Broadway Star Laurel Griggs,13, Tragically Dies From A Massive Asthma Attack

Laurel Griggs

Laurel Griggs

The young actor Laurel Griggs marked her Broadway debut in the year 2012 at the tender age of 6.

Currently Laurel Griggs' cause of death is unknown, but if you knew the actress or her family, a remembrance wall has been set up in her memory.

The teenager was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, her grandfather, David B. Rivlin, told the outlet. My lovely and talented granddaughter, Laurel Griggs, has passed away suddenly from a massive asthma attack.

The New York City teen boasted an impressive early career resumé before her life was cut short far too soon. The young girl who starred in ONCE on Broadway and appeared on Saturday Night Live and Louie had a "massive asthma attack" that led to her passing. She also made several appearances in movies and TV shows, including SNL. She also spent almost two years, between 2013 and 2015, performing as Ivanka in the Tony-award winning Once the Musical and had two uncredited appearances on the long-running NBC late-night sketch series Saturday Night Live in 2017. She performed the role for 17 months between 2013 and 2015. She wrote, "I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters". "Laurel - you were always smiling and always made other people laugh". "We will never forget this sweet, talented young soul", he said in part.

Griggs' noteworthy acting credits continued in 2016 when she appeared in the romantic comedy, Cafe Society, alongside Steve Carell, Blake Lively, and Kristen Stewart. Social media has been lit up with emotional messages for Laurel since word first broke about her passing on November 9. "My heartfelt condolences to her friends and family who loved her so".