back in 2011, when Mike was stumbled into interviewing for a junior associate position. And that kicked off a nine-year journey. Was that like a full-circle moment for you and Patrick to have again? 

Macht:  Yeah. it was a really nice touch for them to bookend the whole series on that. You start with that interview and you end with the mentee interviewing the mentor. The idea that they remembered exactly what they said to each other made me laugh, but it's television! ( Laughs .) I thought it was a really sweet touch. It's great for the fans to see Butch and Sundance get back together and that these guys are going to ride into the sunset kicking a** and taking names. And I think that's a cliché -- in a positive way, in the sense that it's what people want sometimes in this kind of storytelling. It's helpful for fans to see where these guys are going to move towards. Not only that, but for both Patrick and I, it really did start as a two-hander. 

It didn't end that way, but I always felt that my right arm was missing and part of the show was missing without Patrick there . So, to have him show up in three episodes of the season and have his energy back on set... I loved working with him. We fell right in stride the second he got back and that was the last scene we shot. We were talking about how this was the last scene we were going to be in this space, in this office, with these basketballs, with that couch, this desk, the records. We looked at each other like, "Holy s**t, we've been through a lot together." And you can count the ways -- through marriages, deaths, divorces, more marriages and kids. He has a child now. It was a real moment for us and so, not only nostalgic for the viewer but for us in shooting that.

Knowing that Harvey and Donna are reuniting with Mike and Rachel in Seattle, that was something I didn’t know I needed – that these four people, at the end of the day, chose each other. Can you talk about that ending?

Macht : I was happy to see that Mike and Harvey would get back together. That's what I was happy about. For me, I guess it felt a little abrupt, but maybe that's OK. There's so much packed into that episode, it's got to be a colossal challenge. To have done what Aaron did over nine years and to direct this into these waters and then bring this back home by capping up all of these storylines, he did a wonderful job and I give so much credit to him. And so, you know what? If they end up in Seattle, great. I'm super happy for both Harvey and Donna, and Mike and Rachel.

Rafferty : I hope the fans are happy. All I wanted from the finale was for us to launch these characters into the fan's emotions and imaginations to live on. These characters are only alive because of the fan's imaginations because they went on the journey with us. I hope that it’s mission accomplished, but I think they'll be happy and they'll be able to imagine everybody happy. I think Donna and Harvey will come back a lot to get to know Louis' child. They'll be traveling back to New York for birthdays. All I care about is that the fans are happy and that the spirit of these characters are living on with them.

Gabriel said he tried not to look at you, Sarah, because he knew every time he did, you would be crying or with tissues in hand. How emotionally draining was this final week for you? 

Rafferty : When we started I basically had a 3-year-old and a zygote. Now I have an almost 12-year-old, and a 7-year-old. We spent this magical chapter of their childhood there and they grew up on that set and knew everybody, found their way to craft service of course, loved playing in the trailer, came to wardrobe fittings and tried on couture dresses. And then, having to say goodbye to the crew; we'd gotten so close and that's really hard. To say goodbye to the city that embraced us, that we loved living in. And then the castmates -- honestly I never felt like I was saying goodbye to them because I know I'm going to see them. I just saw Gina two days ago, I'm texting with Patrick and I was texting with Rick this morning. But saying goodbye to the character, that's really hard. It's weird thinking that I was changed by walking around in her shoes all these years. That really changed my life, but it also rearranged my atoms in a way to play this person I loved. So, it's hard to say goodbye to that. 

The can opener will always be a thing I'll always take away from this show. 

Rafferty : That's so funny! For the people on the show that were lifers, who had been on it since Day 1, they gave us all engraved can openers. There was like a little ceremony when Rick wrapped on the last day -- he wrapped two scenes before Gabriel and I -- and they came out and called everybody up from the crew and from the cast who had been on it forever, so we all have those can openers!

What have these last nine years meant to you? 

Macht : It has been an incredible journey to have played this character, who is, and I can't say because I don't know, but a lot of people say that Harvey's iconic in his own way. That's been a real nod to the writing and to the lighting and to the sets that they surround Harvey with. I give respect to the cinematographers that worked on this show and the makeup artists and the hair people and all the designers and the actors that supported me and the character. It takes a village to make all that happen. 

He's taught me about fear and love. And when he comes from a place of love, it always works out in the end. And when he comes from a place of fear, he gets stopped along the way. I'm still learning that and I really appreciate what these last nine years have given me and I look forward to doing something else. I find a great solace in that. There's life in the journey of creating and there are other lives, there are other characters to be had. So, I look to the next character to teach me something new about myself. Hopefully people will see those stories that I'll continue to tell when I come back to storytelling. 

Editor's note: The interviews were conducted separately and combined into one. They have been edited for length and clarity.

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Suits ending explained: Do Donna and Harvey end up together on Suits?

By cody schultz | jun 19, 2023.

SUITS -- "One Last Con" Episode 910 -- Pictured: (l-r) Sarah Rafferty as Donna Paulsen, Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter -- (Photo by: Shane Mahood/USA Network)

The legal drama series Suits captivated audiences across its eight seasons on USA Network with its edge-of-your-seat storylines, sharp dialogue, and compelling characters. Now a whole new audience is getting to experience the show for the first time with the entire series streaming on Netflix !

One of the most captivating aspects of the show was the intricate and evolving relationship between Harvey Specter and Donna Paulsen. As the series progressed, viewers became emotionally invested in the complex dynamics between these two characters, eagerly awaiting the ultimate resolution of their connection.

Now, as a new generation begins their Suits binge, new fans are left wondering: Do Donna and Harvey find their way to each other by the time the show ends or does the show opt to take the characters in different directions?

If you can’t wait until the end to know whether Donna and Harvey end up together on Suits, this article, we’re about to answer the burning question on your mind with a breakdown of how things turn out for Harvey and Donna in the end!

Warning:  Suits spoilers ahead. 

SUITS — “Windmills” Episode 903 — Pictured: (l-r) Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter, Sarah Rafferty as Donna Paulsen — (Photo by: Ian Watson/USA Network)

Do Donna and Harvey end up together on Suits?

If you’re beginning your  Suits  journey but can’t wait until the end to know whether Donna and Harvey end up together by the time the show is over, don’t fret as we’ve got you covered. Across all eight seasons of Suits,  Donna and Harvey’s connection is undeniable and there is a constant will-they-won’t-they element to their relationship. While it’s a bumpy ride, Harvey and Donna do end up together by the time the show comes to an end.

In the series finale of the show, Louis and Sheila are to get married in front of all of their family and friends; however, when Sheila goes into labor, the pair has to call the wedding off. Rather than letting a good wedding go to waste, Harvey decides to pop the question to Donna and asks her to marry him.

Rather than making fans wonder if the pair follow through with the wedding, Donna and Harvey get married right then and there in a moment fitting for the end of the series.

Not only do the pair end up together at the end as husband and wife, but they decide to leave the firm and move to Seattle in order to work with Mike and Rachel working at their firm which specializes in taking down Fortune 500 companies on behalf of the little guy.

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Harvey tries to repair a broken relationship in the latest episode of the usa network drama.

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Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) might be a hotshot lawyer on Suits , but his world is essentially crumbling around him right now: His law partner, Jessica Pearson (Gina Torres), left him; his protégé, Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), just finished a stint in prison and refuses to work with him again; and he hasn’t spoken to his mother in seven years.

But in Wednesday’s episode, Harvey will take an important step toward self-improvement: he’s going to visit his mother and hopefully make peace with the woman he’s blamed for most of his problems.

Ahead of the big episode, Macht spoke with Rotten Tomatoes about the effect Harvey’s visit will have on the rest of his life, the status of Harvey’s relationship with Mike, and that fake-out dream sequence with Harvey and Donna (Sarah Rafferty) that fans are probably still freaking out about.

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Jean Bentley for Rotten Tomatoes: How was it to delve into this personal side of Harvey? Gabriel Macht: I love it. So much of the show is procedural driven and law talk and all of that stuff that takes forever to memorize and very hard to make natural and look like I know what the hell I’m talking about. When you get a narrative where we depart from the procedure and actually talk about personal issues of a character, it was easier in many ways to learn and more challenging to get in touch with those places in your head or in your heart where you have to reveal what’s going on.

I love that Harvey uncovers the seed of anger that has been driving him for so long. I think Donna, being the great voice of reason for him, really pushes him to go reconnect with his mother and make him deal with his fears of abandonment. I think this episode allows for reconnecting in ways that we haven’t seen him do. He’s such a workaholic, and to see a personal side of him, what makes him tick, it was very challenging for me and exciting, and I’m really proud of this episode. I’m happy with the way it came out.

RT: It’s fun to see this other side of Harvey. He can be a little bit of a jerk sometimes. To see this other side of him and more about why he is the way he is was pretty fun, especially this far into a show. Macht: We’ve seen glimpses of it here and there, and I think what’s great is he is this impulsive guy and he is aggressive and he can be a real jerk. Underneath, I think we all know that he’s got a heart of gold and he’s got his heart in the right place, but he does have these demons that he needs to work out.

When he goes out there, he basically takes a bit of his armor off and tries to get in touch with what’s going on inside of him. I think he learns some truths that open his eyes and allow him to grow and mature. I think he feels responsible, himself, for taking off and not connecting with his family. Maybe we’ll see a side of Harvey moving forward where he’s a little bit more accommodating and a little less fearful. He’s got anxiety attacks and all that stuff. Maybe this will center him and ground him in a way that we haven’t seen in a while.

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RT: What can you say about how this visit with his mother will affect the other relationships in his life? Macht: I think he’s just going to take a little bit of his own ego out and let it rest for a little while. I think he’s going to come to a place where he’s actually listening a little bit more, and I think he will understand that maybe other people have different perspectives, and I think that he’s still going to do his best. He’s definitely going to maneuver the truth when he needs to, because that’s just who he is at times. All for the right moral gain. I think what fans are really responding to is that we all make mistakes. Sometimes his wit and his maneuvering or how he works it all out is sort of superhuman, or … What’s the word? The elevated version of ourselves.

In this episode, what I like so much is that it’s not the elevated version. He’s the most human that I think I’ve seen him in a long time. I’m proud of the writing and of the crew and setting it up to where it’s almost the most naturalistic that we’ve seen.

