This is so sad. Rose Siggins, who starred in ‘American Horror Story: Freak Show,’ has passed away after contracting an infection in the hospital. She was 43.
The American Horror Story family has lost another cast member near and dear to everyone’s hearts. Rose Siggins, who played Legless Suzi on American Horror Story: Freak Show last season, died on Dec. 12 at the age of 43.
Rose went in for a kidney stone surgery on Dec. 7 and died just a few days later at the Denver hospital on Dec. 12, TMZ first reported. HollywoodLife.com can also confirm that Rose has passed away. She contracted an infection, which spread through her body and proved to be fatal. She reportedly suffered from kidney and pancreas issues her entire life. ‘American Horror Story’ Costars Mourn Rose Siggins’ Death
She was born with a rare genetic disorder known as sacral agenesis. She had no feelings in her legs as a child, and her feet were pointing in opposite directions. At two years old, her legs were amputated. Rose married Dave Siggins in 1999 and had two children — Luke and Shelby. A GoFundMe account has been set up for them. You can donate here. Rose said was the first person with sacral agenesis to carry a child nearly a full term.
Rose played Legless Suzi on the fourth season on American Horror Story, alongside Jessica Lange, Evan Peters, Angela Bassett and Emma Roberts. She was currently filming a documentary called Schlitzie: One of Us, according to IMDB. In addition to American Horror Story, Rose was featured on Born Different: Unbelievable Medical Condition, Extraordinary People and Ripley’s Believe It or Not!
Our thoughts and prayers go out to Rose’s family and friends during this difficult time. She will be missed.