If you happen to thought American Horror Story was scary earlier than, simply wait until you learn concerning the real-life folks who impressed a few of the present’s most terrifying scenes.
Ryan Murphy modeled his plots after the crimes of America’s most notorious serial killers and haunted websites, together with Los Angeles’ Lodge Cecil. Some are apparent for the reason that characters and locations are actually given the identical names as their inspiration, whereas others require a bit extra analysis or a fast scroll by way of Wikipedia.
Most evident among the many checklist of real-life characters is Madame Delphine LaLaurie. The serial killer was performed by Kathy Bates in season three of the present, changing into one of many actress’ most memorable roles so far. Followers had been obsessive about Bates’ comical but sinister portrayal of the socialite and slave proprietor, whose New Orleans house is now a museum.
Different murderers who obtained their second within the highlight embody Richard Ramirez (a.ok.a. the Evening Stalker), Aileen Wuornos, John Wayne Gacy and Jeffrey Dahmer.