Rose Siggins, the actress who played Legless Suzi on AMERICAN HORROR STORY: FREAK SHOW, passed away yesterday morning, Saturday, December 12th, at a Denver hospital. Rose had gone into the hospital for kidney stone surgery and never made a recovery, ultimately succumbing to a post-op infection.
AMERICAN HORROR STORY wrote about her tragic passing on their Facebook page: “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.”
Rose suffered from a rare genetic disorder called “sacral agenesis”, and reportedly had many related medical issues with her pancreas and kidneys for much of her life.
A GoFundMe account has been set up for Rose’s two surviving children, Luke and Shelby- https://www.gofundme.com/RoseSiggins
Several AHS co-stars expressed their sadness over her death and prayers fro Rose’s family:
The AHS family lost one of our own… Rose Siggins was an absolute light… I will never forget your laugh or your beautiful eyes.
— Sarah Paulson (@MsSarahPaulson) December 12, 2015
@RoseSiggins Your life touched mine & made it’s lasting impression…Of love, grace, courage & beauty. God’s angels sing thee to thy rest.
— Angela Bassett (@ImAngelaBassett) December 12, 2015
Today we mourn Rose Siggins who died today. Please consider helping the two children she leaves behind. https://t.co/dCdYjVjuRv
— Denis O’Hare (@denisohare) December 12, 2015