Broadway actress Laurel Griggs has died, in response to a number of experiences. She was 13-years-old.
Griggs died on Nov. 5 and a funeral service was held three days later in New York, in response to a posted web page on Dignity Memorial. The reason for demise has not been revealed.
Born on June 28, 2006, Griggs was greatest identified for her function as Ivanka within the Tony Award-winning musical Once. The younger star carried out within the manufacturing for 17 months between 2013 and 2015. Griggs made her debut on the Broadway stage in Rob Ashford’s musical manufacturing of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 2013, reverse Scarlett Johansson, when she was six-years-old in response to her IMDb web page.
Apart from Broadway, Griggs was additionally featured in a number of episodes of Saturday Night Live, as she shared on her Instagram.
Atress Eliza Holland Madore, who additionally performed Ivanka in Once, took to her Instagram to pay tribute to Griggs who she says “always made other people laugh.” “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,” she wrote. “I’m so extremely grateful that I acquired to know you. You won’t ever be forgotten, and we’ll by no means cease loving you. Everybody within the Once Family goes to maintain you alive via us. R.I.P. My coronary heart goes to her household.”
The Young Broadway Twitter account additionally paid tribute to Griggs, tweeting: “We are saddened to share that Laurel Griggs handed away this week at the age of 13. Laurel was an excellent younger woman who appeared on Broadway in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof and Once. We ship our condolences to her family members at this troublesome time.”
Donations in Griggs’ honor will be made to Broadway Cares, a nonprofit that raises cash for AIDS-related causes.
We are saddened to share that Laurel Griggs handed away this week at the age of 13. Laurel was an excellent younger woman who appeared on Broadway in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” and “Once”. We ship our condolences to her family members at this troublesome time. pic.twitter.com/SHDEiErN9l
— Young Broadway (@YoungBwayNews) November 8, 2019
This article initially appeared on The Hollywood Reporter.