Each season there is a whole new cast with new characters, but often times there are actors who are used more than one season.

AHS Repertory Company

Though each season brings us a new story with (mostly) new characters, they are usually played by an ensemble of returning players.

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 A green cell indicates a main character.
 A red/pink cell indicates a recurring or guest character.
 A light blue cell indicates a special guest cast member.
 A dark grey cell indicates the cast member has not appeared in that season.

Portrayer Capacity and character per season
Murder House
Freak Show


Evan Peters  Tate Langdon  Kit Walker  Kyle Spencer  Jimmy Darling  James Patrick March  Edward Philippe Mott (reenactment)
Rory Monahan
 Kai Anderson[1]
Sarah Paulson  Billie Dean Howard  Lana Winters  Cordelia Foxx  Bette and Dot Tattler  Hypodermic Sally
Billie Dean Howard
 Shelby Miller (reenactment)
Audrey Tindall
Lana Winters
 Ally Mayfair-Richards
Lily Rabe  Nora Montgomery  Sister Mary Eunice  Misty Day  Sister Mary Eunice  Aileen Wuornos  Shelby Miller  
Frances Conroy  Moira O'Hara (older)  Shachath  Myrtle Snow  Gloria Mott    Mama Polk (re-enactment)  Bebe Babbitt
Denis O'Hare  Larry Harvey    Spalding  Stanley  Liz Taylor  Elias Cunningham (re-enactment)
William van Henderson
Jessica Lange  Constance Langdon  Sister Jude  Fiona Goode  Elsa Mars  
Kathy Bates    Delphine LaLaurie  Ethel Darling  Iris  The Butcher (re-enactment)
Agnes Mary Winstead
Angela Bassett  Marie Laveau  Desiree Dupree  Ramona Royale  Lee Miller (reenactment)
Monet Tumusiime
Jamie Brewer  Adelaide Langdon  Nan  Marjorie  Hedda
Mare Winningham  Alicia Spencer  Rita Gayheart  Miss Evers  Sally Keffler
Cheyenne Jackson  Will Drake  Sidney Aaron James  Rudy Vincent
Taissa Farmiga  Violet Harmon  Zoe Benson  Sophie Green
Emma Roberts  Madison Montgomery  Maggie Esmerelda  Serena Belinda
Wes Bentley  Edward Mordrake  John Lowe  Ambrose White (reenactment)
Finn Wittrock  Dandy Mott  Tristan Duffy
Rudolph Valentino
 Jether Polk
Adina Porter  Sally Freeman  Lee Miller  Beverly Hope
Gabourey Sidibe  Queenie  Regina Ross  Queenie
John Carroll Lynch  Twisty  John Wayne Gacy  Twisty
Dylan McDermott  Ben Harmon  Johnny Morgan
Zachary Quinto  Chad Warwick  Oliver Thredson
Chloë Sevigny  Shelley  Alex Lowe
Matt Bomer  Andy  Donovan
Lady Gaga  Elizabeth  Scáthach (reenactment)
Christine Estabrook  Marcy  Marcy
Alexandra Breckenridge  Moira O'Hara (younger)  Kaylee
Benjamin Woolf  Infantata  Meep
Matt Ross  Charles Montgomery  Charles Montgomery
Anthony Ruivivar  Miguel Ramos  Richard Ramirez
Naomi Grossman  Pepper  Pepper
John Cromwell  Young Arthur Arden  Young Arthur Arden
Robin Weigert  Cynthia Potter  Mama Polk
Robin Bartlett  Miranda Crump  Cecily Pembroke
Leslie Jordan  Quentin Fleming  Cricket Marlowe (reenactment)
Ashley Gilbert
Grace Gummer  Millie  Penny
Danny Huston   The Axeman  Massimo Dolcefino
Ashlynn Ross  Jeanne LaLaurie  Myrna Austin

Chaz Bono

 Lot Polk (reenactment)
Brian Wells
 Gary Longstreet
James Morosini  Bob Kinnaman  R.J.

Prominent Guests

Some seasons feature well-known actors in prominent roles for only a single story, and are not considered part of the "repertory company" until they return in more than one seasons.

Murder House
Freak Show


  1. He also portrayed: Andy Warhol
    Marshall Applewhite
    David Koresh
    Jim Jones
    Jesus Christ
    Charles Manson

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