Broadway actress Laurel Griggs, who also appeared on ‘SNL,’ dead at 13

Laurel Griggs

Her grandfather broke the news on Facebook.

Teenage Broadway star Laurel Griggs is gone too soon. According to a Memorial page dedicated to the young actress, she passed on November 5 and a funeral service was held for Laurel Griggs over the weekend on November 8. In December 2017, Laurell snapped herself standing outside NBC Studios and captioned it, "Dreams do come true".

Her IMDb page lists many wonderful features about the late actress, including her charitable work with Broadway Cares / Equity Fights AIDS, her life in New York City with her parents Elizabeth Rivlin Y Andrew Griggs and how he enjoyed everyday activities like swimming, singing and ice skating. "My heart goes to her family".

Laurel Griggs' Broadway family is "heartbroken" over the 13-year-old's tragic death. She also played Polly in the Tennesee Williams play Cat on a Hot Tin Roof on Broadway in 2013 alongside Scarlett Johansson. Laurel Griggs essayed the role named Ivanka in the musical titled Once along with actor Steve Kazee.


Griggs - who debuted on Broadway at age 6 and had appearances on "Saturday Night Live" - died on November 5 in New York City after suffering a massive asthma attack, her family told The Post. "I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters", she wrote alongside a throwback photo of her and Griggs. It is sad the reason for her death is still unknown to the public.

Watch one of her featured SNL skits below. She called Laurely as someone who "always made other people laugh". "We will never forget this sweet and talented young soul", he said in part.

It's completely heartbreaking to listen to this information, because it appears the younger thespian had her entire life forward of her and was sure for much more greatness sometime. I'm so unbelievably grateful I obtained to know you. Everybody in the Once Family is going to keep you alive through us. R.I.P.

On Friday, actress Eliza Holland Madore took to Instagram to post a tribute to Griggs.

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