Saturday Night Live star Laurel Griggs’ cause of death believed to be asthma attack

Laurel Griggs dies
Laurel Griggs’ died following an asthma attack (Picture: Instagram)

Saturday Night Live star Laurel Griggs died from an asthma attack, her grandfather has confirmed.

The 13-year-old tragically handed away on 5 November and her family have now confirmed that it was an asthma attack that led to her death.

Her grandfather, David Rivlin, posted about Laurel’s death on Facebook and commented on Tuesday: ‘It’s with heavy coronary heart that I’ve to share some very unhappy information.

‘My beautiful and talented granddaughter, Laurel Griggs, has passed away suddenly from a massive asthma attack. Mount Sinai was valiant in trying to save her but now she’s with the angels.’

Laurel Griggs
(Picture: Facebook)

The teen was finest recognized for showing on Broadway and US skit present Saturday Night Live.

Following her SNL look in October 2017, the actress shared a photograph to Instagram with the caption: ‘Last night time was probably the most superb night time of my life!



‘Thank you to the cast and crew of Saturday Night Live for making me feel so welcome! Also thank you to my spectacular agent @bonshumobloom for giving me this once in a lifetime opportunity! #SNL #dreamsdocometrue #NBC #actresslife.’


Laurel made her Broadway debut on Cat On a Hot Tin Roof on the tender of six alongside Hollywood actress Scarlett Johansson. She then joined the forged of Once, wherein she starred as Ivanka.

Her grandfather confirmed {that a} funeral had taken place for the younger star on 8 November.

Laurel’s death was listed in an obituary on Digital Memorial that lists her date of delivery, date of death and when her committal happened.

It additionally features a hyperlink for donations in the direction of Broadway Cares, a nonprofit Aids fundraising organisation that seeks to assist individuals throughout the US obtain life saving drugs, well being care, nutritious meals, counselling and emergency monetary help.

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