Robyn Griggs dead
Robyn Griggs dead at 49, soap star and film actress, best known for her roles in the soap operas Another World and One Life to Live, has died at age 49.
The star’s official account on Facebook announced the sad news, on Saturday afternoon, in a statement.
“Hello everyone, it is with a sad heart, I am saddened to announce that Robin has passed away,” the post began.
Her death was announced via her Facebook page on Saturday.
The actress had previously revealed her diagnosis of cervical cancer, saying last month that she had four new tumors.
Griggs played Stephanie Hobart, One Life to Live, debuted in April 1991 and ran for six episodes.
From that, she was transported to another world, playing Maggie Corey for two years.
Born on April 30, 1973, in Tunkhanok, Pennsylvania, she made her mainstream media debut on Nickelodeon’s Rated K, which featured youngsters reviewing films. It ran from 1986 to 1988.
She later appeared in the films Heavy Injury (2003), Dead Clowns (2004), The Absence of Light (2006) and Hellweek (2010).
Griggs received her cancer diagnosis in 2020. She was in hospice care at the time of her death. She has been using the name Robin Griggs Wiley in recent years.
“However, she is no longer suffering and wants us to remember that and the sweet memories. I will never forget how open she was about telling her story, accepting my help in telling her.
She wanted to help people and spread the word of her story to do so.
I was honored to do that. Rip my friend, I love you and smile when I think of you.”