Rose Siggins, Legless Suzi on ‘American Horror Story,’ dies at 43

13 Dec 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »

American Horror Story Actress Rose Siggins Dies at 43.

The FX network show announced her death on its Facebook page, saying: “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Rose Siggins. “I can confirm that the sad news is indeed true,” Siggins’ manager James Mullen told PEOPLE, adding that a GoFundMe page has been set up to defray Siggins’ medical expenses and to help support the actress’ two children, Luke and Shelby. “I suppose Elsa Mars said it best: ‘The death of a beloved monster is always a sorrow, but never a surprise.

Siggins died Saturday morning in Denver, where she went into a hospital for a kidney stone surgery on Monday and contracted a fatal infection, a rep told TMZ. In addition to her role on Freak Show, in which she played one of the “freaks” in the 1950s carnival run by Elsa Mars (Jessica Lange), she also appeared as herself on Ripley’s Believe It or Not and Extraordinary People. “I kind of like the way I am, I would never change it,” she said in a video previewing her American Horror Story: Freak Show character last year. “I couldn’t imagine myself being what everyone called ‘normal,’ because this is my normal.” Her American Horror Story costars Sarah Paulson, Denis O’Hare, and Angela Bassett are among those who paid tribute to Siggins on Twitter.

Our thoughts and prayers are with her family and friends at this time.” James Mullen, one of her agents, confirmed the death to The Associated Press. On her website, Siggins wrote that she was “born with a rare genetic disorder known as sacral agenesis” in which her legs are deformed and the feet pointing in opposite directions.

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