RT: I really need to talk to you about that dream sequence at the beginning of the premiere with Harvey and Donna. Macht: Yes, that dream sequence. Did you think it was a dream?

RT: No. Not at first. I got tricked. Macht: We got you?

Sarah Rafferty, Gabriel Macht in Suits (Shane Mahood/USA Network)

RT: You got me, but also then I was like, “Of course it’s not. Of course it’s a dream.” So what’s the status of Harvey and Donna’s relationship right now? Macht: The status, I don’t think, has changed. I think the status is they both rely on each other to give each other their honest and truthful opinion of what’s going on around them. I think they’re still struggling with how to be truthful and honest with each other. I don’t know what that means. I don’t know if that means, “Oh, gosh, they’ve got to be together and they’re not in touch with that.” I think they’re both probably very confused.

That dream is all about setting up this episode, basically. The fear of abandonment: That’s what Harvey’s been struggling with for a long time. This is where his anxiety attacks have come from, and these are the issues he has with his mother. That’s what that whole arc with the therapist was about.

As far as the status of Harvey and Donna now, I really don’t know where they’re at. I know that they’re full confidantes and they have each other’s’ backs. We’ll see where that relationship heads. I know the fans think they want the two together, but I don’t know if they really want them together.

RT: What was it like to film that little wink to fans? Macht: Patrick was directing the scene. It’s very awkward for both Sarah and I. We’ve been friends for so many years, and our kids are friends, her husband and I are really, really close buddies. My wife, Jacinda [Barrett] and Sarah — we’re all very, very connected on so many different levels, so we’re professional, and we got through it and it was all good. The scene turned out great.

Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams in Suits (Shane Mahood/USA Network)

RT: We saw Mike and Harvey butt heads in the premiere. What can you say about their relationship going forward? Can they ever reconcile? Macht: I think they can. I think they’re both very rational people at times, and I think at this moment both of them are feeling a bit irrational and a bit scared and a bit fearful about how they’re both going to move forward. Harvey at the firm, and Mike just in his life overall. I think they’re very sensitive and Harvey has the best intentions to try and figure out how to get Mike back in the firm and offer him this deal as a consultant, and Mike really needs to grow up and figure out what he’s doing moving forward. He doesn’t even know what he could be doing with his life, so there are big questions in that episode.

These guys, they’re family. These guys are brawling with each other and making up and forgiving each other like we do in families, and trying to just get through it. Life is tough and, right now, the stakes are high for them. I think they’re going to forgive and forget and try to work through it.

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This Was 'Suits' Most Devastating Moment

Death is inevitable. But when it knocks before dreams are fulfilled, it's devastating.

The Big Picture

  • Suits is a legal drama series that evokes strong emotions, making viewers love or hate the characters, and feel both happiness and sadness.
  • The show delivers devastating news through surprising moments, heightening the pain of loss and showcasing the softest sides of even the strongest characters.
  • The death of Mike Ross's grandmother, Edith Ross, is the most heart-wrenching moment in Suits , turning what was supposed to be a triumph into a reminder of loss and affecting the characters around him.

Aaron Korsh 's Suits is a legal drama series that gets your emotions oscillating at both ends of the pendulum: love or hate, happiness or sadness, pain or pleasure. There are no in-betweens. You love it when Harvey Specter ( Gabriel Macht ) closes the most defiant of clients or wins the most challenging of battles. You feel for Louis Litt ( Rick Hoffman ), even if you hate him most of the time when he opens up to Harvey about how getting mugged made him a mess. The show makes you want to hug Jessica ( Gina Torres ) and Rachel ( Meghan Markle ) too, on behalf of Leonard ( Glenn Plummer ), when the duo helped him prove his innocence and get him free from a crime he didn't commit, and reconnect with his daughter. Suits is a show of highs and lows, and the ultimate of the latter is when Mike Ross ( Patrick J . Adams ) unexpectedly loses his adorable grandmother, Edith Ross ( Rebecca Schull ).

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'Suits' Has Its Share of Devastating Moments

When it comes to delivering bad news, Aaron Korsh has mastered the element of surprise. The suddenness of the news heightens the pain of loss, making even the strongest characters show their softest side. Take for instance the news of the death of Harvey's parents, both of whom die of heart attacks unexpectedly. When Harvey least expects it, his romantic love interest, Donna ( Sarah Rafferty ) breaks the news.Harvey is just about to celebrate winning crucial battles in his career — his father's death comes after getting rid of Daniel Hardman, and his mom's death after off-setting the formidable and shady Forstman ( Eric Roberts ) and his fierce attorney, Malik ( Usman Ally ). The shock that the news brings to Harvey is palpable. In the case of his dad's death, he first doesn't accept it and even goes to the office as if everything is normal until his colleague and other love interest, Zoe Lawford (played by Jacinda Barrett , who is Gabriel Macht's real-life wife ), points it out to him.

Another example of how Korsh uses surprise to deliver devastating news is when Louis's secretary, Norma, dies. Norma is a character that Louis heavily depended on for his work at the law firm though she was never shown on-screen, à la Vera in Cheers and Diane in Twin Peaks . While Louis initially castigates Norma for not being as helpful, it is a way of deflecting and not confronting the truth that she is no more. In a display of raw emotions, Louis lashes out at an urn sales agent. It is only when Donna tells Louis that he has to accept Norma's death that her death finally sinks in, and he breaks down releasing his true feelings about his loss.

How Does Mike's Grandmother Die in 'Suits'?

Even when it is not the ultimate loss, Suits still has plenty of heartbreaking moments. When Louis finds out from a recording left by his ex-girlfriend, Tara ( Carly Pope ), that she is pregnant with another man's child, it is a harrowing immersive experience. Harvey's panic attacks after Donna leaves him to work for Louis coming at a time when he is being accosted by Jack Soloff ( John Pyper-Ferguson ) is desolating. But the death of Mike Ross's Grammy, as he passionately referred to her, when all her efforts at raising a formidable grandson were paying off, makes this moment the most devastating on Suits .

Mike's grandmother showed up at his workplace, meeting his colleagues Rachel Zane and Harvey Specter for the first time. The warm and caring woman that she was, she told them stories about Mike, including how he had told her that Harvey was a "hardass" (though she added that "that's not the word he uses"). She also told Rachel that Mike had told her that she was hot. When Mike indicated that he had a busy schedule, she told him that she would like to meet "that Harold clown" before she left. Mike later revealed that he had turned down her request to spend time with her the day before she died because of his work. It is this tale of regret of not spending time with a loved one in their last moments that makes this scene a sad one.

Later, Mike tells Rachel that he would like to buy his grandmother an apartment with the bonus he received from Harvey as a sign of appreciation for everything she has done for him. Rachel decides to take him apartment hunting, which turns out to be a success and a step closer to "they will" in their will-they-or-won't-they romantic situation. As Mike is preparing the apartment to surprise his grandmother with it, Rachel joins him and delivers the heartbreaking news that his beloved Grammy has died. It is a chilling moment.

The Death of Mike Ross's Grandmother Is the Most Devastating On 'Suits'

Edith Ross's death is a tragedy that comes after a false build-up of hope and anticipation. On the surface, after two months of not seeing each other, you expect Mike and his grandmother to catch up on juicy stories and share golden moments. As Mike prepares her new home, you have invested your emotions in anticipation of the "Thank you, Grandma, I made it" moment. However, Suits delivers a heart-wrenching blow with Edith's demise. In its place, what was to be a symbol of triumph for Mike over his adversity, the apartment that he intended to gift his grandmother, turns out to be a reminder of his loss.

Mike's loss didn't just affect him. It affected the characters that he interacted with too. In his grief, he lashed out at Rachel when she asked him about working amidst his grandmother's death. He tore into Harvey, who had no idea about Mike's grandmother's death, in front of other associates when Harvey went to ask for his help. It devastated him, and he only gathered the strength to speak at his grandmother's funeral after the concerted efforts of two of his love interests — Tess ( Elisabeth Hower ) and Rachel.

Edith Ross's death is a tragedy not only for Mike but also for the viewers. She was a loving and supportive grandmother, and her sudden demise felt like a personal loss. Edith was an archetypical grandmother, the kind of warm and caring person who was always there for her loved ones. Her death is a reminder of the fragility of life and the importance of cherishing our loved ones.

Suits stood out not only for its legal intricacies but also for its ability to create genuine emotional connections with its audience. The devastating moment involving Mike Ross and his grandmother is a testament to this power, leaving a lasting imprint on the hearts of viewers.

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Suits won fans over with witty banter and tense drama in and out of the courtroom.

The series lasted Nine seasons and even spawned a short-lived spinoff series revolving around Gina Torres's character.

With a show lasting over 130 episodes, fans may wonder what the cast is doing now.

The Cast of Suits Season 8

While some of the cast has had their name all over the news in the years following the show's end, others haven't seen such a large spotlight.

Find out what the cast is doing below!

Katherine Heigl - Samantha Wheeler

Samantha Grins  - Suits Season 9 Episode 9

Heigl's character got introduced in the eighth season of the television series.

She became known as a ruthless lawyer and was involved in the money laundering investigation at Jarvis, Green, Ellis LLP.

Whether or not you're a big Heigl fan, Katherine Heigl is no stranger to the TV screen, and that won't stop anytime soon.

She played Dr. Izzie Stevens on Grey's Anatomy for over 100 episodes and a leading role in multiple short-lived series.

Katherine Heigl on Firefly Lane

Since her 26-episode stint on Suits, she's starred in Netflix's adaptation of Firefly Lane's two-season run.

Firefly Lane was based on the book of the same name by Kristin Hannah. The novel follows the friendship and bond of Tully Hart and Kate Mularkey throughout the years.

Her role on Firefly Lane was her most successful since Suits, as her other shows, like Doubt and State of Affairs , got canceled after only one season.

She is also set to play the lead in the miniseries Woodhull, based on the book The Woman Who Ran for President by Lois Beachy Underhill.

Rachael Harris - Sheila Sazs

Sheila Pleads with Louis - Suits Season 9 Episode 3

Rachael Harris appeared in multiple episodes starting on Suits Season 2 Episode 3 .

Sheila got introduced as a Harvard University employee tasked with investigating associate satisfaction.

She eventually got involved with discovering Mike's false Harvard credentials, even though she tried to stay anonymous during her claims.

