,, Lists of American Horror Story characters, Short description is different from Wikidata, Creative Commons Attribution-ShareAlike License, Frederick Koehler as Lot Polk (recurring), Maya Berko as Nurse Miranda Jane (recurring), Kristen Rakes as Nurse Bridget Jane (recurring), Estelle Hermansen and Savannah Rose as Priscilla (recurring), James Morosini as Bob Kinneman (guest star), Susan Berger as the Real Butcher (recurring), The Polk family are an inbred, redneck, cannibalistic family who reside in a compound on Roanoke Island, living descendants of the Roanoke colonists. She similarly assists the colonists in sacrificing Milo and Sophie. Following the family's tendency of cannibalism, it is family tradition for them to give each other "pickled ears" on Christmas. Similar to Thomasin, she is about to be attacked by a wild boar, but is spared by Scáthach and fed the boar's heart in return for her loyalty to Scáthach. While watching the happenings in the house from his trailer, he and his camera team are killed by Agnes. He accuses the Polk family of racism, and taunting them in order to scare them from the house, as well as for being an interracial couple. He is a US veteran, having served two tours in Afghanistan. More lucid this time, Matt feels that he has never been more intimate with a person than he has with her. As he arrives on the set of Return to Roanoke, he immediately gets into a physical altercation with Matt. The sixth season, subtitled Roanoke, takes place in North Carolina, during 2014–2016, and focuses on the paranormal events that take place at an isolated farmhouse haunted by the deceased Roanoke colony. In another attempt to escape, they are ambushed by the spirits of the Roanoke colonists and the Piggy Man, and return to the house. Ally. The Roanoke colonists eventually capture, kill, and disembowel him in a ritualistic murder. While showering on the first night, she senses a presence. Dominic begins to devise another escape plan, but Shelby commits suicide. In defense, Lee shoots Agnes, and the three of them flee into the woods. Lee Harris (née Miller) (portrayed by Angela Bassett and Adina Porter) is the sister of Matt Miller who was raised with him in North Carolina. The fourth season, subtitled Freak Show, takes place in Jupiter, Florida, during 1952, and focuses on one of the last remaining American freak shows and their struggle for survival. She is eventually rescued by Audrey the following day, and they flee back the house to wait out the remaining hours of the Blood Moon night. He returns for Return to Roanoke, where he immediately gets into a confrontation with Shelby, and then a physical fight with Dominic. The creator has tapped his go-to team, Ulrich/Dawson/Kritzer Casting, which has almost exclusively cast the “American Horror Story” collection as a whole. She promises to return for Audrey. A nasty woman. Although Peters doesn't … Veteran cast members include Kathy Bates, Sarah Paulson, Lily Rabe, Denis O'Hare, Evan Peters, Wes Bentley, Cheyenne Jackson, and Angela Bassett, with Cuba Gooding Jr. and André Holland making their debut. He rushes home to help his wife and sister, knowing that the police will not. She returns to see Flora, Matt, and Shelby escaping a human sacrifice ceremony, whom she rescues and they flee Roanoke Island. The seventh season, subtitled Cult, takes place in the fictional suburb of Brookfield Heights, Michigan, during 2017, and centers on a cult terrorizing the residents in the aftermath of the 2016 U.S. presidential election. Upon returning to the house to find Matt and Shelby dead, Lee assumed Dominic killed the latter and leaves him to be killed by the Piggy Man. Meanwhile, her relationship with Matt is strained when she catches him sleeping with Scáthach. Kathy Bates Tomasyn "The Butcher" White 10 Episodes (2016-2016) Leslie Jordan Cricket Marlowe 10 Episodes (2016-2016) Sarah Paulson Shelby Miller (reenactor) 10 Episodes (2016-2016) [3] Some plot elements of each season are loosely inspired by true events. When Mason files for divorce, she is given visitation rights, and she moves in with Matt and Shelby. While he claims no memory of this, Shelby also takes issue with a deal he had made with the Butcher; he promised to burn the house down in return for Flora's safe return. In 2015, acting on his desire to maintain as much solitude as he can, Edward's ghost helps Shelby, Matt and Flora escape the house. However, he refuses to reconcile with Shelby, revealing that he only returned to reunite with Scáthach. … While Matt is out of town on business, Shelby claims to have almost been killed by a torch-wielding clan while bathing in their hot tub. While continuing the search for Flora, he is seduced into a trance by Scáthach and has sex with her in the woods. Upon viewing footage of Lee's venture out into the woods after Mason, and the returning after the approximate time of death, Shelby accuses Lee of murdering Mason, to which she vehemently denies. American Horror Story: 1984 on FX initially seemed to be a fairly straightforward slasher film tribute. In response to Mason's threat, she kidnaps Flora, enraging Mason, who threatens to involve the police until Shelby is able to deescalate the situation to a point where Mason decides against involving child services or the authorities. He presents them with his documentations of the several disappearances that occurred in the house over the years, all taking place within the span of the same five days in October. They make the hairs on the back of your neck perk up. Cricket pursues the case alone, and conveys Lee's concern to the Butcher, the leader of the colony that Priscilla is a part of, who is open to negotiation. While out on business again, he intercepts footage of a torch-wielding clan entering the house. While there, Monet is skeptical about Lee's motive for acquiring the footage from the Polk compound. Ambrose disapproves of these practices, and leads another coup d'état to oust his mother from power. However, rather than making him want to leave, this strengthens his resolve to stay, leading to an argument with Shelby. While searching for Flora, they are found to be abandoned in a dilapidated farmhouse, suckling a pig, repeatedly yelling "Flora". Five camp counselors discover there's more to their summer jobs than canoes and campfires. Audrey attempts to take refuge in the bunker, but is attacked by Lee while climbing down, and falls badly. She is interviewed by Lana Winters on The Lana Winters Special following her trial, where she is accused of being in someway involved with the tragedies that occurred in Roanoke. In return for this, Thomasin swears loyalty to Scáthach. Jether Polk used the knife to cut part of Lee's leg off, which he eats, as well as removes her ear. While looking for Monet, she directs their search toward the Polk compound so she can retrieve her confession tape. Once in the passageway, they are ambushed by the spirits of the Chen family and retreat to the basement. She releases Monet and kills Ishmael Polk. Dr. Elias Cunningham (portrayed by Denis O'Hare and Ric Sarabia) was the true-crime documentary maker, aspiring author, and enthusiast in the killings that took place in the house Shelby and Matt moved into, investigating the Jane sisters before learning the bloodied history revolving around the property. Horror stories are made to engage your whole body. Audrey reluctantly agrees, unaware of Lee's own motivation to recover the tape. While fleeing both Agnes and paranormal entities that were chasing them, Lee, along with Audrey and Monet, is kidnapped by the Polk's. 1. Throughout the series, twenty-four cast members portrayed the same character in different seasons. One of the cast … The season's theme centers on exploitation in two forms: the act of mistreatment to people, and the use of public-relation and advertising techniques (such as media) for personal gain; which took place at Roanoke Island, North Carolina in 2015 that focuses on the testimonies of the Miller family: married couple Matt and Shelby, and Matt's sister Lee Harris, as they recount a series of paranormal experiences they have on their property on a documentary titled, My Roanoke Nightmare, produced by Sidney Aaron James.