Laurel Griggs, Broadway and ‘Saturday Night Live’ Actress, Dies at 13

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Young Broadway star Laurel Griggs has died from complications related to an asthma attack. The young actor Laurel Griggs marked her Broadway debut in the year 2012 at the tender age of 6.

Last Tuesday, Griggs suffered an asthma attack and her family took her to Mount Sinai Hospital.

It's absolutely heartbreaking to hear this news, as it seems the young thespian had her whole life ahead of her and was bound for even more greatness someday. The Broadway star's family also planned a service in her memory on Sunday in order to celebrate the live she had.

Laurel's death was listed in an obituary on Digital Memorial that lists her date of birth, date of death and when her committal took place.

Laurel Griggs had shared a picture of herself in her Instagram post outside the NBC studios after one of her spots on SNL and wrote that "Dreams do some true" as the caption of her picture that she had posted.

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A rising New York Metropolis actress who debuted on Broadway along with Scarlett Johansson and has been highlighted on "Saturday Evening Live" has mysteriously died at age 13, according to a report. The late teen performed the role for 17 months between 2013 and 2015 and it became the gig she was best known for. The cast list included Blake Lively, Kristen Stewart, Steve Carell, Jesse Eisenberg, and Parker Posey. The actress was a budding talent and making her mark in both Hollywood and Broadway.

She wrote on her Instagram page that her "SNL" appearance was the "most wonderful night of my life".

Fellow "Once" actress Eliza Holland Madore paid tribute to Griggs on Instagram.

"I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters", the post reads. You will never be forgotten, and we will never stop loving you. When he would tell her to relax and assure her that she knew her parts well, he recalls her saying, "Daddy, not many people get a chance like this".

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