American Horror Story

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American Horror Story
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Genre
Created by
StarringList of cast members
Theme music composer
Composer(s)
Country of originUnited States
Original language(s)English
No. of seasons8
No. of episodes94 (list of episodes)
Production
Executive producer(s)
Producer(s)
  • Alexis Martin Woodall (seasons 1–3)
  • Patrick McKee
  • Robert M. Williams Jr.
  • Ned Martel
Production location(s)
Cinematography
Editor(s)
  • Bradley Buecker
  • Doc Crotzer
  • Adam Penn
Camera setupSingle camera
Running time37–73 minutes[2]
Production company(s)
Distributor20th Television
Release
Original networkFX
Original releaseOctober 5, 2011 (2011-10-05) – present
External links
Website

American Horror Story is an original FX American horror anthology series created by Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk.

About[change | change source]

Every season is a new story about something different.

  • Season 1 (2011) was called Murder House. It was about a family that moves into a haunted house.
  • Season 2 (2012-2013) was called Asylum. It was about the inmates at an asylum.
  • Season 3 (2013-2014) was called Coven. It was about a group of witches.
  • Season 4 (2014-2015) was called Freak Show. It was about one of the last freak shows left in America.
  • Season 5 (2015-2016) was called Hotel. It was about a hotel where they live vampires and ghosts.
  • Season 6 (2016) was called Roanoke. It was about a documentary based on real events that happened to a couple in North Carolina.
  • Season 7 (2017-...) is called Cult. It is about the election and a clown's cult. All new episodes Tuesdays at 11p on FX.
  • Season 8 (2018-...) This season doesn't have a debut date yet, but it's confirmed officially by the creators of the series.
  • Season 9 (2019-...) This season doesn't have a debut date yet, but it's confirmed officially by the creators of the series.

Cast and characters[change | change source]

Actor Seasons
Murder House (2011) Asylum (2012–13) Coven (2013–14) Freak Show (2014–15) Hotel (2015–16) Roanoke (2016) Cult (2017) Apocalypse (2018) 1984 (2019–)
Sarah Paulson Billie Dean Howard Lana Winters Cordelia Foxx Bette/Dot Tattler Sally McKenna Audrey Tindall/ Shelby Miller Ally Mayfair Richards Cordelia Foxx/ Wilhemina Venable Confirmed
Evan Peters Tate Langdon Kit Walker Kyle Spencer Jimmy Darling James Patrick March Rory Monahan Kai Anderson/ Andy Warhol Mr. Gallant/ Jeff Pfister
Lily Rabe Nora Montgomery Sister Mary Eunice Misty Day Sister Mary Eunice Aileen Wuornos Shelby Miller Misty Day
Frances Conroy Moira O'Hara Angel of Death Myrtle Snow Gloria Mott Mama Polk Bebe Babbitt Myrtle Snow/Moira O'Hara
Jessica Lange Constance Langdon Sister Jude Martin Fiona Goode Elsa Mars Constance Langdon
Angela Bassett Marie Laveau Desiree Dupree Ramona Royale Monet Tumusiime/ Lee Harris Director Marie Laveau
Kathy Bates Delphine Lalaurie Ethel Darling Iris Agnes Mary Winstead/ The Butcher Miriam Mead
Denis O'Hare Larry Harvey Spalding Stanley Liz Taylor Elias Cunningham/ William
Adina Porter Sally Freeman Lee Harris Beverly Hope Dinah Stevens Rumored
Jamie Brewer Adelaide Langdon Nan Marjorie Hedda Nan
Emma Roberts Madison Montgomery Maggie Esmerelda Serena Belinda Madison Montgomery Confirmed
Taissa Farmiga Violet Harmon Zoe Benson Sophie Green Zoe Benson/ Violet Harmon Rumored
Cheyenne Jackson Will Drake Sidney Aaron James Rudy Vincent John Henry Moore
Gabourey Sidibe Queenie Regina Ross Queenie Queenie
Mare Winningham Alicia Spencer Rita Gayheart Hazel Evers Sally Keffler
Finn Wittrock Dandy Mott Tristan Duffy/ Rodolfo Valentino Jether Polk
Wes Bentley Edward Mordrake Detective John Lowe Ambrose White/Dylan
Dylan McDermott Ben Harmon Johnny Morgan Ben Harmon
John Carroll Lynch Twisty the Clown John Wayne Gacy Twisty the Clown Confirmed
Billie Lourd Winter Anderson Mallory Confirmed
Leslie Grossman Meadow Wilton Coco St. Pierre Confirmed
Naomi Grossman Pepper Pepper Samantha Crowe
Zachary Quinto Chad Warwick Oliver Thredson
Matt Bomer Andy Donovan
Connie Britton Vivien Harmon Vivien Harmon
Mena Suvari Elizabeth Short Elizabeth Short
Erika Ervin Amazon Eve The Fist
Lady Gaga Elizabeth "The Countess" Johnson Scathach
Ben Woolf Thaddeus Montgomery/ Infanta Meep
Matt Ross Charles Montgomery Charles Montgomery
Christine Estabrook Marcy Marcy
Anthony Ruivivar Miguel Ramos Richard Ramirez
Robin Weigert Cynthia Potter Mama Polk
Grace Gummer Millie Penny
Lance Reddick Papa Legba Papa Legba
Chloë Sevigny Shelley Alex Lowe Rumored
Danny Huston The Axeman Massimo Dolcefino
Billy Eichner Harrison Wilton Brock/Mutt
Chaz Bono Lot Polk/ Brian Wells Gary Longstreet
Cody Fern Michael Langdon Confirmed
Stevie Nicks Herself Herself
Kate Mara Hayden McClain
Joseph Fiennes Monsignor Timothy Howard
Lizzie Brocheré Grace
James Cromwell Arthur Arden
Patti LuPone Joan Ramsey
Michael Chiklis Dell Toledo
Patti LaBelle Dora Ross
Neil Patrick Harris Chester Crab
Richard T. Jones Detective Andrew Hahn
Naomi Campbell Claudia Bankson
Darren Criss Justin Rumored
Cuba Gooding, Jr. Dominic Banks/Matt Miller
André Holland Matt Miller
Shannon Lucio Diana Cross
Alison Pill Ivy Mayfair-Richards
Lena Dunham Valerie Solanas
Joan Collins Evie Gallant/ Bubbles McGee
Billy Porter Behold Chablis
Kyle Allen Timothy Campbell
Ash Santos Emily
Gus Kenworthy Confirmed
Angelica Ross Confirmed
Matthew Morrison Confirmed

References[change | change source]

  1. Droesch, Paul. "American Horror Story TV Series (2011)". AllMovie. Retrieved December 13, 2015.
  2. "American Horror Story 6 Seasons 2011". Amazon.com. Retrieved July 24, 2016.