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 their fears.

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 Halloween episode.

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 in America.