• Laurel Griggs Was a 'Little Goofball in the Best Way,' Friend Says After Broadway Star's Death

    2 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Laurel Griggs ‘ Broadway family is “heartbroken” over the 13-year-old's tragic death.
    Griggs, who was best known for her role as Ivanka in the Tony Award-winning musical Once , died on Nov. 5 in New York City due to a “massive asthma attack” after she was rushed to Mount Sinai Hospital, her grandfather, David B. Rivlin, confirmed. Doctors were unable to revive her.
    “She was so funny and silly, she was a little goofball in the best way,” Jill Zygo tearfully tells PEOPLE. Zygo was the guardian for the child actors on the Once set during its Broadway run.
    “She was just her own person, which...
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  • Laurel Griggs, Broadway and ‘SNL' Actress, Dies at 13

    2 days ago - By Variety

    Laurel Griggs, who starred in Broadway's “ONCE the Musical” as Ivanka, has died. She was 13. An obituary posted to Dignity Memorial indicates she died on Nov. 5, and Griggs' grandfather wrote on Facebook that her death was due to a massive asthma attack. Griggs made her Broadway debut when she was six years old...
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  • Broadway Actress Laurel Griggs Dies at Age 13

    2 days ago - By Celebrity Babies

    Broadway star Laurel Griggs has died, according to multiple reports. She was 13.
    Griggs died on Nov. 5 and a funeral service was held three days later, according to her Dignity Memorial page. The cause of death has not been revealed yet.
    Griggs made her Broadway debut at age 6 as Polly in Rob Ashford's musical production of Cat on a Hot Tin Roof in 2013, opposite Scarlett Johansson , according to her IMDb page .
    She is best known for her role as Ivanka in the Tony Award-winning musical ONCE. She performed the role for 17 months between 2013 and 2015.
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