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Eric Stonestreet Going from a Modern Family to a Haunted One in American Horror Story

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Eric Stonestreet, American Horror StoryMore casting news for yet another guest star on FX’s upcoming “American Horror Story” came out over the weekend, this time involving a very familiar face for fans of situation comedies: Eric Stonestreet, who plays Cameron on ABC’s hit comedy “Modern Family” will be appearing in a November episode of “AHS”.

According to EW.com Stonestreet’s character is a patient of Dr. Ben Harmon (Dylan McDermott). The reason for his shrink session? A fear of urban legends like Bloody Mary and, more importantly for the show, Pigman. Stonestreet worked with “American Horror Story” showrunners Ryan Murphy and Brad Falchuk previously on “Nip/Tuck” as a death row inmate.

“American Horror Story” revolves around The Harmons, a family of three who move from Boston to Los Angeles as a means to reconcile past anguish. The all star cast features Dylan McDermott (“The Practice”) as “Ben Harmon,” a psychiatrist; Connie Britton (“Friday Night Lights”) as “Vivien Harmon,” Ben’s wife; Taissa Farmiga as “Violet,” the Harmons’ teenage daughter; Jessica Lange (Tootsie, Blue Sky, Grey Gardens) in her first-ever regular series TV role as “Constance,” the Harmons’ neighbor; Evan Peters (“One Tree Hill”) plays “Tate Langdon,” one of Ben’s patients; and Denis O’Hare (“The Good Wife”) as “Larry Harvey.” Guest stars for the series include Frances Conroy (“Six Feet Under”) as the Harmons’ housekeeper; Alexandra Breckenridge (Dirt) as the Harmons’ housekeeper; and Jamie Brewer as Constance’s daughter.

“American Horror Story” is set to premiere on October 5th on FX and will run Wednesdays at 10 PM ET/PT. In the meantime visit the show’s Facebook page along with “American Horror Story” on FX, where you’ll find some exclusive extras you won’t see anywhere else!

And don’t forget to register at You’re Going to Die in There to receive some spooky stuff from the attic of the Harmon house!





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