Harris had dueling jobs when appearing on her 28 episodes of Suits.

Dr. Linda  - Lucifer Season 5 Episode 3

She started on the Network fantasy series Lucifer in 2016 before Suits ended in 2019.

She finished Lucifer's 93-Episode run, staying with the show through its shift to Netflix. The series did great on Netflix, running three more seasons after Fox's preemptive cancelation.

Everyone loved Dr. Martin; her character was a welcomed presence throughout Lucifer's entire run. Watching her form a bond with Lucifer proved very interesting, as his trust in the therapist grew throughout the show.

She's also had seven episodes on the over-the-top comedy series Reno 911, which airs on Comedy Central.

Aloma Wright - Gretchen

Gretchen closeup - Suits Season 5 Episode 7

Aloma Wright appeared in 34 episodes, starting on Suits Season 5 Episode 2 .

She appeared sporadically throughout the series up until the final episode.

Aloma Wright has starred in a few Christmas TV movies since Suits ended; she's also guest-starred in the Nickelodeon series Young Dylan (also known as Tyler Perry's Young Dylan).

Before her stint on Suits, she became a very successful actress. She starred in over 90 episodes of Scrubs and over 240 episodes of one of the few remaining soap operas, Days of Our Lives . Days of Our Lives is still a TV Fanatic favorite, with spoiler articles, reviews, and/or roundtables happening weekly!

Dulé Hill - Alex Williams

Alex Williams Close up - Suits Season 7 Episode 3

Before Hill's 35-episode run on Suits, he starred alongside James Roday Rodriguez for over 100 episodes on Psych. His run on Psych earned him critical acclaim and a significant fanbase.

After Suits, he reprised his Psych role for the three movies on Peacock! Psych is a fan-favorite show, so seeing him and Rodriguez back on the screen in the three (brilliant) movies was a treat for all.

He also stars as Bill Williams in the reboot of The Wonder Years, which airs on ABC. The series has performed well on ABC, receiving acclaim for the performances and new take on the story.

There is no current confirmation of a 4th Psych movie, but the characters remain popular, so a fourth outing may come sometime soon.

Wendell Pierce - Robert Zane

Robert Walking with Harvey - Suits Season 8 Episode 10

Wendell Pierce is a prolific actor, having worked on TV for a while.

He portrayed Robert Zane, Rachael Zane's father.

He repeatedly appeared throughout the series, starting with Suits Season 2 Episode 13 .

Wendell Pierce was no stranger to TV and saw success before he appeared on 36 episodes of Suits, starring in The Wire and Treme .

He continued to see success after his run on Suits. He's quite the in-demand actor!

Wendell Pierce in Jack Ryan

Post-Suits, he had a ten-episode run on Chicago P.D. and seven episodes as the voice of Death on The Watch .

Starting in 2018, he can be seen as James Greer in Amazon Prime's Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan, and he has appeared in all of the episodes so far!

Jack Ryan has been a popular show for Amazon, and Pierce has been a welcomed presence on the show as Ryan's former boss and close friend.

He also had a guest spot on the new hit drama Accused , which airs on Fox. Thankfully, Accused has been renewed for a second season because we cannot get enough of this new show!

Amanda Schull - Katrina Bennett

Katrina Takes On an Old Lover - Suits Season 9 Episode 6

Amanda Schull worked on her 49 episodes of Suits while doing 47 episodes of Syfy's 12 Monkeys . 12 Monkeys lasted for four seasons, which is a great run by Syfy standards!

The 12 Monkeys TV series often got compared to its predecessor, the 1995 movie of the same name. While the argument of the best version remains, we agree that she performed Dr. Railly wonderfully.

After Suits, Schull could be seen starring in multiple Hallmark Channel movies, including Marry Go Round and Project Christmas Wish.

She's also had short guest runs on NCIS , MacGuyver, and The Recruit, along with a five-episode stint on 9-1-1: Lone Star . Most recently, she can be seen in the TV Movie The Blessing Bracelet.

Gina Torres - Jessica Pearson

The Biggest, Baddest Operator - Tall  - Pearson Season 1 Episode 9

Gina Torres's portrayal of Jessica Pearson won over fans.

Her can-do attitude, paired with her cunning actions, led her to quickly become a partner and a fan-favorite character.

Gina Torres took her character from Suits and ran with it.

Following the end of Suits, Torres starred in the shortlived spinoff Pearson as the eponymous character Jessica Pearson.

Vega in Boss Mode -tall  - 9-1-1: Lone Star Season 3 Episode 9

The spin-off premiered immediately after the series finale of Suits.

Following the cancelation of her characters' spinoff, she had multiple guest roles in shows like Riverdale and Westworld .

Torres can now be seen on 9-1-1: Lone Star as Tommy Vega, and her addition has been welcomed.

We love her as Tommy Vega here at TV Fanatic. She's a badass paramedic captain that took over for Liv Tyler on 9-1-1: Lone Star Season 2 Episode 1 , and we are delighted she's part of the series.

Rick Hoffman - Louis Litt

Louis Learns the Truth - Suits Season 9 Episode 8

Even with all the mudding, Louis Litt matured greatly throughout Suits' Nine Seasons.

Rick Hoffman was one of only three actors to appear in every episode of the series.

His character is often memorable for his weird one-liners and his unique interests.

During Suits' run, he had one episode on HBO's Ballers .

Louis Tries to Save the Day - Suits Season 8 Episode 16

Rick Hoffman reprised his role on one episode of the Pearson spinoff.

After his short Pearson stint, he had four episodes in the Showtime series Billions .

He is currently in production for Thanksgiving (directed by Eli Roth), a feature film version of the Grindhouse trailer (which we are very excited for).

Sarah Rafferty -  Donna Paulsen

Donna Tries to Save Harvey - Suits Season 9 Episode 8

Sarah Rafferty was the second of three actors to appear in every episode of the series.

Donna started working with/for Harvey but got many different jobs throughout the series.

Donna and Harvey seemingly ended up together at the end of the series.

Starring in 134 episodes of Suits, Sarah Rafferty found success through the show and continued after (thankfully, because she was one of our favorites on Suits).

Life-Saving Transplants - Chicago Med Season 7 Episode 17

She had a three-episode guest run on the long-running network medical drama Grey's Anatomy .

She then moved to another network medical show, Chicago Med , where she starred for 17 episodes as Dr. Pamela Blake. Dr. Pamela Blake had become an interesting character before her health took a turn.

Her character had surgery on Chicago Med Season 7 Episode 22 and only appeared briefly in the premiere of Season 8. Her character seems to have been written off the show for now, but she's still alive, so who knows!

She is currently in production for the television series My Life with the Walter Boys for Netflix.

Meghan Markle, Duchess of Sussex - Rachel Zane

A Surprise Offer - Suits

Rachel Zane was the daughter of Robert Zane.

Meghan Markle left the series simultaneously as Patrick J. Adams but for different reasons.

Rachel and Mike moved to Seattle at the end of season seven to open their firm, but she did not return for the final season as Adams did.

Meghan Markle got thrust into the spotlight when she started dating Prince Harry, and it didn't stop after their marriage.

Prince Harry, Meghan Markle in South Africa

After public dealings with the palace, they opened their own production company Archewell . They have produced a podcast called Archetypes and a Netflix docuseries, Harry & Meghan.

She and Prince Harry worked on another Netflix docuseries entitled Live to Lead. Their production company also produces a series entitled Heart of Invictus, which is projected to release during the summer of 2023.

Meghan Markle also has two children with Prince Harry. We hope they continue to live their loving lives and hope that we see more of the happy family.

We also are excited to see what else their production company can produce.

Patrick J. Adams - Mike Ross

Sulking it Out - Suits Season 9 Episode 10

Mike's story in the series snagged viewers in on Suits Season 1 Episode 1 .

Mike has passed the Bar exam many times but never as an official college student. He never became a legitimate lawyer until Season 6.

At the end of Season Seven, Adams left the show, and Mike went off to create his firm in Seattle with Rachel.

Before Suits finished its run on USA Network, Adams appeared in five episodes of Prime Video's Sneaky Pete .

John Makes Calls - The Right Stuff Season 1 Episode 4

After his run on Suits, Patrick J. Adams went on to star in the Disney+ series The Right Stuf f as John Glenn, the first American to orbit the Earth.

He's also had a four-episode run on Prime Video's A League of Their Own.

He had a starring role in the TV miniseries Plan B, which aired in Canada, based on the Québécois series of the same name. The show follows a young lawyer discovering how to travel through time to fix his relationships and create his perfect life.

There are (currently) no plans to bring Plan B over to the States, but the international rights have been bought, and we would love to see Adams in this time-traveling science-fiction series.

Gabriel Macht - Harvey Specter

Harvey in Court - Suits Season 9 Episode 9

Gabriel Macht is the final actor to appear in every episode of Suits.

He was the main character of the series, and Harvey broke many rules during his time as a lawyer.

Following the end of Suits, Harvey appeared on Pearson Season 1 Episode 5 , but he's been absent from on-screen projects since then. We assume he's living happily after his successful run on one of USA Network's most prestigious shows.

He did spend a little time in the limelight attending Harry and Meghan's wedding as a guest of Meghan Markle.

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So Fanatics, have you seen the cast of Suits in their other projects?

Who would you want to see in a new show?

Let us know your thoughts in the comments below!

Michael Stack is a former writer for TV Fanatic. .

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Whatever Happened To Gabriel Macht After Suits?

"Suits" wouldn't be what it is without Gabriel Macht. For nine seasons spanning nearly an entire decade, the actor brought the charismatic attorney Harvey Specter to life. Even when his co-star Patrick J. Adams left "Suits" in the later seasons, Macht remained on the show until the very end. It's the performer's most iconic role by far, to the point where his name has somewhat become synonymous with "Suits." Of course, he appeared in a great many other productions prior to "Suits," so it stands to reason that he would continue on to other roles after the show's end. In reality, though, it's not so simple.

With "Suits" getting further and further away in the rearview mirror, fans may be wondering just what exactly Macht has been up to in the time since. Surprisingly, the actor hasn't appeared in any new productions since 2019, the same year that "Suits" ended. At the very least, Macht has been fairly open about what he's been doing with that time instead.

