DENVER (CBS/AP) — Rose Siggins, who played Legless Suzi on “American Horror Story: Freak Show,” died Saturday in Denver, a representative said.
Siggins was 43.READ MORE: Food Truck Crashes In Vernon; One Dead
The FX network show announced her death on its Facebook page, saying: “We are saddened to learn of the passing of Rose Siggins. She was beloved by everyone in the AHS family. She was a kind person, a loving mother and a very talented actor. 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. More details will be released soon, Mullen said. Her IMDB.com page said she died of complications from surgery.
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. Her legs were amputated.READ MORE: `Solidarity' Cited In New Deal For 40k Behind-the-Scenes Film & TV Workers
The 2-foot, 6-inch Siggins wrote that she went on to get married and have two children: a son, Luke, and a daughter, Shelby Cecilia.
Mullen and his business partner at InPerson Productions have set up a Gofundme page to cover “final expenses and the continuing support of her children.”
Siggins’ other credits include “Ripley’s Believe It or Not!,” “Born Different: Unbelievable Medical Conditions” and “Schllitzie” which is current filming.
She is the second “AHS” actor to die in 2015. In February, 34-year-old Ben Woolf who played Meep, died from a head injury sustained in a fall.MORE NEWS: Child, 18 Months, Killed in North Hills Crash
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