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'American Horror Story' Main Cast and Characters

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Sarah Paulson as Cordelia Foxx (Season 3)

Sarah Paulson as Cordelia in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
The idealistic headmistress of Miss Robichaux's Academy, Cordelia Foxx is fiercely protective of the girls entrusted to her care. In the face of her larger-than-life mother, Fiona, Cordelia struggles to maintain order amidst the dark forces of chaos gathering within the school.

Angela Bassett as Marie Laveau (Season 3)

Angela Bassett as Marie Laveau in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
Leader of the Coven's most powerful rivals in the Dark Arts, Marie Laveau reign as the high priestess of the Voodoo. Ageless, timeless and forever unforgiving, Marie Laveau will stop at nothing to bring death and destruction to any and all who dare harm her people.

Taissa Farmiga as Zoe Benson (Season 3)

Taissa Farmiga as Zoe in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX

Girl-next-door Zoe Benson has her life turned upside-down in an instant when her true lineage is violently reveled. Ripped from her family and the only life she has ever known, Zoe must all-too-quickly learn to navigate her strange and uncontrollable gifts.

 

Evan Peters as Kyle Spencer (Season 3)

Evan Peters as Kyle in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
Kyle Spencer is the charismatic leader of his school's Kappa Lambda Gamma chapter. A native of New Orleans' Ninth Ward, Kyle has spend the years since Katrina supporting his single mother. It is a story of human resilience...and putting the pieces together.

Gabourney Sidibe as Queenie (Season 3)

Gabourney Sidibe as Queenie in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX

Growing up in the foster care system, Queenie has spent her whole life longing for a place to call "home". Now a star student with unlimited potential at Miss Robicheaux's Academy, this inner-city math prodigy may have finally found a true family - if she can survive the experience.

 

Frances Conroy as Myrtle Snow (Season 3)

Frances Conroy as Myrtle in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX

A graduate of Miss Robichaux's Academy , the eccentric Myrtle Snow serves as the Head of the Witches Council. Despite her complicated past with Fiona Goode , Myrtle has a very close relationship with Fiona's daughter, Cordelia.

 

Emma Roberts as Madison Montgomery (Season 3)

Emma Roberts as Madison in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX

Out-of-control Hollywood starlet Madison Montgomery is used to things going her way. Bit after becoming stranded at Miss Robicheaux's Academy, she may learn that she needs more than star power to shine.

Lily Rabe as Misty Day (Season 3)

Lily Rabe as Misty in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
A young woman from a backwoods Pentecostal community in the bayous of Louisiana, Misty Day is misunderstood and even feared by those in her community. Without a Coven to call her own, Misty spends her days wandering the swamps and listening to Stevie Nicks.

Denis O'Hare as Spalding (Season 3)

Denis O'Hare as Spalding in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
Spalding has faithfully been serving as the butler of Miss Robacheaux's Academy for decades. Tragic past events have tied him to the Academy and to the witches of the Coven.

Patti LuPone as Joan (Season 3)

Patti LuPone as Joan in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX

Joan Ramsey is a fundamentalist Christian woman who moves in next door to the Academy with her son Luke. She strives to protect herself and her son from all that is dark and ungodly.

 

Jamie Brewer as Nan (Season 3)

Jamie Brewer as Nan in 'American Horror Story: Coven'.
Photo: Frank Ockenfels/FX
Constantly underestimated by the other girls, and considered simple minded by the outside world, Nan is anything but. She has the ability to get into the minds of others. Nan surprises everyone when her gifts attract the attention of Fiona Goode, the Supreme.

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