Read more: Dumb Reasons These TV Shows Were Canceled

Macht Is Taking An Extended Hiatus From Acting

After "Suits" aired its finale in 2019, Gabriel Macht decided that instead of jumping into other projects, he would take an extended hiatus from acting. "We worked tirelessly for nine years," he said in an interview with TV Insider . "We invested so much of our lives and as great as an experience it has been — it has been such a blessing for so many of us, including our fans who went on this journey with us — I have a real sense of freedom having now finished it."

Macht went on to explain that he was taking the hiatus to enjoy time with his family, travel the world, and explore other pursuits and hobbies. While he hasn't yet made any formal plans to return to acting, he has kept up a public-facing presence by way of the occasional interview and social media accounts like Instagram. In a recent development, he posted a letter affirming his solidarity with the 2023 SAG/AFTRA strike and the WGA strike.

All in all, it's a bit of a toss-up whether Macht actually will ever return to acting. There's every chance that his hiatus could wind up being a full-scale retirement, as he had already had quite the lengthy career by the end of "Suits." There's also a chance that he might return to the creative field by way of directing, which he has indicated an interest in on multiple occasions in the past. Ultimately, fans will just have to wait and see.

Read the original article on Looper .

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The cast of Suits : Where are they now?

Many of us know the latest on Meghan Markle, but what have her fellow costars been up to since Suits wrapped in 2019?

When USA Network set out to create Suits , they did more than make a hit legal drama — they ended up creating appointment television for fans everywhere. Suits ran for nine seasons, airing from 2011 to 2019. And now that the series is available on multiple streaming services, a new wave of viewers is discovering what all the hype is about.

The show may be finished, but you can continue watching some of your favorite actors in other roles. Just what has everyone been up to since bidding Pearson Hardman farewell? Let's take a closer look at the Suits cast and where they are now.

Meghan Markle (Rachel Zane)

It's fair to say that Meghan Markle is the most famous cast member of Suits after marrying Prince Harry and becoming the Duchess of Sussex in 2018, marking her retirement from acting. (She made sure to invite many of her Suits castmates to the royal wedding , including Sarah Rafferty, Rick Hoffman, Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams, Gina Torres, Abigail Spencer and Jacinda Barrett). The series was the high point of her showbiz career, wherein she played Rachel Zane, a motivated paralegal trying to make a name for herself.

Before that breakout role, Markle had mostly small parts in movies like A Lot Like Love (2005), Remember Me (2010), and Horrible Bosses (2011), along with television shows like CSI: NY and the 90210 reboot. Somewhat infamously, she was even a "suitcase girl" on the Howie Mandel game show Deal or No Deal . Following the success of Suits , she appeared in an episode of Castle and headlined the Hallmark movie Dater's Handbook (2016). She continued to be a series regular until departing in season 7.

After Markle and Prince Harry stepped back from working royal duties in 2020 , the couple started the non-profit organization Archewell and moved to Markle's native California with their two children, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet. Though it's unlikely she'll revive her acting career, Markle did return to the screen in 2022 through the Netflix docuseries Harry & Meghan .

Patrick J. Adams (Michael Ross)

Patrick J. Adams played Michael Ross, who is not a lawyer despite passing the bar exam on multiple occasions, but that didn't stop him from landing a job at Pearson Hardman. In many ways, this "leap before you look" character is in line with Adams, who admitted that he didn't realize how big or complex Suits would become .

Before starring in the legal drama, Adams had minor roles in films like Old School (2003 and Walk Hard: The Dewey Cox Story (2007), along with TV shows like NCIS , Friday Night Lights , and Pretty Little Liars . After Suits began in 2011, Adams landed slightly bigger parts in genre shows such as Orphan Black and DC's Legends of Tomorrow , as well as the crime series Sneaky Pete . As for film, he also notably starred in the sci-fi drama Clara (2018).

Adams left Suits at the end of season 7 along with Markle, though he did return for the final episode. He's since worked on television shows like Disney+'s The Right Stuff and Amazon Prime's adaption of A League of Their Own . Most recently, he starred in the film He Went That Way (2023) opposite Zachary Quinto and Jacob Elordi, and currently voice acts in the podcast America 2.0 (reprising his role in the 2018 miniseries of the same name).

In 2016, Adams married actress Troian Bellisario . They welcomed a daughter, Aurora, in 2018 and a son, Elliot, in 2021.

Gabriel Macht (Harvey Specter)

The other lead at the heart of Suits is Gabriel Macht 's Harvey Specter, a risk-taking lawyer who hires Michael Ross to be his assistant attorney despite the young man's lack of a legal degree. Specter is also known for working legal miracles, though whether that's more due to his charm or chicanery is impossible to tell.

Coming into Suits , Macht had quite a bit of acting experience thanks to one-off roles in shows like Beverly Hills, 90210 , Spin City , and Sex and the City . He also appeared in many eclectic films, such as Behind Enemy Lines (2001), A Love Song for Bobby Long (2004), The Good Shepherd (2006), as the title character in The Spirit (2008), and Love & Other Drugs (2010).

After sticking with Suits through all nine seasons, Macht reprised the role of Harvey Specter in one episode of the short-lived spinoff series Pearson in 2019. The actor hasn't appeared in any projects since.

In 2004, Macht married Australian actress Jacinda Barrett . They welcomed a daughter, Satine, in 2007 and a son, Luca, in 2014.

Sarah Rafferty (Donna Paulsen)

Sarah Rafferty played Donna Paulsen, the legal secretary working for Harvey Specter. If he's the hurricane at Pearson Hardman, she's the clean up crew who puts their chaotic world back together.

While Rafferty acted in some smaller movies like Falling for Grace (2006) and Four Single Fathers (2009), she mostly worked as a character actor on shows like Charmed , Six Feet Under , Tremors , and 8 Simple Rules . The actress also seemingly specialized in police procedurals, given her many gigs in Law & Order , CSI: Miami , Numb3rs , Bones , and more.

Since the final episode of Suits aired, Rafferty has appeared in a few episodes of Grey's Anatomy and starred in the spooky thriller film Browse (2020). But her most extensive work since Suits has been playing Dr. Pamela Blake in Chicago Med .

Rafferty has been married to financial analyst Santtu Seppälä since 2001. The couple has two daughters, Oona Gray and Iris Friday.

Rick Hoffman (Louis Litt)

One of Suits ' many strengths was how it managed to capture the petty dynamics at the heart of any workplace. Case in point: While we follow the misadventures of Harvey Specter's somewhat maverick lawyer, it was inevitable that others at Pearson Hardman would resent his antics. Such is true about Rick Hoffman 's Louis Litt, a supervising attorney at the law firm with more than a few axes to grind against Specter.

We doubt that Hoffman had any real axes to grind with the show, however, as it supplied his biggest role yet. Before Suits , the actor mostly had small parts in movies like Lethal Weapon 4 (1998), The Day After Tomorrow (2004), and Hostel (2005). On the small screen, he also enjoyed one-offs roles in shows ranging from American Dad! and Chuck to CSI: NY and NCIS . Along the way, he landed steadier gigs in The Bernie Mac Show , Jake in Progress , and Samantha Who?

So far, Hoffman hasn't done much acting since the end of Suits , though he did reprise the role of Litt in the spinoff series Pearson and played Dr. Swerdlow in seasons 5 and 6 of Billions .

Gina Torres (Jessica Pearson)

Gina Torres played Jessica Pearson, a founding partner at Pearson Hardman and one of the most powerful characters in the entire show. This means bad news for our protagonists, as she often takes a particular dislike to them and the various schemes they cook up.

Coming into Suits , Torres had been in the entertainment industry for nearly two decades, appearing in everything from Sesame Street to police procedurals like NYPD Blue , Law & Order , 24 , and CSI: Crime Scene Investigation . But she's perhaps best known for her genre roles, notably playing Cas in the 2003 Matrix sequels — The Matrix Reloaded and The Matrix Revolutions — plus stints on Serenity (2005), Angel , Firefly , and many more. Even after joining the main cast of Suits , Torres continued to have supporting television roles on Castle , Hannibal , Revenge , and Westworld , among others.

Since Suits wrapped up, Torres has kept quite busy: Not only did she lead the spinoff series Pearson , but she also currently stars in 9-1-1: Lone Star . And based on her tenure, we don't think anyone else will be snagging her genre queen crown anytime soon.

Torres was married to actor Laurence Fishburne from 2002 to 2018. Before their split, the couple acted opposite each other in the Matrix sequels, and their characters were even married on Hannibal .

Katherine Heigl (Samantha Wheeler)

Upon joining the cast of Suits for the final two seasons, Katherine Heigl played Samantha Wheeler, a partner who works closely with Robert Zane during the merger with Specter Litt. Her character is a tough, no-nonsense woman who isn't afraid to put a few noses out of joint to do what she considers to be the right thing.

Heigl has created a seriously accomplished career in her own right, notably winning an Emmy in 2007 for her performance as Izzie Stevens, M.D. in Grey's Anatomy . The next year, though, she removed her name from consideration , stating "I did not feel that I was given the material this season to warrant an Emmy nomination," causing accusations that she was something of a diva. Regardless, Heigl continued to work in many films, notably romantic comedies like Knocked Up (2007), 27 Dresses (2008), The Ugly Truth (2009), and One for the Money (2012), plus starring roles in the series State of Affairs and Doubt .

After Suits ended, Heigl appeared in the film Fear of Rain (2021) and one episode of Our House . Aside from that, you can see her in the Netflix series Firefly Lane , where she also serves as an executive producer.

Heigl has been married to musician Josh Kelley since 2007. They have three children together.

Amanda Schull (Katrina Bennett)

It's tough not to root for Amanda Schull 's Katrina Bennett, an associate attorney who leaves her cozy job with the D.A. to chase bigger dreams at Pearson Hardman — and her ambition is positively infectious.

Before Suits , Schull made her acting debut in the 2000 dance film Center Stage and soon became a professional ballerina. She then steadily worked her way up the television ladder, starring in the occasional episode of shows like Ghost Whisperer and Bones , along with an extended arc on One Tree Hill . Her resumé soon branched out to include Castle , Psych , and a recurring role on Pretty Little Liars as Meredith Sorenson. After joining the cast of Suits in season 2, Schull stayed busy by also starring in Syfy's 12 Monkeys .

