Broadway actress Laurel Griggs who made her debut in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof when she was six alongside Scarlett Johansson and appeared on SNL dies aged 13

  • Griggs made her Broadway debut at the age of six in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, alongside Scarlett Johansson, Ciarin Hinds, and Benjamin Walker 
  • She died on November 5 and was laid to rest on Friday, November 8 – her cause of death has not been made public
  • In addition to theater, Laurel had done a number of commercials and voice-overs 
  • Some of her career highlights also included several appearances on Saturday Night Live and on the animated series Bubble Guppies 
  • The teenager had been living with her parents and going to public school in Manhattan 

Broadway star Laurel Griggs has died aged 13.

So far the cause of her death has not been made public, but her Dignity Memorial page revealed that she passed away on November 5 and was laid to rest on Friday, November 8. 

Griggs made her Broadway debut at the age of six in Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, alongside Scarlett Johansson, Ciarin Hinds, and Benjamin Walker.

After making her mark with Cat On A Hot Tin Roof, Griggs joined the cast of the musical Once, where she played the role of Ivanka for 17 months, which was longer than any other actress in the Broadway production’s history. 

Rising star: Griggs starred in Broadway's Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and the musical Once; she is pictured in December 2017 after one of her appearances on Saturday Night Live and wrote, 'Dreams do come true,' in the caption of the Instagram photo

Rising star: Griggs starred in Broadway’s Cat On A Hot Tin Roof and the musical Once; she is pictured in December 2017 after one of her appearances on Saturday Night Live and wrote, ‘Dreams do come true,’ in the caption of the Instagram photo

In addition to theater, Laurel had done a number of commercials and voice-overs.

Some of her career highlights also included several appearances on Saturday Night Live and on the animated series Bubble Guppies.

The actress shared a pictured of herself outside the NBC studios after one of her spots on SNL and wrote: ‘Dreams do come true,’ in the caption. 

The budding star also starred in the 2016 romantic comedy-drama Cafe Society that featured Steve Carrell, Kristen Stewart, Blake Lively, Parker Posey and Jesse Eisenberg.

According to her IMDb page. Griggs had a reputation for being ‘an incredibly professional child who respects her craft and others.’

In October 2017 she shared the snap above to Instagram after an SNL appearance with the caption: 'Last night was the most amazing night of my life! Thank you to the cast and crew of Saturday Night Live for making me feel so welcome! Also thank you to my spectacular agent @bonshumobloom for giving me this once in a lifetime opportunity! #SNL #dreamsdocometrue #NBC #actresslife'

In October 2017 she shared the snap above to Instagram after an SNL appearance with the caption: ‘Last night was the most amazing night of my life! Thank you to the cast and crew of Saturday Night Live for making me feel so welcome! Also thank you to my spectacular agent @bonshumobloom for giving me this once in a lifetime opportunity! #SNL #dreamsdocometrue #NBC #actresslife’

The teenager had been living with her parents and going to public school in Manhattan

The teenager had been living with her parents and going to public school in Manhattan

She also donated her time to numerous charities including Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS. 

Griggs also professed to have a love for music, reading, swimming, singing, ice skating, playing with friends and, of course, watching movies and television. 

READ  Netflix fans call new horror movie The Silence ‘terrifying’ and say they’re ‘too scared to cough or sleep’ after watching it

The teenager had been living with her parents and going to public school in Manhattan.      

Donations can be made in Laurel Griggs’ memory by going to Broadway Cares (broadwaycares.org)



READ SOURCE

LEAVE A REPLY

Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here