Evan Peters stars as “Kai Anderson” in the seventh installment of American Horror Story.
Peters is one of Hollywood’s most versatile actors with critical acclaim in both television and film.
Peters recently finished production on American Animals, directed by Bart Layton. The film chronicles the story of four young men who mistake their lives for a movie and attempt one of the most audacious heists in U.S. history.
In addition to American Horror Story: Cult, FX’s limited series has featured Peters in all of the previous six installments in a variety of roles including “Tate Langdon,” a murderous, psychotic teenager in the first installment Murder House and “Mr. March,” the man responsible for creating the sinister Hotel in the fifth installment.
This December, Peters will star in Dabka, directed by Bryan Buckley and alongside Al Pacino and Barkhad Abdi. Dabka chronicles the true story of rookie journalist Jay Bahadur (Peters) who in 2008, formed a plan to embed himself among the pirates of Somalia to make a name for himself. He ultimately succeeds in providing the first close-up look into who these men are, how they live, and the forces that drive them. The film is written by Bahadur and Buckley.
Peters has received critical praise for his role as “Quicksilver” in 20th Century Fox’s X-Men: Apocalypse and will appear in the next installation, X-Men: Dark Phoenix, alongside Jennifer Lawrence, Sophie Turner, James McAvoy and Michael Fassbender and directed by Simon Kinberg, set for release on November 2, 2018. Peters also appeared in X-Men: Days of Future Past in 2014.
Last year, Peter’s appeared in Liza Johnson’s Elvis and Nixon alongside Kevin Spacey and Michael Shannon. Based on the true historic event, the political comedy tells the story of the 1970s meeting between President Nixon (Spacey) and Elvis Presley (Shannon). Peters portrayed Dwight Chapin, the White House aide who assists in organizing the meeting.
In 2015, Peters starred in The Lazarus Effect, alongside Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass. From the producer of The Purge and Paranormal Activity, the thriller follows medical students as they develop a serum to bring the dead back to life. Relativity, Blumhouse Productions and Mosaic Media Group released the film.
In 2010, Peters starred in Lionsgate’s and Matthew Vaughn’s critically-acclaimed film, Kick-Ass, alongside Nicolas Cage, Chloe Grace Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson.
Peters first gained recognition for his debut performance as “Adam Sheppard” in Michael Picchiottion’s film Clipping Adam. Portraying the life of a troubled teenager earned Peters the award for Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival in 2004.
Peters’ other film credits include Safelight, Never Back Down (1 + 2), Gardens Of The Night, Remarkable Power and An American Crime. Peters starred in ABC’s Invasion and made regular television appearances in CW’s award-winning series One Tree Hill, and ABC’s The Days. Additional television credits include Dirt, Parenthood, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, and The Office.
Peters currently resides in Los Angeles.