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Evan Peters is best known for his work in American Horror Story. Serving as one of the few actors to be cast throughout the entire series. Peters has portrayed the characters of  “Tate Langdon,” “Kit Walker,” “Kyle Spencer,” “Jimmy Darling,” “Mr. March” and “Rory Monahan”.

Peters starred in FOX’s X-Men: Apocalypse, the latest film in the X-Men series. He reprised his role as “Quicksilver” alongside the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence.

Peters also starred in Elvis and Nixon. Based on a historic event, this political comedy tells the story of the 1970’s meeting between President Nixon and Elvis Presley. Peters portrayed “Dwight Chapin”, the White House aide who assists in organizing the meeting. Cast includes Kevin Spacey as “President Nixon”, Michael Shannon as “Elvis”, and directed by Liza Johnson.

On the big screen, Peters has also starred in The Lazarus Effect alongside Olivia Wilde and Mark Duplass. From the producer of The Purge, Paranormal Activity and Insidious, the thriller follows medical students as they develop a serum to bring the dead back to life.

In 2010, he starred in Kick Ass, directed by Matthew Vaughn and starring Nicolas Cage, Chloe Grace Moretz and Aaron Taylor-Johnson. The film follows teenagers and their amateur attempts of becoming superheros. The film was released by Lionsgate.

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 Phoneix Film Festival’s Best Breakthrough Performance in 2004.

Other film credits include Safelight (2015), Adult World (2013), Never Back Down (2008), Never Back Down 2 (2011), Gardens of the Night (2008), Remarkable Power (2008), and An American Crime (2007).

In 2017, Peters will be seen starring opposite Al Pacino in the motion picture Dabka.

Peters starred in ABC’s Invasion as “Jesse Varon” and made regular television appearances in CW’s award-winning series One Tree Hill, Disney Channel’s Phil of the Future, and ABC’s The Days. Additional television credits include Dirt, House M.D., Parenthood, Criminal Minds, The Mentalist, and The Office.