Laurel Griggs, Broadway and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Actress, Dies at 13

Lula Sharp
November 11, 2019

Laurel Griggs, who acted in Broadway's "ONCE the Musical" as Ivanka, has passed away at the age of13. David Rivlin, the grandfather of Broadway actress Laurel Griggs, shared the heart-breaking news on Facebook.

Laurel Griggs - who appeared in the Tony-winning musical "Once" - died on November 5, nevertheless the situation bordering her loss of life weren't presented, in accordance to an obituary.

The New York Metropolis teen boasted a powerful early profession resumé earlier than her life was reduce brief far too quickly. The Broadway star's family also planned a service in her memory on Sunday in order to celebrate the live she had.

The cause of the death of 13-year-old Laurel Griggs was revealed hours after news of the tragic death of the Broadway star became known.

Griggs made her Broadway debut alongside the actress Scarlett Johansson in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof", according to her IMDB page. Laurel Griggs essayed the role named Ivanka in the musical titled Once along with actor Steve Kazee.

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"I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters".

"The world lost a real princess who wanted to make the future happiness for all.The acting was just a childhood dream come true, and she had big plans for the future, Rivlin wrote on FB".

Fellow "Once" actress Eliza Holland Madore paid tribute to Griggs on Instagram. "Laurel- you had been normally smiling and normally made other people today chuckle". "We will never forget this sweet, talented young soul", he said in part. "I am eternally grateful to all of you".

According to her Dignity Memorial page, Griggs died on Tuesday.

Watch her Saturday Night Live Christmas skit, below. Everybody in the Once Family is heading to maintain you alive by way of us. R.I.P. "My heart goes out to the Griggs family", someone tweeted on November 10.

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