Evan Peters

(Actor - X-Men: Days of Future Past [Pietro Maximoff/Quicksilver]; American Horror Story; Kick-Ass; Never Back Down)

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Evan Peters
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, and Mr. March.

Recently, Peters wrapped production on FOX's X-Men: Apocalypse, the next film of the X-Men series. He will reprise his role as Quicksilver alongside the cast of X-Men: Days of Future Past, Michael Fassbender, James McAvoy and Jennifer Lawrence.

Earlier this year, Peters wrapped production on Elvis and Nixon. Based off a historic event, this political comedy will tell the story of the 1970's meeting between President Nixon and Elvis Presley. Peters will portray Dwight Chapin, the White House aide who assists in organizing the meeting. The cast includes Kevin Spacey as President Nixon and Michael Shannon as Elvis and directed by Liza Johnson.

On the big screen, Peters recently 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. Relativity, Blumhouse Productions, and Mosaic Media Group released the film on February 27, 2015.

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).

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.