March 24, 2023

Laurel Griggs (Broadway Actress) Bio, Wiki, Age, Education, Career, Parents, Family, Cause of Death (Asthma Attack)

Laurel Griggs Bio, Wiki

Laurel Griggs renown for starring in Broadway’s “ONCE the Musical” as Ivanka is reported to have died at the age of 13 on Tuesday, November 5th, 2019 as per  Digital Memorial. 

Laurel Griggs Age

She was born on June 28th, 2019 and died on November 5th, 2019 at the age of 13.

Laurel Griggs Parents

Laurel lived in New York City with her parents, Elizabeth Rivlin and Andrew Griggs, and her dog McCloud. Her mother, Elizabeth helped her manage her busy schedule while her father, Andrew works as a special events director best known for his work at the Roxy NYC producing major concerts and corporate events.

Laurel Griggs Education

Laurel attended public school in Manhattan and she listed her hobbies as music, reading, swimming, singing, ice skating, playing with friends and of course watching movies and television.

Laurel Griggs Career

Griggs made her debut on Broadway in 2013 as Polly in “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” alongside Scarlett Johansson. Her other credits on IMDB include “Turkish Girl” in the TV series Louie, Evelyn’s daughter in Cafe Society, and Jessica/Willow on SNL.

Griggs was the longest-running Ivanka in the Tony Award-winning musical Once on Broadway. She performed the role for 17 months while also being at school full time.

Laurel Griggs Death & Cause (Asthma Attack)

Laurel Griggs died on November 5th, 2019 at the age of 13. Griggs’ grandfather wrote on Facebook that her death was due to a massive asthma attack.

Eliza Holland Madore, who also played Ivanka in “ONCE,” paid tribute to Griggs on Instagram.

“I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters,” the post reads. “Laurel- you were always smiling and always made other people laugh. I’m so incredibly grateful 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 out to her family.”

On Facebook, fellow performer Lance Roberts wrote a tribute post that identified the teen’s cause of death as asthma. He wrote, “Words can’t express how I feel about the sudden loss of our littlest ‘no neck monster’ from Cat on a Hot Tin Roof. She was 7 then. Went into ONCE on Broadway. We lost her yesterday to asthma at 13. RIP dear Laurel Griggs.”

Donations in Griggs’ memory can be made to Broadway Cares, a nonprofit that raises money for AIDS-related causes.