When Suits ended, Schull returned to her roots of playing mostly one-off roles in shows like NCIS , MacGyver , and 9-1-1: Lone Star with Suits costar Gina Torres. She's since acted in multiple TV movies, including Marry Go Round (2022) and The Blessing Bracelet (2023).

In 2011, Schull married actor George Wilson after they met while filming Mao's Last Dancer . They welcomed a son in 2020.

Rachael Harris (Sheila Sazs)

Over the course of Suits , Rachael Harris appeared somewhat sporadically as Sheila Sazs, one of Harvard's employees in charge of helping graduates find good jobs. Harris provided plenty of comic relief in this role, which is no surprise given her long history of making us laugh on screens big and small.

Her early acting career was notably geeky, featuring stints on SeaQuest 2032 and Star Trek: Voyager while lending her voice to animes like Battle Athletes Victory and Serial Experiments Lain . Soon, she found her groove by playing comedic roles in shows like Friends , Frasier , Curb Your Enthusiasm , and Reno 911 , as well as feature films like The Hangover (2009), Diary of a Wimpy Kid (2010), and its sequels. While appearing on Suits , she kept at the comedy game with stints on The Office and even Mike Tyson Mysteries .

Aside from Suits , Harris is best known for starring in the popular series Lucifer as Dr. Linda Martin, the title character's therapist. Once both shows had wrapped, she mostly returned to comedic roles in The Sex Lives of College Girls and in the revival of Reno 911 .

Wendell Pierce (Robert Zane)

Wendell Pierce 's Robert Zane is a daunting presence on Suits : He's the father of Rachel Zane and offers her a job at his own prestigious law firm, which is enough to send her running to work for their competition. In the same vein as Zane, Pierce has made a career of playing similarly powerful, no-nonsense characters.

Pierce's early film career was eclectic, including Malcolm X (1992), Hackers (1995), Bulworth (1998) and Ray (2004). While he continued to work in movies and on stage, the actor also took a number of television roles over the years, from cameos in A Man Called Hawk and Law & Order to House of Payne and Numb3rs . However, he is mostly known to television viewers as Detective Moreland across all five seasons of The Wire .

While on Suits , he also appeared in major movies like Selma (2014) and popular television series like Ray Donovan and Tom Clancy's Jack Ryan . After Suits ended, he made some regular appearances on Eureka! and joined the main cast of The Watch . He's also a Tony-winning stage actor with multiple nominations under his belt, the latest being for his 2022 Broadway performance in Death of a Salesman .

Dulé Hill (Alex Williams)

Dulé Hill played one of the more mysterious characters on Suits , whose professional demeanor and top-notch legal mind hid some dark secrets from his past. His Alex Williams became one of the more valuable assets to Pearson Hardman, just as Hill became one of the show's biggest talents. That wasn't much of a shocker, though, to any who are familiar with his previous work.

Earlier in his career, Hill appeared in a number of different series, including New York Undercover and The Jamie Foxx Show . While acting in major films like She's All That (1999) and Holes (2003), Hill's time as presidential aide Charlie Young on The West Wing solidified him as one of television's finest actors, earning him a Primetime Emmy nomination. From there, he went on to star as Gus in the USA Network's fan-favorite series Psych , which led to his eventual casting in the latter seasons of Suits . In the time between those gigs, Hill also had a recurring role in the Dwayne Johnson series Ballers .

Life after Suits has kept Hill busy, with appearances in several episodes of Black Monday , Muppet Babies , and in the main cast of The Wonder Years revival. But the veteran actor never forgot the roles that made him famous. Not only did he reunite with his former costars for a West Wing special to encourage voting in 2020, but he also starred in three more Psych movies.

In 2018, Hill married actress Jazmyn Simon after they met on the set of Ballers . The couple has gone on to appear together in the Psych films, The Wonder Years , and Locked Down (2021), among other projects. He was previously married to Canadian actress Nicole Lyn from 2004 to 2012.

Aloma Wright (Gretchen Bodinski)

Aloma Wright played Gretchen Bodinski, an executive assistant that works her way up from being a legal secretary. In many ways, she served as an audience surrogate throughout the show, allowing us to see this chaotic legal world from a more grounded perspective.

Early in Wright's career, she mostly made one-off appearances in TV shows like Suddenly Susan , Frasier, Friends , Malcolm in the Middle , Ally McBeal , The Drew Carey Show , and more. She also won over many young fans by starring in 18 episodes of Power Rangers in Space before acting in films like The Brothers (2001), Mr. Deeds (2002), Johnson Family Vacation (2004), and Thank You for Smoking (2005). But Wright is best known for her roles as Nurse Roberts in Scrubs and as Maxine Landis across a staggering 244 episodes of Days of Our Lives . Before joining the cast of Suits in season 5, she also had an extended arc on Private Practice.

After Suits ended, Wright mostly appeared in holiday-themed TV movies, including Baking Christmas (2019), The Christmas Edition (2020), and Our Christmas Journe y (2021). She currently stars as Viola Wilson in the series Tyler Perry's Young Dylan .

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  • In Defense of <i>Suits</i>

In Defense of Suits

D o you want to watch something smart or brainless? That seems to be the choice these days. HBO churns out dramas like White Lotus and Succession that will make you think, but you don't always want to contemplate class warfare on a weeknight. Alternatively, there's the ever-growing glut of reality television on Netflix that is made so cheaply and quickly you'll feel as if you're losing brain cells by just clicking on the preview. This is the state of TV—especially during the summer doldrums—and with no end in sight for either the writers' and actors' strikes , we could be in for a paltry fall as well.

And yet on many streaming services, the most-watched shows are the few dramedies that fall somewhere on the spectrum between mindless and mindful. They often hail from a bygone era and usually offer viewers dozens, if not hundreds, of episodes. Streamers like Netflix, Amazon, and Peacock often get into bidding wars over content produced well over a decade ago in hopes that a new audience will rediscover the pleasures of older TV.

The latest example is Suits , which originally premiered on the USA Network in 2011. The show has been previously available on Peacock, but reached new heights when it dropped on Netflix on June 17. The series—best known for launching the career of former-royal Meghan Markle —has broken several streaming records with 12.8 billion minutes viewed across Netflix and Peacock in the last four weeks. It's the most watched title ever acquired by a streaming service, according to Nielsen. (In a coup for Peacock, the ninth and final season is available exclusively on that streamer.)

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Critics and industry analysts have offered many theories as to why Suits is so successful: Casual royals watchers are seeing Markle's photo pop up on their Netflix app and clicking out of curiosity; Netflix dropped eight seasons of the show at once, the perfect way to fill long summer days; it's the "Netflix effect" in action , boosting once-ignored series like You and Breaking Bad by making them accessible.

But these stories largely dismiss Suits as a forgettable show riding on Markle's fashionable coattails. I would argue Suits is actually pretty good, the kind of middlebrow TV networks don't make anymore. Is it going to win a ton of Emmys or make you think deeply? Definitely not. But it's also not mind-numbing dreck. It's the perfect background show. Not only does it run for nearly 84 hours, but it strikes the perfect balance between drama and predictability.

It falls into a category I call the "ludicrous procedural." It can be at once utterly thrilling and totally mundane. It's exactly the kind of show Netflix needs.

What is the ludicrous procedural?

still from Suits showing Patrick J. Adams as Michael Ross and Sarah Rafferty as Donna Paulsen

You're sick of debating what to watch with your partner or roommates every night. You need a go-to weeknight show to flip on while cooking dinner or folding laundry. Let's say you want to binge something lighter than prestige TV shows like The Wire and The Sopranos but heftier than Selling Sunset . You're craving plot, but not one you have to track too carefully.

Classic sitcoms like Friends or The Office can provide weeks or months' worth of bingeing material, but at a certain point they feel too formulaic. There are no surprises. By definition, sitcom characters do not evolve or mature too much or the show will have to end. Ross and Rachel will never be done with each other, and Dwight will never stop making awkward comments about beets.

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A procedural might be up your alley: Predictable but with the occasional twist. Shows like Law & Order: SVU or ER offer an absurd number of episodes, but they're so intense and will wear you down. And you actually have to pay attention to something more concerned with the state of the world, like The Good Wife or The West Wing , in order to keep track of the political and romantic relationships and how it all factors into season-long arcs.

Suits hits a sweet spot. The plots are silly, but never dumb. The dialogue may make you roll your eyes, but it's clever just often enough. You can look down at your computer to answer emails for a 40-minute span, look back up again, and you haven't missed anything particularly significant. And yet something dramatic and entertaining is happening.

It's the same reason that Grey's Anatomy has proven so popular for 19 seasons. Everything is extremely high stakes—literally life or death—at Seattle Grace Hospital, and yet it's not so serious. At one point Katherine Heigl's character talked to a ghost. (Fun fact: Heigl eventually replaced Markle on Suits after the latter left to marry Prince Harry.)

Netflix often touts the notion that it wants to make "gourmet cheeseburger" shows that are both premium and commercial at the same time. I suspect that when Netflix executives make that argument, they have something like Suits in mind.

The insane Suits premise is part of its appeal

still from season 5 of Suits showing Rick Hoffman as Louis Litt, Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter, and Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson

The premise of Suits , if you stop to think about it, is bonkers. The pilot episode—which for reasons that I cannot possibly fathom clocks in at 90 minutes—introduces us to Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), an orphan with a perfect memory. Despite being a genius, he was kicked out of college after doing a favor for his deadbeat friend. Mike makes a living taking the LSAT for other people in exchange for cash. The aforementioned wastrel friend, now a drug dealer, asks Mike to do him a favor: Deliver a briefcase of pot to a hotel room.

Mike deploys his immense powers of observation to suss out that his buyers are actually cops and runs into a a suite where a law firm is conducting interviews to evade capture. There he meets Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht), a cocky lawyer who wears really, really nice suits. Harvey, charmed that Mike can recite case law by heart and unperturbed by the fact that Mike's suitcase pops open, spilling weed on the floor, hires him. This is an insane decision because 1) Mike didn't go to law school at all and 2) this particular law firm only hires lawyers who went, specifically, to Harvard Law School. (This policy proves very strange to anyone who takes a peek at law school rankings . But the writers get to spend the next nine years cracking a lot of Harvard jokes.)

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Mike will be thrown in jail and Harvey will be disbarred if Mike's secret is ever discovered. On his first day, Mike meets a paralegal named Rachel Zane (Markle!). They flirt, and he learns that she is incredibly smart and desperately wants to be a lawyer, but is terrible at taking tests. She can't get a good score on the LSAT. You can probably guess where that plot is headed.

