Robyn Griggs, recognized for her roles in cleaning soap operas An different world and A life to stay, has handed away. She was 49.
The loss of life of the actress was introduced on her Fb web page Saturday. She had battled cervical most cancers and was open about her well being considerations on social media, with Griggs posting final month that she had been recognized with 4 new tumors.
Griggs debuted as Stephanie Hobart on A life to stay in April 1991 and appeared in six episodes. In 1993 she began as Maggie Cory on One other World, a task she performed for 2 years.
Born on April 30, 1973 in Tunkhannock, Pennsylvania, she acquired her begin in kids’s theater productions earlier than showing on Nickelodeon’s Estimated Oka program that ran from 1986 to 1988 through which younger folks reviewed movies.
After her cleaning soap opera roles, Griggs starred in style movies corresponding to Severe accidents (2003), Useless Clowns (2004), The absence of sunshine (2006) and hellish week (2010).
“I believe performing on the cleaning soap operas taught me a lot self-discipline,” she stated throughout a 2021 interview with Name me Adam. “I really feel prefer it helped me understand that I can play any function so long as I took the time to know that exact character.”
Griggs was recognized with stage 4 endocervical adeno most cancers in 2020, and she or he had been positioned in hospice simply days earlier than her loss of life, in response to her Fb web page. “I prefer to chuckle — that is my method of coping with it, so I made positive to seek out one thing humorous to consider,” she stated in final yr’s interview concerning the struggle towards most cancers in the course of the pandemic. “Despair is a horrible factor and I positively have moments of it, however I bear in mind… I am nonetheless right here.”