John Carroll Lynch is an American actor and director. He was first noticed for the role of Norm Gunderson in Fargo. He is also known for his television work on the ABC sitcom The Drew Carey Show as the dressed brother of the lead character, Steve Carey, as well as in American Horror Story: Freak Show and American Horror. Story: Cult as Twisty the Clown. He returned to American Horror Story as a series regular, in American Horror Story: 1984, to portray Benjamin Richter, also known as Mr. Jingles, the season's main killer. His films include Face / Off, Gran Torino, Shutter Island, Ted 2, The Invitation and Zodiac. He also portrayed McDonald's co-founder Maurice McDonald in The Founder. He made his directorial debut with the 2017 film Lucky.
|Born||August 1, 1963, Boulder, Colorado, U.S.|
|Education||Catholic University of America (BFA)|
|Occupation||Actor, film director, screenwriter|
A mainstay in both film and television, he established his career early on with a supporting role in the Coen Brothers film Fargo in 1996 before landing the role of Drew Carey's cross-dressing brother on ABC's The Drew Carey Show.
He graduated from the Catholic University of America with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree. He would star in several theater productions while a member of the Guthrie Theater Company for eight seasons.
He booked extensive parts in the television shows Close to Home, Carnivàle, K-Ville, Body of Proof, Do No Harm, The Americans and American Horror Story: Freak Show.
He married Brenda Wehle in 1997.
He was cast to play the brother of Nick Offerman's Richard McDonald in the 2016 film The Founder.
The male actor is from Boulder, Colorado. Male actors of Denver. Outstanding performance by a cast in a film won the Actors Association Award. American Catholic University alumni