Broadway Star Laurel Griggs Dead at 13 From Reported Asthma Attack

Brenda Watkins
November 11, 2019

David Rivlin further added that Laurel Griggs was immediately taken to hospital but the doctors could not revive her.

In response to her IMDB web page, Griggs made her Broadway debut at exclusively six-years-old, starring as "Polly" in Rob Ashford's musical manufacturing of Cat on a Sizzling Tin Roof in 2013, reverse Scarlett Johansson.

Griggs reportedly called out to her father in their Manhattan, NY, apartment while doing her apartment. Posing with the crew of the show, she thanked everyone for making her feel so welcome.

She had a very successful career for someone who was so young. According to her dad, she suffered the same attack just three years ago. The teenager had been living with her parents and had been going to her school regularly. Last Tuesday, it was reported that her breathing became intense that they made a decision to have their daughter get urgent help.

Unfortunately, she died a few hours after. Her grandfather broke the information on Facebook.

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She was 13 and the cause of death has not been made public. She even joined the crew of the star-studded "Cat on a Hot Tin Roof" with Scarlett Johansson.

Griggs' noteworthy acting credits continued in 2016 when she appeared in the romantic comedy, Cafe Society, alongside Steve Carell, Blake Lively, and Kristen Stewart.

She appeared in other hundreds of Broadway performances. She was also featured in several episodes of Saturday Night Live. Laurel - you were always smiling and always made other people laugh, I'm so incredibly grateful that I got to know you.

Actor Lucas Papaelias dedicated a sweet Instagram post to her. Laurel also acted in the animated series Bubble Guppies.

It seems that the actress had also done a number of commercials and voice-overs.

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