SNL star and Broadway actress Laurel Griggs has passed away at the very young age of 13.
The up-and-coming child actress tragically passed away at the very beginning of what appeared to be a long and successful career in film and television. Keep reading to learn more about Laurel Griggs and what she achieved in her life before her tragic death.
Our thoughts go out to Laurel's family and friends at this hard time. Rest in peace.
Laurel Griggs was an actress and performer.
She made her Broadway debut aged six.
But that isn't her best known role.
Laurel starred opposite Scarlett Johansson.In her role in Once, Laurel found herself performing opposite Scarlett Johansson. Laurel kept the role for seventeen months between 2013 and 2015. During which time Once saw itself win a Tony Award.
Laurel also starred on SNL.
via: SNL YouTubeDespite her young age, Laurel actually starred on SNL twice in small roles.
You can watch her on SNL here:Starring in this Christmas sketch on SNL, Laurel is the second child to appear in the scene, during which she hilariously asks whether Donald Trump is on the naughty list.
She also starred in Cafe Society.
Tributes have been pouring out for the young star.
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.
I’m so incredibly grateful that I got to know you. You will never be forgotten, and we will never stop loving you. Everybody in the Once Family is going to keep you alive through us. R.I.P. My heart goes to her family.
Twitter has been full of messages.
We are saddened to share that Laurel Griggs passed away this week at the age of 13. Laurel was a brilliant young la… https://t.co/VRB8aVcI28— Young Broadway (@Young Broadway)1573221634.0
We are saddened to share that Laurel Griggs passed away this week at the age of 13. Laurel was a brilliant young lady who appeared on Broadway in "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" and "Once". We send our condolences to her loved ones at this difficult time.
She also starred in numerous commercials.
We're remembering Laurel Griggs through photos and videos of her incredible career. Learn more about how you can ho… https://t.co/VsUIIolkpB— Young Broadway (@Young Broadway)1573260132.0
And voice overs too.
She was known as highly professional.
She died on November 5th.
Laurel's cause of death has since been reported.Page Six, Laurel's cause of death has since been confirmed by her Grandfather. It has been reported that she died following a severe asthma attack.
She was rushed to hospital.
Her Grandfather said:
The world lost a real princess who only wanted to make the future happy for all. Acting was a just a childhood dream come true and she had big plans for the future.