Mark York, who Played with Billy Merchant at'The Office,' dead at 55

After having a short and sudden illness, York expired early in the afternoon on May 19 in the Miami Valley Hospital in Ohio.

Mark York, who Played with Billy Merchant at'The Office,' dead at 55

LOS ANGELES -- Mark York, the actor famous for playing with Billy Merchant at"The Office," has expired.

After having a short and sudden illness, York expired early in the afternoon on May 19 in the Miami Valley Hospital in Ohio. The Montgomery County Coroner's Office confirmed his departure, even though the specific cause of death hasn't yet been disclosed.

York, that has been a paraplegic since 1988, didn't let his disability to stop him from getting"an outgoing, uplifting, optimistic attitude and character."

"He tried to look at exactly what he can do and accomplish, not what he could not do," the actor's obit said. "He'd undergone many travel opportunities and lots of fantasies for the future"

After graduating with three majors in Anderson University, he had been invited to proceed to California so as to pursue a career in acting. An enthusiastic TV and film fan, the celebrity picked up a collection of television characters on shows such as"CSI: NY" and"8 Simple Rules" He had an uncredited part in Steven Spielberg's"A.I. Artificial Intelligence."

The celebrity's first look as Billy Merchant on"The Office" was through its next season when Michael Scott (Steve Carrell) attracts him to the office to get a disability-awareness assembly. Billy was the house manager of the Scranton Business Park up till Dwight (Rainn Wilson) buys it at the conclusion of the sixth year.

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