Laurel Griggs, Broadway and ‘SNL’ Actress, Dies at 13

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Laurel Griggs, Broadway and ‘SNL’ Actress, Dies at 13
Laurel Griggs, who starred on Broadway in “Once the Musical,” died this past week at age 13, according to a public Facebook post from her family.

Griggs played Ivanka in “Once” for 17 months, making her the longest running actress in the role. She got her start in the 2013 Broadway revival of “Cat on a Hot Tin Roof” alongside Scarlett Johansson, making her the youngest actress ever to have a role in a Broadway production. She also appeared on two episodes of “Saturday Night Live” in 2017 and on episodes of “Louie” and “Bubble Guppies.”

Griggs’ family says that the actress died of a massive asthma attack. She was honored on Instagram by Eliza Holland Madore, who also played Ivanka in “Once.”

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“I am deeply saddened by the sudden loss of one of my Ivanka sisters,
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