AceShowbiz - "The Greatest Showman" actor Sam Humphrey is preparing to undergo "high-risk surgery" after he was hospitalised in Los Angeles.
The 24 year old, who portrayed Tom Thumb in the movie musical, has been under doctors care for several weeks after struggling with complications linked to inflammatory bowel condition Crohn's disease.
According to TMZ.com, he is fighting for his life as the illness was made worse due to acrodysplasia, a rare genetic disorder he was born with.
Humphrey's family reveals Sam is now set to go under the knife.
In a statement issued to the outlet, his relatives explain, "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."
Further details about his current condition have yet to be revealed.