Evan Peters, born January 20, 1987, is famous for his numerous roles in the F.X. analogy series “American Horror Story.” He has also featured in the F.X. ballroom drama series, “Pose” and in the film series “X-Men” which ran from 2014 to 2019. His career debut was in 2004 as the titular character in the drama film, “Clipping Adam.” He later appeared in “Sleepover” and featured in the A.B.C. science fiction series, “Invasion” from 2005 to 2006. He has also been in several national commercials for mega brands such as Playstation and Kellogg’s. From 2004 to 2010 he has had repeated roles on “Phil of the Future” on Disney Chanel and “One Tree Hill” on The C.W. We are excited to celebrate this acting talent with you today.
Evan Peters was born on January 20, 1987, to Julie and Phil in St. Louis, Missouri. They lived in the suburb of Ballwin. He was brought up with Catholic values and went to a Catholic grade school. His father worked as the vice president of the administration of the Charles Stewart Mott Foundation. The family moved to Grand Blanc, Michigan in 2001 where Evan followed his performing passion by enrolling in acting classes and modeling. He went to Grand Blanc Community High school, then moved to Los Angeles at age 15 with just his mother to follow his acting career. He started homeschooling classes after attending Burbank High school as a sophomore. His older brother, Andrew, and older paternal half-sister, Michelle were left with their father.
Peters was selected for the role of Adam Sheppard in “Clipping Adam” by Michael Picchiottino. This put him on the map and earned him the Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival. From 2004 to 2006, he was featured in “Sleepover” as Russell “SpongeBob” Hayes, “The Days” as Cooper Day, “Phil of the Future” as Seth Wosmer, and “Invasion” as Jesse Varon. He starred in numerous theatre plays too such as “Oliver Twist” at the Met Theatre, and several one-episode guest spots in television series. His major feature was Tate Langdon in the F.X. anthology series “American Horror Story.” In the second season, “Asylum” he featured as Kit Walker which earned him a nomination for the Satellite Award for Best Supporting Actor. In 2014, Peters featured in the comedy, “Adult World,” in the film “X-Men: Days of the Future Past” and its 2016 sequel, “X-Men: Apocalypse.” In 2019, he starred in “Mare of Easttown” and won the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a limited or anthology series.
In 2012, Peters started dating fellow actor, Emma Roberts. In 2013, they had a heated argument and Roberts was arrested. Peters refused to press charges and they both termed it as “an unfortunate incident and misunderstanding.” They got engaged in 2013 but ended the relationship in March 2019. Peters then started dating, singer/ songwriter, Halsey in October 2019 but they have since split up.
Peters is picked for the role of Adam Sheppard in “Clipping Adam” which earns him an award for Best Breakthrough Performance at the Phoenix Film Festival.
His breakthrough role comes in the first season of the F.X. anthology series, “American Horror Story” as Tate Langdon.
He features as Peter Maximoff, a mutant in “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and its sequel “X-Men: Apocalypse.”
He wins the Outstanding Supporting Actor in an Anthology Series award at the Primetime Emmys.
Why We Love Evan Peters
He is family oriented
At the Primetime Emmy Award, he gave thanks to his mother especially, for always standing by him and believing in him. His mother moved with him to Los Angeles when he was 15 years to pursue his career and has been his support system ever since.
He practices mental health
During his roles in “American Horror Story,” he had to take a break after he felt that his roles were taking a toll on his emotional and mental health. The rage he was to channel through his character was overwhelming and heartbreaking.
He is a team player
He has had to work with a lot of people throughout his acting career as he is in recurring roles in numerous series. This, however, has not affected his relationship with all the different teams he has had to work with.
5 Surprising Facts
He has two tattoos
He has the word ‘MOM’ inked on his bicep because his mom told him he could only get one if it was her name he was getting tattooed.
He once said that he enjoyed knitting but had to give it up because it was making him an introvert.
He has celebrity cousins
He is distant cousins with Tom and Mark Welling.
He was Blake Lively's schoolmate
When he moved to Burbank High in California, Blake Lively was at the same school.
He had burnout on American Horror Story
After a period, his roles took a toll on his emotional and mental health.
Evan Peters FAQs
Does Evan Peters have piercings?
Both of his ears are pierced.
What is Evan Peters's favorite color?
His Favorite color is Plum/ Cyclamen.
Are Evan Peters’ eyes black?
Although he may appear to have black eyes, Evan’s eyes are dark brown.
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