Laurel Griggs, Saturday Night Live

NBC

Broadway has lost a rising star.

It's a sad day for fans of up-and-coming Broadway actress, Laurel Griggs. According to multiple reports, the young star has sadly passed away at the age of 13. At this time, it's unknown what the cause of her death was, however, it seems Griggs died on November 5 and a funeral service was held on November 8, according her Dignity Memorial page.

The rising star appeared in several Broadway plays, television shows and movies. According to her IMDb page, Griggs made her Broadway debut in Cat on a Hot Tin Roof at the age of six-years-old and also holds the title as the longest running Ivanka in the Tony Award-winning Once the Musical. It was also the role she was most known for.

Griggs also starred in Café Society, which also featured Steve Carell, Kristen Stewart and Blake Lively to name a few. Moreover, she appeared on Saturday Night Live several times.

Our thoughts are with Griggs' close friends and family during this difficult time.

We and our partners use cookies on this site to improve our service, perform analytics, personalize advertising, measure advertising performance, and remember website preferences. By using the site, you consent to these cookies. For more information on cookies including how to manage your consent visit our Cookie Policy.