Evan Peters (born January 20, 1987) is an American actor and frequent member of the American Horror Story ensemble.


Evan Peters was born on January 20, 1987, to Phil Peters, the Vice President of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation, & Julie Peters.

When Evan was 15, he moved to L.A. with his mother to pursue his acting career.

After filming Adult World with Emma Roberts in 2012, the two began an on-again, off-again relationship. In 2014, Roberts & Peters were engaged. In June of 2015, the two announced their first breakup & the end of the engagement. Later that year, the two reunited. In May of 2016, the two split for the second time. That September, the two got back together yet again. Finally, in March of 2019, the two split for the third time. Accounts of the breakup vary, some saying it was the end of a very toxic relationship, & others saying that the two are still on very good terms.


In 2004, Peters portrayed Russel in Sleepover'. In 2008, he starred as Ross in 'Remarkable Power' 'and Max Cooperman in 'Never Back Down. In 2010 he played Todd in the movie Kick-Ass. In 2013,he started alongside Emma Roberts in Adult World as Alex.

Other films include The Lazarus Effect (2015) as Clay, Safelight (2015) as Charles and Elvis & Nixon (2016) as Chapin.

Peters is mostly noted for playing Peter Maximoff/Quicksilver in X-Men: Days of Future Past and the new X-Men: Apocalypse. Across his career, Peters has guest-starred in many popular TV shows such as One Tree Hill as Jack Daniels, Criminal Minds as Charlie, The Office as Luke Cooper, and The Mentalist as Oliver McDaniel. Moreover, he can be considered a singer because he has recorded songs for Freak Show.

Work on American Horror Story

He has played Tate Langdon, the ghost of a troubled and murderous teenager in Murder House; Kit Walker, a man who is framed as a serial killer in Asylum; Kyle Spencer, a university student whose romantic involvement with a witch changes the course of his life in Coven. In the fourth season, Freak Show, he portrayed Jimmy Darling, a rebellious human oddity. He was James March, a serial killer who built a hotel with the sole purpose of hiding his victim's bodies in Hotel; Edward Philippe Mott, a homosexual ghost of great wealth and Rory Monahan, an actor on a hit television series in Roanoke.

Peters portrayed cult leader Kai Anderson in Cult, along with other historical cult leaders when telling stories to his disciples.[1] He portrays Mr. Gallant, an eccentric homosexual hairdresser and Jeff Pfister, a nuclear scientist in the eighth season, Apocalypse; he also briefly reprised his roles as James March and Tate Langdon. In February, Ryan Murphy confirmed his return for Season 10.



Murder House



Freak Show








  1. In Cult, Evan Peters also briefly portrayed: Andy Warhol, Marshall Applewhite, David Koresh, Jim Jones, Jesus Christ and Charles Manson in on-screen representations of Kai Anderson's stories about infamous cult leaders that he told to his followers throughout the season.
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