Every dozen or so episodes, someone new finds out Mike is not a real lawyer and needs to be bribed, blackmailed, or brought into the cabal of secret-keepers for this mediocre white man who happens to have a photographic memory. Is it believable? No. Does it conveniently provide a fail-safe plot device to stir up intrigue at the end of a season? Absolutely.

The comfort of the procedural

Suits - Season 6

Once you get into the groove of the show, you quickly learn the beats. It's a buddy comedy: Harvey teaches Mike how to be a closer, and Mike teaches Harvey to exercise his long-buried empathy. It's a procedural: Each episode, a lawyer takes a case they think will be easy, but—surprise—there's some major roadblock that they'll overcome by the end of the episode. And it's a soap: One of the lawyers is always sleeping with someone ill-advised like a client or an opposing attorney or a paralegal.

Even by the standards of a workplace drama, the firm of Pearson Hardman is highly chaotic. It changes its name every few episodes as various attorneys backstab and blackmail to obtain the status of name partner, which frankly seems like a massive marketing problem. But the show's bloat is the point. In an era of slim seasons with just a handful of episodes, the endless ups and downs of one cast of characters has an undeniable appeal. Even if the revelations are usually predictable, there's a certain dopamine hit that comes with correctly guessing how Mike and Harvey will squirm out of a particular jam. Surprises are welcome, but only on occasion. Sometimes TV tries to twist itself in knots trying to spring the unexpected on its audience— just ask Game of Thrones .

Just enough prestige touches

still from season 3 of Suits showing Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter, Patrick J. Adams as Michael Ross, and Rick Hoffman as Louis Litt

Suits is not prestige TV. But it does borrow elements from that golden era of television.

As Matt Zoller Seitz once pointed out in his review in Vulture , "There are no dumb or weak characters, just smart sharks." Harvey's secretary Donna (Sarah Rafferty) is whip-smart. The managing partner of the firm (Gina Torres) never has the wool pulled over her eyes. Even the jealous and socially awkward character of Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman), a sometimes-antagonist-sometimes-hapless-sidekick to Harvey, is a whiz at tax law.

One-liners are the show's bread and butter. “We’re like two fingers of the same hand,” Louis tells Harvey in a bid for peace over dinner one night. “As long as I’m the index,” Harvey shoots back. Like the rest of the show, the banter lends itself to half-listening.

It also helps that Suits looks good. Every time you do glance at the screen, you'll be greeted by beautiful people in immaculately tailored suits strutting through a perfectly appointed midcentury modern office. Yet the show somehow manages to add depth to its seemingly surface sartorial choices. Mike's wardrobe gradually becomes more expensive and fitted as he insinuates himself into the world of white-shoe law firms and changes slightly during his brief stint as an investment banker. At one point, Donna susses out Louis' secret promotion after she remembers he bragged years ago he'd wear a certain Brioni suit after making senior partner.

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Every few episodes, you'll also find yourself pointing at the screen, like Leo DiCaprio in Once Upon a Time in Hollywood , at the sudden appearance of a famous person. Justified' s Margo Martindale, Game of Thrones' Conleth Hill, and The Wire' s Wendell Pierce (recurring every few episodes as Rachel's father) capture and hold your attention just when you were getting bored with the usual cast. (In a curious yet charming script choice, the pop culture-obsessed Mike often quotes The Wire when Pierce's character is out of the room.)

In his review, Seitz points out major overlaps with a much more lauded workplace drama of the same era: Mad Men . The two shows often shared directors. And they are actually interested in a lot of the same office politics, from complicated gender and race dynamics to the corrupting power of wealth. But while Mad Men left viewers feeling exhausted (if philosophically fulfilled), Suits always left its audience with a big smile. Nowadays, bingeing Mad Men feels like a project. Bingeing Suits feels like a diversion.

What we lost when we lost "blue sky" shows

still from season 3 of Suits showing Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter and Patrick J. Adams as Michael Ross

They don't make them like this anymore. But why not? The devolution of the USA Network, where Suits first aired, tells the story of a flailing medium.

The network was once moderately successful in terms of its pop culture footprint. Monk was its biggest hit. But even the lesser-watched shows like Suits , Psych , Burn Notice and Royal Pains were, for me at least, a staple of childhood boredom. The New York Times once wrote that the cheery network "seems to have a mandate to uplift the national mood, to appeal to the fantasy of second chances and second opportunities." A Harvard fraud gets to practice law in New York; a fake psychic ingratiates himself with the Santa Barbara police by solving mysteries; a disavowed spy goes freelance in Miami to fight mobsters and con artists; and a doctor wrongfully blamed for the death of a patient reinvents himself as a concierge doctor in the Hamptons.

The locales were usually beachy: Even Suits' New York manages to hide the Big Apple's drearier streets—probably because it was filmed in Toronto. Inevitably, these hucksters and screw-ups used their particular talents to help the needy.

USA Network pivoted away from its "blue skies" programming in the 2010s when the rise of series like House of Cards and Orange Is the New Black at Netflix challenged traditional networks to enter the prestige TV race. For several years, USA Network pursued awards—or at least internet chatter— with grittier series like Mr. Robot , The Sinner , and Dirty John .

With the exception of Mr. Robot , which did get a few nominations and launched Rami Malek's career, USA failed to compete with the increasingly dominant streamers in the prestige space. It no longer makes original series. The NBC Universal subsidiary airs mostly reruns and reality TV, essentially killed off by the likes of Netflix, Disney+, and NBC's own streaming service Peacock.

Counterintuitively, the death of networks like USA is bad news for Netflix, who has relied on network TV shows like Suits , Manifest , and You to boost its viewership numbers. Netflix has been trying to build up its own library of bingeworthy content. But its most-watched series, like The Crown or Stranger Things , cost hundreds of millions of dollars to make and could never produce nearly enough episodes to fulfill viewers' insatiable appetite. While newer (and slightly cheaper) Netflix originals like The Night Agent or The Diplomat have aspirations to become the mid-tier dramas that people will binge for weeks on end, the streamer simply doesn't have a robust enough library to keep up with demand.

As long as there are lulls in television programming, some old and seemingly unexpected series will find new life on these streamers. Eventually TV creators may learn the lesson. We don't want dumb shows and smart shows. We want shows that are just smart enough.

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Suits Creator and Gabriel Macht Honor Late Guest Star Billy Miller

Billy Miller played Harvey Specter's brother, Marcus, on Suits  during its run.

Billy Miller posing on a red carpet

The creator and a star of the hit USA Network Original series  Suits   took to social media to honor late actor Billy Miller, who had a recurring guest role on the series. 

Fans of  Suits  may recognize Miller as the actor who played the brother of Harvey Specter ( Gabriel Macht ) in a handful of episodes that gave a rare peek into the high-profile attorney’s past and origins. On Sunday, TODAY reported that Miller died at age 43 mere days before what would have been his 44th birthday. No cause of death was given but the outlet shared a statement from his manager confirming the sad news. 

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“Emmy Award-Winning Actor Billy Miller died on September 15, 2023, in Austin, Texas. The actor was struggling with manic depression when he died,” the statement reads . 

Not long after the news broke, his  Suits  co-star and its creator, Aaron Korsh, took to X (formerly known as Twitter) to share their thoughts on the late actor’s legacy.

“RIP my tv bro #BillyMiller,” Macht wrote . “I am touched by ur thoughtfulness, ur authentic honest approach 2 ur art, ur kind nature & big smile that Litt us all. May ur memory always be a blessing to ur Mother, ur Sister & her children. & 2 so many you’ve touched. Peace&[Love].”

Korsh opted to share a story about an interaction he had with Miller while paying tribute to his memory. 

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“Very sad news for the entire #Suits family. Billy Miller has passed away,” he wrote . “I flew home once with Billy. We had a great time, bonding over the five hour flight, which seemed like it was over in minutes. A funny, smart, kind, gentle man.” 

Miller was first introduced in Season 4 of  Suits  in an episode that forced Harvey to go back and confront his uncomfortable past. This required him to reconnect with his brother, Marcus (Miller), a sort of black sheep of the family who is battling a gambling addiction. While Harvey is the well-off, put-together brother, Marcus’ struggles force him to do things against his better judgment to get his younger bro out of tough spots. Marcus appeared a handful of times throughout the series going forward in flashbacks and other quick one-off moments. 

Although he’ll be recognizable to  Suits  fans as Marcus Specter, the actor was best known for his recurring roles on soap operas like  The Young and the Restless  and  General Hospital . 

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Meghan Markle’s Suits co-star Billy Miller cause of death revealed following passing aged 43

Actor Billy Miller’s cause of death has been revealed, after his passing aged 43.

The US star, who appeared in Suits alongside Meghan Markle , died by suicide on Friday (September 15), his mother Patricia Miller has confirmed.

In a statement, Miller’s grief-stricken mum revealed that he had been diagnosed with bipolar depression in the years prior to his death before also thanking his fans for an “overwhelming amount of love, prayers and condolences”.

She told Soap Opera Digest: “He fought a long, hard, valiant battle with bipolar depression for years. He did everything he could to control the disease.

“He loved his family, his friends and his fans but in the end the disease won the fight, and he surrendered his life. The other causes of death being told are not true. I wish they were but they just aren’t.”

She concluded: “We all loved him so much and are desperately trying to deal with our loss. I will have nothing further to say. Thanks for the love and support.”

Tributes have been pouring in for Miller after news of his death came to light.

Suits co-creator Aaron Korsh took to X, formerly known as Twitter, on Sunday and wrote, “Very sad news for the entire Suits family.

“I flew home once with Billy. We had a great time, bonding over the five-hour flight, which seemed like it was over in minutes. A funny, smart, kind, gentle man.”

Gabriel Macht, who played Miller’s on-screen brother on Suits, also paid tribute to him, writing on X: “RIP my TV bro Billy Miller.

“I am touched by your thoughtfulness, your authentic, honest approach to your art, your kind nature and big smile that lit us all.

“May your memory always be a blessing to your mother, your sister and her children. And to so many you’ve touched.”

The Duchess of Sussex, who played Rachel Zane in Suits, is yet to speak out on Miller death.

