Laurel Griggs, Broadway and 'SNL' actress, dies at 13


"The world lost a real princess who only wanted to make the future happy for all", Griggs' grandfather, David Rivlin, wrote in a Facebook message.

Beginning in 2015, Laurel Griggs also developed some TV connections, first doing work on the small screen for Bubble Guppies and then appearing in a small role on Louie.

Griggs' family told The Post that she died on November 5 in New York City, according to Page Six. "Acting was just a childhood dream come true and she had big plans for the future".

On Saturday it was announced, via her obituary page, that the young star had died on November 5 of unknown causes.

Laurel Griggs' Broadway family is "heartbroken" over the 13-year-old's tragic death. Laurel Griggs essayed the role named Ivanka in the musical titled Once along with actor Steve Kazee.

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Griggs acted in Broadway debut when she was just six years old in the 2013 production of "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" alongside Scarlett Johansson. "I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters", she wrote alongside a throwback photo of her and Griggs. The cause of death has not yet been revealed.

She wrote on her Instagram page that her "SNL" appearance was the "most incredible night of my life".

Co-Broadway actress, Eliza Holland Madore, from "Café Society" took to her Instagram to express her disbelief about the tragedy. "Laurel - you were always smiling and always made other people laugh". You will by no means be overlooked, and we will hardly ever halt loving you. I'm so unbelievably grateful I obtained to know you. Everybody in the Once Family is heading to maintain you alive by way of us. R.I.P.

The young Broadway actress Laurel Griggs who featured in many films and television shows died after suffering an asthma attack at the age of 13. Although she did not earn a huge amount of name and fame but she won the hearts of many through her kind nature and her personality.