Teddy Sears has been cast to play
Zachary Quinto's boyfriend on American Horror Story.
The supernatural drama from Ryan
Murphy, the creator of Nip/Tuck and Glee, will debut on
FX on Wednesday, October 5. In the show, married coupled Ben Harmon
(played by Dylan McDermott) and Vivien (Connie Britton) and their
children move into a house that knows their secrets and plays on
The 34-year-old Quinto will play, in at
least four episodes, Chad, the gay former owner of the house who
befriends Vivien. His character first appears during a two-part
Now comes word that Teddy Sears will
play Quinto's boyfriend on the show.
Sears, also 34, is best known for
playing public defender Richard Patrick Woolsley on cabler TNT's
Raising the Bar and Mr.
Strunk in the 2009 drama A Single Man.
Quinto is best
known for playing a young Spock in the 2009 J.J. Abrams' directed
Star Trek reboot. He played Louis Ironson in last year's
Broadway revival of Tony Kushner's groundbreaking AIDS drama Angels