Markle starred opposite Miller, who portrayed Marcus Specter on the beloved series from 2015 until 2019, in five episodes.

Aside from Suits, Miller starred in CSI: NY, soap operas All My Children, General Hospital and The Young and the Restless, in which he received three Daytime Emmys for his portrayal of Billy Abbott.

Previously Miller’s manager confirmed he passed away on Friday, September 15, in Austin, Texas.

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'Suits' Season 9 Episode 9: How will Harvey cope with his mother's death as the firm slowly collapses around him?

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To say that Season 9 of 'Suits' has not been kind to Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) would be an understatement. From watching helplessly as a dear friend got disbarred to protect him, to watching another close friend get fired because he could not keep his anger in check, he is wallowing in guilt. To add to his misery, he learned in Episode 9 of the ongoing season that his mother has suddenly died. 

Harvey hated his mother from when he was a teenager when he walked in on her cheating on his father, until a couple of years ago, when he was forced to confront the fact that human beings make mistakes. Their relationship had just recently gotten on track, with him apologizing to his mother recently for cutting her out of his life for so long. To learn of her death so abruptly will take a toll on him, especially with everything that is going on around him. 

However, we are yet to find out how he takes the news because Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) told him about his mother's heart attack, a few moments before the episode 'Prisoner's Dilemma' ended, and he was still in shock when the credits started rolling. From the trailer for the upcoming 'Thunder Away' it is evident he is being a trooper and helping his friends take down Faye Richardson (Denise Crosby), the woman he holds responsible for everything going wrong at Zane Specter Litt Wheeler Williams.

We know that he is on board with Mike Ross (Patrick J Adams) and Samantha Wheeler (Katherine Heigl) going after Faye for wrongful termination of Samantha. However, what he doesn't see coming is Faye's demand that he and Louis Litt (Rick Hoffman) represent her in the case. While it contradicts his personal interest, he will have to make his client's interests a priority. 

Will Harvey crack under pressure, or will he be able to do what it takes to protect his own? We will have to wait till Season 9 Episode 9 'Thunder Away,' which also happens to be the penultimate episode of the series, premieres on NBC on Wednesday, September 18. 

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The Cast of 'Suits': Where Are They Now?

'Suits' aired from June 2011 to September 2019 and starred Meghan Markle, Gabriel Macht and Patrick J. Adams

Stephanie Kaloi is a contributing writer at PEOPLE. She has been working at PEOPLE since 2022. She has also written about entertainment news for a number of outlets, including Entertainment Weekly, Parade and LittleThings.

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Suits has taken the streaming world by storm.

While the legal drama, which aired from June 2011 to September 2019, is mostly known now as the television series that Meghan Markle , Duchess of Sussex, starred on before she left to marry Prince Harry , the USA Network show was very popular and even launched its own spin-off series, Pearson . Now, the series is available to stream on Netflix , and fans — both new and old — can watch eight out of its nine seasons. Viewers can watch season nine on Peacock.

The series centers on a fictional New York City law firm and follows the exploits of Patrick J. Adams ’ Mike Ross, who manages to talk his way into a job as a lawyer despite having never attended law school. Naturally, Mike spends a number of seasons hoping to keep his big secret to himself, but eventually, it comes out.

Though the series ended in 2019, it’s still beloved by fans all over the world — and many are hoping for a reboot. In September 2023, when Adams shared never-before-seen photos of Markle on set, many Instagram users thought he might be hinting at a potential return to the offices of Pearson Hardman.

The cast of Suits is slated to reunite at the ATX TV Festival in summer 2024. Adams, Sarah Rafferty, Dulé Hill and the show’s creator, Aaron Korsh, are among the confirmed attendees.

Here’s where the cast of Suits are now and what they’ve been working on since the show concluded.

Meghan Markle as Rachel Zane

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Arguably the most famous cast member of Suits since the show’s ending, many people know that Meghan Markle left Suits to marry Prince Harry in 2018. Ahead of her departure, Markle’s character Rachel Zane was a fan favorite who finally tied the knot with Adams’ character at the end of season 7 before the pair moved on to new jobs in Seattle.

In 2022, Markle revealed that she spent most of the first season waiting to be fired from the show. As she told Variety , “For me, I had tried for so long to land on a show, filming all these pilots, wondering if they would get picked up. All of Season 1 on Suits , I was convinced I was going to get recast. All the time. It got to a point where the creator was like, ‘Why are you so worried about this?' ”

Clearly, Markle had nothing to worry about. After leaving Suits , she and Prince Harry went on to found their non-profit organization Archewell and have welcomed two children together, Prince Archie and Princess Lilibet .

Markle was born and raised in Los Angeles, California, and she and Harry left their royal duties and returned to her home state, where they are raising their family in Montecito.

Patrick J. Adams as Michael Ross

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Patrick J. Adams' Mike Ross is hired on as an associate lawyer at Pearson Hardman despite the fact that he did not actually have a degree in law. As the character who is perhaps the most central to the show, Adams admitted to Collider that he didn’t exactly realize what he was taking on when he joined the show’s cast.

“When I joined Suits , I was so young and I didn’t really even know what was involved," he explained. "I didn’t know how much work it was. I didn’t know what that looked like over a long period of time. Not that I would have done anything differently but it certainly was a rude awakening to understand that level of commitment and hours, and the amount of time and energy and love that you have to pour into something like that.”

Adams left the show, along with Markle, following season 7; he did, however, make guest appearances during the final season.

“Very excited to head back into the fray one last time. Thanks to the fans for keeping the flame alive and to Mr. Aaron Korsh for welcoming me back,” he wrote on Instagram at the time of the cameo.

Adams was born in Toronto, Canada, and moved to L.A. when he was 19. He began acting after graduating from the University of Southern California and had a number of television roles in shows like Cold Case , Friday Night Lights and Legends of Tomorrow . He’s continued to act since Suits ended, having appeared in the miniseries The Right Stuff and starred in four episodes of the Amazon Prime series A League of Their Own .

As for his personal life, Adams is married to actress Troian Bellisario , and the couple share two daughters.

Gabriel Macht as Harvey Specter

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As Harvey Specter, a senior partner at Pearson Hardman, Gabriel Macht served as the center of nearly every plotline on Suits and was in every single episode of the series. Following Suits , Macht starred on the short-lives spin-off series Pearson but has not acted since.

In July 2023, Macht mentioned Suits in an Instagram post after the show broke streaming records when it was released on Netflix. "I’m humbled that the stories we created and produced for 9 seasons have been watched and rewatched and will continue to create memories for all whose enjoy the fruits of our labor," he wrote.

Macht was born and raised in N.Y.C. and grew up in the Bronx with his parents. Prior to getting the role of Specter on the series, he had mostly only acted in films; as Macht told Harper’s Bazaar in March 2017, he had to take a different approach to playing a character on TV.

“With a series, it's slow turns and slow deepening of a character, and when I first approached it, I started to have Harvey change within the first season. I had to pull the brakes, because if you do it that quickly then you have nowhere to go after the first two seasons," he said. "It was a bit of a learning curve for me, the slow-burn, and then it became really exciting to play because it becomes a bit more challenging.”

Macht has been married to wife Jacinda Barrett since 2004, and the pair welcomed their first child together in 2007. Their second child was born in 2014.

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Sarah Rafferty played Donna Paulsen on Suits , a character that the actress has described to Collider as the “emotional glue” of the series. Rafferty was largely pleased with her role on the show, which also had her reunite with her real-life best friend of over two decades, Macht.

The actress grew up in Greenwich, Connecticut, and has three sisters. She enjoyed a successful career on TV before joining Suits and had roles on CSI: Miami , Charmed and more. Rafferty has also continued to act since the end of Suits , having earned notable roles on Grey’s Anatomy and Chicago Med .

In June 2018, Rafferty shared what the experience of attending Markle and Prince Harry's wedding was like. As she put it, there were a few key moments that stood out. Rafferty said, “Seeing [Meghan] walk in on her own, in that moment before she met up with Prince Charles to walk the rest of the way, that was amazing.”

She attended the wedding with her husband, Santtu Seppälä, whom she's been married to since 2001.

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Rick Hoffman’s Louis Litt was hugely popular with fans of Suits , so much so that fans would stop him on the street to ask for hugs, as he told Collider .

As for what it was like to play Louis, Hoffman said, “I am having the time of my life playing this character.  At times, it’s unbelievably challenging and scary, when it comes to certain vulnerable areas that I don’t necessarily want to go.  Who wants to open that up in front of a camera? But, it’s all rewarding.  It’s just so much fun.”

Born and raised in N.Y.C., Hoffman graduated from The Wheatley School before he headed out west, attending college in Arizona and eventually making his way to L.A. He actually planned on a career in medicine before he began acting. His first role was in 1997’s Conspiracy Theory, and he acted on TV and in movies both before and after the end of Suits .

In 2018, Hoffman was on hand to celebrate the wedding of Markle and Prince Harry in London, calling the event the “greatest weekend ever."

Gina Torres as Jessica Pearson

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Gina Torres was already a major name when she came on board Suits as Jessica Pearson, having enjoyed roles on shows like Firefly , Xena: Warrior Princess and Angel , as well as in the movies The Matrix: Reloaded and The Matrix: Revolutions . However, Suits managed to bring an even larger amount of awareness to Torres and her work.

Torres told Glamour that Suits came at exactly the right time in her life. As she put it, by the time she got the role, her mentality was, “I’m healthy, I’m happy, and I get to do something that I love doing. How many people get to say that? And I get to make a living at it. My focus was to achieve excellence in an arena that I had great respect and awe for and to find my place in it. That’s what I wanted to do.”

The actress was born in N.Y.C. and grew up in the Bronx. In 2019, she starred in her own Suits spin-off titled Pearson , which lasted for 10 episodes. The series might not have made it in the long run, but Torres told Collider that bringing the idea for her character’s growth to fruition and working as both a producer and an actor on the series was rewarding.

“It’s very cool. It’s actually quite astonishing. Producing is something that I’ve always wanted to do, shortly after I realized how much fun being an actor is and how much I enjoy that,” she said.

In March 2023, Torres brought a documentary about eczema to the SXSW film festival in Austin, Texas. While she doesn’t have the skin condition, Torres understands why it’s important to talk about it.

