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List of American Horror Story Writers

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List of every famous television writer who has written for American Horror Story, listed alphabetically with photos when available. List includes anyone who was or is on the writing staff for American Horror Story. Staff writers as well as guest writers for American Horror Story are included when available, along with more information about each American Horror Story writer. If you're an aspiring writer and a fan of American Horror Story, then this writing staff from American Horror Story should be studied closely.

Writers here include everyone from Ryan Murphy to Tim Minear.

This list helps answer the question, “Who wrote for American Horror Story?”
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Brad Falchuk is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 48

Birthplace: Newton, Massachusetts

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Mutant X, Earth: Final Conflict, Glee, American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck, + more

Episodes: Cherry Peck, Dream On, Ballad, Kyle Ainge, Ricky Wells, + more

Brad Falchuk (born March 1, 1971) is an American television writer, director, and producer. He is best known for co-creating with Ryan Murphy the comedy-drama television series Glee, the drama ...more
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James Wong is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 60

Birthplace: China, Hong Kong, Eurasia, Asia

Nationality: Hong Kong, United States of America

Series Written: 21 Jump Street, American Horror Story, Booker, Millennium, The Others, + more

Episodes: Owls, Musings of a Cigarette Smoking Man, 522666, The Field Where I Died, Never Again, + more

James Wong (born April 20, 1959) is a Hong Kong-born American television producer, writer, and film director. He directed and wrote episodes of The X-Files and Millennium and has written ...more
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Jennifer Salt is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 75

Birthplace: Los Angeles, USA, California

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: American Horror Story, Nip/Tuck

Episodes: Madison Berg, Mrs. Grubman, Kimber Henry, Joy Kringle, Megan O'Hara, + more

Jennifer Salt (born September 4, 1944) is an American producer, screenwriter, and former actress.
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Jessica Sharzer is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 47

Birthplace: United States of America, United States, with Territories, Johnson County, Iowa City, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: American Horror Story

Episodes: Piggy Piggy

Jessica Sharzer is a film director and writer.
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Ryan Murphy is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 54

Birthplace: Indianapolis, United States of America, United States, with Territories, Indiana, + more

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: Glee, American Horror Story, The New Normal, Popular, Nip/Tuck

Episodes: Pilot, Manny Skerrit, Two Weddings and a Funeral, Ronnie Chase, Silly Love Songs, + more

Ryan Patrick Murphy (born November 9, 1965) is an American screenwriter, director, and producer. Murphy is best known for creating/co-creating/producing a number of successful television series, ...more

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Tim Minear is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list List of American Horror Story Writers
Age: 56

Birthplace: New York City, New York

Nationality: United States of America

Series Written: The Chicago Code, Terriers, Wonderfalls, Strange World, The Inside, + more

Episodes: 'Twas the Night Before Mxymas, Party Time, Safe, Bushwhacked, Halloween, + more

Timothy P. Minear () (born October 29, 1963) is an American screenwriter and director. He has been nominated for four Emmy Awards (2013, 2014, 2015, 2017) for his role as an executive producer ...more