Leslie Grossman as Barbara | AHS: NYC on FX

Leslie Grossman


Leslie Grossman stars as "Barbara" in American Horror Story: NYC.

Career Highlights

Installment 11 marks Leslie Grossman’s fifth appearance in Ryan Murphy’s hit anthology series American Horror Story. She was also recently seen in roles on Hulu’s Love, Victor and ABC’s The Goldbergs.

Grossman’s breakout television role was as spoiled rich girl “Mary Cherry” on Popular, and she starred for four seasons on What I Like About You. Her additional television credits include Goliath, Shrill, Black-ish, Fuller House, Love, The Good Place, The New Normal, Girlfriends’ Guide to Divorce, Speechless, 2 Broke GirlsModern Family, Nip/Tuck, Whitney, CSI, Scandal, Dexter and Grey’s Anatomy.

Born and raised in Los Angeles, California, Grossman’s initial foray into showbiz was as a director of one-act plays in a festival at Crossroads School, a performing arts high school in Los Angeles. She switched gears from director to actress during her senior year at Sarah Lawrence College in New York. Grossman starred in a theater production of Cereal!, which was so successful that it made a one-year run off-Broadway. Subsequently, the play made its way to Los Angeles at the Hudson Theater.

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