Over the years, Ryan Murphy has proven that he isn’t afraid to play favorites when casting his productions. Sarah Paulson, Jessica Lange, and Kathy Bates tend to appear in Murphy’s various worlds, but what about the director’s favorite male actors? Some faces appear more often than others, making it evident that Murphy appreciates what they bring to the table. Finn Wittrock, who currently stars in the Netflix original Ratched like Edmund Tolleson, he is one of Murphy’s most popular choices.
1. Finn Wittrock
Finn Wittrock’s turn as Edmund Tolleson Ratched it is by no means the actor’s first time in a Ryan Murphy production. This time he plays a mentally ill patient who, after killing several priests, falls in love with a nurse who works at the hospital. Before Ratched, Wittrock appeared as various men in American horror story – from model to cannibal. He also starred in The assassination of Gianni Versace. Wittrock has grown quite accustomed to the torturous, treacherous, and terrifying worlds Murphy develops.
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2. Dylan McDermott
Dylan McDermott has stamped Murphy’s productions with his presence since the good old days. McDermott appeared in the first season of American horror story, now called Murder House, as well as the second season. However, it also appeared in The politician as Theo Klein, Astrid’s father. McDermott recently starred in Hollywood as Scotty Bowers: the gas station owner who makes his living by renting attractive males in Tinseltown … for those with enough money in the bank.
3. Matt Bomer
Matt Bomer can currently be seen playing Donald on Netflix The boys in the band, which ended its Broadway success (with the same cast) before becoming a film. However, Bomer also starred in American Horror Story: Hotel as a vampire, and boasted intimate and memorable scenes with Lady Gaga. It also appeared in Glee as Blaine Anderson’s brother (Darren Criss).
4. Evan Peters
Evan Peters appeared in more than half of the existing ones American horror story seasons, taking on unique and unpredictable characters at every turn – from a serial killer to a high school shooter, Murphy clearly has a soft spot for Peters. The actor also appeared in Pose.
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5. Darren Criss
Darren Criss has been with Ryan Murphy since before he took a turn on the dark side of film and TV. Before blood, guts and murder became her main focus, Criss starred in Glee. However, he appeared in Murphy’s American Horror Story, The assassination of Gianni Versace, is Hollywood. If Murphy is working on a new show or movie, there is a high chance that Criss will show up.