10 Finest ‘American Horror Story’ Characters

For 11 seasons on FX, American Horror Story has been stuffed with horrifying characters tousled in terrifying tales of haunted homes, creepy covens, fearful freak exhibits and so many extra. Whereas usually performed by a recognizable ensemble every season, each character performs an intricate piece of the petrifying puzzle.

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From Evan Peters’ most mad and memorable to a clown scarier than Pennywise to some Freak Present performers so beloved they appeared in a couple of season, some characters on AHS won’t ever be forgotten.


Pepper (‘Asylum,’ ‘Freak Present’)

Pepper turned a fan favourite in American Horror Story: Asylum when she was launched as a affected person at Briarcliff Manor after being framed for the homicide of an toddler, however that wasn’t the place Pepper’s story started.

When the present flashed again in American Horror Story: Freak Presentthe next season, Pepper’s earlier life was revealed to be one in all a performer in a touring carnival after being taken below Elsa Mars’ wing and assembly her love, Salty.

Moira O’Hara (‘Homicide Home,’ ‘Asylum’)

Loads of memorable characters got here out of American Horror Story throughout its first season titled Homicide Home, and a favourite was Moira O’Hara, the housekeeper with an unexpectedly tragic previous.

Moira O’Hara was an harmless, younger housekeeper who had an affair with the house owner, touchdown her with a gunshot by the attention by the hands of his spouse after which as a ghost trapped within the Homicide Home.

Elsa Mars (‘Freak Present’)

Elsa Mars stays each a good looking and intriguing character from American Horror Story: Freak Present, who leads her group of “monsters” as their carnival travels to carry out their freak present.

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Elsa’s most memorable second of the season teeters between her attractive rendition of “Life on Mars” by David Bowie throughout her present, and the second it is revealed that Elsa has two amputated legs, making her a “freak” like everybody else.

Kai Anderson (‘Cult’)

Kai Anderson stays one of many scariest characters of AHS, merely for a way close-to-home American Horror Story: Cult felt when it aired in 2017. Kai leads the season as a cult chief concerned with dangerous politics who’s overtly a Trump supporter.

Kai terrifies in a season targeted on the political chaos attributable to the 2016 presidential election, together with his concurrently most memorable and most cringy second being when he crushed Cheetos and unfold the orange mud throughout his face in assist of his presidential decide.

Madison Montgomery (‘Coven,’ ‘Apocalypse’)

Emma Roberts has performed 4 completely different characters over 5 seasons of American Horror Story, however her greatest remembered was her AHS debut as Madison Montgomery within the season titled Coven.

Madison Montgomery is a telekinetic teen witch with quite a lot of blood on her fingers, but additionally some romance in her coronary heart when she helps reconcile Homicide Home OTP Tate and Violet in American Horror Story: Apocalypse after visiting the notorious Homicide Home.

Twisty (‘Freak Present,’ ‘Cult’)

For anybody who thinks Pennywise or Artwork is the scariest clowns in existence, you’ve got clearly by no means seen Twisty from American Horror Story: Freak Present, together with his darkish eyes, blood-stained brow and creepy, grinning masks that covers his decrease face.

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Like many different killer clowns, Twisty is a kidnapper and assassin whose crimes turned so well-known, they spawned a comic book guide sequence and motion figures that later appeared in American Horror Story: Cult.

The Countess (‘Resort’)

American Horror Story: Resort was a memorable fifth season due to Girl GaGa’s debut as The Countess, an outdated however glamorous lady who owns the lodge and feasts on friends’ blood to maintain herself alive.

When this vampiress wasn’t devouring her victims, she was infecting folks together with her blood virus with a purpose to maintain them as lovers, providing them everlasting life in change for them committing to her and solely her.

Sister Jude Martin (‘Asylum’)

There’s arguably not an unfavorable character performed by Jessica Lange, however of all of the actress’ AHS characters, it is Sister Jude Martin from American Horror Story: Asylum that takes the primary spot.

Who begins out as the top of energy at Briarcliff Manor slowly transforms into the story of an abusive nun who will get the tables turned on her for each unjust punishment she carried out on sufferers on the asylum.

Lana Winters (‘Asylum,’ ‘Roanoke,’ ‘Cult’)

It is not possible to not love each AHS character portrayed by Sarah Paulson, however the fan favourite since American Horror Story: Asylum has been journalist and LGBTQ icon Lana Winters.

Lana’s story of reporting on Briarcliff manor’s serial killer affected person takes a twisted flip when she’s dedicated as a affected person to deal with her homosexuality, and after popping out on prime, comes out of retirement in Roanoke to interview that season’s sufferer Lee Harris.

Tate Langdon (‘Homicide Home,’ ‘Apocalypse’)

Tate Langdon will at all times be the GOAT of American Horror Story for being Evan Peters’ first creepy character of the sequence within the season of the horror present that began all of it, Homicide Home.

This character, regardless of being a mass assassin, is a beloved ghost trapped within the Homicide Home and is most remembered for his not-so-meet cute with Violet and his notable painted face that resembled a skeleton.

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