One Life to Live and Another World soap alum Robyn Griggs was confirmed dead over the weekend at the age of 49. What happened to cause the young star to be taken from her fans and loved ones at such a young age?
Robyn Griggs dead at 46
According to multiple outlets, news of Robyn’s death broke via a Facebook post on her profile from a friend on August 13th just after noon EST. Her friend penned a beautiful and saddening message as she broke the news.
With a heavy heart, I am saddened to announce Robyn’s passing. However, she is no longer suffering and would want us to remember that and the good memories. I will never forget how open she was to telling her story, and accepting of me helping her tell it. She wanted to help people and spread the word of her story to do it. I was honored to do so.”
Robyn Grigg’s best friend Sue also penned a beautiful tribute to her late friend that included a gorgeous selfie of the late soap star: “This is Robyn’s best friend, Sue of the last 29 years, and I wanted to post this beautiful selfie that Robyn took and sent to me while we were on one of our long phone chats in May of 2020. This was taken just before she started having symptoms of illness. For any of you who knew her personally like I did, she was indeed the most gracious girl and woman. She was a sunflower. R.I.P. my dearest friend. I love you forever.”
Robyn Griggs dead: Who was she?
Robyn Griggs has been involved in Hollywood since she was a child. She first appeared on the cast of Nickelodeon’s Rated K from the years 1986 to 1988. She, however, is best known for her roles as Maggie Cory and Stephanie Hobart in Another World and One Life to Live. Over the years, the actress also made appearances in a number of independent horror films including Dead Clowns, Hellweek, Severe Injuries, The Absence of Light, and Zombiegeddon.
What was her cause of death?
Back in 2020, Robyn Griggs took to her Facebook to inform her fans and loved ones she was battling stage four endocervical adeno cancer. Just one month prior to her passing, Robyn shared a bit of a health update with her fans. Her doctors had found four new tumors.
She said explaining where the tumors were: “Two new tumors on my liver, one on abdominal muscle and large one on right side lymph node.”
Robyn Griggs cause of death has not been declared officially. Most, however, assume the soap alum lost her battle to cancer.
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Robyn Griggs dead: Net worth examined
Unfortunately, there really aren’t many reputable sources on what Robyn Grigg’s net worth might have been prior to her passing. Several outlets, however, are estimating it to have been somewhere between $800K and $1 million at the time of her death.
Rest in peace, Robyn Griggs.