The Greatest Showman Star ‘fighting for his life’ in hospital

The actor played Charles Stratton in the movie

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The Greatest Showman star, Sam Humphries, is “fighting for his life” in hospital.

The actor played Charles Stratton in the 2017 hit movie musical.

Sam suffers with¬†acrodysostosis, which is a genetic disorder that affects bone growth and also suffers from Crohn’s disease.

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The condition is lifelong and can cause symptoms including weight loss, fatigue, stomach aches and cramps.

He is currently suffering with complications from the condition, and is preparing to¬†undergo a “high-risk” surgery.

Sam’s family issued a statement to E! News.

“He is currently under the care of some of the best doctors in the world at Cedars Sinai and is undergoing high-risk corrective surgery. His family and friends are with him and they ask for privacy while Sam is treated and recovers.”

“They welcome everyone’s prayers and support at this time.”

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