“I mean, our skin is what people see, right? It's the first thing that people see, especially as somebody who has suffered from various skin conditions over the years as well, who is on camera,” she told PEOPLE of the project.

In addition to being an actress and activist, Torres is also a mom to her daughter Delilah, whom she shares with her ex-husband Laurence Fishburne .

Katherine Heigl as Samantha Wheeler

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Katherine Heigl joined the series following the departure of Markle and Adams. Though she had been acting since she was a kid, she admitted to feeling taken aback by the experience of stepping onto the set of Suits for the first time.

“The first time I actually walked on the stages, and it sort of blew my mind. It was so strange to almost dive into my TV screen and be in the world that I’ve been fascinated by for years now, she told PEOPLE in 2018. "I don’t know why my mind is so blown, I’ve been doing this my whole life.”

Heigl also enjoyed playing her character Samantha Wheeler. As she explained, “I love that Samantha is unapologetic. She makes a misstep, she can say she’s sorry, she can acknowledge when she’s wrong, but she moves forward in life not being afraid of being wrong, not afraid of failing, and not afraid of ruffling feathers. And she kind of does it all a little like she’s got something up her sleeve.”

Prior to Suits , Heigl had made a name for herself in both film and television, starring on shows like Grey's Anatomy , Roswell and State of Affairs , as well as movies such as Knocked Up , 27 Dresses and Life as We Know It .

Since her time on the legal drama, Heigl has continued to act, most recently starring on Netflix's Firefly Lane .

Outside of work, she is married to Josh Kelley , and they share three kids .

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Amanda Schull was promoted to series regular in 2018 following the exit of Markle and Adams. She was hardly a newcomer to the series though; at the time, Deadline noted that Schull’s Katrina Bennett was one of the most long-term recurring members of the cast. Bennett was introduced to the series in season 2 as a former colleague of Louis Litt’s who was joining the firm as a junior partner.

Since the end of Suits , Schull has worked steadily in both TV and film. She had a small role on NCIS in 2022 and a five-episode arc on 9-1-1: Lone Star the following year.

Off-screen, Schull is married to George Wilson, and they welcomed their first child together in 2020.

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Rachael Harris was an original member of the cast when the series began in 2011. She starred as Sheila Sasz, the love interest of Louis Litt.

While filming Suits , Harris also joined the cast of Lucifer and continued to work on the show after Suits concluded. She has also had a small role on Reno 911!

Harris and her ex-husband Christian Hebel have two sons .

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Lily Specter was the mother of Harvey and Marcus Specter . She had been cheating on Harvey's father for many years, which led to an estrangement between her and Harvey. Harvey was able to forgive and reconnect her with her many years later, and was heartbroken when Lily died of a heart attack.

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After entering into a relationship with Donna, Harvey gives Lily a call, telling her Donna is the one. Lily tells him that she has rooted for him and Donna to get together for years, shocking Harvey and prompting him to ask how she knows who Donna is, although she explains Marcus had told her, as he too was a fan of Donna. The pair discuss Donna's father, Jim Paulsen , with Harvey asking for help how to make amends, and Lily states that Harvey has a generous heart and that he should go to Jim and make a gesture, offering to talk to Jim if that didn't work out.

The next night, Lily calls Harvey and asks how the Jim situation went. He tells her it went great before putting the call on speakerphone and introducing Donna and Lily to each other. Harvey then attempts to end the call, only for Donna to take the phone and have a conversation to Lily about Harvey. [1]

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"this isn't great": suits creator details one change that had a huge impact on the show.

Suits creator Aaron Korsh details one way the hit legal dramedy could have been very different, opening up about the change that he made.

  • Several executives suggested a father-son dynamic between Harvey and Mike instead of a brotherly bond on Suits .
  • Aaron Korsh, the creator of Suits , pushed back against this suggestion.
  • Korsh believed that Harvey being older would conflict with his womanizing lifestyle.

Suits creator Aaron Korsh details one way the hit legal dramedy could have been very different, explaining the change he made. Debuting in June 2011 and originally airing on the USA Network, Suits began by focusing on Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams) , a college dropout who never attended law school, and Harvey Specter (Gabriel Macht) as they successfully win and close cases while also hiding Mike's secret. As Korsh tells it, however, that central dynamic could have been virtually unrecognizable thanks to suggestions from executives.

In an interview on the Hollywood & Levine podcast to discuss the show's streaming resurgence, which has led to a Suits spinoff series being developed, Korsh shared that he received suggestions to change the relationship between Harvey and Mike. Mainly, the suggestion was for Harvey and Mike to have more of a father-and-son bond rather than the brotherly dynamic that ended up on-screen. It was also noted that Harvey should be older, in his fifties. Korsh explains why he pushed back against those suggestions in the quote below:

This is what happened. I don’t know that I’ve ever told this story. But we had gone through a lot of people. Originally the networ envisioned the Harvey/Mike thing, I think, as like a father-son [dynamic]. Then I envisioned it as brothers. Right. So we had a disconnect, and they were wanting older guys to be Harvey. I just thought—a couple of things. I didn’t like the relationship of father and son as much. But I also thought… if this guy is 50 years old and still hitting on women, and… like, I just didn’t think that was like, that’s, that’s not great, right? As opposed to, you’re in your mid-late 30s. You’re a little stunted. You have growing to do. But you’re not like 50 years old living that single, you know, womanizing life. So we went through so many weeks, we auditioned a ton of people, and it was hard to get agreement and whatever.

Harvey's Change Was A Big Help To Suits

Korsh goes on to explain that once Macht was in contention to play Harvey, the right path for the character became clear. While it's arguable that Harvey having a fatherly view of Mike could have worked, other aspects of Suits would not have been the same. Harvey's relationship with Donna Paulsen (Sarah Rafferty) likely would not have emerged as a fan-favorite pairing for the reasons that the creator mentions.

While those changes are speculative, it's undeniable that making Harvey younger ultimately helps the future of Suits . The upcoming sequel is not a revival, reboot, or strict continuation in the vein of the short-lived Pearson . It will be set in the same overall universe, with potential crossover with original Suits characters. Harvey, for instance, ended the original by reuniting with Mike in Seattle. That, too, might've changed if Harvey was positioned as a significantly older mentor figure.

Louis Was The Real Winner In The Suits Finale

There was always, of course, a bit of hierarchy to Suits . Korsh's change, however, gave some space for the show's co-leads to develop a more natural friendship. It in turn impacted the rest of the ensemble, including Rick Hoffman, Meghan Markle, Rafferty, Amanda Schull, and Gina Torres. It illustrates how fundamentally a series can shift from the initial pitching process.

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Suits follows Mike Ross (Patrick J. Adams), who, despite never attending law school, is able to use his photographic memory to become a lawyer. The legal drama ran from 2011 to 2019 for a total of nine seasons and also starred Gabriel Macht, Meghan Markle, Sarah Rafferty, and Rick Hoffman.

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Suits Reunion at Golden Globes: Watch Patrick J. Adams, Gabriel Macht and More Cast Members Together Again

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Harvey Specter and Mike Ross were among the characters welcome at Sunday’s Golden Globe Awards, as Gabriel Macht  and Patrick J. Adams — along with Suits co-stars Gina Torres and Sarah Rafferty — made a special appearance at the 81st annual Globes ceremony.

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It was, of course, a joke about Suits coming off of a record-breaking streaming year , thanks in large part to the former USA Network drama’s popularity on Netflix.

Watch footage of the Suits reunion below:

The renewed interest in the show has prompted the  development of an offshoot at NBCUniversal . Series creator Aaron Korsh is currently at work on a new iteration that is neither a revival nor reboot, but rather an hour-long project “set in the  Suits  universe” that would revolve around new characters in a new location — possibly Los Angeles.

A series order is said to be imminent, although it remains unclear where the latest spinoff would land — although NBCU-owned Peacock seems a likely destination.

Former cast member Meghan Markle  recently weighed in on the procedural’s unlikely success story, exclaiming, “Isn’t that wild?”

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Really hope Gabriel Macht, Patrick J. Adams and Sarah Rafferty are at the top of pilot season wish lists this coming season, whatever it ends up looking like. Would love to see all of them again not yelling at each other every episode. :)

Sarah Rafferty is already a regular on a netflix show that was greenlight for a season 2

Ppl can’t do multiple shows?

Yay for Macht. Hope to see him in some show soon.

I have no words, I’m just damn excited! And I like to think that all of us right now from one part of the world to another feel the same things!!

Just saw Rick Hoffman in a Hallmark Hanukkah movie…it was LITT! 💙

Give me Mike and Harvey in a one-off movie every so often like they do with Monk and the Psych guys. Not too expensive to bring the two of them and it doesn’t mess with the original ending of Suits. Then you could introduce the spin-off in LA that Aaron Korsh wants to air. I can live without the women – Donna got annoying towards the end, as much as I would like to see Jessica, she was disbarred in NY so not sure how easy it is to pass the bar in another state and not really bothered about Rachel turning up, even if she could. The show was Harvey and Mike for me, bring them back. The twist this time is Mike taking the lead, showing Harvey how to practice law without the big money and learning to focus on the good of the clients rather than his paycheck and always getting the win but doing the right thing.

Agreed, best bits of Suits (IMO) were Mike and Harvey bantering, in later years when Mike left and they were clearly making sure they got their full quota of swearing in to every episode it wasn’t as good.

The business about how Adams and Macht supposedly forgot about Torres and Rafferty — when they all obviously intended to go out together — was yet another one of the evening’s unfunny bits. I was waiting for a joke about how another one of their castmates would have been there, but was too busy making sure “The Crown” was really canceled.

I was surprised to see Torres and Refferty because they had announced that only the guys were going to present, so to me it was a cool, unexpected moment.

Do viewers really want a show with new characters set in the suits world. Why not do like Psych or Monk put out a movie on Peacock with the OG cast.

A new Suits show would be great, but I wouldn’t watch without Harvey and Mike, (and Donna if she’s available) being in it. They could be the new firm’s partners and mentor the younger lawyers coming up, giving the cast of new characters a majority of the air time “set in the Suits universe.”

A movie that brings Mike and Harvey to LA working with the cast in the spin off would be a good way for Aaron to introduce his new show and bring the originals into the new show.

I really did enjoy Suits as a show. Nice to see them again. While I am sure they have all moved on to other shows, I.ve not seen any of them.

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