Soap actress Robyn Griggs dies aged 49 following cervical cancer battle

Soap actress and film star Robyn Griggs has died aged 49.

Griggs, best known for her roles in Another World and One Life To Live, was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer in 2020.

Her cause of death has not yet been confirmed.

The late star’s official Facebook page announced the tragic news in an emotional statement on Saturday, saying that she was ‘no longer suffering’.

It read: ‘Hi everyone, 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. RIP my friend, I love you and smile when I think of you.’

Griggs was diagnosed with stage 4 cervical cancer in 2020, and it was revealed last month that she had developed four new tumors.

At the time she wrote: ‘I have 4 new tumors. 2 new tumors on my liver, one on abdominal muscle and large one on right side lymph node.

‘So in pain and I goto chemo Monday am. I told them whatever it takes. I’m in for the fight.’

Griggs played Stephanie Hobart on  the American soap opera One Life to Live.

She later featured in the 90s soap Another World, where she played Maggie Cory for two years.

She later appeared in the films Severe Injuries (2003), Dead Clowns (2004), The Absence of Light (2006) and Hellweek (2010).

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