Broadway Child Star Shannon Tavarez, 11, Dies

By | November 2nd, 2010|Categories: CHILD ACTORS, Child Stars, In the News, THE BUZZ|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |Comments Off on Broadway Child Star Shannon Tavarez, 11, Dies

Shannon Tavarez Young Broadway star Shannon Tavarez, who waged a battle against acute myeloid leukemia, has died. She was 11. She had been fighting leukemia since April. Tavarez played young Nala in The Lion King from 2009 until she was diagnosed with cancer in April 2010.  Musicians Alicia Keys, Beyonce, 50 Cent and Rihanna